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FR Law Enforcement Chief

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of DallasWe are dedicated to serving the public by promoting a strong financial system and a healthy economy for all. These efforts take a team of dedicated individuals doing many different jobs. Together we’re creating a workplace where talented people can thrive, and we welcome your unique background and perspective to help present the best possible solutions for our partners.

Location: #LI-Onsite

About the Role:

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is looking for a Law Enforcement Chief to be based in Houston, TX. The Chief is experienced in law enforcement practices, operations management, people management, and performance management. You will work under the general direction of the District Law Enforcement (DLE) bank officer and manage the daily operations and resources to provide a safe environment and to protect Bank operations and assets. The Chief will demonstrate ownership and superb leadership through shaping and managing workflow, problem solving, and coaching and developing staff to create and maintain a high-performing team. You will support DLE and the Bank mission, vision, values, priorities, and goals, while demonstrating excellence in law enforcement and protection best practices, security system technologies and customer service.

You Will:

  • Oversee assessment and mitigation of security risks and the development of an organized and safe LEU operations; hold self and staff accountable for outcomes
  • Use law enforcement/security/leadership experience to handle moderate to complex situations
  • Adapt departmental strategies to address resource and operational challenges
  • Foster an atmosphere of integrity, mutual respect and trust between management and staff; work with others in ways that are sensitive to cultural norms and expectations
  • Maintain authenticity and encourage others to do the same; be trusted to represent or protect the interest of others fairly
  • Ensure established procedures are followed and that all LEU security and life safety systems and equipment are operating as intended
  • Direct and monitor emergency response, operational plans and other related activities; assumes incident command as required
  • Have the ability to work various shifts, in various weather conditions, flexible hours, and travel up to 10%
  • Contribute to the performance of the full range of DLE/Protection functions such as inspections, audits, identification of vulnerabilities, assessment of risks and recommendation of required security measures, techniques and methods
  • Collaborate, recommend and participate in the development, revision, implementation, management and compliance of policies, procedures, methods, guidelines, and best practices
  • Participate in the acquisition of new equipment designed to increase efficiency of security operations at facilities
  • Help evaluate security products and techniques; coordinate with appropriate Bank staff in the installation or replacement of the DLE related security equipment
  • Develop staff and future leaders through talent and skills development, assignments and monitoring
  • Motivate and coach staff to meet operational and succession goals; prepare meaningful development plans and performance reviews
  • Work with Bank staff, contractors and vendors on security related projects; provide technical guidance to employees, colleagues and customers
  • Partner with local, state and federal law enforcement and other criminal justice agencies in alignment with DLE/Bank goals
  • Serve on Bank, DLE and System teams, workgroups or subcommittees

You Have:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college/university in criminal justice, public administration, business management, or related field
  • Must have a minimum of ten (10) years of progressive general management experience in law enforcement
  • Minimum age of 21 or older; valid driver's license issued by the State of Texas (or eligible for a Texas driver's license) and must not be prohibited from being licensed or driving in any U.S. state
  • Have ten years' experience in Federal, State, Municipal or Military law enforcement with five years supervisory experience with rank of Lieutenant or equivalent
  • Meet qualification standards of a Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer (FRLEO) within six months of employment; must maintain FRLEO designation as a condition of employment
  • Able to pass and maintain a National Security Secret level clearance within expected timeframe established by the Federal Reserve.
  • Adept with crisis response, mitigation and recovery planning and incident command
  • Proficient in use of PCs, MS office products, law enforcement/security equipment, and technology systems

Our Benefits:

Our total rewards program offers benefits that are the best fit for you at every stage of your career:

  • Comprehensive healthcare options (Medical, Dental, and Vision)
  • 401K match, and a fully funded pension plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and volunteer hours; flexible work environment
  • Generously subsidized public transportation and free parking
  • Annual tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development programs, training and conferences
  • And more…


Applicants must be eligible to work in the U.S and the role is not available for sponsorship.

This role supports the ongoing operation of the Bank and requires working onsite at the Federal Reserve work location 100% of the time.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that believes in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences, and we are committed to building an inclusive culture that represents the communities we serve.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please notify your Talent Acquisition Consultant.

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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