Cash Operations Specialist I (Hours of operation Mon-Thurs 6AM-6PM EST)

267238 Requisition #

Position Summary:

Receive, process, payout, destroy and validate currency in a highly controlled, regulated and secure environment. Strict adherence to a set of defined rules and regulations, including those outlined in the Treasury Currency Operations Manual (TCOM), Custody Control Principles and Standards (CCPS), and internal District Cash Procedures, is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accesses educational materials and manuals to become familiar with operational procedures and controls to obtain knowledge of the basic skill set to function in operational roles in Cash Services. Acquires job knowledge to operate high- speed currency equipment and/or pay and receive currency/coin to depository institutions, achieving challenging production standards and complying with stringent procedures and controls.
  • Balances deposits and processes financial accounting transactions/entries to depository institutions using accounting operating systems and Cash Services unique inventory and processing applications. Navigates complex inventory tracking within relevant accounting systems to record batch statistics/inventory, transfers among internal valuables handling teams and external customers, and differences and other pertinent data elements. Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of automated accounting and transfer records. Demonstrates ability to comply with specific documentation requirements.
  • Obtains counterfeit certification and is able to physically detect counterfeits and altered notes through manual inspection. Required to maintain certification through semi-annual testing.
  • Transfers and stores significant values and quantities of currency and coin using material handling equipment, and maintains custody and accountability throughout completion of these processes. Receives training and certification to operate material handling equipment as required by OSHA.
  • Demonstrates ability to operate in a team environment with high results orientation; displays effective interpersonal skills.


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • Less than two years

Knowledge Area/Technical Skills/Certifications and Licenses:

  • Math, Balancing, Accounting and MS Office proficiency
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time


Individual Competencies:

  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness
  • Problem Solving
  • Action-Oriented
  • Collaborates
  • Communicates Effectively

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, performance standards or requirements, efforts, skills or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, rush jobs, change in workload or technological developments).


The Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer. 

Individual Competencies

  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness
  • Problem Solving
  • Action-Oriented
  • Collaborates
  • Communicates Effectively

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