The Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Unit (LEU) is looking for a highly motivated Manager. We are seeking a skilled leader who has a real passion for developing people and teams. A successful candidate is someone who is commanding, yet is able to balance the priority of protection and customer service. If you are a proactive and principled leader with a proven record of professionalism and credibility and are committed to serving the public through the mission of the Federal Reserve, apply now. Job Summary Operates as a Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officer (FRLEO) with responsibility for managing the department that protects and safeguards the property, personnel, and operations of the Bank. Serves as primary contact regarding Bank security matters with internal Bank management, Federal Reserve System law enforcement management, and external law enforcement organizations. Coordinates investigations related to security issues, unlawful, or prohibited activities. Monitors and directs emergency response operations plans and related activities. Evaluates and reports on staff and department performance. Responsible for hiring, development, promotions, discipline, and recognition. Identifies and executes initiatives to enhance staff engagement and department morale. The level of work required is considered advanced. Must be able to work under minimal supervision. This job has direct reports. Principal Duties and Responsibilities •May operate as law enforcement officers pursuant to authority given by the Board of Governors by Section 11 (q) of the Federal Reserve Act; authorized personnel act as law enforcement officers pursuant to the regulations of the Board of Governors and approved by the U.S. Attorney General (Uniform Regulations for Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officers), where applicable.•Possesses and demonstrates strong knowledge of 7th District policies and procedures in support of FRLEO Regulations. •Possesses solid knowledge of Bank's organizational structure, building layout, vendors and tenants: stays current with trends in Law Enforcement operations and technology; develops or continues strong relationships with local, state federal law enforcement agencies. •Meets firearms and other Law Enforcement equipment qualification requirements as outlined in Federal Reserve System Law Enforcement (FRSLE) Training Manual and completes other training as assigned or required, where applicable. •Coordinates and/or conducts investigations related to security issues and/or unlawful or prohibited activities. •Directs the actions of supervisors and FRLEO's who respond or provide emergency services.•Evaluates, responds and directs staff regarding sensitive and potentially dangerous situations using good judgment and appropriate degree of physical force or weaponry; makes lawful arrests and/or detentions, where applicable. •Manages a 24/7 internal law enforcement operation responsible for safeguarding the Federal Reserve Bank's premises, assets, and personnel. •Responsible for accurate and timely communication of department information to leadership team; conducts individual and leadership team meetings to facilitate effective communication of policies, procedures, and other pertinent information; regularly attends roll call or other meetings to gauge effectiveness of shift communications. •Works with Training to identify and implement strategies to enhance department performance and development of staff; completes development plans for Operations Lieutenants and monitors progress; responsible for the development of subordinates in support of succession planning objectives. •Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of mid-year and year-end performance evaluations for Operations Lieutenants; participates in performance calibration meetings; ensures consistency of performance evaluations among shifts. •Conducts interviews; makes final decision on hiring of FRLEO's. Approves formal disciplinary action and corrective measurements; responsible for ensuring the timely and consistent treatment of disciplinary action across the department. •Responsible for measuring and enhancing teamwork and work place morale in the department; leads department initiative and efforts. •Supports, leads or directs miscellaneous project work, audit reviews, policy and procedures revisions and updates and other assignments as needed.•May perform special assignments or other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience•High school diploma or GED, Bachelor's degree required•Five years work experience in military, security, or law enforcement•Three years direct management/people leadership experience required•Seeks and completes appropriate Bank course work (i.e. management training, Bank policies, etc.) as well as external course work related to management skills, law enforcement, business English, etc•An Honorable Discharge for any past U.S. military service, where applicableKnowledge and Skills•Applies sound judgment, makes timely and independent decisions and takes action when outcomes of events are unclear; demonstrates critical and strategic thinking skills•Takes initiative to address conflict; assesses and gathers relevant information to arrive at fair outcomes•Communicates and interacts well with people inside and outside the Bank; builds constructive relationships and works collaboratively with individuals in departments throughout the Bank, District and System; can defuse high-tension situations•Excellent oral and written communication skills•Proficient in use of PCs, email, Word and Excel and able to learn other computer based training applications•Excellent organizational and time management skillsOther Requirements and Physical Requirements•Successful completion of an initial and any subsequent criminal background check, where applicable•Must pass pre-employment psychological and physical examinations administered by Bank-designated physicians, where applicable•Must pass initial and, where applicable, subsequent drug tests based on nationally accepted drug screening standards•Minimum age of 21, permitted under Federal law to possess firearms and ammunition, where applicable•Able to work flexible hours necessary to ensure appropriate management coverage of LEU operations•Valid driver's license•Wears appropriate uniform and carries and operates all issued equipment as outlined in LEU policies and procedures and FRSLE Training Manual, where applicable•Meets physical requirements of job as outlined in the Physical Requirements SupplementThis document indicates the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. It is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. An employee's responsibilities, tasks, and duties might differ from those outlined in the job description, and other duties, as assigned, are a part of the job. The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago reserves the right to modify the elements of this job description, as business needs require.
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks across the United States that, together with the Board of Governors in Washington, D.C., serve as the central bank for the United States.
The Chicago Fed serves the Seventh Federal Reserve District, an economically diverse region that includes all of Iowa and most of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin. The Seventh Di...strict has a large national share of many important economic sectors. The Chicago Fed has a head office in Chicago and a branch office in Detroit.