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Law Enforcement Officer

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Cincinnati, OH, USA
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024


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Law Enforcement Officer

NOTE: This position is onsite at our Cincinnati location. You will work a variable schedule - we are a 24/7 operation and would assign schedule based on need initially.

Organizational Expectations:

As a law enforcement unit officer, you will observe, study, and assist Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officers to learn the job skills required to enforce federal laws and Federal Reserve policies and regulations to protect life, property, and assets. You will respond to incidents on Bank property and provide emergency services.

General Responsibilities:

  • Develop skills necessary to control the admittance and departure of employees, visitors, vehicles, and packages to and from the building.

  • Screen employees and visitors including vendors and contractors, for weapons or other destructive devices using magnetometer, screening equipment, wands, and x-ray machines as well as manually searching individuals and packages.

  • Screen vehicles entering the Bank premises, such as parking garages, general delivery, and security courts, or assigned valuables handling areas.

  • Develop proficiency in areas such as weapons (lethal and non-lethal), first aid, CPR, civil disorders, and public relations, through the completion of the Basic Law Enforcement Course and the Field Training and Evaluation Program.

  • Develop proficiency in use of personal computer and related software, computerized physical access control systems, video surveillance equipment, x-ray and metal detection equipment, various alarms systems and Automated External Defibrillators.

  • Demonstrate behaviors supporting a working environment conducive to positive morale, inclusion, quality, innovation, and teamwork.

  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

  • Adhere to the Bank's attendance policies through regular and prompt attendance.

Education and Experience:

  • LEU Officer I: HS Diploma/GED and 3 years of relevant work experience

  • LEU Officer II: Bachelor’s Degree/Associates Degree (or 60 semester hours) and 1 year Law Enforcement experience

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Ability to complete or have completed Federal Reserve System Basic Law Enforcement Course.

  • Maintains composure and performs reliably under stressful conditions.

  • Knowledge of first aid, CPR and emergency response procedures.

  • Ability to effectively respond to emergency situations within scope of assigned duties.

  • Strong customer service and listening skills.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Ability to build relationships along with strong teamwork/collaboration skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and public speaking skills.

Physical Demands and General Working Conditions

Ability to safely operate and maintain firearms and other approved non-lethal weapons. Must be able to pass physical examinations and background checks by Bank-designated licensed personnel. Must wear appropriate uniform and operate all issued equipment as required by LEU policy. May be confined to one area for extended periods of time, requiring sitting or standing and significant visual concentration, may be required to work in extreme climate conditions. Must maintain good physical condition to respond to potentially dangerous situations. May be required, in emergency situations, to forcefully restrain/ pursue individuals including running fast and climbing stairs. Must have composure to effectively respond to life-threatening, adverse, and dangerous situations including but not limited to explosives and violence. Must be age 21 or older, with physical ability to pass endurance test. Valid Driver's License required.

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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