Operation of the Keystone Job Corps Center
Department of Labor, Employment Training Administration | Published November 16, 2015 - Deadline January 25, 2016
On or about November 30, 2015 the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (DOL ETA) anticipates issuing a request for proposal (RFP) for the operation of the Keystone Job Corps Center. This requirement is being solicited as a Full and Open Competition.
Job Corps is a national residential and non-residential training and employment program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor to address multiple barriers to employment faced by disadvantaged youth, ages 16-24 years, throughout the United States.
A pre proposal conference and site visit will be scheduled. Information concerning the pre proposal conference and site visit will be provided in the RFP. The Keystone Job Corps Center is located at 235 West Foot Hills Road, Drums, PA 18222. All potential attendees are required to register, in advance, with the contracting office responsible for the procurement. Please email a "Notice of Intent to Attend Keystone Job Corps Center Pre Procurement Conference" to: Dayle White, Contracting Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The date that notices of intent to attend should be received by Ms. White will be provided in the RFP. It is HIGHLY recommended that potential Offerors download a complete copy of the RFP from the website: http://www.fbo.gov prior to attending the pre-proposal conference and site visit. All questions prior to and at the pre-proposal conference shall be submitted in writing.
The successful contractor shall provide academic and career technical training, operate counseling & residential living programs and provide the following support services; Health and Wellness services, processing of student records, discipline system, clothing issuances, student mail and legal services.
The contractor shall also provide overall center management and administration as follows: contract and personnel management, staff training, financial management, procurement and property management, facility operations and maintenance, security and safety services, community relations and public information.
It is anticipated that the resultant contract will be a cost reimbursement, plus incentive fee type contract. The contract will have a 2-year base period plus three (3) governmental unilateral renewal options of one (1) year each.
The planned average student capacity for the Keystone Job Corps Center is 471 youth of which all are residential.