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Your First Day - Atlanta Regional Office (ARO)

May 16, 2016

When and Where To Report

Date and Time:

As noted in your "Official Employment Offer"


Professional Business Dress Required

Location and Official Mailing Address:

950 East Paces Ferry Road
Suite 900
Atlanta, GA 30326
Office Main Number: (404) 842-7650


Atlanta Transportation via MARTA: Take the Gold Line train to LENOX. Proceed up the escalators, walk straight ahead through tunnel towards glass doors (our building is connected to the Marta) walk down the stairs. Make a left, go through double glass doors to security station.

Area Parking:

There are a few parking spaces not far from the building. Daily parking within the garage of the Atlanta Plaza is $10 per day. There is also a parking garage for Marta.

Arrival Instructions:

Please repot to the SEC Security/Reception area on the 9th Floor. A Human Resources (HR) Specialist will be contacted to greet you and escort you to the orientation room.


Michael Ashmore, PhD (404) 842-7650 or via email: 

Emergency/Hazardous Weather:

Contact the SEC's Atlanta Operational Hotline: (404) 842-7600


There are two restaurants onsite, a smoothie bar and a convenience market. We are also in walking distance of Houston's (a Sushi restaurant), Lenox Square market with a food court and other eateries (There is a free bus that will drop you off at the Lenox food court).

What to Bring with You (if you not already submitted):

  1. Applicable State Tax Form
  2. Acceptable forms of identification – either a valid passport; OR, a valid driver's license AND birth certificate; OR, a valid driver's license AND social security card. Refer to the instructions on Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Certification, and choose from List A or Lists B AND C
  3. Form DD-214 or equivalent, if appropriate
  4. Documents validating your college education if not already verified by an original diploma, transcripts, or other statement from a school official

What to Expect at Orientation -– Typical Agenda

*Please note the agenda is subject to change


12:30 pm – 1:00 pm

Union Discussion/NTEU Address

1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

Employee Ethics

2:15 pm – 2:30 pm

Personal Trading Compliance System - PTCS

2:30 pm – 2:45 pm

SEC Select Benefits (supplemental insurance)

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm

Supplemental Retirement Plan

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Federal Employee Benefits


1:00 pm – 1:10 pm

Conflicts in the Workplace

1:10 pm -  1:25 pm                

Worklife Programs

1:25 pm – 1:40 pm

Disability & Family Medical Programs

1:40 pm – 1:55 pm

Records Management

1:55 pm – 2:10 pm

Time & Attendance System - WebTA

2:10 pm – 2:20 pm

OIT – Rules of the Road

2:20 pm – 2:35 pm

Procurement Integrity

2:35 pm – 3:00 pm

Protecting Non-Public Information

3:00 pm – 3:10 pm

Whistleblower Overview

3:10 pm – 3:20 pm

Office of Inspector General

3:20 pm – 3:30 pm

Diversity and Inclusion at the SEC

3:30 pm – 3:50 pm

Tips, Complaints & Referral System (TCR)

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