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Job Title:Administrative Support Clerk

Department:Legislative Branch

Agency:Architect of the Capitol

Hiring Organization:U.S. Capitol Building

Job Announcement Number:CB 2013-081

This position is closed and no longer accepting online applications through USAJOBS.

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SALARY RANGE:

$34,075.00 to $44,293.00 / Per Year

OPEN PERIOD:

Wednesday, April 03, 2013 to Friday, April 19, 2013

SERIES & GRADE:

GS-0303-05

POSITION INFORMATION:

Full Time - Permanent - No time limit

PROMOTION POTENTIAL:

05

DUTY LOCATIONS:

2 vacancies in the following location:
Washington, Dist of ColumbiaView Map

WHO MAY APPLY:

Public

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

CORE VALUES

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.

Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Architect of the Capitol applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=DXYZP.

KEY REQUIREMENTS

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DUTIES:

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(The duties described reflect the full performance level of this position)

The position located in the Architect of the Capitol, Superintendent Capitol Building, Assistant Superintendent Facility Support Division, Flag Services Branch. The incumbent is an Administrative Support Clerk performing a variety of clerical and automation tasks concerned with office operations under the general supervision of the Flag Office Supervisor.
Serve as liaison between the Supervisors and individuals within and outside the organization. Uses standard computer software and printing devices to produce various documents. Creates and edits texts, i.e., inserts, deletes, move texts, and incorporate substantive changes to documents. Maintains various databases and knowledge of data entry. Transmits and receives electronic mail and messages.
Keep daily records of flags received by the United States Capitol Flag Office. Track flags and flag letters that are submitted by Members of Congress, other Federal Maintain Page Delivery Logs to the House of Representatives. Maintain information needed to answer inquires about the flag flying process. Researches procedures and records in order to respond to letters and inquires concerning flags flown over the Capitol Building and their disposition. Provides high quality customer service to Members of Congress and responds to requests and complaints in a timely professional manner. Performs work in support of a property management function, such as filing and maintaining property records, participating in periodic property inventories, and/or disposal of excess property.
The incumbent must be capable of lifting 75 pounds and must be able to stand, stoop, and bend for prolonged periods of time.

Performs other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

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KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Ability to communicate effectively other than in writing.

Ability to compose non-technical correspondence.

Knowledge of clerical practices and office routines.

MINIMUM FEDERAL QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifying experience for the GS-5 level includes one (1) year of specialized experience equivalent to the GS-4. Specialized experience is experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to perform successfully the duties of the position as described above, and that is typically in or related to the position to be filled. Examples are providing general clerical support (i.e., greeting visitors, maintaining files, and using word processing software and related hardware to produce a variety of correspondence, reports, office forms. Type certificates and other written material in final forms.); or gathering program data or information following routine search procedures.

SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: The experience requirements for the GS-5 level may be met by completion of a bachelor's degree or four years of education above high school.

COMBINING EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Equivalent combinations of successfully completed post high school education and specialized experience may be used to meet the total experience requirements.


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HOW YOU WILL BE EVALUATED:

You will be rated based on your qualifications for this position as evidenced by the education, experience and training you report relative to this position which shows that you possess the knowledges, skills and abilities required. Paid or unpaid experience will be considered.


BENEFITS:

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OTHER INFORMATION:

This position is located at the Architect of the Capitol; Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Capitol Building, Facility Support Division, Flag Services Branch.

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.

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*****APPLICANTS MUST BE U.S. CITIZENS*****

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This is an Excepted Service position in the Architect of the Capitol, a Legislative Branch agency of the Federal government. The position does not require or confer civil service Competitive Status.

The Office of the Architect of the Capitol is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This Office prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, age, national origin, genetic information, 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 on a case-by-case basis.

Moving expenses are not authorized.

Relocation expenses are not authorized.

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

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. Federal Law requires DHS to use the E-VERIFY system to verify the employment eligibility of all new hires, and obligates the new hire to take affirmative steps to resolve any discrepancies identified by the system as a condition of continued employment.

Applicants must be U.S. citizens or must be authorized to work in the United States.

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.

Selectee(s) 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.



HOW TO APPLY:

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Applications for this position are being processed through an on-line applicant assessment system that has been specifically configured for Architect of the Capitol applicants. Even if you have already developed a resume in USAJOBS, you will need to access this on-line system to complete the application process. To obtain information about this position and TO APPLY, please click on https://www.avuecentral.com/casting/aiportal/control/toVacancy?referenceCode=DXYZP.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

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AGENCY CONTACT INFO:

Paulette Jones
Phone: 2022263066
Fax: 0000000000
Email: jobapps@aoc.gov
Agency Information:
Architect of the Capitol
FHOB, RM. H2-178
2nd and D Street, SW
Washington, Dist of Columbia
20515
US
Fax: 0000000000

WHAT TO EXPECT NEXT:

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Job Announcement Number:

CB 2013-081

Control Number:

341043600