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Federal Reserve System FRLE Officer Traineer in Detroit, Michigan


Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Job Summary

Observes, studies, and assists Federal Reserve Law Enforcement Officers (FRLEOs) in an effort to learn the job duties required of a FRLEO. Must be able to travel for approximately six weeks to attend basic training course. Completes required training. Supports FRLEOs as they protect the property, personnel and operations of the Bank. Develops working knowledge of policies, procedures, processes, and technology necessary to perform Law Enforcement functions. Individuals in this position are not armed until they are sworn in as FRLEOs. The level of work required is considered entry level and staff must be able to work under close supervision. This job does not have any direct reports. Must be available to work all shifts.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Learns and trains to operate as a law enforcement officer 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)

  • Becomes familiar with Seventh District policies and procedures in support of FRLEO Regulations

  • Learns and assists FRLEO with patrol and post operations

  • Trains on the proper use of firearms and other Law Enforcement equipment

  • Develops proficiency in use of PC and related software, computerized access and controls systems, video surveillance equipment, x-ray and metal screening equipment and various alarm systems

  • Demonstrates skills learned in training on the job and performs other duties as assigned

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • At least two years work experience in military, security, or law enforcement preferred; higher levels of education in lieu of experience may be considered.

  • An Honorable Discharge for any past U.S. military service, where applicable

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good oral and written communication skills are desirable

Other Requirements and Physical Requirements

  • Successful completion of initial, and any subsequent, criminal background check

  • Must pass pre-employment psychological and physical examinations administered by Bank-designated physician

  • Must pass initial and subsequent drug tests based on nationally accepted drug screening standards

  • Minimum age of 21, permitted under Federal law to possess firearms and ammunition

  • Must be available to work overtime and/or be on call for additional shifts including nights, weekends, weekdays or holidays, as needed

  • Valid driver`s license required

  • Wears appropriate uniform and carries and operates all issued equipment as outlined in LEU policies and procedures and FRSLE Training Manual

  • Maintains a record of satisfactory attendance and punctuality

  • Some exposure to noise conditions when qualifying for weapons, exposure to work outside; may work in inclement weather conditions (i.e. cold, heat, rain, etc.)

Other Requirements

  • All Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless the Bank grants an accommodation based on medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

What We Offer:

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, prescription drug coverage, 401k savings plan, retirement plan, paid time off and transit benefit.

  • A continuous learning environment with opportunities to gain new skills and grow your career.

  • Onsite gym and subsidized cafeteria

We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

As a condition of employment, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago employees must comply with the Bank’s ethics rules, which generally prohibit employees, their spouses/domestic partners, and minor children from owning securities, such as stock, of banks or savings associations or their affiliates, such as bank holding companies and savings and loan holding companies. If you or your spouse/domestic partner or minor child own such securities, and would not be willing or able to divest them if you accepted an offer of Bank employment, you should raise this issue with the recruiter for this posting, who can provide you contact information for our ethics official if necessary.

This 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.

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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