FR Law Enforcement Officer - Dallas

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2023


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 seeking a self-motivated, versatile Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer (FRLEO) to provide basic police duties to provide a safe environment through continual assessment and mitigation of physical security risks. The Federal Law Enforcement Officer will assist with the effective deployment of proven law enforcement best practices and physical security system technologies (access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, screening, etc.).

You Will:

  • Effectively and consistently screen all personnel, vehicles, packages, parcels and any other item entering the facility through the use of x-ray technology, metal detection equipment, visual inspection and/or other physical system technologies to adhere to minimum security guidelines and established policies and procedures

  • Identify and report security breaches, suspicious activities and health, safety and welfare incidents

  • Properly identify and verify all individuals requesting access to the Bank’s premises, buildings and secure areas

  • Conduct interior and exterior patrols to maintain a high profile and vigilant exposure to suspicious situations or safety hazards

  • Investigate all suspicious persons or unusual occurrences on Bank premises

  • Respond to medical emergencies and be able to utilize first aid, CPR and AED Maintains professional demeanor in all circumstances

  • Have working knowledge of Eleventh District bank wide policies and procedures

  • Have working knowledge of Federal Reserve Act, Section 11q; Federal, State and Local laws applicable to job functions; Bank and department policies and procedures; clear understanding of the law enforcement authority for Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officers; the Use of Force

  • Responsible for appropriate response and resolution to emergencies, operations related to screening procedures, utilizing related law enforcement and emergency equipment, controlling access and entry of persons, etc.

  • Have working knowledge of Bank`s organizational structure including building layout

You Have:

  • Preferably a minimum of 30 hours from an accredited college and a high school diploma or have passed a General Education Development (GED) test. College hours may be waived in lieu of applicable military and/or traditional law enforcement experience or if the applicant is a current FRLEO.

  • Minimum age of 21 or older. Valid driver`s license issued by the state of residence and must not be prohibited from being licensed or driving in any U.S. state

  • Selected candidate must successfully complete a comprehensive background investigation to ensure the qualifications and standards as defined by the Federal Reserve System (System) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (Bank) are met

  • Successfully pass Basic Law Enforcement Course and annual/mandated FRLEO In-Service Training and weapons qualification tests and any specific certifications, re-certifications and or physical fitness/weapons proficiency tests as required of a member on a special assignment team

  • Ability to think and act quickly; make timely and appropriate decisions based on limited information

  • Excellent oral and interpersonal communications skills

  • Write clear, concise, and grammatically correct documents

  • Computer skills to operate automated systems; First Aid/CPR skills and AED equipment

  • Ability to operate x-ray, chemical/bio, metal detection, CCTV and other LEU related equipment

  • Ability to maintain physical fitness level appropriate for job duties.

  • Working knowledge in the use of PCs, email, and police equipment and technology systems and able to learn other computer based/ MS Office applications

  • Demonstrate ownership and responsibility for successfully completing assigned tasks and contributing to achieving shift/team objectives

  • Proficient customer service skills and the ability to establish and maintain good working relations with co-workers, management and Bank staff

  • Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for any of the above requirements

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…


This position may be filled at various levels based on candidate's qualifications as determined by the department.

  • Must be examined by a physician selected by the Bank and be certified as physically fit for duty as a FRLEO.

  • Physical demands of the position include, but are not limited to: standing, walking, or climbing several flights of stairs regularly; run, climb, crouch, or crawl occasionally; lift 25 to 50 pounds, frequently; and lift 100 pounds or more occasionally.

  • Be examined by a licensed psychiatrist or psychologist selected by the Bank and be certified as mentally fit for duty as a FRLEO.

  • Show no trace of illegal drug dependency or illegal drug use after a physical examination and NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse) approved tests.

  • If the applicant is a former law enforcement officer, the applicant may not have been separated from their license under less than honorable conditions, nor can their license be under suspension or revoked by the licensing agency or authority.

  • If the applicant has former military service, the applicant may not have been discharged from any military service under less than honorable conditions as stipulated on an official DD-214 or similar document.

  • Must not have been convicted of a: felony; class A misdemeanor; class B misdemeanor in the ten years before the date of application to become a FRLEO; or class C misdemeanor involving: violence, theft, deception, drugs, alcohol, public safety or moral turpitude, other than minor traffic offenses, in the five years before the date of application to become a FRLEO; or family violence offense.

  • Must not be indicted/awaiting trial or subject to any court order relating to a criminal prosecution.

  • Must not be prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition. The chief will make the final hiring/promoting decision on all applicants.

  • For purposes of these procedures, a conviction includes court-ordered community supervision, probation, deferred adjudication, or any plea that requires an acknowledgement of guilt, including nolo contendere.

In addition, all candidates must undergo an enhanced background check and comply with all applicable information handling rules, and all non-U.S. citizens must sign a declaration of intent to become a U.S. citizen and pursue a path to citizenship.

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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