The mission of the Architect of the Capitol is to serve Congress and the Supreme Court, preserve America's Capitol and inspire memorable experiences. Under the leadership of Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, LEED AP, the roles and responsibilities of the Architect of the Capitol cover an expansive and diverse portfolio. The AOC is responsible for the maintenance, operation, development and preservation of 17.4 million square feet of buildings and more than 470 acres of land throughout Capitol Hill. The AOC provides a welcoming and educational environment for millions of visitors through the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center and the US Botanic Garden. The AOC delivers professional expertise on the preservation and curation of architectural and artistic elements entrusted to our care. Learn more at www.aoc.gov.
The AOC prides itself on our Core Values of Teamwork, Integrity, Pride and Professionalism.
The PROFESSIONALISM and INTEGRITY of each AOC employee demonstrates our dedication to providing quality services and our commitments to holding ourselves to the highest standards.
We recognize that we do our best work through TEAMWORK, each of us lending our individual strengths and talents to the greater goal of the entire team. We respect each other and rely on each other in our efforts to make the AOC a center of excellence.
We take PRIDE in what we do and in the honor of serving Congress, the Supreme Court, and the American people each and every day.
The positions are subject to funding availability.
WHO MAY APPLY: MUST BE A COLLEGE STUDENT MAJORING IN HORTICULTURE, BIOLOGY, OR OTHER RELATED FIELD AND ARE AT LEAST SIXTEEN (16) YEARS OLD BY JUNE 30, 2013. The vacancies in this announcement are being advertised under the Architect of the Capitol's (AOC) Summer Employment Program. This program allows students who are at least 16 years old and meet other qualification requirements to work during the summer in one of the AOC jurisdictions.
This is a temporary position.
The salary is $ 12.45 per hour
DURATION OF WORK: No more than twelve (12) consecutive weeks of intermittent work.
THIS POSITION IS BEING FILLED THROUGH AN ON-LINE APPLICATION SYSTEM. To apply, go to www.aoc.gov or http://www.avuedigitalservices.com/aoc/applicant.html (Be sure URL is typed in all lower case).
ANY ADDITIONAL REQUIRED FORMS MUST BE ATTACHED AS TEXT OR IMAGE FILES TO YOUR AVUE JOB APPLICATION. FORMS RECEIVED BY FAX, EMAIL, OR U.S. POSTAL SERVICE DELIVERY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
If you are unable to apply on-line, you may visit our employment center Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., located at 441 2nd & D Streets, Southwest, Washington D.C., Room 178 for technical assistance in entering your application on the computer. You may call 202-226-7000 for directions.
ANNOUNCEMENT CLOSES AT 11:59 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE.
This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of the Architect of the Capitol.
*****APPLICANTS MUST BE U.S. CITIZENS*****
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