Law Enforcement Officer

Charlotte, NC
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

Salary: $45,000 – $56,200, annually.

Position Summary:

As a Law Enforcement Officer, you will protect and safeguard Bank operations, property and employees. In this highly visible role, you will operate x-ray and magnetometer screening equipment, access control systems, and other specialized security related equipment, and respond to Bank emergencies, drills, alarms, potentially dangerous situations, including providing aid to individuals in distressed situations.

Essential Functions:

  • Protect and safeguard Bank operations, property, and employees.
  • Escalate issues as appropriate to ensure timely and effective resolution.
  • Remain alert and vigilant while performing repetitive duties such as walking, screening, standing and sitting, all while assigned to a post.
  • Respond to Bank emergencies, drills, alarms, potentially dangerous situations and other circumstances.
  • Perform recordkeeping and reporting of moderately complex crimes, complaints, accidents, investigations, and follow-ups.
  • Control vehicle and pedestrian access to building; receive the public, determines nature of business, and directs persons to appropriate destination.
  • Escort individuals throughout the building when needed; examines packages coming into building; ensures all persons in Bank are properly displaying appropriate access badges.
  • Perform vehicle and walking patrols to prevent crimes and enforce laws and ordinances.
  • Operate various technologies such as, but not limited to, x-ray and magnetometer screening equipment.
  • Maintain required training and certifications, including firearms, CPR, and First Aid.
  • Maintain working knowledge of department policies and procedures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned: Executive Protection Unit (EPU), Training Coordination, Field Training Officer (FTO), Explosive Detection Dog (EDD).


  • High School Diploma or GED Required. Some college courses or graduation from an accredited college or university preferred.
  • Prior law enforcement experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Law Enforcement procedures and operations preferred.
  • Knowledge of various automated physical security controls preferred.
  • Knowledge of life-saving techniques such as first aid, CPR, AED; certification in standard first aid, CPR, and AED preferred.
  • Ability to attend and successfully complete basic law enforcement training and maintain certifications to remain a sworn federal law enforcement officer.
  • Familiarity with the use of various firearms; must maintain firearms qualifications.
  • Must have basic computer skills.