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Your First Day - Los Angeles Regional Office (LARO)

May 16, 2016

When and Where To Report


As noted in your "Official Employment Offer"


Day 1 - 8:30 am

Day 2 - Normal Duty hours


Business casual

Location and Official Mailing Address:

444 South Flower Street, Suite 900
Los Angeles, CA 90071


Office is in the Citicorp Center. The building entrance is at the corner of 5th Street and S. Flower Street. Accessible by driving and multiple forms of public transportation.

Area Parking:

There is parking in the building’s garage (entrance on S. Flower Street), however this is a very expensive option.  Other options include the World Trade Center (entrance on S. Flower Street) or several garages or surface lots within a few blocks of the office.

Arrival Instructions:

Check in at security desk in lobby.  Report to reception in Suite 900.


Administrative Officer, David Levinson (323) 965-3906.  If you are unable to report on your assigned date or have any questions about your appointment or orientation, contact the Human Resources Specialist identified in your job offer letter.

Emergency/Hazardous Weather:

Generally, not an issue (hey, this is southern California)!  If there are any issues, please call the office's Main office number:  (323) 965-3998.


Multiple options on plaza level of building (including Starbucks!).  Large food court across the street and many restaurants within easy walking distance.

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
  6. Voided check for direct deposit information

What to Expect at Orientation - Typical Agenda

*Agenda is subject to change


9:30 am – 10:00 am

Union Discussion/NTEU Address

10:00 am – 11:15 am

Employee Ethics

11:15 am – 11:30 am

Personal Trading Compliance System - PTCS

11:30 am – 11:45 am

SEC Select Benefits (supplemental insurance)

11:45 am – 12:00 pm

Supplemental Retirement Plan

12:00pm – 1:00pm

Federal Employee Benefits


10:00 am – 10:10 am

Conflicts in the Workplace

10:10 am -  10:25 am                

Worklife Programs

10:25 am – 10:40 am

Disability & Family Medical Programs

10:40 am – 10:55 am

Records Management

10:55 am – 11:10 am

Time & Attendance System - WebTA

11:10 am – 11:20 am

OIT – Rules of the Road

11:20 am – 11:35 am

Procurement Integrity

11:35 am – 12:00 pm

Protecting Non-Public Information

12:00 pm – 12:10 pm

Whistleblower Overview

12:10 pm – 12:20 pm

Office of Inspector General

12:20 pm – 12:30 pm

Diversity and Inclusion at the SEC

12:30 pm – 12:50 pm

Tips, Complaints & Referral System (TCR)

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