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Your First Day - Boston Regional Office (BRO)

May 16, 2016

When and Where To Report


As noted in your "Official Employment Offer"




Business Casual 

Location and Official Mailing Address:

33 Arch Street, 24th Floor
Boston, MA 02110
(617) 573-8900


For driving directions, please select here

Arrival Instructions:

Upon entering the building, identify yourself to the lobby attendant. They will confirm you are listed in their visitor system adn direct you to the turnstiles to the elevator that will take you to the 24th floor. Ask the SEC Receptionist to contact Luanna Donnelly.


If you are unable to report on your assigned date or have any questions about your appointment or orientation, contact your HR Specialist identified in your official letter.

Emergency/Hazardous Weather

Contact the SEC's Message Center (877) 441-6867


There are several restaurants in the near-by area.

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

  1. Applicable State Tax Form
  2. All applicable printed and completed forms obtained through the new employee orientation web site
  3. 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
  4. Form DD-214 or equivalent, if appropriate
  5. 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

DAY 1 

9:30 am – 10:00 am

 Issuance & Activiation Government ID card 

10:00 am – 10:10 am

 Administration of Oath of Office

10:10 am – 10:25 am

 Admin/Personnel Orientation

10:25 am – 10:40 am

 Tech Support Orientation

10:40 am – 10:50 am

 Tour of BRO space

10:50 am – 11:00 am

 Introduction to Supervisor/Colleagues

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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