Your First Day - San Francisco Regional Office (SFRO)

May 16, 2016

When and Where To Report


As noted in your "Official Employment Offer"




Business casual, Monday-Thursday; casual (including jeans), Friday

Location and Official Mailing Address:

44 Montgomery Street, Suite 2800
San Francisco, CA 94104


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Area Parking: 

We strongly recommend that you take public transportation.  If you must drive, this site shows parking options in our area.

Arrival Instructions:

Upon entering the building, identify yourself to the lobby attendant.  Inform them that you are a new SEC employee.  You will be directed to the 28th Floor.  Ask the SEC Receptionist to contact Michael Walker.


Michael Walker, Administrative Officer,, (415) 705-8131.

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


Walk out of the building and go in any direction; you’ll find a variety of places to eat.

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

  1. Applicable State Tax Forms
  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 

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Badging & Administering Oath of Office

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)


Last Reviewed or Updated: June 17, 2022