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How to Apply

How to Apply

How to Apply

Information on how to find and apply for job opportunities with the Architect of the Capitol:

The Architect of the Capitol Employment and Classification Branch (ECB) issues vacancy announcements for job opportunities that are filled through a competitive process. Vacancy announcements are posted daily Monday through Friday through the AOC’s electronic application system. The vacancy announcements provide job seekers with detailed information regarding the position and qualification requirements.

All AOC vacancy announcements will be advertised through the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s website at USAJOBS.

For tips on how to set up your user account and profile, upload a resume and documents, and apply through aoc.usajobs.gov, please review this applicant tips document.

Job seekers may visit the AOC Employment Center to search for AOC jobs and to apply online using computer terminals available, Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The AOC Employment Center is located at 441 2nd & D Streets, Southwest, Washington, D.C., Room 178. For general information, job seekers may call 202.226.7000.

Architect of the Capitol
AOC Employment Center
Ford House Office Building, Room H2-178
441 2nd & D Streets, SW
Washington, DC 20515
202.226.7000
Located across the street from the Federal Center SW Metro Station.