Laborer (Recycler)

Legislative Branch - Washington, DC4.3

30+ days ago
Duties
Summary
The House Office Buildings jurisdiction is accepting applications for a Laborer (Recycler) to perform a wide range of laborer duties including setting up and arranging furniture; moving furniture, supplies, boxes and construction materials; operating floor care equipment; and performing other cleaning and maintenance tasks. We are filling for the evening and night shifts.

Responsibilities

Tour of Duty:
Evening Shift: Monday - Friday (6:00 P.M. - 2:30 A.M.)

Night Shift: Monday - Friday (10:00 P.M. - 6:30 A.M.)

SHIFTS MAY CHANGE DUE TO OPERATING NEEDS OF MANAGEMENT

The employee is a Laborer (Recycler), performing a wide range of laborer duties including setting up and arranging furniture; moving furniture, supplies, boxes and construction materials; operating floor care equipment; and performing other cleaning and maintenance tasks.

Duties:
Loads and unloads heavy boxes, bulky supplies, and heavy construction building materials and supplies to and from trucks. Moves heavy boxes and cartons by hand, hand truck, or dolly. Collects trash and debris from Congressional Buildings and surrounding grounds. Empties trash, garbage and other debris from receptacles located throughout the building and the grounds. Performs other tasks such as clearing snow and ice from building entrances, spreading salt, and picking up litter.

Use, maintain and operate powered floor machines and hand tools such as vacuums, brooms, buffers, mops, and squeegees for the cleaning and general maintenance of floors, walls, carpets, and furniture to perform laborer and cleaning duties.

Empty wastebaskets, collect and dispose of refuse. Sweep, mop and wax floors; wash walls and windows, dust and perform other cleaning duties.

Collects and sorts recyclable material, including aluminum cans, plastic and glass bottles, newspaper, and paper, from various locations with the buildings. Relines recycle containers with plastic bags. Places recycled material in appropriate locations as determined by management. Collects all wet waste material from various locations within buildings and relines all wet waste containers and disposes of all wet waste materials. Cleans recycling containers as necessary.

Provides set-up and support for special events. Sets up dining areas, meeting rooms, auditoriums, classrooms, etc., in various configurations for many types of events. Moves and arranges furniture and equipment for changes in room assignments or room configurations. Moves items that may weigh more than 80 lbs.

Assists the shop offices' trades' personnel with short-term repair and construction projects, such as tearing down walls or ceilings using hand tools, in accordance with detailed oral or written instructions.

Follows all relevant safety rules, regulations, and standard operating procedures and complies with all OSHA safety rules and regulations.

Travel Required
Not required

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
04

Job family (Series)
3502 Laboring

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Requirements

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.
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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.
SCREEN-OUT: Ability to perform the work of the position without more than normal supervision.
Education
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 https://www.opm.gov/policy-data-oversight/veterans-services/feds-hire-vets/

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.

How You Will Be Evaluated
You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Review your resume and responses carefully. Your eligibility for consideration and qualifications for the position will be determined based upon a review of your detailed resume and your responses to job specific self-assessment questions.

Your resume will be evaluated based on evidence of your ability to demonstrate the job elements for this position, possession of any specialized experience, and how well your background and experience relates to the self-assessment questions in the job announcement. The self-assessment questions relate to the following job elements and competencies:

1. Ability to do the work of the position without more than normal supervision.

2. Dexterity and Safety

3. Ability to Interpret Instructions

4. Work Practices

5. Ability to use and maintain tools and equipment.
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Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance
Q - Nonsensitive

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

Required Documents
Required Documents

The Architect of the Capitol's (AOC) job application process is designed to ensure you only provide information necessary to evaluate your qualifications and eligibility for the position vacancy.

To apply for this position, you only need to submit: a) your resume and b) answers to the online vacancy assessment questionnaire. The online questionnaire contains eligibility and screening questions and other relevant information. No additional documentation or attachments are required at the time of application.

Your resume should list your education, training and work experience including job titles, employment dates, duties and accomplishments.

Nothing further is required until it is requested by AOC’s Human Capital Management Division . If additional documentation is required for the position, you will be asked to provide it during the interview or selection process. At that time, you may be asked to submit documentation to support statements made in your resume.

For example, you may be asked to provide a copy of your diploma, college transcripts, or proof of Federal employment status. If the position requires licensure or certification, you will be asked to provide proof at the time of selection.

If Veterans’ preference is claimed, you will be asked to submit proof (DD-214, and, if claiming a 10-point preference, a SF-15 and the proof required by that form).

Failure to provide the required documents will end further consideration and/or result in the withdrawal of any tentative job offers.

Your application must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on the closing date of this job announcement.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

Benefits

Benefits
A career with the U.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits .

A variety of health insurance plans; retirement system with investment options; paid holidays; paid sick and annual (vacation) leave; life insurance; incentive systems; subsidized transportation; training and development opportunities, etc.

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).

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.