LABORER (MVO)

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Nov 24, 2021
Closes
Nov 30, 2021
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Tour of duty of for this position is Monday - Friday 6:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Hours may change due to Operational Needs of Management

This position requires a current DC or State Driver's License.

NOTE: IF SELECTED, APPLICANT MUST PROVIDE DOCUMENTED PROOF OF THE ABOVE LICENSE AT THE TIME OF SELECTION.

*** This position is essential--Employee is required to report to work during emergencies and inclement weather situations***

DUTIES:

--Drives vehicles weighing up to 10,000 lbs. to transport personnel, supplies, materials or equipment and tools throughout the Capitol Campus.

--Loads and unloads supplies and materials from trucks, trailers, dollies, etc.

--Operates and performs minor operator maintenance on light duty motor vehicles.

--Picks up litter and debris from parking lots, streets, sidewalks, and lawn areas on the Capitol Grounds.

--Operates power equipment such as lawn mowers, brush cutters, brush clippers, leaf blowers, portable snow blowers, and different types of hand and light power tools (such as shovels, Pulaski tools, picks, digging bars, rakes, lawn edging equipment electric drills, etc.) to maintain grounds, roads, and sidewalks, etc.

--Helps and assists gardeners performing basic tasks in the planting, transplanting, maintaining plants, shrubs, hedges, trees and other capitol grounds landscaped areas. Uses different hand tools to work soil, remove weeds, undergrowth, and debris from the grounds and landscaped areas.

--Responsible for utilizing a thorough knowledge of and compliance with applicable AOC and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (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 managed areas. Receives training, either on the job or through classroom training, to ensure that required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is utilized.

Requirements

Conditions of Employment

  • 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.


APPLICANTS MUST POSSESS AND MAINTAIN A VALID AND UNEXPIRED D.C or STATE DRIVER'S LICENSE AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION.

"To be employed by the Architect of the Capitol in a paid position, an individual must meet one of the categories below:
  • A citizen of the United States;
  • A person who is lawfully admitted for permanent residence and is seeking citizenship as outlined in 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)(B);
  • A person who is admitted as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. 1157 or is granted asylum under 8 U.S.C. 1158 and has filed a declaration of intention to become a lawful permanent resident and then a citizen when eligible;
  • A person who owes allegiance to the United States (nationals of American Samoa, Swains Island, and the Northern Mariana Islands, and nationals who meet other requirements described in 8 U.S.C. 1408); or
  • A person who is currently an officer or employee of the Government of the United States."


Qualifications

You must meet all eligibility and qualification requirements by the closing date of the job announcement.

You must meet the following SCREEN-OUT:
  • Ability to do the Work Without More Than Normal Supervision


Additional 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 http://www.opm.gov/veterans/html/vetguide.asp#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 U.S. 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 U.S. 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 http://www.dhs.gov/files/programs/gc_1185221678150.shtm

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 Period - A 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.

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