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1 Which response best describes your highest level of responsibility related to planting, growing and displaying Subtropical and Tropical Plants, Orchids, and Cacti and Succulents? Answer to this question is required
  • I have no education, training, or experience related to planting, growing, and displaying Subtropical and Tropical Plants, Orchids, and Cacti and Succulents.
  • I completed training or education related to planting, growing, and displaying Subtropical and Tropical Plants, Orchids, and Cacti and Succulents, but I have not yet applied this knowledge to the job.
  • I have assisted planting, growing, and displaying Subtropical and Tropical Plants, Orchids, and Cacti and Succulents.
  • I have planted, grown, and displayed Subtropical and Tropical Plants, Orchids, and Cacti and Succulents under close supervision or assistance from others.
  • I have independently planted, grown, and displayed Subtropical and Tropical Plants, Orchids, and Cacti and Succulents.
2 What sanitation actions have you taken to prevent the spread of plant diseases and pests? Answer to this question is required
  • Sterilized tools and working areas
  • Sterilized pots and containers
  • Quarantined affected materials (e.g., soil, plants)
  • Ensured sterilization procedures were followed by others
  • Developed sanitation plans and/or procedures
  • None of the above
3 Which techniques have you performed to propagate plants? Answer to this question is required
  • Rooting
  • Layering
  • Grafting
  • Division
  • Seed propagation
  • Striking or cuttings
  • Micro-propagation
  • None of the above
4 Select the objectives you have achieved from applying pruning techniques to plants. Answer to this question is required
  • To encourage growth (e.g., fruit/flower production, stimulate healing)
  • To remove disease
  • To improve structure
  • To remove safety hazards
  • To improve or maintain aesthetics
  • None of the above
5 What gardening tasks have you performed in the care of Subtropical and Tropical Plants, Orchids, Cacti and Succulents? Answer to this question is required
  • Plant propagation
  • Soil preparation
  • Watering
  • Fertilizing
  • Flower bed renovation
  • Insect and disease control
  • Mulching
  • Pruning
  • Thinning
  • Staking
  • Transplanting
  • Trimming
  • Integrated pest management
  • Grooming
  • Soil and water testing
  • None of the above
6 Which of the following methods have you followed to complete gardening tasks? Answer to this question is required
  • Project plans
  • Master landscape designs
  • Long-range propagation plans
  • Landscape plans
  • None of the above
7 Have you identified and controlled a wide variety of uncommon weeds, insects, plant pests, diseases, or physiological problems using an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    7.1 Please list where you gained this experience and provide a brief description of the tasks performed. Please make certain that this information is reflected in your resume. Maximum length of 1000 characters.
  • No
8 Select the hand tools you have used to perform gardening work (i.e., to prune or trim plants, to prepare soil for planting, etc.). Answer to this question is required
  • Pruners
  • Loppers
  • Shovels
  • Rake
  • Hand saw
  • Spade
  • Action hoe or stirrup hoe
  • Sheers
  • Pole trimmers
  • Trowel
  • Pitch fork
  • Digging fork
  • Bulb planter
  • Post-hole planter
  • Machete
  • Digging bar
  • Backpack/hand sprayer
  • Liquid fertilizer proportioner (e.g., Dosatron)
  • Wheelbarrows or carts
  • None of the above
9 Select the small power tools you have used to perform gardening work (i.e., to trim plant material, etc.). Answer to this question is required
  • Leaf blower/Vac
  • Reciprocating saw
  • Hedge trimmer (gas or electric)
  • Chain saw
  • None of the above
10 Select the large power tools you have used to perform gardening work. Answer to this question is required
  • Electric/ Gas Gators
  • Hedge trimmer
  • Electric/ Gas Powered Blower
  • Hydraulic Sprayer
  • Pallet Jack
  • Fork Lift
  • None of the above
11 Select the instructions you have read and interpreted to complete gardening assignments. Answer to this question is required
  • Equipment operation manuals
  • Pesticide labels
  • Fertilizer mixing instructions
  • Manufacture instructions (for chemicals, etc.)
  • None of the above
12 I have experience locating specific plant information (e.g., plant types, culture diseases and geographical information) in reference books and web sites when I need more information to perform a gardening task. Answer to this question is required
  • True
  • False
13 Do you possess a valid and unexpired state motor vehicle driver's license? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
14 Do you have a valid, unexpired pesticide applicator's license? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
    14.1 Please list the organization providing the certification(s) and date(s) completed. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • No
15 Which of the following living collections have you been responsible for selecting, maintaining and growing? Answer to this question is required
  • Orchids
  • Cacti and Succulents
  • Tropical and Subtropical Plants
  • Bromeliads
  • Carnivorous Plants
  • Rare and Endangered Species
  • Plants of Economic and Therapeutic Importance
  • Ferns
  • Other Living Plant Collections
  • None of the Above
16 Do you have a broad and thorough knowledge of the Orchid family? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
17 Do you have a broad and through knowledge of cacti and succulents? Answer to this question is required
  • Yes
  • No
18 Where did you learn about this Architect of the Capitol job opportunity? Answer to this question is required
  • Architect of the Capitol (AOC) Website
  • USAJOBS Website
  • Washington Post Ad
  • AOC Employee (former or current)
  • Friend or Relative
  • Job Fair, Conference or Convention
  • Job Bulletin Board
  • Public Notice or Service Announcement
  • Radio/Television Broadcast/Magazine Ads
  • Employment Office (Federal, State, or Local)
  • Government Recruitment at School
  • Email recruitment communication
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • LinkedIn
  • Glassdoor
  • Indeed
  • Other
    18.1 Please indicate where you heard about this AOC job opportunity. Maximum length of 250 characters.
  • None of the above