HQ – Guard Services

Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United States

HQ – Guard Services

Department of the Army

Official Address:
201 North 3rd Avenue Walla Walla WA 99362-1876

Zip Code:

Chandra D. Crow, Contract Specialist, Phone 5095277202, Email – Sara Edwards, Phone 5095277216, Email


Date Posted:


Contract Description:
This announcement constitutes a Sources Sought Synopsis (market survey). This is not a Request for Quote (RFQ) or a Request for Proposal (RFP). This announcement is for information and planning purposes only and is not to be construed as a commitment by the Government, implied or otherwise, to issue a solicitation or award a contract. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District is seeking 8(a) small business sources, for a service requirement entitled: “HQ – Guard Services” for award of a base contract plus four option years.

This is scheduled to be issued as a Commercial Firm-Fixed-Price Service Contract. The purpose of this sources sought is to determine interest and capability of potential qualified Small Business, 8(a) small businesses relative to the North American Industry Classification code (NAICS) 561612. The Small Business size standard for this NAICS code is $20.5 Million.

To make an appropriate acquisition decision for this project, the Government may use responses to this sources sought synopsis. The type of solicitation issued and the manner of advertisement may depend on the responses to this sources sought synopsis.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR RESPONSES TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS (1) Your intent to submit a proposal for this project when it is formally advertised (2) Name of firm with address, phone and point of contact. (3) CAGE Code, DUNS number or a copy of your System for Award Management (SAM) information (4) Confirmation statement of firm’s 8(a) status (5) Statement of Capability (SOC) stating your skills, experience, knowledge, and equipment required to perform the specified type of work. This should include documentation of past specialized experience and technical competence in similar work, up to three (3) past projects for which your firm was the prime contractor. The SOC should be no more than three pages in length. Firms responding to this sources sought synopsis, who fail to provide ALL of the required information requested, will not be used to assist the Government in the acquisition decision, which is the intent of this sources sought synopsis. NOTE: IF YOU DO NOT INTEND TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL FOR THIS PROJECT WHEN IT IS FORMALLY ADVERTISED, PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT A RESPONSE TO THIS SOURCES SOUGHT SYNOPSIS. If inadequate responses are received, this solicitation may be issued for full and open competition.

Where to send responses U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 201 North Third Avenue ATTN: Contracting/Chandra Crow, Walla Walla, WA 99362 Phone: (509) 527-7202 Fax: (509) 527-7802 E-mail: Response deadline: 09 September 2019 at 10:00AM. (Pacific Time Zone).

Place of Performance: Work will be performed at Walla Walla Corps of Engineers Headquarters at 201 N. 3rd Ave, Walla Walla WA, 99362.

Description of the Requirement: The contractor shall provide, except as identified in specifications, at time of solicitation as Government Furnished, all personnel, labor, training, supervision, tools, equipment, materials, supplies and transportation necessary to provide guard services at the Walla Walla District, Headquarters Building.

Specific tasks will include: The District Headquarters is a Federal facility operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which houses approximately 350 employees in a three story structure contained within approximately one city block. The building and its tenants are in close proximity to a moderate population base and surrounded by residential and business areas. The nature of business conducted at the Headquarters requires that Corps Property and Personnel within be provided a reasonable assurance of security.

The primary objective of the security guard force is the protection of Corps facilities, assets, equipment, materials and personnel. Guards shall ensure only authorized personnel are allowed unrestricted access to the Headquarters Building, and that all visitors are properly identified and access controls are communicated and followed. In the event of unauthorized access, the guard will report the event and take the appropriate corrective actions. The nature of accomplishment shall be guided by Department of Defense (DoD), Department of the Army (DA), and USACE Headquarters (HQ) Antiterrorism (AT)/Physical Security Standards and the Walla Walla District Readiness Office Personnel.

Guards shall be unarmed guards but will be required to maintain armed guard training. Duties of security guards are categorized by three distinct areas: Routine, Non-Routine and Provisional. Routine Duties: Duties performed daily or several times a day regardless of Force Protection Conditions (FPCON) or Security Standards are considered to be routine duties. Routine duties are normally provided by the Government as specific on-site orders. Non-Routine Duties: Duties performed on a one-time or infrequent basis are considered non-routine. Notification to the guards performing these duties may be minimal and as short in duration as to be provided upon the beginning that day’s shift. Provisional Duties: Duties which are non-routine, but carried out over an extended period of time and which are expected to be non-permanent (performance is dependent upon existing situations which are temporary in nature) are considered to be provisional.

Period of Performance: The period of performance will be for one (1) Base year of 12 months and four (4) option years of 12 months. The period of Performance reads as follows:

Base Year: 04/1/2020-03/31/2021
Option Year 1: 04/1/2021-03/31/2022
Option Year 2: 04/1/2022-03/31/2023
Option Year 3: 04/1/2023-03/31/2024
Option Year 4: 04/1/2024-03/31/2025

Required Duty Hours: Services are required, excepting Federal Holidays and Days declared as holidays by Presidential Proclamation, Monday through Fridays between the hours of 0600 and 1700. Duty days and hours may be altered at the request of the Government.

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