Architect of the Capitol
Washington, DC
Mar 20, 2017
Mar 21, 2017
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Architect of the Capitol * 1 vacancy - Washington DC, DC Work Schedule is This is an Excepted Service position and does not require or confer civil service Competitive Status - Permanent, Full Time Opened Monday 3/6/2017 (12 day(s) ago) ** Closes Thursday 3/23/2017 (5 day(s) away) ## Job Overview Summary About the Agency The mission of the Architect of the Capitol (AOC) 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 553 acres of land throughout Capitol Hill. The AOC provides a welcoming and educational environment for millions of visitors through the US Capitol Visitor Center and the US Botanic Garden. The AOC also provides professional expertise on the preservation of architectural and artistic elements entrusted to its care. Learn more at www.aoc.gov. **CORE VALUES:** The AOC prides itself on its 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. Duties CORE HOURS: 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM Hours may change due to Operating Needs of Management This position is located in the Architect of the Capitol (AOC), Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Superintendent House Office Buildings, Assistant Superintendent Tenant Services Division, Carpentry Branch. The selectee repairs, overhauls, modifies, reworks, tests and installs locks on doors, desks, compartments, safes and other security locations, modifying and reworking electronic locks. **Major Duties:** Performs the full range of work in the installation, repair, maintenance and modifications of a wide variety of commercial locking devices with varying make and models found in desks, safes, vaults, mobile equipment and secured areas. Serves as an expert in the area of physical security locking systems, capabilities and functions. Works closely with building tenants, architects, and engineers to determine the most suitable security containers and locking devices to be used to solve security problems related to the unique operations of the House Office Buildings. Enforces a control system on all locks by utilizing an intricate coding system for cylinders for multiple users so that a single key may be restricted or utilized for several locks. Develops a plan to afford maximum security with a minimum of keys. Sets up codes, using small and precision tools to make up coded locks and keys for all locks as required for the several types of keys to include master and ground master. Keeps records for all lock systems and is responsible for specified accountable property items in conjunction with locksmith duties. Ensures safekeeping of master keys, codes, combinations, charts identifying location of locks, and similar items. Performs maintenance and repair. Develops the tasks to be done and how they are to be done at the beginning or during operations. Keeps records of materials used and time spent on projects. Keeps supervisor informed of status of work projects. Makes duplicate bit, flute steel, cylinder and double sided keys by impression or duplication methods. Operates key machines in cutting delicate keys and buffer to smooth edges. Assures that proper safety equipment is used and observes and enforces safety regulations. Utilizes a thorough knowledge of and compliance with all OSHA safety rules and regulations to ensure that work progresses in a safe manner and to initiate or take corrective action on unsafe conditions in assigned areas. Receives training, either on the job or through classroom training, in the use of required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Travel Required * Not Required Relocation Authorized * No ## Job Requirements Key Requirements * You must be a US Citizen. * You must be able to pass a drug test. * Your resume and question responses must demonstrate job-related elements. Qualifications You must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of the job announcement. You must meet the following SCREEN-OUT(S) required for this position. * Ability to perform the duties of the position without more than normal supervision. . Security Clearance Not Applicable ## Additional Information What To Expect Next You will receive a notice generated by the USAJOBS System when you have successfully submitted your application. We will review your application and transcript(s) (if you are qualifying based on education) to ensure you meet the basic qualification requirements. You can check the status of your application by logging into You may also sign up to receive automatic emails anytime the status of your application has changed by logging into your USAJOBS Account, editing your profile and changing the 'Notification Settings' to indicate that you want to be notified by email when the status changes. Information regarding the status of your application should be updated in the system within two (2) weeks after the closing date of this vacancy announcement. BENEFITS Review our benefits Selected applicant(s) may be eligible to earn a higher annual leave accrual rate credit towards annual leave accrual based on prior non-Federal or uniformed service work experience. The amount of service credit will be based on specialized experience or qualifying experience that is provided on the applicant profile submitted. As such, if you are a new employee to the Federal Government or a rehire, it is important that you provide a work history that lists all directly related positions held, and it must include the dates of employment (month/day/year). Other Information **Welcome Veterans.** The Veterans Employment Opportunities Act of 1998 (VEOA) gives veterans' preference rights in the legislative branch to certain veterans as applied by the Congressional Accountability Act. Veterans' preference is applied on this vacancy announcement. If you are a veteran and have been separated under honorable conditions, you must submit a copy of your DD-214 or other proof of eligibility; SF-15, if applicable; and Department of Veterans Affairs documentation of disability, if applicable. For more information, please visit #6. **If you are a male applicant born after December 31, 1959, you must certify that you have registered with the** **Selective Service System**. If you are exempt from registration under Selective Service Law, you must provide appropriate proof of exemption. Please visit the Selective Service System website for more information. **DRUG TESTING**: The Architect of the Capitol (AOC) is a Drug Free Workplace. As part of the AOC's suitability assessment, a candidate tentatively selected for a position who is not currently an AOC employee is required to submit to screening for illegal drug use. Satisfactory completion of a drug test is a condition of employment with the Agency. A candidate must test negative prior to being eligible for appointment into a position. We will schedule, provide and cover the cost for the drug test. The selectee(s) under the vacancy announcement for this position is subject to a criminal record check by the US Capitol Police and satisfactory adjudication to be eligible for employment at the Architect of the Capitol. The Architect of the Capitol is an E-VERIFY Participant. E-VERIFY is an Internet-based system that compares information from an employee's Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification, to data from US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Social Security Administration records to confirm employment authorization in the United States. If you are selected for this position, the documentation that you present for purposes of completing the DHS Form I-9 will be verified through the DHS "E-VERIFY" electronic system. For more information on E-Verify, please visit The Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information and/or disability. This agency provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Moving expenses are not authorized. Relocation expenses are not authorized. **Probationary PeriodA newly appointed selectee is subject to the completion of a one-year trial/probationary period, regardless of whether or not a trial/probationary period has been completed previously with the Architect of the Capitol or another Federal agency. This vacancy announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies in any of the jurisdictions of the Architect of the Capitol. All application materials become the property of the Architect of the Capitol. *Salary Range:* $26.98 to $31.51 / Per Hour *Series & Grade:* WG-4804-10/10 *Promotion Potential:* 10 *Supervisory Status:* No *Who May Apply:* Applications will be accepted from all US Citizens. *Control Number:* 465299900 *Job Announcement Number:* HOB-2017-155

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