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Law Enforcement Officer

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Memphis, TN, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of St. LouisThe St Louis Fed is one of 12 Reserve Banks serving all or parts of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi and Arkansas. The St. Louis Fed’s - Memphis Branch responsibilities include promoting stable prices, economic growth and a sound financial system, providing payment services to financial institutions, supporting the U.S. Treasury's financial operations, and advancing economic education, community development and fair access to credit.

As a Law Enforcement Officer, you will report to an Assistant Manager and help protect Bank property, valuables, and staff. A sworn Federal Law Enforcement Officer with full arrest powers to enforce federal laws and Federal Reserve policies and regulations to protect life, property and assets. Responds to incidents on Bank property and provide emergency services. This position is an essential function of the Bank and will be an onsite role.


  • Operates as a law enforcement officer pursuant to the authority given the Board of Governors by Section 11 (q) of the Federal Reserve Act. Authorized personnel act as law enforcement officers pursuant to the regulations of the Board of Governors and approved by the US Attorney General (Uniform Regulations of the Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officers).
  • Controls pedestrian and vehicle access to the Bank facility, patrols building, grounds and reports unusual situations or unauthorized individuals.
  • Proficiency in Weapons (lethal and non-lethal), first aid, CPR, fire suppression techniques, and public relations achieved through training.
  • Exhibit good judgment over life safety issues (shoot and don’t shoot scenarios, discrete handling of detected weapons and/or explosive devices, when to employ use of life saving and rescue equipment, etc.).
  • Proficiency in use of personal computer (PC) and related software, computerized physical access control systems, video surveillance systems, x-ray and metal detection equipment, various alarm systems and automated external defibrillators.
  • Responds to general alarms, provides emergency service and follows response protocol until the alarm or situation has been resolved.
  • Prepares logs and input information pertaining to incident and daily activity reports in prescribed format.
  • Monitors x-ray and metal detectors or utilizes metal detection wands to scan visitors, personal items, and packages for unauthorized items.
  • Monitors and authorizes visitors accessing the Bank facilities and records visitor data on appropriate logs.
  • Monitors surveillance equipment, radios, intercoms, telephones and other specialized equipment.
  • Inspects vehicles entering secure areas for unauthorized personnel and contents.
  • Ability to testify in court regarding actions taken, observations made and/ or written reports.
  • Write clear, concise and grammatically correct reports documenting any issue or event.
  • Access law enforcement and Bank databases. Process law enforcement intelligence in order to accomplish the FRLEO mission within the larger law enforcement community.
  • Performs duties as assigned or requested.
  • Adheres to Bank’s attendance policies through regular and prompt attendance.
  • Ability to follow defined procedures and work appropriately in less defined areas. Independent decision making and problem solving based on law enforcement training and common sense.


  • High school education or equivalency required.
  • 3+ years’ experience in security procedures, law enforcement, public safety, military or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Successful completion of the Basic Law Enforcement Course (BLEC) and the Field Training Evaluation Program (FTEP) post hire.
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Ability to perform routine and repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to lift and carry required equipment.
  • Ability to shoot and qualify with the department weapons systems.
  • Physical ability to pass defensive tactics training.
  • Maintain composure and perform appropriately under stressful conditions.
  • Knowledge of first aid, CPR, emergency response procedure to fire and active shooter.
  • Ability to respond effectively to emergency situations within the scope of assigned duties.

Salary: $56,000 - (10% shift differential for evening & nights)

Total Rewards

Bring your passion and expertise, and we'll provide the opportunities that will challenge you and propel your growth—along with a wide range of benefits and perks that support your health, wealth, and life.

In addition to competitive compensation, we offer a comprehensive benefits

package that all brought together in a flexible work environment where you can truly find balance:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Tuition & Training assistance/reimbursement
  • 401(k) match & Annuity/Pension fund
  • Top-notch health care benefits
  • Child and family care leave
  • Professional development opportunities
  • And more...

Ranked as the #2 Top Workplace in the St. Louis Region in 2020, the Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis - Memphis Branch is committed to building an inclusive workplace, where employees' diversity—in age, gender, race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, and cultural traditions, religion, life experiences, education and socioeconomic backgrounds—are recognized as a strength. Learn more about the Bank and its culture; check out our Careers Site.

The Federal Reserve Bank of St Louis - Memphis Branch is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Full Time / Part Time

Full time

Regular / Temporary


Job Exempt (Yes / No)


Job Category

Law Enforcement/Protection/Security

Work Shift

First (United States of America)

The Federal Reserve Banks believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Federal Reserve Banks are committed to equal employment opportunity for employees and job applicants in compliance with applicable law and to an environment where employees are valued for their differences.

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