Lieutenant / Deputy Chief

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Jacksonville, FL, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023


Federal Reserve Bank of AtlantaSupervises all functions of the Law Enforcement operation. This position should have knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, and District and department policies and procedures. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other law enforcement agencies, judicial officials, and the general public; ability to analyze situations and adopt a quick, effective, and reasonable course of action; ability to deliver clear, timely, and concise information, feedback, and directions. Performs administrative duties and leads department initiatives to enhance operational efficiency, staff development, and department morale. Maintains overall building security, protects Bank employees and safeguards assets contained in Federal Reserve Bank facilities. This position is an essential function of the Bank, and the incumbent may be required to work extended hours and/or work during emergency or crisis situations.

*This position is hiring at multiple levels: Lieutenant OR Deputy Chief

**The work shift will vary depending on the position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintains designation required to operate as a law enforcement officer pursuant to the authority given the Board of Governors by Section 11 (q) of the Federal Reserve Act and the Uniform Regulations for Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officers. Meets minimum requirements of all department standards and training requirements.
  • Performs as Shift Commander; determines personnel and assignments needs; approves subordinate reports; directs operations of assigned shift; supervises, evaluates and participates in the work of personnel engaged in shift operations, and demonstrates the ability to use critical thinking to resolve workplace challenges. Supervises the work of personnel engaged in Command Center Operations. Prepares, collects and disseminates a variety of daily law enforcement operational and administrative information. Monitors emergency contingency plans, updates emergency notification lists for Bank officers and support staff, and ensures staff are trained in handling crisis situations. May assume responsibility and duties of the Deputy Chief or Chief when delegated in their absence.
  • Possesses and demonstrates a strong knowledge of the District Procedure Manual and recommends updates to the Law Enforcement Function Office. Directs and supervises departmental operations in compliance with requirements outlined by the Federal Reserve System and the Sixth Federal Reserve District. Reviews and/or prepares management audits to ensure compliance with District and local policies and procedures. Coordinates work/shift assignments and vacation schedules to ensure adequate coverage. Develops subordinates and ensures they are properly trained in District and department policies and procedures. Will perform and or supervise local, and district level projects assignments. Inspects department equipment, implements necessary maintenance procedures, and maintains appropriate inventory documentation.
  • Prepares department budgets, monitors expenses and explains variances. Monitors Adaptive and Workday reports and makes Full Time Equivalent (FTE)adjustments. Reviews monthly operational metrics and daily law enforcement reports, and ensures issues are addressed promptly. Writes and reviews subordinate performance evaluations to ensure correct and appropriate information has been properly recorded. Administers performance counseling and disciplinary actions. Recommends and in some cases administers salary increases, promotions, demotions, and terminations. Establishes and maintains a working environment conducive to positive morale, individual style, quality, creativity and teamwork.
  • Works closely with the Training Coordinator to ensure operations training needs are communicated to the Law Enforcement Function Office and required training is completed timely and effectively and with accuracy. May perform or supervise special projects such as range master for weapons qualification program and provide training. May also monitor/maintain weapons in operating condition, order ammunition and other range supplies, and recommend weapons or ammunition changes.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with local and community stakeholders in federal, state and local law enforcement agencies. Establish networking and communications channels to support the overall law enforcement operation and security of the Bank.
  • Maintains proficiency in use of equipment required to perform the job. This includes, but is not limited to, computer and related software, access control systems, video surveillance equipment, x-ray and metal detection equipment, various alarm systems and fingerprinting equipment.


  • Associate degree or 5 years equivalent is preferred.


  • Five years of experience in law enforcement, physical security or infrastructure protection field and 3 years equivalent supervisory/management experience in law enforcement, physical security or infrastructure protection field is preferred.

Functional Knowledge Preferences

Knowledge Areas:

  • State, federal, and local laws and
  • effective law enforcement practices,
  • methods.

Technical Skills:

  • Microsoft applications


  • Basic Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer Course

Managerial Competencies

  • Developing Direct Reports and Others
  • Managerial Courage
  • Decision Quality
  • Directing Others
  • Strategic Agility
  • Priority Setting
  • Motivating Others
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Communicate Effectively

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 and holidays; flexible work environment
  • Generously subsidized public transportation
  • Annual tuition reimbursement
  • Professional development programs, training and conferences
  • And more…

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, rush jobs, change in workload or technological developments).

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta 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

Third (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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