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Your First Day - Philadelphia Regional Office (PLRO)

May 16, 2016

When and Where To Report


As noted in your "Official Employment Offer"


9:00am –


Business Casual Dress

Location and Official Mailing Address:

One Penn Center
1617 JFK Blvd. Suite 520
Philadelphia, PA  19103


On John F. Kennedy Blvd. between 16th & 17 Street 


Central Parking Systems (Philadelphia)

1500 Market Street, 1700 Market Street, 1900 Arch Street

Arrival Instructions:

Report to the lobby, present your State issued photo ID to security and inform them you are visiting the SEC and they will give you access to the elevators.

Emergency/Hazardous Weather:

Follow guidance provided by


Terri Hackett (215) 597-3996 or David Butler (215) 597-3707. 

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.

Several restaurants to choose from in the Philadelphia and Center City West of City Hall area. Here are just a few:

  • Comcast Food Court
  • Chops
  • City Tap House
  • Vetri Ristorante
  • Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
  • Tequilas
  • Alma de Cuba

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

*Agenda is subject to Change

DAY 1 


Administration of Oath of Office


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


Supervisory Intro

Office Visit

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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