Working at the United States Mint

The United States Mint has six departments across six nationwide facilities that contribute to its overall mission: “To serve the American people by manufacturing and distributing circulating, precious metal and collectible coins and national medals, and providing security over assets entrusted to us.”

The main responsibilities of each department, as well as some of its key positions, are listed below.

Financial Department

Responsible for coordinating the development of the Mint’s budget and strategic plan while overseeing the procurement of goods and services.

Key positions include:

  • Accountant
  • Budget Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Contract Specialist

Information Technology Department

Responsible for overseeing the Mint’s technological infrastructure. This department is responsible for the management of our information assets and technology projects; information security; system development and maintenance; and product assurance.

Key positions include:

  • Information Technology Specialist
  • Program Analyst

Manufacturing Department

Responsible for manufacturing and distributing circulating coins, precious metal and collectible coins, and national medals.

Key positions include:

  • Product Design Specialist
  • Metal Forming Machine Operator
  • Engineer

Protection Department

The Mint Police are responsible for protecting life and property; preventing, detecting, and investigating criminal acts; collecting and preserving evidence; and enforcing federal and local laws.

Key positions include:

  • Police Officer
  • Security Specialist
  • Detective

This video takes you behind the scenes at the U.S. Mint in San Francisco and the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) in Georgia.

Sales and Marketing Department

Responsible for the Mint’s marketing strategies, brand management, special programs and products, and customer expectation and relationship management.

Key positions include:

  • Sales Assistant
  • Marketing Specialist
  • Visual Information Specialist

Workforce Solution Department

Responsible for the human resources programs available to Mint employees and the training and development of employee skill sets and competencies.

Key positions include:

  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Human Capital Analyst
  • Employee and Labor Relations Specialist
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