Laborer (Recycler) Supervisor

Washington D.C.
Aug 07, 2017
Aug 24, 2017
Full Time

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 U.S. 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

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.

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  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate job-related elements.
  • 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 Supervise


    Not Applicable


    ***This position is covered under the Architect of the Capitol Veterans Preference Policy; therefore, consideration will be restricted to preference eligible Veterans as long as there is an available qualified preference eligible Veteran applicant. If a preference eligible Veteran is not available, consideration will be given to any qualified non-Veterans who apply***

    Tour of Duty: Monday - Saturday (6:00 P.M. - 2:30 A.M.)
    Hours May Change due to Operational Needs of Management.
    This position is located in the Superintendent, House Office Buildings (HOB), Client Services Division, Labor and Custodial Branch and serves as a Laborer (Recycler) Supervisor. The selectee is responsible for assigning, directing, and reviewing the work performed in subordinate organizations on assigned shift.
    Major Supervisory Duties:
    Establishes deadlines, priorities, and work sequences, and plans work assignments based on general work schedules, methods and policies set by higher level management. Determines the number and types of workers needed to accomplish specific projects. Redirects individual workers and resources to accomplish unanticipated work and/or equipment failure, etc. Informs the Laborer (Recycler) General Supervisor or the Night Superintendent of the need to revise work schedules and re-estimates labor and other resources. Participates in the initial planning or current and future work schedules, staffing needs, estimates, and recommendations as to scheduling projected work.
    Assigns work and provides technical direction and/or assistance in accomplishing the work. Observes work in progress, investigates work related problems and determines causes. Implements corrective actions to resolve work problems. Resolves staffing and work operations problems. Establishes or revises standard operating procedures for the work operation.
    Plans and establishes overall leave schedules. Determines training needs of subordinates and arranges for its accomplishment. Counsels employees on performance, sets performance standards, and makes formal appraisals of subordinates' work performance. Interviews candidates for vacancies and recommends employees for promotions or reassignments. Initiates proposals for formal disciplinary action as needed.
    Implements, coordinates and acts as the technical representative in contracts regarding the HOB recycling and environmental sustainability initiatives to increase waste diversion rates. Works with the HOB Sustainability Team and staff regarding resources on all aspects of recycling and waste management.
    Provides leadership to ensure support for equal employment opportunity (EEO) goals and requirements. Practices non-discriminatory employment actions to prevent unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, age or disability. Provides for employee skills enrichment through job related coaching, mentoring, and training.
    Utilizes a thorough knowledge of and complies with all OSHA safety rules and regulations to ensure that work progresses in a safe manner and initiates or takes corrective action on unsafe conditions in managed areas. Provides or receives training, either on the job or through classroom training to ensure that all direct reports know how to use required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Checks to verify that subordinates are using all required PPE.

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