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Announcement Number WP-BG-2014-060 Promotion Potential GS-11
Position Title HORTICULTURIST (GARDENER SUPERVISOR) Hiring Agency Architect of the Capitol
Open Period 02/26/2014 - 03/28/2014 Duty Locations 1 Vacancy in Washington DC, DC, US
Series/Grade GS - 0437 11 For More Info MGS Help Desk
Salary $63091.00 - $82019.00

Who May Apply
Applications will be accepted from all U.S. Citizens.

Job Status
This is an Excepted Service position and does not require or confer Civil Service Competitive Status

Security Clearance Required:

Not Applicable

Duration Appointment Permanent, Full Time

Marketing Statement


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 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.

Supervisory Position: Yes

Relocation Authorized: No

Travel Required: Not Required

Key Requirements

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • You must be able to pass a drug test.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs.
  • You must meet the definition of specialized experience.

This is a Federal job application system. Providing false information, creating fake IDs, or failing to answer all questions truthfully and completely may be grounds for not hiring, for disbarment from Federal employment, or for dismissal after the applicant begins work. Falsifying a Federal job application, attempting to violate the privacy of others, or attempting to compromise the operation of this system may be punishable by fine or imprisonment (US Code, Title 18, section 1001).