Workplace Environment

When you mention the Federal Reserve System most people think of money. That's because, as the central bank of the United States, we deal with money in all its many forms, but we're much more than that.

Who We Are

People who work together to achieve the goals of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, the Ninth Federal Reserve District. (The Ninth District is comprised of Montana, North and South Dakota, Minnesota, northwestern Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.) Together with eleven other districts throughout the country, our fundamental mission is to foster the stability, integrity, and efficiency of the nation’s monetary, financial and payment systems to promote optimal economic performance.

In pursuing this mission, the Federal Reserve promotes the public interest, adheres to the highest standards of integrity, pursues excellence, manages operations efficiently and effectively, and values independent viewpoints.

The Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis is committed to maintaining an environment where employees can work effectively with and value others for their differences.

What We Value

We are committed to providing a diverse, inclusive, and supportive work environment. We believe that by recognizing, respecting, and valuing the uniqueness of our employees and providing development opportunities for all, we can effectively apply all of our talents, skills, and experiences to achieve the goals of our organization. 

Ninth District Core Values

Honesty—We are truthful and comply with our high ethical standards.

Respect—We conduct ourselves with fairness and sensitivity to differences in attitudes and attributes.

Inclusion—We embrace an environment where all employees feel they belong and can contribute to the Bank's work. 

Initiative—We strive to excel in all aspects of our work and pursue new opportunities that advance our mission.

Accountability—We are responsible for our performance, relationships, and behavior.

Our Core Competencies

As an organization, we are looking for people with certain core competencies, a willingness to develop new skills and knowledge, and a commitment to life-long learning. Competencies act as a compass, directing our path to training, development, and the performance feedback process. Our core competencies include:

  • Adaptability & Flexibility
  • Bank & Job Knowledge
  • Communication & Interpersonal Skills
  • Organization & Planning
  • Professionalism & Leadership
  • Thinking & Judgment

The Bank coordinates various events for employees including an annual picnic, holiday luncheon, employee development month, wellness activities, Take Your Child To Work Day, and programming in support of diversity awareness and education.

Every aspect of our operation is conducted in a manner that maintains the public's confidence and trust in the Federal Reserve System. To that end, you will be expected to perform your job with:

  • Unquestioned integrity,
  • Adherence to custody controls and other applicable standards,
  • Dedication to quality, accuracy and rigorous analysis,
  • Intellectual commitment,
  • Efficient and appropriate use of resources,
  • A focus on work that adds value, not activity, and
  • A desire to improve processes products and services through creative and innovative approaches.

Fed employees perform a variety of tasks in support of the services we offer to financial institutions, including distribution of coin and currency and electronic funds transfers.

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