We believe in balance. Our employees take on challenging assignments and contribute to decisions that affect the economic, social and political health of the nation and its people. But our employees also devote time to their families, friends and communities. Our generous benefits package and career development opportunities help employees achieve a balanced life.
The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco believes its most valuable asset is its workforce. We make a significant investment in our employees so they can stay healthy, save for long term financial goals and manage life/work demands. Check out our Benefits at a Glance for a more detailed look inside what make our benefits great!
As an organization, we are committed to serving the public, providing professional development opportunites for our staff and creating a balanced environment for all employees.
We are an organization that respects, honors and values every individual for his or her diverse background. Our organization celebrates diversity.
Our diversity philosophy begins with a commitment to sustain a culture that encourages each employee to contribute at his/her fullest potential. Our philosophy is based on respect. It recognizes that while we have a great deal in common, we all bring unique perspectives and experiences to the Bank. In this context, our definition of diversity includes race, gender, age and ethnicity as well as socio-economic background, education, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical abilities, and life experiences. Recognizing these additional dimensions of diversity ensures that we promote a culture that values, respects and embraces the unique experiences of all employees.
- Jackie Hicks, Diversity Officer
The Federal Reserve System is the central banking system of the United States. It was created in 1913, with the enactment of the Federal Reserve Act. Its duties today are to conduct the nation's monetary policy, supervise and regulate banking institutions, maintain the stability of the financial system and provide financial services to depository institutions, the U.S. government, and foreign official institutions.
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Best reason to work here are the people who are friendly, professional, and work hard but aim for work/life balance, the opportunity to learn and grow within the Bank and the Federal Reserve System, and the excellent benefits offered.
Some downsides are slow to adapt to changes but this area is improving.
Advice to Management
Aim to be more current and work to build on the strengths of the employees and find new ways to support their interests and grow with the Bank
Getting an Interview
Getting an Interview
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I applied online. The process took 2 days – interviewed at Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Foster City, CA) in June 2015.
Phone screen with HR was confirmed via email
Interview took 30 mins, asking me about my background and the reason I was looking for a new job
I passed the phone screen :)
Sent an admin test for Microsoft office suite after phone screen
Haven;t heard back from them and I had high scores, 90% and the global average is 77%!
It's been 2 weeks and I haven't heard from them
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Our mission and our work are built on over one hundred years of strength, stability, and excellence. No other organization does what we do or has greater impact on global economies. The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is one of Twelve Reserve Banks responsible for setting the nation’s monetary policy, serving as the fiscal agent for the United States Treasury and...
Mission: Our mission is to promote low inflation, full employment, and financial stability as well as provide services to financial institutions and the Treasury.