Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Regional Chief - San Francisco

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024


Federal Reserve Bank of San FranciscoWe are the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco—public servants with a mission to advance the nation’s monetary, financial, and payment systems to build a stronger economy for all Americans. We are a community-engaged bank, and are committed to understanding and serving the vibrant, expansive communities of the Twelfth District. That means we seek and appreciate new perspectives. We respect people for what they do and for who they are. We build opportunities to learn and grow. When you join the SF Fed, you become part of a diverse team united in its purpose to promote an economy that works for everyone.

Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Regional Chief – San Francisco

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is one of twelve Reserve Banks that, along with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., (Federal Reserve System) constitute the nation’s central bank and acts as its operating arm in the nine western states and three U. S. territories. The mission of the Federal Reserve System is to promote low inflation, full employment and financial stability, and to provide services to financial institutions and the Treasury.

San Francisco is the headquarters of the Twelfth Federal Reserve District, which includes the nine western states—Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington—plus American Samoa, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Of the twelve Federal Reserve Districts, the San Francisco District is the largest by geography and the size of its economy with Branch offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, Portland, Salt Lake City and a processing center in Phoenix, which is an extension of the Los Angeles Branch. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco’s vision is to be one of the most admired and highly respected public institutions, known for our public service, integrity, and performance. The mission of Police Services is to provide a safe and secure environment for its employees, tenants and guests, while safeguarding Federal Reserve Bank facilities, operations, and assets.

The Twelfth District Law Enforcement Division is comprised of three regional operational areas (Central: San Francisco; Southern: Los Angeles and Phoenix; and Northern: Seattle and Salt Lake City). Each Regional Chief reports to the Assistant Vice President of Law Enforcement Operations.

Law enforcement officers employed by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco are authorized to conduct law enforcement activities subject to the provisions of the Federal Reserve System’s Uniform Regulations and policies and procedures issued by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.

Key Responsibilities:

The Law Enforcement Regional Chief (Central) has oversight and directs law enforcement operations at the San Francisco office. Responsibilities include staff development, operations management, project management, risk management, administrative management, financial management, and emergency preparedness and response.

As a key leadership member of the Law Enforcement Group the Regional Chief position plays a critical role in implementing System, Bank and Division strategies and initiatives, supporting the mission and goals of the Bank and the Group, and serving as a source of strength to the Bank and the Law Enforcement community.

Key Attributes:

  • Typically, 7 or more years of people and operations management experience in law enforcement, military or armed security field or equivalent experience within FRS Police Services
  • Proven expertise communicating and building support for ideas and achieving results without the need for positional authority
  • Strategic thinking and tactical competency
  • Adeptness at managing issues and leading efforts to mitigate the impact of potential reputational threats to the Bank and Police Services
  • Possesses strengths in the behavioral competencies of Collaboration, Influence, Emotional Intelligence, Development, Accountability, Leadership, Achievement, Innovation and Critical Thinking
  • Strong people manager with a proven ability to coach, lead, develop and inspire others to achieve their professional best
  • Successful at building a strong workforce capable of meeting the business challenges of today while developing the skills and abilities of the workforce to meet the challenges of the future
  • Demonstrates exceptional collaboration skills with an ability to partner effectively with others in the pursuit of common goals, with a proven record building relationships of trust and mutual respect with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrates resilience, flexibility, and a willingness to explore different paths to achieve an outcome; is agile and adjusts quickly and efficiently to new circumstances
  • Encourages diverse perspectives and innovative thinking and approaches by individuals and teams
  • Possesses exceptional written and verbal communications skills with demonstrated ability to adapt messaging and communications style to effectively reach and influence various internal and external stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrates ability to present business ideas, strategies and results succinctly and persuasively to senior executive level
  • Strong technical aptitude and ability to translate complex concepts and processes, and deliver in a simple and straightforward manner
  • Demonstrates strong business acumen with a proven ability to evaluate the costs, risks and benefits associated with alternative actions before making decisions
  • Possesses sound project management and analytical skills necessary for assessing operational workflows and processes, and implementing changes to achieve operational improvements, efficiencies and other desired business outcomes. Skilled with developing project schedules, budgets and effectively mobilizing work teams and stakeholders to deliver results on time and within budget
  • Always conducts self with the highest levels of personal and professional integrity
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task work, reprioritize and perform well under pressure.

Minimum Education/Training/Certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice, Business Management or related field of study preferred.

Other Requirements

  • Travel may be required up to 10% of the time.

Base Salary Range: Min: $133,100 - Mid: $172,700 - Max: $212,500 (Location: San Francisco)

Final salary and offer will be determined by the applicant’s background, experience, skills, internal equity, and alignment with geographic and other market data.


We offer a wonderful benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Pre-tax Flexible Spending Account, Backup Child Care Program, Pre-Tax Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Paid Family Care Leave, Vacation Days, Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Pet Insurance, Matching 401(k), and Retirement/Pension.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform essential job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

The SF Fed 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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