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Securities and Commodities Traders

Buy and sell securities and commodities to transfer debt, capital, or risk.

Salary Breakdown

Securities and Commodities Traders

Average

$64,490

ANNUAL

$31.0

HOURLY

Entry Level

$35,660

ANNUAL

$17.15

HOURLY

Mid Level

$57,080

ANNUAL

$27.45

HOURLY

Expert Level

$78,500

ANNUAL

$37.74

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Securities and Commodities Traders

2

Current Available Jobs

10,280

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Securities and Commodities Traders


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Securities and Commodities Traders

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Economics and Accounting

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Computers and Electronics

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Judgment and Decision Making

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Securities and Commodities Traders

  • Real Time Trader, Senior
    Arizona Public Service    PHOENIX, AZ 85067
     Posted 13 days    

    Real Time Trader, Senior

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    Date: Jun 20, 2022

    Location: PHOENIX, AZ, US, 85004-3903

    Company: APS

    Our employees are important to the success and future of our organization and our customers’ experiences. At APS, our pay and benefits, along with retirement, recognition, time off, career development and well-being, make up our Total Rewards program. It is an important part of the employee experience at APS and supports your personal well-being and professional satisfaction. We are committed to providing programs that matter to our employees throughout all life and career phases.

    Summary

    Real Time Trader, Senior must have the technical and leadership knowledge skills and ability to be the individual in charge of all trade operations and to act as the company authority when the usual management team is not on site. The Real Time Trader Sr coordinates and leads the activities of Real-Time Traders and is in charge of all trader operations during an assigned shift to ensure the team meets the standards of compliance and operations.

    What your day would be like:

    + Ensures that APS customers are provided the most economical sources of energy by analyzing real-time market conditions and making decisions to purchase from other companies, generate internally, or sell to other utilities and marketers.

    + Oversees the marketing of and markets excess resources to other utilities and marketers on a real-time basis.

    + Personally develop and implement specific marketing strategies to negotiate sales and purchases on a real-time basis.

    + Understand and execute all trading activities in compliance with Regulatory and Reliability standards and protocols.

    + Purchases and sells intraday natural gas for the system, when needed, to ensure significant imbalances do not occur.

    + Coordinates gas storage management and leads Traders in arbitrage opportunities.

    + Trains and supports assigned shift Real-Time Trader Associate or Real-Time Trader in meeting their qualifications for expected operations.

    Minimum Requirements

    + BS/BA degree in business, economics, engineering, or related field and 5+ years related experience in utility operations; or an equivalent combination of directly related experience and education.

    + Qualified on all 3 trading floor desks (Gas, EIM, Power) within 1 year of hire, as well as M&T University or previously qualified with equivalent experience.

    + Comprehensive knowledge of Power System theory and operation, energy resource economics, and unit commitment and of the interconnected system operation required.

    + Proven oral, written communication skills and mathematical skills essential.

    + Ability to perform under stress in a dynamic environment.

    + Strong computer software skills, i.e., database, spreadsheets, and associated computer applications.

    + Advanced experience with OATI and PCI products.

    + Ability to work rotating shifts.

    Major Accountabilities

    1) Collaborate with management to ensure all compliance process/procedures are effective and current with respect to ongoing changes to systems and technology.

    2) Continually project system load requirements and commit most economical APS resources to meet customer requirements. Analyzes daily system operations and takes necessary follow-up actions to resolve problems.

    3) Own the safe, reliable, and compliant culture of the shift. Utilize our APS tools including the Human Performance tools, Corrective Action Program (CAP), and anchor work practices that ensure accurate and timely communication. When checklists are used for tasks - verify correct use and completion.

    4) Lead by example in all aspects of the work environment including safe and compliant work practices, technical proficiency, respectful behavior, positive morale, training of others, crew harmony and effective communication. Own the logs and ensure they reflect what occurred and what decisions were made on the shift.

    5) Remain proficient in all the skills necessary to operate any of the positions for Real Time operations. Share acquired skills with teammates to promote an environment of continual learning. Communicate to management the need for additional support and/or training when circumstances or skill sets warrant.

    6) Represent APS and Resource Management in a professional manner. Demonstrate the ability to interact with other business units, and other companies in a respectful and positive manner.

    7) Coordinate activities to ensure the most economical sources are supplying APS load and to ensure firm contracts, maximization of interchange, and short-term and resale energy opportunities.

    8) Analyze real- time market conditions and negotiates and purchases most economical energy source for APS system.

    9) Personally develops and implements marketing strategies on a real-time basis.

    10) Negotiate sales of energy to other utilities and marketers in a real-time competitive market environment.

    11) Continually monitor and analyze on-line generation to ensure sufficient system operating reserves.

    12) Ensure interconnected system and associated power pool operating agreements, criteria and guidelines are met.

    13) Provide complete and accurate documentation of all transactions, commitments, counterparty and Balancing Authority communications and events relating to the generation and marketing of APS Energy Resources. Ensures timely and accurate communications flow.

    13) Coordinate optimum gas supply strategy program which maximizes supply at the most cost effective level.

    15) Qualify on all 3 trading floor desks (Gas, EIM, Power), as well as M&T University, if not previously qualified with equivalent experience.

    Export Compliance / EEO Statement

    This position may require access to and/or use of information subject to control under the Department of Energy's Part 810 Regulations (10 CFR Part 810), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR Parts 730 through 774), or the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR Chapter I, Subchapter M Part 120) (collectively, 'U.S. Export Control Laws'). Therefore, some positions may require applicants to be a U.S. person, which is defined as a U.S. Citizen, a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), a Political Asylee, or a Refugee under the U.S. Export Control Laws. All applicants will be required to confirm their U.S. person or non-US person status. All information collected in this regard will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws, and will be used in full compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of national origin and other factors. For positions at Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Stations (PVNGS) all openings will require applicants to be a U.S. person.

    Pinnacle West Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries and affiliates ('Pinnacle West') maintain a continuing policy of nondiscrimination in employment. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. This policy of nondiscrimination shall include, but not be limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, compensating, reassigning, demoting, transferring, laying off, recalling, terminating employment, and training for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, disability, age, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other classification or characteristic protected by law.

    For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to EEO is the Law poster. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of every person hired to work in the United States, refer to E-Verify poster. View the employee rights and responsibilities under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

    Arizona Public Service is a smoke free workplace.

    Location-Based Role:

    This position requires employees to work at the (Location), with some flexibility. Flexibility will be determined with the hired employee and leadership.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Active Trader VP, Financial Consultant - Phoenix, AZ
    Charles Schwab    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 1 month    

    **Your Opportunity**

    Are you ready for a career worth owning? One that challenges the status quo? We want you to bring your positivity, curiosity, drive, and passion for delighting clients to the Schwab Financial Consultant position. You will be part of a diverse national network of skilled Financial Consultants, who are crafting and growing, their practices, while driving successful outcomes for our clients. We are looking for professionals who advocate on behalf of our clients by listening and discovering what is most important to them, understand who they are, and then collaborate with a team of internal specialists to help clients fulfill those goals and dreams.

    Financial Consultants are procured with a practice of existing Schwab clients, providing them with wealth management and financial planning advice. Over time, they grow their practice holistically through client asset consolidation, networking, and earning client referrals. Financial Consultants are empowered to choose their most productive working environment (within corporate guidelines). This includes space to work within the branch, remote flexibility and the potential for flexible work schedules to accommodate work/life balance needs. Managing wealth on behalf of our clients includes:

    + Retirement Planning

    + Education Planning

    + Investment Management

    + Banking and Lending Management

    + Insurance and Risk Management

    + Estate Planning

    If you want to positively impact the financial security of clients, provide an outstanding investor experience, use the power of partnerships and the extensive resources available at Schwab, all while continuing to further your own professional development in Wealth Management, please consider this opportunity.

    **What you are good at**

    You are a results-oriented, highly motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic that will be an ambassador in helping clients plan for their future, driving referrals and retaining clients at Schwab for a lifetime. Our goal is that through providing outstanding advice and consultation, you are able to earn the trust and dedication of our clients.

    When meeting with clients you will:

    + **Be Curious and Consultative:** Discover all you can about your clients, see things through their eyes, and then review and recommend appropriate solutions to help them stay on track with their financial goals.

    + **Be a Trusted Advisor:** Build strong relationships **,** engage and encourage trust, and deepen the client relationship by utilizing a focused client communication strategy, and exceeding client expectations.

    + **Have a Defined Process:** Demonstrate your ability to deliver appropriate advice and solutions through a repeatable sales process that focuses on addressing clients’ needs.

    + **Use your Team and Ability to Influence:** Leverage our team of Schwab specialists, Schwab advice guidelines, your knowledge of the markets, and your ability to inspire action to help your client’s progress toward achieving their goals.

    + **Be a Challenger:** **Partner** **with, and** **Educate** C **lients** . Share and engage clients in discussion around market conditions, sound investing principles, and the ideal wealth and long term investment strategies for their personal situation.

    **What you have**

    + Desire to work in a collaborative, team-based environment

    + Robust consulting, influencing and client engagement skills

    + Proactivity and resourcefulness with the ability to balance service, risk/compliance policies and sales goals

    + Ability to establish trust and rapport with a positive demeanor, and active listening

    + An ownership mentality with desire for continual professional development

    + Ability to adapt and implement change as the market and business conditions evolve

    + Willingness to engage within the community

    + Coach-ability; receive and implement feedback

    + Aspirations for more than baseline expectations.

    + A valid and active FINRA Series 7 license required

    + Interest in acquiring FINRA Series 66 (63/65) license and Life & Health Insurance as it will be required in the course of your tenure on the job.

    Investing in Yourself:

    + **Wealth Management University** – We provide a comprehensive onboarding and new hire program designed for **new** Financial Consultants (FCs). This program helps FCs understand Schwab’s overarching approach to our clients and features content on relationship building, financial planning, and Schwab’s spectrum of advised and lending solutions.

    + **Professional Designations** – CWS (Cannon Wealth Strategist), CFP (Certified Financial Planner)

    Pursuant to SAFE Act requirements, all employees engaged in residential loan mortgage originations must register with the NMLS registry system and remain in good standing. You will be required to register and to submit to the required SAFE Act background check and registration process

    **Highlights of Schwab’s Benefits**

    + Work/Life Balance: Remote working flexibility, Paid vacation time, Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program

    + Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

    + Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions

    + Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Established Diversity & Inclusion practices, Community involvement, Company-wide Volunteer efforts, Charitable matching

    + We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

    **Why work for us?**

    Own Your Tomorrow embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees ignite their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in reinventing a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth.

    Benefits: A competitive and flexible package designed to empower you for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive and flexible package designed to help you make the most of your life at work and at home—today and in the future. Explore further (https://content.schwab.com/web/retail/public/about-schwab/charles\_schwab\_recruitment\_guide\_2020.pdf) .

    Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law. Please click here (https://www.aboutschwab.com/EEO) to see the policy.

    Schwab is an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, contact Human Resources at applicantaccessibility@schwab.com or call 800-275-1281 (tel:800-275-1281) .

    TD Ameritrade, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At TD Ameritrade we believe People Matter. We value diversity and believe that it goes beyond all protected classes, thoughts, ideas, and perspectives.

    Why work for us?

    Own Your Tomorrow embodies everything we do! We are committed to helping our employees ignite their potential and achieve their dreams. Our employees get to play a central role in reinventing a multi-trillion-dollar industry, creating a better, more modern way to build and manage wealth.
    Benefits: A competitive and flexible package designed to empower you for today and tomorrow. We offer a competitive and flexible package designed to help you make the most of your life at work and at home—today and in the future. Explore further (https://content.schwab.com/web/retail/public/about-schwab/charles_schwab_recruitment_guide_2020.pdf).
    Schwab is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to any status that is protected by law. Please click here (https://www.aboutschwab.com/EEO) to see the policy.
    Schwab is an affirmative action employer, focused on advancing women, racial and ethnic minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities in the workplace. If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, contact Human Resources at applicantaccessibility@schwab.com or call 800-275-1281.
    TD Ameritrade, a subsidiary of Charles Schwab, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. At TD Ameritrade we believe People Matter. We value diversity and believe that it goes beyond all protected classes, thoughts, ideas, and perspectives.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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