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Special Agent I (Field)

BNSF Railway Police - Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Salary Information

Entry Level Salary:
$67,000.00 annual
Academy Graduate:
$67,000.00 annual
Top Pay:
$70,000.00 annual

Job Description

  • Protects and safeguards company assets and resources including personnel, property and customer’s property entrusted to the company.
  • Conduct proficient, sensitive corporate and criminal investigations, provide accurate, detailed reports and provide court testimony when required.
  • Identify and properly handle trespassers on Company property and make arrests as appropriate.
  • Counsels and advises company officials to reduce crime and accidents and improve security; coordinates response to railroad emergencies; supervises contract security guards and trains other employees on relevant matters.
  • Perform aggressive crime prevention patrol of facilities, railroad property and trains, with special emphasis on TOFC/COFC, automobiles, and high value shipments.
  • Conduct Load and Ride Solutions (LARS) duties including coordination of work at derailments, load transfers and adjustments, perform ride performance inspections and audits.
  • Provide proper loading procedures to shippers and coordinates installation / removal of ride monitoring devices.
  • Work with military and civilian personnel regarding equipment loading specifications, inspections and transportation arrangements.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • The duties and responsibilities in this posting are representative categories to be used in deciding whether to apply for the position.
  • These general categories do not necessarily constitute an exhaustive list of duties of the position.

Additional Information

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Must have satisfactorily completed basic police training at a recognized state certified academy.
  • Eighteen months of successful experience as a full time peace officer with a city, county, state federal or railroad law enforcement agency is preferred.
  • Must meet peace officer commissioning standards in state in which this job is posted and be commissioned as such and maintain a valid State Peace Office License in that state.
  • Must meet BNSF Resource Protection Solutions Team standards as a Special Agent.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be willing and able to travel as required.
  • Must be able and willing to use the company’s computer system for creating reports and databases.
  • Must be physically and psychologically fit, able to successfully pass any required company evaluations and pass an extensive background investigation.
  • Must successfully complete any required company training for this position.
  • Must have broad knowledge of railroad industry and operations; particularly as it relates to handling emergency situations such as derailments, load securement, and like events.
  • Must have a broad knowledge of criminal law and procedures.
  • Must be able to successfully lead people, often in a stressful critical-event environment.
  • Must be able to meet any government or Company training and retention standards.
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC): Federal authority requires BNSF employees, whose work requires unescorted access to secure areas of port facilities, to obtain a TWIC. A TWIC is a condition of employment for such positions and requires candidates to those positions to submit to a TSA security assessment (to include, but not limited to, providing: biographic information; identity documents; fingerprints; digital photograph). More information is available at www.tsa.gov/twic.
NOTE: BNSF maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing. Please visit www.bnsf.com/careers/ (Functional Area: Operations – Resource Protection or State/Province: Minnesota) to apply for the position online.

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High School diploma or GED - Must have satisfactorily completed basic police training at a recognized state certified academy.
  • Experience: Eighteen months of successful experience as a full time peace officer with a city, county, state federal or railroad law

Contact Informaton

Mark Moody

BNSF Railway Police
80 44th Ave NE
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55421
phone: (763) 782-3262

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