Careers at the Atlanta Fed

The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is one of 12 regional Reserve Banks that, along with the Board of Governors, make up the Federal Reserve System.

The Atlanta Fed, as we're commonly known, covers the Sixth Federal Reserve District, which includes Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, and parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. As part of the Federal Reserve System, the Atlanta Fed helps regulate and supervise financial institutions, set monetary policy, and operate the nation's payments systems.

The Atlanta Fed offers career opportunities that allow you to make a difference in our nation's economic well-being.

As a member of the Atlanta Fed team:

  • You receive competitive benefits and salary.
  • You have professional development opportunities.
  • Your skills are valued.
  • You work in a culture of excellence that values diversity, inclusion, and a healthy work-life balance.
Marie Gooding and Dennis Lockhart (October 2015)
Marie Gooding, First Vice President, and Dennis Lockhart, President

Our commitment to diversity
At the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, we embrace diversity and inclusion as essential to who we are. We rely on the unique individual talents, expertise, and valued perspectives of our employees as well as those of external stakeholders to carry out our mission as part of the nation's central bank.

We value our diversity, considering it to be a competitive asset, and cultivate different perspectives, fresh ideas, and relationships. The Atlanta Fed evaluates all managers on their competence in managing diverse teams and practicing inclusion in achieving objectives. All staff members receive training in embracing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Our commitment to equal opportunity employment
It is the policy of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta to seek and employ qualified personnel and to provide those employed both equal treatment and equal opportunity for advancement. Accordingly, the Bank will make all its employment decisions (including recruiting, hiring, promotion, compensation, evaluation, training, transfer, disciplinary action, and termination) without regard to age, race, color, sex, religion, physical or mental disability, covered veteran or uniformed service status, pregnancy, national origin, genetic information, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

    The Bank will make reasonable accommodations for qualified people with known disabilities, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. In addition, Bank-sponsored activities shall be available to all employees without unlawful discrimination.

    Our commitment to the environment
    The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is a committed corporate citizen, participating in business, academic, and community activities consistent with our purpose and benefiting our district, our staff, and the public. The Atlanta Fed strives to reduce the environmental impact of district operations through many different avenues. Employee engagement is crucial to this effort, through our staff-led Green Team, district-wide FedGreen education events, recycling programs, and other initiatives.

    All Atlanta Fed buildings have robust sustainability programs and have been recognized by third-party organizations for their environmental sustainability efforts. These recognitions include Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Existing Buildings Gold certification and Energy Star certification for the Atlanta building. In addition, all Atlanta Fed branches and Atlanta headquarters have received BOMA360 certification for meeting specific standards for building operations and management.

    Additional benefits at the Atlanta Fed
    Beyond benefits offered to all Federal Reserve employees, as part of the Atlanta Fed team you are entitled to local benefits that are competitive with those of top employers. These include additional medical and dental plans, education assistance, wellness programs, and our subsidized on-site cafeteria.

    Diversity Inc award
    AJC Top 100 Workplaces award
    PACE award
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