Currency Processor (Hourly) - San Francisco

261055 Requisition #

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco believes in the diversity of our people, ideas, and experiences and are committed to building an inclusive culture that is representative of the communities we serve.



Currency Processor (Hourly) – San Francisco

Note:  Hourly employees are part-time and temporary.  On average hourly employees work 16 hours per week.  However, additional hours may be available.



The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, San Francisco branch, is seeking a dynamic, versatile individual to work as a Currency Processor in a high volume, production-oriented environment.  The Currency Processor position operates the Banknote Processing System (BPS) 3000 machine (currency processor and reconciliation station), which counts and verifies currency deposits from depository institutions; identifies counterfeits; balances daily transactions while maintaining an accurate audit trail; and works in a team environment with production targets and quality standards.  Additional responsibilities include currency paying and receiving, coin functions and other ad-hoc assignments or projects.



Job Responsibilities:

  • Display strong collaboration and interpersonal skills while working in a high volume, production and quality driven, team environment
  • Operate complex currency high speed processing equipment while meeting individual production standards
  • Adhere to and understand applicable controls, procedures and data security requirements as established by the United States Treasury, the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System, District and local department operating manuals
  • Demonstrate data-entry accuracy and adherence to procedures in the use of all automated systems
  • Exhibit ability to accurately perform multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Display excellent manual dexterity in preparing currency and equipment, and in operating all equipment
  • Consistently complete all documentation in an accurate, neat, timely and orderly manner
  • Successfully reconcile and balance currency holdings at the end of each shift in an automated system
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with team members and supervisory personnel
  • Take initiative to research and resolve routine problems and out-of-balance situations


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Demonstrates competence in basic math and accounting skills
  • Data entry and computer operating experience
  • Calculator and adding machine skills
  • Accurate preparation of documentation
  • Ability to follow directions and communicate effectively
  • Ability to work well with others in a team setting
  • Demonstrates self-awareness
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Manual dexterity in preparing and operating machinery
  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Stand for extended lengths of time



*Must be a US Citizen or a Green Card holder with the intent to become a US Citizen.



The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



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