Call: (703) 838-9800

2310 S. Walter Reed Drive, Arlington, VA 22206-1108

Frequently Asked Questions

We try to anticipate questions you might have about working for Ace Temporaries, Inc. and provide the answers here. If you need additional information send an email to or call (703) 838-9800.


1. What are the benefits to being employed by Ace Temporaries?
Ace provides employment for a wide variety of personnel. Working at Ace provides you with many opportunities to become educated in the workforce and earn a living. Employees of Ace have flexible schedules that provide them with opportunities to be seen by potential permanent employers as well as varying choices with regard to the types of work they might accept. Many of our regular employees work a full schedule, but have the flexibility of taking time off if need be for personal matters - unless you are on a long term assignment, you have the ability to take time off without being penalized.

2. What types of work might I be hired to perform at Ace Temporaries?
Ace most regularly provides unskilled labor positions. Job duties mostly include construction site clean-up and materials handling. Occasionally we have jobs for semi-skilled or even skilled workers. We also have positions available in the warehouse as well as hospitality industry.

3. How much will I be paid for my assignment at Ace?
It depends. Ace has so many different positions available that all vary in pay. For better information regarding the pay associated with your particular assignment, be sure to ask an Ace representative prior to accepting your assignments. All payroll calculations are based upon hourly wages.

4. Are employees charged a fee to work for Ace Temporaries?
Ace does NOT charge a fee to employees for job assignments.

5. Where are the jobs that I might be assigned to work by Ace?
Ace services the entire Washington, DC Metropolitan Area to include Parts of Maryland, DC and Virginia. Jobs are typically within 25 miles of DC, but we occasionally have some further away than that.

6. What do I need to do to fill out employment documents with Ace Temporaries?

Ace is open from 4:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. You are welcome to come into the office during those hours and complete your paperwork. Please plan on this taking about 30 minutes. You will need two forms of ID - a state issued picture ID (a driver's license or walker's ID) and a social security card or birth certificate. For a complete list of acceptable ID to use, please contact the Operations Office. Your interview process will be conducted and we will let you know the best way in which to proceed.

7. What types of equipment or clothing will I need in order to work for Ace?
Long sleeves and long pants along with work boots are required and mandatory for all construction related jobs available through Ace. Should other forms of safety equipment or clothing be necessary for the job you are to fill, it can be provided to you by Ace. Some such items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) might be safety glasses, class 3 safety vests, gloves and hard hats. Once you have your PPE, ALWAYS bring it to work with you. Many hospitality positions require specific clothing items, but you would be informed well in advance of what those requirements might be.

8. How do I get to Ace's office if I don't have a car?
The Metro Bus #22-A travels from the Pentagon routinely every day. There is a stop at the intersection of Walter Reed Drive and Arlington Mill Road. Our office is 100 yards from there next to the Shell gas station. To use the Metro Trip Planner to find the best route to Ace's location, click here. A map of our office's location and driving directions utility can be found on our "Location" page.

9. What do I typically need to do to get a job assignment from Ace?
Once your application is completed and you have been hired, the best way to make yourself available for our job assignments is to show up at our office by 5:30 a.m. each day that you want to get work from us. We also have an off-site meeting location in downtown DC that we meet people at Monday through Friday at 5:30 a.m. sharp. Please call the office for details as to where this location is. Due to convenience factors, this location can sometimes fluctuate, but the general idea behind this off-site meeting location is to provide easier access to the work we provide for those employees who may not have the ability to get to our office in Arlington, VA by 5:30 a.m.

10. When will I get paid by Ace for the work I perform?
Ace has the ability to pay you daily if desired, but many of our employees are paid weekly. Our office is open daily until 6:00 p.m. and payroll is generated every day that we are open. The choice is yours as to how frequently you get paid. It is very important that you get the customer that you worked for to sign and fill in your time sheet that you were issued by Ace when the job was assigned to you. This time sheet is your proof of work and the evidence that Ace has to verify your time worked and process your payroll to get you paid. Please make sure that the customer accurately completes the time sheet before you leave the job site each day. NEVER take it upon yourself to enter anything on your time sheet. ALWAYS allow the customer to do so as they are the only ones permitted to verify your work hours.

Ace Temporaries, Inc.

Address: 2310 S. Walter Reed Drive
Arlington, VA 22206-1108

Phone: (703) 838-9800

Fax: (703) 838-9842

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