Senior Officer – Associate Regional Director

$190,564 - $289,273 yearly
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
  • Fort Worth, TX, USA
  • May 25, 2023
Full time Government

Job Description

Agency: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Position: Senior Officer – Associate Regional Director, SO-0905-01

Promotion Potential: SO-02

Location: Fort Worth, TX

Salary: $190,564 - $289,273 per year

Open & Close Dates: 05/25/2023 to 06/08/2023

Vacancies: One (1)

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The Senior Officer - Associate Regional Director position is in the Fort Worth Regional Office - Division of Enforcement, located in Fort Worth, Texas. This position is open to US Citizens.

Conditions of Employment:

This position is open to U.S. Citizens.

You must possess a J.D. or LL.B Degree.

You must be an active member of the bar in good standing.

Typical duties include:

  • Participating with applicable headquarters divisions and offices to plan and evaluate the overall Regional Office Enforcement program.
  • Managing investigations and litigation of alleged violations of the federal securities laws.
  • Identifying and evaluating securities practices, their significance under the laws and regulations administered by the Commission, and determining appropriate procedures or remedies to be applied.
  • Refer to the announcement on for additional information.


Qualifying experience may be obtained in the private or public sector. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Qualifying education must have been obtained from an accredited college or university recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

BASIC REQUIREMENT: All applicants must possess the following:

·       J.D. or LL.B. degree --AND--

·       Active membership of the bar in good standing in any state, territory of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. (Note: Proof of bar membership will be required before entry on duty.)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT: In addition to meeting the basic requirement, applicants must also meet the minimum qualification requirement.

SO-01: Applicant must have four year(s) of post J.D. work experience work experience identifying legal issues, providing legal analyses, recommendations, and preparing complex legal documents, which also includes at least three years of which includes:

Interpreting Federal securities laws; and

Conducting investigations and enforcement activities under the Federal securities Acts relating to the anti-fraud, anti-manipulative, and other provisions of the Acts.


Official transcripts will be required at the time of appointment to verify education.

Additional Information:

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