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65--BLIND AIDES(BARCODE SCANNER

Department of Veterans Affairs, Long Beach VANLO | Published December 7, 2015  -  Deadline December 11, 2015
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20 ea. 01-00302A: ID Mate Quest Barcode Scanner. Included Components: I D Mate Quest, Lanyard, Lithium Ion Battery Pack, Printed and CD users guide 20 ea. 01-00302P-0001: ID Mate Quest Travel Case 20 ea. 01-00302C-SD8G: 8 GB Micro SD (V.2.1.0, 5.7.0) 20 ea. 01-00302E-0002: ID Mate Quest Power Adapter 20 ea. 01-00201-B7B: USB 2.0 A TO USB MINI B CABLE 680 ea. 01-00300T-ADHESIVE: Adhesive General Use Labels 660 ea. 01-00300T-TAG: Bar Code Tags with Rubber Bands (reusable) 660 ea. 01-00300T-IRON: Iron on Clothing Labels

G--Loma Linda Homeless Safe Haven

Department of Veterans Affairs, Long Beach VANLO | Published April 9, 2015  -  Deadline May 11, 2015
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1. Background Through the Health Care for Homeless Veterans Program (HCHV), the VA provides case management services to Veterans and facilitates their access to a broad range of medical, mental health and rehabilitative services. HCHV's goal is to engage homeless Veterans in treatment and facilitate their placement into a safe and secure environment that supports their rehabilitation goals. The HCHV - Safe Haven Contract Program is an essential and critical part of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA) and is vital for providing a gateway to VA and community supportive service for homeless Veterans eligible for VA Healthcare. The goal of this contract is to provide a secure, appropriately monitored, temporary placement for those Veterans needing emergency residential placement near the VA Loma Linda campus. Program transportation is crucial to ensure that Veterans are able to check into VA Loma Linda and return to temporary residential placement with minimal barriers. Veteran's length of stay within Safe Haven program should not exceed 180 day stay with monthly visits by VHA representative. The purpose of this contract is to enter into a Firm fixed-Price Contract with a community provider (contractor) who will provide transitional housing services to Veterans for the VA Loma Linda Healthcare System as specified herein. All services shall be provided in accordance with the terms and conditions, and provisions of this solicitation for a period of one year from the date of award with the Government's option to exercise four (4), one (1) year option periods. The contractor shall provide all facilities, labor, supervision, supplies, materials and transportation (where needed) as required in this solicitation and resulting contract. The goal of this HCHV Safe Haven is to temporarily house Veterans while appointments, services and referrals are in process to secure placement within VHA community based transitional housing programs or return to their residence. 2. Statement of Work The Contractor shall be expected to provide same day residential placement that enhances the stability of Veterans services by HCHV within sixty (60) days of award date. The Contractor will ensure the following; a) that participants are monitored 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to include all National, Religious, and Federal holidays; b) sufficient personnel to assure security; c) staffing available on-site24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year including all national, federal, and religious holidays; d) wheelchair accessibility; e) planning and coordinating all activities associated with providing safe and appropriate residential care. The Contractor's facility must have a current occupancy permit or license, as required by the authority that has jurisdiction to issue such. The Contractor shall be expected to provide transportation to and from VA Loma Linda, due to Safe Haven being located off VA grounds. The Contractor must adhere to all applicable local, state and federal laws. 3. Safe Haven Housing Services: Contractor services will be furnished to beneficiaries for whom such care is specifically authorized by the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA), and are considered homeless or chronically homeless. Veteran participants may have serious mental health illness as defined by the VA or substance abuse issues. Contractor will provide Safe Haven residential care services under a Harm Reduction model of care as described: (1) Provide a Safe Haven facility that will offer 24-hour staffing. The facility will provide semi-private quarters that allow for participants to remain in the facility any time of the day. Target population served will include the hard-to-reach homeless Veterans who are on the streets and have been unable or unwilling to participate in VA funded services. Contractor shall provide supportive housing services as an alternative to shelter care. If serving female Veterans, will provide separate and secure quarters to ensure the safety of the participants. (2) Supportive services provided will assist homeless Veterans link to resources to increase income, obtain vocational training and/or employment, and to reduce or stop risky behaviors. Substance use will not be permitted on contractor premises however, continued use of substances and/or relapses will not be used as a sole condition for admission, continued stay, and/or discharge from placement. Program rules that address substance use should be outlined in ways that help homeless Veterans manage their addictions and health without abstinence of substance use being the only means measurement of success. Highly Individualized Service Plans (ISP) will be unique to each Veterans needs as well as the level of participation required form each resident in the program. It is understood that the type of participant to be cared for under this contract will require care and services above the level of room and board. The per diem rate established will be an all-inclusive rate. Upon VA approval absences up to 24 hours may be permitted, unexcused or AWOL absences in excess of 24 hours will not be reimbursable. Unexcused absences less than 48 hours will not be a basis for discharge alone. Care will include, but is not limited to: a. Supervised alcohol /drug free environment b. Supportive social services c. Structured group activities d. Physical activities e. Individual and group counseling in collaboration with VA program resources f. Basic Health and Personal Hygiene maintenance; including supplies as necessary g. Storage and monitoring of medications 4. Veteran Code of Conduct The contractor shall develop a Code of Conduct to be followed by program residents while receiving services under this contract or wile on facility premises. The Code of Conduct should be reviewed and approved by the VA Safe Haven Liaison and provided in writing to program Veterans upon admission. At minimum, the following acts are not permissible; (1) Acts or threats of violence to self, other participants, employees or the general public (2) The carrying of pistols, firearms or other concealed weapons (3) Gambling in any form (4) Use of intoxicating liquors, narcotics, or controlled substances of any kind on premises of program 5. Referral/Discharge & Coordination of Care The facility agrees to accept referrals of and to provide all services in this contract, for any person determined eligible by his/her designee, regardless of the race, color, religion, sex, or national origin of the person for whom such services are ordered. 1) All Veterans who are referred for services will have a letter of acceptance/referral from the VA with date and Veteran's identifying information. a. That letter will be documented in the Veterans chart for record keeping. 2) All Veterans who are referred will receive medical care by a VA facility/medical center while being provided services authorized by this contract. a. The VA will not reimburse outside medical providers for any services rendered to participating Veterans under this contract. 3) Orders, requests, or changes in the referral process shall only be made by the VA COR/VA Safe Haven liaison, or authorized party specified by the HCHV Coordinator. Under no circumstances shall there be any deviation by any other party. In addition, Contractor shall make no deviation and is responsible for providing direction to its staff. 4) VA reserves the right to remove any or all Veteran from the facility at any time without additional cost, when it is determined to be in the best interest of the VA or the Veteran. 5) Coordination of care provided by VHA staff and contractor for individual Veterans shall be maintained as such: a. Contractor shall maintain daily census. b. Contractor shall document Veterans progress, care plan, observations etc. minimum 2x weekly. c. Contractor shall document ongoing communications as it pertains to Veteran participant as needed. d. Contractor shall document discharge plans developed by Veteran and VA staff. e. Contractor shall participate in case consultations with VHA staff as needed. f. Discharge planning will be coordinated by an assigned VHA staff and/or Liaison. All unplanned exits must be reported to the VHA staff/Liaison immediately i.e., AWOL, death or entry to hospital. g. Relapse and unexcused absences will not be a basis for discharge alone. 6) Discharging a Veteran participant to the streets without coordinated services through the assigned VHA staff/Liaison and/or appropriate placement will not be permitted unless for reason such as: i. Acts or threats of violence to self, other participant, employees or general public. ii. The carrying of pistols, firearms or concealed weapons. 6. Staffing The Contractor shall designate one (1) employee who shall be responsible for the performance of the work under this contract. The liaison shall have full authority to act for the Contractor on all matters relating to the daily operation of this contract. That employee may be a health care provider performing under this contract. An alternate may be designated, but the Contractor shall identify, in writing, those times when the alternate shall act as that employee. In addition, the Contractor must adhere to all applicable local, state, and federal laws. At minimum, there must be a (1) full-time administrative staff member or his/her staff designee on duty or on-call available for emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: a. Management of the contract b. Ensures fidelity of services c. Ensures timeliness of billing d. Ensures timely submission of required documentation to VA e. Coordinating for annual inspection of services with VA staff f. Program will be staffed with the appropriate number of licensed healthcare professionals in accordance with the contract to provide for and meet standards based on state guidelines g. Current Basic Life Support (BLS) completed and current standing. The Contractor must provide an appropriate number of qualified staff to carry out the policies, responsibilities, and ensure the safety of Veteran participants in the program 24 hours a day/7days a week/365 days of the year. The Contractor shall ensure that employees meet and maintain the qualifications needed to perform their duties to service the identified Veteran population. 7. Direct Care/Paraprofessional Staff 1) During the provision of service, the minimum staffing ratios and health-related requirements shall be as follows: Staffing ratio will not exceed 20:2 (20 clients to 2 staff members). 2) Program will be staffed with the appropriate number of qualified healthcare professionals in accordance with the contract to provide for and meet the standards based on VA, State and federal licensing, and the Joint Commission guidelines 3) Contractor will provide a 24-hour staffed transitional residence with proper staff ratio for day and night supervision adequate for the safety and oversight of all participants a. At least one staff member on duty must be a direct care provider. 4) Any time there is only one direct care staff person on duty on the premises, another direct care staff person shall be on call and capable of responding within 30 minutes. 5) Staff behavior and interaction with residents convey an attitude of genuine concern and caring and respect. 6) Contractor shall ensure that employees meet and maintain the qualifications needed to perform their duties, and serve the identified Veteran population in accordance with this contract 7) Staff members on duty must be awake at all times. 8) Monitoring staff will have the appropriate training, included but not limited to: a. Monitor of safety b. Facilitate medication distribution c. Communication with Program staff where applicable 8. Supportive Housing Services Shall be provided in accordance with a plan of care and a trained program staff, Supervision shall be provided in accordance with VA policy and regulations: 1) The Contractor shall be responsible for admitting and assessing Veterans, including initial and ongoing assessments. The care-planning process shall include coordination, supervision, and evaluating the care and services provided and discharge planning. 2) The Contractor will encourage veteran to work towards transitional or permanent housing within 60 days of admission. 3) The Contractor will offer a low-demand environment with a minimum set of rules designed to re-establish trust in the chronically homeless Veteran and engage the Veteran in needed services. a. At minimum, once monthly random Urine Analysis (UA) screening will be required, and all positive results will be relayed to the VA liaison. b. Infraction of rules should be used as opportunities for engagement. 4) The Contractor shall provide telephone service on site free of local use charges. 5) Emergency exits must be marked with sufficient lighting in case of emergency. 6) Evacuation plans must be posted in common areas. 7) Facility shall be equipped with first aid, fire extinguishers fully charged non-expired, and fire/carbon alarms. 8) Veterans who enter the program inebriated shall be kept separately from other participants in the program until they have been cleared to enter the general participant population. This may require having a "safe room" where the Veteran can sleep separate from the other participants in the program. a) Inebriated individuals shall be closely observed and physically checked at least every 30 minutes during the first 12 hours. Close observation and physical checks shall continue beyond the initial 12 hour period for as long as the individual appears inebriated. Documentation and VA notification of such is required. b) In all cases relating to signs of withdrawal and/or acts of violence contact the local emergency response system then follow up with a phone call to the assigned liaison. 9) The Contractor's case management team shall meet the therapeutic and rehabilitative needs of each individual Veteran in accordance with a highly Individual Service Plan (ISP). 10) The ISP shall be developed by the qualified staff with the participation of the Veteran and shall remain consistent with the low-demand program goals. 11) Staff shall document each Veteran's progress on a weekly basis. Progress notes should include the following: a. Veteran's progress towards one or more goals in the Veteran's ISP; b. New issues or problems that affect the Veteran's ISP; or c. Types of support provided by the program or other appropriate healthcare providers. 12) Veterans shall be provided with opportunities to participate in spiritual worship, counseling, treatment, social skill enhancement, and knowledge of the process of illness and recovery. 13) Activities shall be designed to meet the goals and objectives for increased social responsibility, self-motivation, and integration into the larger community. Such activities may include: a. Individual/group counseling b. Social skills training, vocational counseling and physical activities as appropriate c. Supportive social services, in collaboration with VA staff and/or other community contract resources d. Assistance with housing needs and resources 9. Facility Maintenance and Supplies The term "facilities" shall include, but is not limited to rooms, sections, eating areas, entrances etc. It is agreed that VHA will have the right to inspection of the facility by an authorized representative(s) designated by the VHA to determine whether acceptable standards are maintained and that adequate care is being rendered. The Contractor shall ensure the following: a. One single bed per occupant with proper bedding; i.e., fitted sheets, blankets, pillows; b. Adequate and secured storage space for clothing and personal properties c. Efficient lighting; d. Linen and towels; e. Signs that identify female only rooms/restrooms; f. On-site adequate laundry facilities; (1) Veteran residents shall be required to do their own laundry but Contractor shall provide any supplies needed to do so. Supplies shall include but are not limited to: i. Tokens, coins, or funds to operate all machines; ii. Adequate amounts of laundry detergent Hypo-allergenic detergent may be required for medical reasons as prescribed. g. Restrooms and showers shall be provided with signs that designate men's facility separate from the female's facility. h. All toilets, hand washing, and bathing facilities shall be maintained in safe, fully functional, and sanitary condition. Additional equipment, aids, and/or conveniences shall be provided in facilities for accommodating American Disabilities Act (ADA) standards; i. Contractor will provide all toiletries at no additional cost; i.e., toilet paper, sanitary napkins, shampoo/conditioner, bath soaps, shaving equipment, facial tissues, toothpaste/brushes, combs/brush; j. Contractor will provide all kitchen supplies, utensils required to prepare and consume foods and drinks; k. Contractor shall be responsible to ensure that the facility is maintained clean, free of dirt/grime, mold, bed bugs or other hazardous substances and damage; l. Contactor shall take full responsibility for the Veterans well-being and safety once the individual enters the facility; m. Indoor recreation/lounging areas shall be provided with the following equipment: a. Chairs b. Reading materials; i.e. books, magazines, and newspapers c. Other types of entertainment, activities, and/or games that may be deemed appropriate. n. Designated smoking areas shall be provided in accordance with the laws of The State of California and/or additional local County law; o. Contractor shall provide a designated ongoing space and supply necessary to allow VHA staff and internal agency staff to conduct Veteran participant group meetings. p. Contractor shall provide a designated office space on an ongoing schedule to allow for VHA staff to meet privately to semi privately with Veteran participants. At minimum that space shall include: 1) At least two chairs 2) Small table or desk 3) Be handicap accessible q. VA Loma Linda will not incur any cost associated with the contractor providing, repairing, or replacing inadequate or faulty equipment. 10. Records The Contractor is a VHA contractor and shall assist in the provision of health care to patients seeking such care from or through VHA. As such, the Contractor is considered as being part of the department health care activity. The Contractor is considered to be a VHA contractor for purposes of the Privacy Act, Title 5 U.S.C. 552a, further, for the purpose of VHA records access and patient confidentiality. Contract is considered to be a VA contractor for the following provisions: Title 38 U.S.C. 5701, 5705 and 7362. Therefore, the Contractor will not have access, as would other appropriate components of VHA, to patient medical records including patient records pertaining to drug and alcohol abuse, HIV, and sickle cell anemia, to the extent necessary to perform its contractual responsibilities. The Contractor is subject to the same penalties and liabilities for unauthorized disclosures of any records as VHA. Contractors and any subcontractors must adhere to the provisions of Public law 104-191, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability (HIPAA) act of 1996. This includes both the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules published by the Department of Health and Human Services protected health information by covered entities. The covered entity component of the Department of Veteran Affairs is the Veterans Health Administration Business Associate Agree (BAA). Contractor shall be responsible for maintaining the following: a. Contractor shall be responsible for the development of any necessary forms. b. Contractor shall maintain a file for each Veteran admitted to the program. c. Contractor will keep all Veteran files behind two locks at all times. d. Information will be provided following Veteran consent and completion of VA authorization to release information form. e. Contractor will not have access to VA computerized electronic systems. f. All Veteran files shall contain VHA referral, discharge and any other forms related to coordination of care. g. All Veteran files shall contain demographic information sufficient to identify the Veteran participant and to satisfy data collection needs of the program and funding agencies, to include but not limited to: 1) Veteran identifier (i.e., name, number, etc.); 2) Date of Birth; 3) Sex; 4) Race/ethnic backgrounds; 5) Address; 6) Telephone number; 7) Next of kin or emergency contact (include phone number and consent of kin); 8) VA verification of homelessness letter; 9) Date(s) of admission (i.e., new/readmission, etc.); 10) Admission agreement; 11) Authorization to release information, including, VA release of information (ROI) on most current VA form 10-5345; 12) Referral source and reason for referral; 13) Veteran rights document; 14) Medical referrals and clearances as needed; 15) Correspondence with or regarding the Veteran; 16) Discussions and actions to reengage Veteran for not complying with program rules and requirements; 17) Any type of supportive service(s) provided to Veteran i.e., personal hygiene, laundry, resource and referral, additional transportation service, clothing assistance etc. 18) Medications should be documented in records and/or incidences of medication noncompliance; 19) Major incidents involving Veterans will be documented with incident reports and any follow up/outcomes. h. It is agreed that the VA may readily have access to all medical records concerning the Veterans care in the facility. i. Contractor shall notify assigned VA COR/Liaison or designee within 24 hours of AWOL, Death or unanticipated discharge telephonically or Contractor shall fax information to 909.422.3186. j. Upon discharge or death of a patient, medical records on all VA beneficiaries will be retained by the facility for a period of at least three (3) years following termination of care at VHA expense. However, upon termination or completion of contract; the Contractor will surrender medical records on all VA beneficiaries to the VA COR/Liaison or designee k. Periodic reports will be provided to the VA (i.e., Fiscal Accountability) as required 11. Reports The Contractor shall notify the assigned VHA staff/Liaison/COR immediately of any medical emergency. If hospitalization of a Veteran is required, it is agreed that readmission will be evaluated by appropriate VA staff. In the event a Veteran participant dies, the Contractor shall promptly notify the VHA staff/Liaison/COR immediately and immediately assemble, inventory, and safeguard the patient's personal effects. Any fund deposits and effects left by the Veteran upon the premises of the facility shall be delivered by the Contractor for making disposition of funds and effects left by Veterans, unless the beneficiary died without leaving a will, heirs, or next of kin capable of inheriting. When disposition has been made, the itemized inventory, with a notation as to the disposition of funds, will be immediately forwarded to the VHA office. Should a deceased Veteran leave no will, heirs of next of kin, his/her personal property and funds, wherever located, vests and becomes the property of the United States in trust. In these cases the facility will forward an inventory of any such property and funds in its possession to the appropriate VA office and will hold them (except articles of clothing necessary for proper burial) under safeguard until instructions are received from the VHA concerning disposition. Contractor shall notify VHA staff immediately upon any changes to participants' health: Contractor shall contact local emergency services as needed during afterhours and weekends. The COR/VA Liaison shall monitor the services provided. Contractor shall cooperate with all VHA staff assigned to this contract, in providing information and answering questions in a timely manner when requested. Contractor shall refer complaints received directly from the customer(s) to the VHA staff/Liaison/COR. All complaints received by the VHA staff/Liaison/COR and forwarded to the Contractor shall be investigated promptly. After investigation and disposition, Contractor shall respond to the VHA staff/Liaison/COR within five (5) business days after receipt of the complaint by the Contractor. VHA staff/Liaison/COR will be provided with all information regarding complaints. 12. Medications Any medications that the Veteran brings into the contractor's facility or is prescribed while in the care of that facility will be managed in accordance with the following: a) Contractor shall have a written policy statement regarding the use of prescribed medications. Such a policy shall not necessarily preclude the licit use of prescribed medications. b) Medications including controlled substances shall be properly stored and controlled in a double locked storage unit. c) The proper issuance upon orders from physicians shall be provided by the VA and recorded in the Veteran's chart. The Veteran will initial that document upon self-administering medication to verify the count of medication. d) All medication will be self-administered by the Veteran. e) Contractor shall provide patient services for Veterans as requested Sunday through Saturday and recognized Holidays. f) Contractor shall maintain daily medication log. g) Contractor shall maintain updated medication records for Veteran participants who stay in the program more than 30 days. 13. Dietary Services The VHA will have the right to inspect the facility by an authorized representative(s) designated by the VHA to determine whether acceptable standards are maintained and that adequate care is being rendered. Dietary services shall include the following: a. Three (3) meals shall be served; breakfast, lunch and dinner; with no more than an 8 hour time span between each meal. b. In between meals, at least two (2) snacks shall be served to all Veterans unless limited by dietary restrictions prescribed by a medical provider. c. Food preparation, serving, and storage shall be in accordance with California Department of Public Health. http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programsPages/FDB%20Food%20Safety%20Program.aspx d. Sanitary procedures shall be established and maintained for washing dishes, cleaning equipment, and work areas and for proper waste disposal. e. Menus shall be written at least on week in advance and copies of the menus as served shall be dated and kept on file for at least 30 days; and shall be made available for review by the Veteran and/or VA staff. f. Some Veterans may have medical recommendations for specialized diets (i.e., cardiac, low sodium, or diabetic diets). The Contractor shall accommodate the individualized dietary needs of Veterans Residents, as specified by their medical providers. g. The dietary needs of all Veterans shall be met in accordance with sound nutrition consistent with USDA standards. USDA dietary guidelines may be found at: http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/dietaryguidelines.htm 14. Transportation Services The Contractor shall be required to provide transportation to and from VA Loma Linda Medical Center and outpatient clinics for Veterans participants only. The VHA will have the right to inspect any vehicles utilized for the transportation of Veterans by an authorized representative(s) designated by the VHA to determine whether safe operating conditions are being maintained. Transportation services are to be provided as follows: a. The manufacturer's rated seating capacity of the Contractor's vehicles shall not be exceeded; b. Motor vehicles shall be maintained in a safe operating condition, registered, and fully insured; c. Only drivers licensed and insured for the type of vehicle operated shall be permitted to transport Veterans; d. Emergency safety kits shall be maintained in the vehicle and updated on a quarterly basis at minimum; records of such shall be maintained for review; e. Motor vehicles shall be equipped with appropriate fire extinguishers. 15. Qualifications 1) Staffing: a. Case Manger i. Bachelor of Art (BA)/Bachelors of Science (BS) degree from an accredited university b. Counseling Staff i. Bachelor of Art (BA)/Bachelors of Science (BS) from an accredited university. c. All technical and professional staff shall be certified in Basic Life Support (BLS). 2) Facilities: This will be used to determine if the Contractor's facility meets the required safety, licensing, and health codes/certifications. For this factor, proposals shall provide proof of conformance to the following requirements: a. Contractor's facility conforms to the Life Safety Code, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) #101 standards: http://www.nfpa.org/abouthecodes/AboutTheCodes.asp?DocNum=101&cookie%Ftest=1 b. Contractor shall possess a valid Business License/Certification for the state where contract performance shall occur; (i.e.) California c. Contractor facility must have current Certificate of Occupancy permit or license as required by the authority that has jurisdiction to issue and must adhere to all applicable local, state, and federal laws d. Contractor's facility shall be wheelchair accessible. e. Contractor must be in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities. http://www.access-board.gov/adaag/html/adaag.htm. f. Facility shall conform to the Safe Haven Model and shall not have more than 25 residents in the facility g. Contractor's facility shall have access to public transportation and it must be within reasonable walking distance h. Contractor's facility where services are to be provided shall be within the catchment areas of the VALLHS. 16. Standard of Conduct The Government reserves the right to refuse acceptance of contract personnel whose personal or professional conduct jeopardizes the Veteran care. Breaches of conduct include intoxication or debilitation resulting from drug use, theft, abuse, dereliction or negligence in performing directed tasks, or other abuse, or other conduct resulting in formal complaints by the Veteran, COR or VA staff. Contractor shall maintain professional boundaries with Veteran. Contractor staff shall under no circumstances engage in sexual activities or sexual contact with Veterans or their family members, whether such contact is consensual or forced. Contractor and Contractor staff shall under no circumstances engage in any monetary transactions either in the form of lending or borrowing of money or purchasing goods with the Veteran. Contractor and Contractor staff shall under no circumstances take unfair advantage of any professional relationship or exploit Veteran or their family members to further their personal, religious, political, or business interests. Contractor staff should not engage in dual or multiple relationships with Veterans or their family members in which there is a risk of exploitation or potential harm to the Veteran or Veteran family. Contractor is responsible for taking steps to protect Veterans and their family members and is responsible for setting clear, appropriate, and culturally sensitive boundaries. Standards for conduct shall mirror those prescribed by current Federal Personnel Regulations. A review current Federal Personnel Regulations can be found at http://www.opm.gov/hr_practitioners/lawsregulations. Complaints concerning contract personnel's conduct with Government employees or Veteran patients shall be dealt with by the Contractor and COR. The Contracting Officer is the final authority on validating complaints. In the event that Contractor personnel are involved and named in a validated complaint, the Government reserves the right to refuse acceptance of the services of such personnel. This does not preclude refusal in the event of incidents involving physical or verbal abuse. The final arbiter on questions of acceptability is the Contracting Officer. 17. Subcontractors All individuals that provide services under this contract and are not employees of the Contractor will be regarded as Subcontractors. The Contractor shall be responsible and accountable for the quality of care delivered by any and all of its Subcontractors. The Contractor shall be responsible for strict compliance of all contract terms and conditions without regard to who provides the service. The parties agree that the Contractors, its employees, agents and subcontractors shall not be considered VA employees. Please reference clause "Limitation on Subcontracting" included in section C of this solicitation. 18. Substitution of Personnel The Contractor shall utilize the personnel named in its proposal to perform the services required under this contract. In the event that any of the personnel named in the proposal are unable to perform the duties of this contract, for any reason such as death, illness, resignation from the contractor's employ, the contractor shall promptly submit to the Contracting Officer and COR, in writing, a detailed explanation of the circumstances necessitating the substitution. The Contractor shall submit this request in writing, along with a resume for the proposed substitute, and any other information that may be needed to approve or disapprove the proposed substitution. Any substitution of personnel shall occur without any increase to the contract price and without delay in the performance or delivery of services to the Government. The Government shall have the right to require replacement of any contractor or subcontractor employee assigned to work on this contract, if the employee is determined not to possess the experience, education, credentials or ability required under the contract, or if said employee is for any other reason found to be unsuitable to perform the work required by the contract. The replacement shall meet the Personnel requirements stated in the contract.

H--EYE WASH TESTING Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System

Department of Veterans Affairs, Long Beach VANLO | Published December 1, 2014  -  Deadline December 18, 2014
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S Table of Contents SECTION B - CONTINUATION OF SF 1449 BLOCKS 4 B.1 CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION DATA 4 B.2 LIMITATIONS ON SUBCONTRACTING-- MONITORING AND COMPLIANCE 5 (JUN 2011) 5 B.3 PRICE/COST SCHEDULE 6 B.4 DELIVERY SCHEDULE 11 B.5 STATEMENT OF WORK 12 B.6. CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS AND PERSONNEL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE 13 B.7 INSURANCE COVERAGE 15 B.8 ORDERING ACTIVITIES & ORDERING OFFICERS 15 B.9 INVOICE & PAYMENT: 16 B.10 REQUIRED REGISTRATIONS: 17 SECTION C - CONTRACT CLAUSES 18 C.1 FSS RFQ INTRODUCTORY LANGUAGE 18 C.2 52.217-9 OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT (MAR 2000) 18 C.3 52.217-8 OPTION TO EXTEND SERVICES (NOV 1999) 18 C.4 VAAR 852.237-70 CONTRACTOR RESPONSIBILITIES (APR 1984) 18 C.5 52.228-5 INSURANCE-WORK ON A GOVERNMENT INSTALLATION (JAN 1997) 18 C.6 52.232-18 AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS (APR 1984) 19 C.7 52.232-19 AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS FOR THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR (APR 1984) 19 C.8 52.216-18 ORDERING (OCT 1995) 19 C.9 52.216-19 ORDER LIMITATIONS (OCT 1995) 19 SECTION E - SOLICITATION PROVISIONS 21 E.1 52.212-1 INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS-COMMERCIAL ITEMS (APR 2014) 21 E.2 52.212-2 EVALUATION-COMMERCIAL ITEMS (JAN 1999) 24 E. 3 ADDENDUM 52.212-2 EVALUATION- COMMERCIAL ITEMS (JAN 1999) 25 E.4 VAAR 852.233-70 PROTEST CONTENT/ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION (JAN 2008) 27 E.5 VAAR 852.233-71 ALTERNATE PROTEST PROCEDURE (JAN 1998) 28 E.6 VAAR 852.273-74 AWARD WITHOUT EXCHANGES (JAN 2003) 28 E.7 VAAR 852.270-1 REPRESENTATIVES OF CONTRACTING OFFICERS (JAN 2008) 28 E.8 52.209-5 REPRESENTATION BY CORPORATIONS REGARDING AN UNPAID TAX LIABILITY OR A FELONY CONVICTION UNDER ANY FEDERAL LAW (DEVIATION)(MAR 2012) 29 SECTION B - CONTINUATION OF SF 1449 BLOCKS B.1 CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION DATA (continuation from Standard Form 1449, block 18A.) 1. Contract Administration: All contract administration matters will be handled by the following individuals: a. CONTRACTOR: b. GOVERNMENT: Contracting Officer 00262 Department of Veterans Affairs Network Contracting Office 22 4811 Airport Plaza Drive Suite 600 Long Beach CA 90815 2. CONTRACTOR REMITTANCE ADDRESS: All payments by the Government to the contractor will be made in accordance with: [] 52.232-34, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer - Other than Central Contractor Registration, or [] 52.232-36, Payment by Third Party 3. INVOICES: Invoices shall be submitted in arrears: a. Quarterly [] b. Semi-Annually [] c. Other [x] Monthly 4. GOVERNMENT INVOICE ADDRESS: All invoices from the contractor shall be mailed to the following address: Department of Veterans Affairs Financial Services Center P.O. Box 149971 Austin TX 78714-9971 ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF AMENDMENTS: The offeror acknowledges receipt of amendments to the Solicitation numbered and dated as follows: AMENDMENT NO DATE B.2 LIMITATIONS ON SUBCONTRACTING-- MONITORING AND COMPLIANCE (JUN 2011) This solicitation includes . Accordingly, any contract resulting from this solicitation will include this clause. The contractor is advised in performing contract administration functions, the CO may use the services of a support contractor(s) retained by VA to assist in assessing the contractor's compliance with the limitations on subcontracting or percentage of work performance requirements specified in the clause. To that end, the support contractor(s) may require access to contractor's offices where the contractor's business records or other proprietary data are retained and to review such business records regarding the contractor's compliance with this requirement. All support contractors conducting this review on behalf of VA will be required to sign an "Information Protection and Non-Disclosure and Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest Agreement" to ensure the contractor's business records or other proprietary data reviewed or obtained in the course of assisting the CO in assessing the contractor for compliance are protected to ensure information or data is not improperly disclosed or other impropriety occurs. Furthermore, if VA determines any services the support contractor(s) will perform in assessing compliance are advisory and assistance services as defined in FAR 2.101, Definitions, the support contractor(s) must also enter into an agreement with the contractor to protect proprietary information as required by FAR 9.505-4, obtaining access to proprietary information, paragraph (b). The contractor is required to cooperate fully and make available any records as may be required to enable the CO to assess the contractor's compliance with the limitations on subcontracting or percentage of work performance requirement. (End of Clause) ? B.3 PRICE/COST SCHEDULE VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM WEST LOS ANGELES MEDICAL CENTER GLA-(WLA)-1 Eyewash 149 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-2 Shower 2 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-3 Potable 1 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 34 EACH $ $ West Los Angeles Medical Center Base Year $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM VA SEPULVEDA AMBULATORY CARE CENTER GLA-(SEP)-1 Eyewash 17 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-2 Shower 4 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-3 Potable 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 13 EACH $ $ VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center Base Year $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM VA LOS ANGELES AMBULATORY CARE CENTER GLA-(LACC)-1 Eyewash 2 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-2 Shower 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-3 Potable 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 4 EACH $ $ VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center Base Year $ West Los Angeles Medical Center VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center $ $ $ Base Year Aggregated Total $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM WEST LOS ANGELES MEDICAL CENTER GLA-(WLA)-1 Eyewash 149 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-2 Shower 2 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-3 Potable 1 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 34 EACH $ $ West Los Angeles Medical Center Option Year One $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM VA SEPULVEDA AMBULATORY CARE CENTER GLA-(SEP)-1 Eyewash 17 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-2 Shower 4 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-3 Potable 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 13 EACH $ $ VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center Option Year One $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM VA LOS ANGELES AMBULATORY CARE CENTER GLA-(LACC)-1 Eyewash 2 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-2 Shower 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-3 Potable 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 4 EACH $ $ VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center Option Year One $ West Los Angeles Medical Center VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center $ $ $ Option Year One Aggregated Total $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM WEST LOS ANGELES MEDICAL CENTER GLA-(WLA)-1 Eyewash 149 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-2 Shower 2 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-3 Potable 1 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 34 EACH $ $ West Los Angeles Medical Center Option Year Two $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM VA SEPULVEDA AMBULATORY CARE CENTER GLA-(SEP)-1 Eyewash 17 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-2 Shower 4 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-3 Potable 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 13 EACH $ $ VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center Option Year Two $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM VA LOS ANGELES AMBULATORY CARE CENTER GLA-(LACC)-1 Eyewash 2 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-2 Shower 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-3 Potable 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 4 EACH $ $ VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center Option Year Two $ West Los Angeles Medical Center VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center $ $ $ Option Year Two Aggregated Total $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM WEST LOS ANGELES MEDICAL CENTER GLA-(WLA)-1 Eyewash 149 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-2 Shower 2 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-3 Potable 1 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 34 EACH $ $ West Los Angeles Medical Center Option Year Three $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM VA SEPULVEDA AMBULATORY CARE CENTER GLA-(SEP)-1 Eyewash 17 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-2 Shower 4 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-3 Potable 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 13 EACH $ $ VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center Option Year Three $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM VA LOS ANGELES AMBULATORY CARE CENTER GLA-(LACC)-1 Eyewash 2 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-2 Shower 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-3 Potable 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 4 EACH $ $ VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center Option Year Three $ West Los Angeles Medical Center VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center $ $ $ Option Year Three Aggregated Total $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM WEST LOS ANGELES MEDICAL CENTER GLA-(WLA)-1 Eyewash 149 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-2 Shower 2 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-3 Potable 1 EACH $ $ GLA-(WLA)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 34 EACH $ $ West Los Angeles Medical Center Option Year Four $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM VA SEPULVEDA AMBULATORY CARE CENTER GLA-(SEP)-1 Eyewash 17 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-2 Shower 4 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-3 Potable 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(SEP)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 13 EACH $ $ VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center Option Year Four $ VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM VA LOS ANGELES AMBULATORY CARE CENTER GLA-(LACC)-1 Eyewash 2 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-2 Shower 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-3 Potable 0 EACH $ $ GLA-(LACC)-4 Combination - Eyewash/Shower 4 EACH $ $ VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center Option Year Four $ West Los Angeles Medical Center VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center $ $ $ Option Year Four Aggregated Total $ West Los Angeles Medical Center Base through Option Year Four (4) Total VA Sepulveda Ambulatory Care Center Base through Option Year Four (4) Total VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care Center Base through Option Year Four (4) Total $ $ $ Base through Option Year Four (4) Total Aggregated Total $ B.4 DELIVERY SCHEDULE To be scheduled with facility. Services are monthly and annual testing. Campus Bldg Eye Wash Shower Potable Eye Wash Combination Eye Wash/Shower WLA #12 1 #44 1 #46 1 #113 20 4 #114 24 2 #115 32 2 #208 1 #210 1 #212 1 #213 3 #220 1 #233 1 #258 1 1 #259 1 1 #295 1 #297 2 #300 1 #304 22 2 #306 1 #345 1 #500 39 11 #501 2 #508 3 Cemetery 1 1 Subtotal 149 2 1 34 SEP #7 5 3 11 #10 1 #20 1 #40 1 #44 1 #47 1 #200 9 1 Subtotal 17 4 0 13 LAACC 2 4 Subtotal 2 0 0 4 Grand Total = 452 336 12 2 102 B.5 STATEMENT OF WORK SCOPE: The purpose of this contract is to provide monthly and annual testing to ensure eyewash and showers are in accordance to ANSI Standard Z358.1 for the Department of Veteran Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System (VAGLAHS). The Government intends to award a single firm fixed contract with a base year and four (4) one year option to extend. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: This is an inclusive contract, contractor shall provide all parts, labor, tools and materials required to perform testing of the emergency shower and eyewashes located throughout VAGLAHS. The testing shall be in accordance with the requirements of ANSI Z358.1 2009 standards for emergency eyewashes and shower equipment. Contractor shall abide by any updates to this standard and modify testing procedure accordingly EYEWASH TESTING: MONTHLY Contractor shall verify that the equipment installation meets the newest revision of ANSI Standard Z358.1. At a minimum contract shall: - Replace any missing or damage floating eyewash caps - Floating eyewash cap must be present and on the water spouts for the test and must be removed by the flow of the water. - Run for a minimum of 30 seconds, or until the water is running clear and free of debris - Verify that the correct signage is in place - Provide and install any lacking signage - Provide and install new weekly test tags when they have been filled up by testing and signing of the tag whether by the using service or the testing contractor. o Filled tags shall be turned over to Alan Silver, Building 63. o Tags shall be identified by: " Building and room number " Eyewash ID number " Tags documented that the monthly test has been performed, dated and with the technicians name. - Any spillage during testing is the responsibility of the contractor to clean up, dry the floor and to ensure the safety of others. - Testing shall be performed in the same period each month plus or minus 3 days. EMERGENCY SHOWER: MONTHLY Contractor shall verify that the equipment installation meets the newest revision of ANSI Standard Z358.1. At a minimum contract shall: - Shower shall run for a minimum of 30 seconds or until the water is running clear and free of any debris. - Any spillage during testing is the responsibility of the contractor to clean up, dry the floor and to ensure the safety of others. - Testing shall be performed in the same period each month plus or minus 3 days. EYEWASH TESTING: ANNUAL Contractor shall verify that the equipment installation meets the newest revision of ANSI Standard Z358.1. At a minimum contractor shall: - Inspect the unit and verify that the unit is in good condition, - The piping is sound, - The dust covers are present - Ensure valves are operating properly - Using an eyewash tester to ensure water flow meets all requirements for height, flow rate, and temperature. EMERGENCY SHOWER TESTING: ANNUAL Contractor shall verify that the equipment installation meets the newest revision of ANSI Standard Z358.1. B.6. CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS AND PERSONNEL QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE Contractor is required to provide the following documentations: - Person(s) performing the testing must have a minimum of one (1) year experience in testing of eyewash and emergency shower within a like setting. - Personnel must be proficient in complying with ANSI Standard Z358.1 REPORTING: Contractor shall provide a full report each month containing a complete list of all emergency shower and eyewash units in the VAGLAHS that shows the Facility, Building, room and unit ID number and all deficiencies found and certification of the correction of those deficiencies. PARTICIPATING FACILITIES VA GREATER LOS ANGELES HEALTHCARE SYSTEM (WLA) 11301 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90073 VA SEPULVEDA AMBULATORY CARE (SEP) 16111 Plummer St. North Hills, CA 91343 VA LOS ANGELES AMBULATORY CARE CENTER (LAACC) 351 E. Temple St Los Angeles, CA 9012 NATIONAL HOLIDAYS: New Year's Day January 01 Martin Luther King's Birthday Third Monday in January President's Day Third Monday in February Memorial Day Last Monday in May Independence Day July 04 Labor Day First Monday in September Columbus Day Second Monday in October Veterans Day November 11 Thanksgiving Day Fourth Thursday in November Christmas Day December 25 If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday will be observed as a National holiday. When a holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding Friday is observed as a National holiday by U.S. Government Agencies, and any day specifically declared by the President of the United States of America. OVERTIME & HOLIDAY PAY: Any overtime and/or holiday pay that may be entitled to the Contractor's employees shall be the sole responsibility of the Contractor and shall not be billed to nor reimbursed by the Government. CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL: The contractor shall provide a contract program manager who shall be responsible for the performance of the work. The name of this person shall be designated in writing to the Contracting Officer. The Contractor's Program Manager shall have full authority to act for the contractor on all contract matters relating to daily operation of this contract. PROGRAM MANAGER Company Name: Address: Phone No: Fax No: Contact Name: Email: ALTERNATE PROGRAM MANAGER Company Name: Address: Phone No: Fax No: Contact Name: Email: CONTRACTOR EMPLOYEES: The contractor shall not employ persons for work on this contract if such employee is identified to the contractor as a potential threat to the health, safety, security, general wellbeing or operational mission of the installation and its population. Contractor personnel shall present a neat appearance and be easily recognized as contractor employees. This may be accomplished by wearing distinctive clothing bearing the name of the company and/or wearing badges bearing the Contractor's and employee's name. Contractor Field Service Engineers shall be dressed to present a clean, neat appearance at all times when performing under this contract. Contract Personnel shall be subject to the same quality assurance standards or exceed current recognized national standards as established by the Joint Commission (JC). The Contractor shall perform services in accordance with the ethical, professional and technical standards of the equipment repair industry as consistent with VA Policy, Regulations and Procedures. BADGE: Contractor shall obtain a "Contractor I.D Badge" from the VA Police. All Contractor personnel are required to wear I.D Badge during the entire time on VA facility. The I.D Badge MUST have an identification picture and shall state the name of the individual and the company represented. SMOKING: Contractor personnel may smoke only in designated areas. It is the responsibility of the VISN 22 Healthcare Facilities to provide a safe and healthful environment for employees and patients and to serve as a leader in community health awareness and education. It is in fulfillment of this obligation that the facilities are committed to the establishment of a smoke-free environment. This policy applies to every location in the Healthcare Facilities. There shall be no smoking within 25 feet of all entrances to buildings. Smoking is allowed in all outside areas that are 25 feet away from entrances to buildings unless indicated otherwise. Enclosed patios connected to facility buildings are considered part of the building and as such are non-smoking areas. B.7 INSURANCE COVERAGE The Contractor agrees to procure and maintain, while the contract is in effect, Workers Compensation and Employee's Public Liability Insurance in accordance with Federal and State of California laws. The Government shall be held harmless against any or all loss, cost, damage, claim expense or liability whatsoever, because of accident or injury to persons or property of others occurring in the performance of this contract. The Contractor shall be responsible for all damage to property, which may be done by him, or any employee engaged in the performance of this contract. Before commencing work under this contract, the Contracting Officer shall require the Contractor to furnish certification from his/her insurance company indicating that the coverage specified by FAR 52.228-5 and per FAR Subpart 28.307-2 has been obtained and that it may not be changed or canceled without guaranteed thirty (30) days' notice to the Contracting Officer. Contractor is required to provide copies of proof of Workers Compensation, Employee Public Liability Insurance, and vehicle insurance within fifteen (15) calendar days after notification of contract award. B.8 ORDERING ACTIVITIES & ORDERING OFFICERS The Contractor shall not accept any instructions issued by any other person(s) other than the Contracting Officer or his/her delegated representative acting within the limits of his/her authority. Only those services specified herein are authorized. Before performing any service of a non-contract nature, the Contractor shall advise the Contracting Officer of the reasons for additional work. Changes to the resulting contract are not authorized, unless in writing by the Contracting Officer. Any commitment or changes, which affect the price, quantity and authority to amend, rendered decision on questions of fact in dispute and related contract administration problems are duties of the Contracting Officer and cannot be re-delegated. Upon award, the contractor will be notified of a designation of a Contracting Officer Representative (COR) and the responsibilities and limitations authorized. No oral statement of any person shall modify or otherwise affect the terms, conditions, or specifications stated in this contract. All modifications to the contract must be made in writing by the Contracting Officer. Contractors shall have the capabilities to accept credit card as method of payment when required. TRAVEL: Travel expenses are not authorized under this Contract. MISCELLANEOUS: Toll Charges: It is agreed and understood that the price quoted in the contractor's proposal includes any bridge or road toll charges. CHANGES: Changes to this original statement of work shall only be authorized and approved by the VA Contracting Officer. Changes determined by the Contracting Officer to be within the general scope of the contract shall be made in accordance with FAR 52.212-4(c), "Changes," and shall not necessitate new solicitation proceedings. B.9 INVOICE & PAYMENT: Company Name: Address: Phone No: Fax No: Contact Name: Email: Contractor shall list in the space below the name(s) and Address(es) of customer service department with whom the Government facilities shall place orders: Contractor shall submit in arrears a properly completed itemized invoice in accordance with FAR clauses 52.212-4(g) Contract Terms and Conditions - Commercial Items to: http://www.tungsten-network.com/us/en/ Invoices submitted for payment shall be reviewed for accuracy and shall be subject to approval by the Government prior to remittance of payment. The invoice MUST be itemized to include the following information. Facility name and address where service was provided 1. Contract number 2. Purchase Order/ Obligation number 3. Date of service(s) No advance payments shall be authorized. Payment shall be made on a monthly arrears for services provided during the billing month in arrears in accordance with FAR 52.212-4, para. (i) Upon submission of a properly prepared invoice for prices stipulated in this contract for services delivered and accepted in accordance with the terms and conditions of the contract, less any deductions stipulated in this contract. Payment of invoices may be delayed if the appropriate invoices as specified in the contract are not completed and submitted as required. ? B.10 REQUIRED REGISTRATIONS: a. SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT: WWW.SAM.GOV b. VETBIZ: Veteran-owned companies conducting business as Service Disabled and/or Veteran-Owned Small Businesses are required to register in the VetBiz.gov online database to be considered for contract award. This database is used to promote and market Veteran Owned Small Businesses (VOSBs) and Service Disabled Veteran Owned Businesses (SDVOSBs). The Contractor can register online at the following website: www.vip.vetbiz.gov For assistance with registration in VetBiz.gov, please contact the Center for Veterans Enterprise at 866-584-2344 or 202-303-3260. c. DATA UNIVERSAL NUMBERING SYSTEM (DUNS): In accordance with FAR Provision 52.212-1 paragraph (j), the Contractor shall provide the Dun and Bradstreet number assigned to his/her firm in the space provided below: DUNS#: - - d. FSS/ GSA # - - This solicitation incorporates one or more clauses by reference with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. The Offeror is cautioned that the listed provisions may include blocks that must be completed by the Offeror and submitted with its quotation or offer. In lieu of submitting the full text of those provisions, the Offeror may identify the provision by paragraph identifier and provide the appropriate information with its quotation or offer. The full text of a clause and provision may be accessed electronically at this/these addresses; Federal Acquisition Regulation: http://farsite.hill.af.mil/vffar1.htm; Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation: http://farsite.hill.af.mil/reghtml/regs/other/vaar/852.htm#P753_117590 SECTION C - CONTRACT CLAUSES C.1 FSS RFQ INTRODUCTORY LANGUAGE The terms and conditions of the contractor's FSS contract (including any contract modifications) apply to all Blanket Purchase Agreements (BPA) and task or delivery orders issued under the contract as a result of this RFQ. When a lower price has been established, or when the delivery terms, FOB terms, or ordering requirements have been modified by the BPA or task/delivery order, those modified terms will apply to all purchases made pursuant to it and take precedence over the FSS contract. Any unique terms and conditions of a BPA or order issued under the contract that are not a part of the applicable FSS contract will govern. In the event of an inconsistency between the terms and conditions of a BPA or task/delivery order and the Contractor's FSS terms, other than those identified above, the terms of the FSS contract will take precedence. C.2 52.217-9 OPTION TO EXTEND THE TERM OF THE CONTRACT (MAR 2000) (a) The Government may extend the term of this contract by written notice to the Contractor within ; provided that the Government gives the Contractor a preliminary written notice of its intent to extend at least days before the contract expires. The preliminary notice does not commit the Government to an extension. (b) If the Government exercises this option, the extended contract shall be considered to include this option clause. (c) The total duration of this contract, including the exercise of any options under this clause, shall not exceed . (End of Clause) C.3 52.217-8 OPTION TO EXTEND SERVICES (NOV 1999) The Government may require continued performance of any services within the limits and at the rates specified in the contract. These rates may be adjusted only as a result of revisions to prevailing labor rates provided by the Secretary of Labor. The option provision may be exercised more than once, but the total extension of performance hereunder shall not exceed 6 months. The Contracting Officer may exercise the option by written notice to the Contractor within . (End of Clause) C.4 VAAR 852.237-70 CONTRACTOR RESPONSIBILITIES (APR 1984) The contractor shall obtain all necessary licenses and/or permits required to perform this work. He/she shall take all reasonable precautions necessary to protect persons and property from injury or damage during the performance of this contract. He/she shall be responsible for any injury to himself/herself, his/her employees, as well as for any damage to personal or public property that occurs during the performance of this contract that is caused by his/her employees fault or negligence, and shall maintain personal liability and property damage insurance having coverage for a limit as required by the laws of the State of . Further, it is agreed that any negligence of the Government, its officers, agents, servants and employees, shall not be the responsibility of the contractor hereunder with the regard to any claims, loss, damage, injury, and liability resulting there from. (End of Clause) C.5 52.228-5 INSURANCE-WORK ON A GOVERNMENT INSTALLATION (JAN 1997) (a) The Contractor shall, at its own expense, provide and maintain during the entire performance of this contract, at least the kinds and minimum amounts of insurance required in the Schedule or elsewhere in the contract. (b) Before commencing work under this contract, the Contractor shall notify the Contracting Officer in writing that the required insurance has been obtained. The policies evidencing required insurance shall contain an endorsement to the effect that any cancellation or any material change adversely affecting the Government's interest shall not be effective- (1) For such period as the laws of the State in which this contract is to be performed prescribe; or (2) Until 30 days after the insurer or the Contractor gives written notice to the Contracting Officer, whichever period is longer. (c) The Contractor shall insert the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (c), in subcontracts under this contract that require work on a Government installation and shall require subcontractors to provide and maintain the insurance required in the Schedule or elsewhere in the contract. The Contractor shall maintain a copy of all subcontractors' proofs of required insurance, and shall make copies available to the Contracting Officer upon request. (End of Clause) C.6 52.232-18 AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS (APR 1984) Funds are not presently available for this contract. The Government's obligation under this contract is contingent upon the availability of appropriated funds from which payment for contract purposes can be made. No legal liability on the part of the Government for any payment may arise until funds are made available to the Contracting Officer for this contract and until the Contractor receives notice of such availability, to be confirmed in writing by the Contracting Officer. (End of Clause) C.7 52.232-19 AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS FOR THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR (APR 1984) Funds are not presently available for performance under this contract beyond . The Government's obligation for performance of this contract beyond that date is contingent upon the availability of appropriated funds from which payment for contract purposes can be made. No legal liability on the part of the Government for any payment may arise for performance under this contract beyond , until funds are made available to the Contracting Officer for performance and until the Contractor receives notice of availability, to be confirmed in writing by the Contracting Officer. (End of Clause) C.8 52.216-18 ORDERING (OCT 1995) (a) Any supplies and services to be furnished under this contract shall be ordered by issuance of delivery orders or task orders by the individuals or activities designated in the Schedule. Such orders may be issued from through . (b) All delivery orders or task orders are subject to the terms and conditions of this contract. In the event of conflict between a delivery order or task order and this contract, the contract shall control. (c) If mailed, a delivery order or task order is considered "issued" when the Government deposits the order in the mail. Orders may be issued orally, by facsimile, or by electronic commerce methods only if authorized in the Schedule. (End of Clause) C.9 52.216-19 ORDER LIMITATIONS (OCT 1995) (a) Minimum order. When the Government requires supplies or services covered by this contract in an amount of less than , the Government is not obligated to purchase, nor is the Contractor obligated to furnish, those supplies or services under the contract. (b) Maximum order. The Contractor is not obligated to honor- (1) Any order for a single item in excess of ; (2) Any order for a combination of items in excess of ; or (3) A series of orders from the same ordering office within days that together call for quantities exceeding the limitation in paragraph (b)(1) or (2) of this section. (c) If this is a requirements contract (i.e., includes the Requirements clause at subsection 52.216-21 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)), the Government is not required to order a part of any one requirement from the Contractor if that requirement exceeds the maximum-order limitations in paragraph (b) of this section. (d) Notwithstanding paragraphs (b) and (c) of this section, the Contractor shall honor any order exceeding the maximum order limitations in paragraph (b), unless that order (or orders) is returned to the ordering office within days after issuance, with written notice stating the Contractor's intent not to ship the item (or items) called for and the reasons. Upon receiving this notice, the Government may acquire the supplies or services from another source. (End of Clause) ? SECTION E - SOLICITATION PROVISIONS E.1 52.212-1 INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS-COMMERCIAL ITEMS (APR 2014) (a) North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code and small business size standard. The NAICS code and small business size standard for this acquisition appear in Block 10 of the solicitation cover sheet (SF 1449). However, the small business size standard for a concern which submits an offer in its own name, but which proposes to furnish an item which it did not itself manufacture, is 500 employees. (b) Submission of offers. Submit signed and dated offers to the office specified in this solicitation at or before the exact time specified in this solicitation. Offers may be submitted on the SF 1449, letterhead stationery, or as otherwise specified in the solicitation. As a minimum, offers must show- (1) The solicitation number; (2) The time specified in the solicitation for receipt of offers; (3) The name, address, and telephone number of the offeror; (4) A technical description of the items being offered in sufficient detail to evaluate compliance with the requirements in the solicitation. This may include product literature, or other documents, if necessary; (5) Terms of any express warranty; (6) Price and any discount terms; (7) "Remit to" address, if different than mailing address; (8) A completed copy of the representations and certifications at FAR 52.212-3 (see FAR 52.212-3(b) for those representations and certifications that the offeror shall complete electronically); (9) Acknowledgment of Solicitation Amendments; (10) Past performance information, when included as an evaluation factor, to include recent and relevant contracts for the same or similar items and other references (including contract numbers, points of contact with telephone numbers and other relevant information); and (11) If the offer is not submitted on the SF 1449, include a statement specifying the extent of agreement with all terms, conditions, and provisions included in the solicitation. Offers that fail to furnish required representations or information, or reject the terms and conditions of the solicitation may be excluded from consideration. (c) Period for acceptance of offers. The offeror agrees to hold the prices in its offer firm for 30 calendar days from the date specified for receipt of offers, unless another time period is specified in an addendum to the solicitation. (d) Product samples. When required by the solicitation, product samples shall be submitted at or prior to the time specified for receipt of offers. Unless otherwise specified in this solicitation, these samples shall be submitted at no expense to the Government, and returned at the sender's request and expense, unless they are destroyed during preaward testing. (e) Multiple offers. Offerors are encouraged to submit multiple offers presenting alternative terms and conditions or commercial items for satisfying the requirements of this solicitation. Each offer submitted will be evaluated separately. (f) Late submissions, modifications, revisions, and withdrawals of offers. (1) Offerors are responsible for submitting offers, and any modifications, revisions, or withdrawals, so as to reach the Government office designated in the solicitation by the time specified in the solicitation. If no time is specified in the solicitation, the time for receipt is 4:30 p.m., local time, for the designated Government office on the date that offers or revisions are due. (2)(i) Any offer, modification, revision, or withdrawal of an offer received at the Government office designated in the solicitation after the exact time specified for receipt of offers is "late" and will not be considered unless it is received before award is made, the Contracting Officer determines that accepting the late offer would not unduly delay the acquisition; and- (A) If it was transmitted through an electronic commerce method authorized by the solicitation, it was received at the initial point of entry to the Government infrastructure not later than 5:00 p.m. one working day prior to the date specified for receipt of offers; or (B) There is acceptable evidence to establish that it was received at the Government installation designated for receipt of offers and was under the Government's control prior to the time set for receipt of offers; or (C) If this solicitation is a request for proposals, it was the only proposal received. (ii) However, a late modification of an otherwise successful offer, that makes its terms more favorable to the Government, will be considered at any time it is received and may be accepted. (3) Acceptable evidence to establish the time of receipt at the Government installation includes the time/date stamp of that installation on the offer wrapper, other documentary evidence of receipt maintained by the installation, or oral testimony or statements of Government personnel. (4) If an emergency or unanticipated event interrupts normal Government processes so that offers cannot be received at the Government office designated for receipt of offers by the exact time specified in the solicitation, and urgent Government requirements preclude amendment of the solicitation or other notice of an extension of the closing date, the time specified for receipt of offers will be deemed to be extended to the same time of day specified in the solicitation on the first work day on which normal Government processes resume. (5) Offers may be withdrawn by written notice received at any time before the exact time set for receipt of offers. Oral offers in response to oral solicitations may be withdrawn orally. If the solicitation authorizes facsimile offers, offers may be withdrawn via facsimile received at any time before the exact time set for receipt of offers, subject to the conditions specified in the solicitation concerning facsimile offers. An offer may be withdrawn in person by an offeror or its authorized representative if, before the exact time set for receipt of offers, the identity of the person requesting withdrawal is established and the person signs a receipt for the offer. (g) Contract award (not applicable to Invitation for Bids). The Government intends to evaluate offers and award a contract without discussions with offerors. Therefore, the offeror's initial offer should contain the offeror's best terms from a price and technical standpoint. However, the Government reserves the right to conduct discussions if later determined by the Contracting Officer to be necessary. The Government may reject any or all offers if such action is in the public interest; accept other than the lowest offer; and waive informalities and minor irregularities in offers received. (h) Multiple awards. The Government may accept any item or group of items of an offer, unless the offeror qualifies the offer by specific limitations. Unless otherwise provided in the Schedule, offers may not be submitted for quantities less than those specified. The Government reserves the right to make an award on any item for a quantity less than the quantity offered, at the unit prices offered, unless the offeror specifies otherwise in the offer. (i) Availability of requirements documents cited in the solicitation. (1)(i) The GSA Index of Federal Specifications, Standards and Commercial Item Descriptions, FPMR Part 101-29, and copies of specifications, standards, and commercial item descriptions cited in this solicitation may be obtained for a fee by submitting a request to- GSA Federal Supply Service Specifications Section Suite 8100 470 East L'Enfant Plaza, SW Washington, DC 20407 Telephone (202) 619-8925 Facsimile (202) 619-8978. (ii) If the General Services Administration, Department of Agriculture, or Department of Veterans Affairs issued this solicitation, a single copy of specifications, standards, and commercial item descriptions cited in this solicitation may be obtained free of charge by submitting a request to the addressee in paragraph (i)(1)(i) of this provision. Additional copies will be issued for a fee. (2) Most unclassified Defense specifications and standards may be downloaded from the following ASSIST websites: (i) ASSIST (https://assist.dla.mil/online/start/); (ii) Quick Search (http://quicksearch.dla.mil/); (iii) ASSISTdocs.com (http://assistdocs.com). (3) Documents not available from ASSIST may be ordered from the Department of Defense Single Stock Point (DoDSSP) by? (i) Using the ASSIST Shopping Wizard (https://assist.dla.mil/wizard/index.cfm); (ii) Phoning the DoDSSP Customer Service Desk (215) 697-2179, Mon-Fri, 0730 to 1600 EST; or (iii) Ordering from DoDSSP, Building 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19111-5094, Telephone (215) 697-2667/2179, Facsimile (215) 697-1462. (4) Nongovernment (voluntary) standards must be obtained from the organization responsible for their preparation, publication, or maintenance. (j) Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) Number. (Applies to all offers exceeding $3,000, and offers of $3,000 or less if the solicitation requires the Contractor to be registered in the System for Award Management (SAM) database. The offeror shall enter, in the block with its name and address on the cover page of its offer, the annotation "DUNS" or "DUNS +4" followed by the DUNS or DUNS +4 number that identifies the offeror's name and address. The DUNS +4 is the DUNS number plus a 4-character suffix that may be assigned at the discretion of the offeror to establish additional SAM records for identifying alternative Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) accounts (see FAR Subpart 32.11) for the same concern. If the offeror does not have a DUNS number, it should contact Dun and Bradstreet directly to obtain one. An offeror within the United States may contact Dun and Bradstreet by calling 1-866-705-5711 or via the internet at http://www.fedgov.dnb.com/webform. An offeror located outside the United States must contact the local Dun and Bradstreet office for a DUNS number. The offeror should indicate that it is an offeror for a Government contract when contacting the local Dun and Bradstreet office. (k) System for Award Management. Unless exempted by an addendum to this solicitation, by submission of an offer, the offeror acknowledges the requirement that a prospective awardee shall be registered in the SAM database prior to award, during performance and through final payment of any contract resulting from this solicitation. If the Offeror does not become registered in the SAM database in the time prescribed by the Contracting Officer, the Contracting Officer will proceed to award to the next otherwise successful registered Offeror. Offerors may obtain information on registration and annual confirmation requirements via the SAM database accessed through https://www.acquisition.gov. (l) Debriefing. If a post-award debriefing is given to requesting offerors, the Government shall disclose the following information, if applicable: (1) The agency's evaluation of the significant weak or deficient factors in the debriefed offeror's offer. (2) The overall evaluated cost or price and technical rating of the successful and the debriefed offeror and past performance information on the debriefed offeror. (3) The overall ranking of all offerors, when any ranking was developed by the agency during source selection. (4) A summary of the rationale for award; (5) For acquisitions of commercial items, the make and model of the item to be delivered by the successful offeror. (6) Reasonable responses to relevant questions posed by the debriefed offeror as to whether source-selection procedures set forth in the solicitation, applicable regulations, and other applicable authorities were followed by the agency. (End of Provision) ADDENDUM to FAR 52.212-1 INSTRUCTIONS TO OFFERORS-COMMERCIAL ITEMS Provisions that are incorporated by reference (by Citation Number, Title, and Date), have the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. The following provisions are incorporated into 52.212-1 as an addendum to this solicitation: (End of Addendum to 52.212-1) E.2 52.212-2 EVALUATION-COMMERCIAL ITEMS (JAN 1999) (a) The Government will award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the responsible Offeror whose offer conforming to the solicitation will be most advantageous to the Government, price and other factors considered. The following factors shall be used to evaluate offers: (i) Technical capability of the item offered to meet the Government requirement; (ii) Past performance (see FAR 15.304); (iii) Price; METHOD OF EVALUATION: The Lowest Price Technically Acceptable (LPTA) - Offeror (s) whose response conforms to the solicitation requirements and provides the lowest price while meeting all technical requirements pursuant to FAR 15.101-2 (b) Options. The Government will evaluate offers for award purposes by adding the total price for all options to the total price for the basic requirement. The Government may determine that an offer is unacceptable if the option prices are significantly unbalanced. Evaluation of options shall not obligate the Government to exercise the option(s). (c) A written notice of award or acceptance of an offer, mailed or otherwise furnished to the successful Offeror within the time for acceptance specified in the offer, shall result in a binding contract without further action by either party. Before the offer's specified expiration time, the Government may accept an offer (or part of an offer), whether or not there are negotiations after its receipt, unless a written notice of withdrawal is received before award. (End of Provision) E. 3 ADDENDUM 52.212-2 EVALUATION- COMMERCIAL ITEMS (JAN 1999) PROPOSAL SUBMISSION: NOTE: All Requests for Information (RFIs) regarding this RFP must be submitted in writing using form provided and must be received at least 5 (five) calendar days in advance of the offer due date in order to allow replies to reach all prospective Offeror s in a timely manner, if that information is necessary in submitting offers or if the lack of it would be prejudicial to other prospective Offeror s. Oral explanations given before award are not binding. RFI FORM: Solicitation number: Company Name: Point of Contact & E-mail address: Question (reference page number if applicable) The Government intends to Award to the Lowest Priced Technically Acceptable proposal (FAR 15.101-2) without discussions, but reserves the right to enter into discussions if so determined to be in the best interest of the Government. Offeror(s) are to submit all requested documents, any missing documents and/ or questions not addressed CO may disqualify proposal. Offeror(s) shall prepare Technical Proposals with the Selection Criteria and Evaluation Factors in mind, in terms of both content and organization, to facilitate evaluation. An electronic proposal is mandatory and maybe submitted via e-mail or on CD in MS Word or PDF format only. Proposals maybe e-mailed to Tien.Nguyen@va.gov or sent to: Department of Veterans Affairs Attention: Tien Nguyen Airport Plaza Drive Suite 600 CA Long Beach 90815 Submission deadline: December 18, 2014 10:00 AM PST. NOTE: - Please be advised that e-mail size greater than 10 MB will be rejected by the VA E-mail System. - Hard copy is optional and shall not substitute electronic copy - It is the Offeror's responsibility to ensure that documents are complete and submission is viewable/ readable. PROPOSAL EVALUATION The Contracting Officer, with the assistance of a qualified Technical Evaluator, will evaluate Technical Proposals to determine the Offeror 's ability to accomplish the work as set forth in this solicitation, i.e. Technical Capabilities. Technical evaluation will be based solely on the evaluation factors and criteria defined below. It is intended that a best value award will be made to the lowest price, technically acceptable offer, as per FAR 15.101-2; therefore all Offeror s are advised that their best terms and conditions, both technical and price, should be presented in their initial proposals. Offeror s are advised that exchanges (including discussions/negotiations) may occur if deemed necessary. Any such exchanges shall be conducted in accordance with FAR 15.306. Offeror(s) are advised that in addition to information provided in Technical Proposals, Past Performance Evaluation will be conducted using information obtained from the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS). Offeror s are advised that in accordance with FAR 15.305 (a)(iv) Offeror(s) without a record of relevant past performance may not be evaluated favorably or unfavorably. In addition, Offeror(s) may provide information on problems encountered in past performance and corrective actions taken, FAR 15.305 (a)(ii). 1. TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES: The technical factors consist of the following elements: experience, past performance, qualifications, and certifications. The overall technical proposal will be rated acceptable or unacceptable. To receive an overall Acceptable rating, and be considered for award, each element of the technical factor must also be rated acceptable. Acceptable rating is considered as meeting all the required criteria and documents requested. (1) TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES: A. PERSONNEL: This factor will indicate for each Offeror the qualifications of personnel that are to perform the services required of this contract, in accordance with Certification Requirements and Personnel Qualifications and Experience described in the Statement of Work. The Offeror shall have a minimum of two (2) qualified personnel available for work on this contract in order to be considered for award. All Personnel assigned by the Contractor to provide services must furnish the following: a. Provide documentation that personnel has at least one (1) recent year of experience working in testing of eyewash and emergency shower within a like setting. b. Provide documentation that personnel is proficient in complying with ANSI Standard Z358.1 B. MANAGEMENT: This factor will indicate the Offeror's ability to manage the contact and quality of service of personnel. a. Provide a quality assurance surveillance plan (QASP) for the contract 2. PAST PERFORMANCE: The overall Past Performance criteria will be rated acceptable or unacceptable. To receive an overall Acceptable rating, and be considered for award, Offeror must have references of similar scope, quantity, complexity and an overall satisfactory rating to be rated as acceptable. The Government may also use any relevant information in its possession or in the public domain. In the case of an Offeror without a record of relevant past performance or for whom information on past performance is not available, the Offeror may not be evaluated favorably or unfavorably on past performance. (2) PAST PERFORMANCE: Provide a list of Federal, State, local government and private contracts under which the Contractor have provided similar services and quantity required in this solicitation within the last five years. (A minimum of two (2) facilities for which similar services have been furnished is required) Facility/ Company Name: Address: Phone Number: Point of Contact: Start/End of contract: Facility/ Company Name: Address: Phone Number: Point of Contact: Start/End of contract: Past performance must be relevant and recent.

Z--Operations and Maintenance (Waterside) services located at Military Ocean Terminal at Sunny Point (MOTSU),Southport, North Carolina.

Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers | Published April 13, 2015  -  Deadline June 16, 2015
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The Army Corps of Engineers, Wilmington District, intends to issue a solicitation for Operations and Maintenance (Waterside) services located at Military Ocean Terminal at Sunny Point (MOTSU) in Southport, North Carolina. The Contractor shall provide all personnel, management, tools, materials, supervision, general and specialized equipment, clothing and other items and services necessary to operate, maintain, repair, and construct Real Property Facilities (RPF) at the U.S. Army Military Ocean Terminal, Sunny Point (MOTSU), North Carolina. The MOTSU Waterfront services include, but are not limited to, wharf fender systems, navigation aids, mooring dolphins, fixed barrier water perimeter security system and ancillary equipment within the Waterfront MOTSU property boundaries including the Buffer Zone. The Contractor shall perform to the standards within the upcoming solicitation and contract award. Services also include: Maintenance Management Services: all of the following contain Level I Preventative Maintenance (PM) Tasks and Standards and Level II, Service Order (SO) Tasks and Standards. Maintain, and Repair the Waterway Barrier System-Fixed, systems and associated structures at each of the three (3) wharf areas. Maintain, and Repair three (3) Fender Systems and associated structures at each of the three (3) wharf areas. Maintain, and Repair MOTSU Miscellaneous Navigation Aids (AtoN) and Warning Signs. Maintain, and Repair a Small Boat Dock and Ramp Please note: This notice is not a Request for Proposal (RFP). The solicitation will be issued on or about 7 May 2015. It is the Government's intent to award a single Firm-Fixed Price contract for a base year of twelve (12) months and four (4), twelve (12) month option years. The North American Industry Classification System Code (NAICS) is 561210 with a small business size standard of $38,500,000.00. There is no guarantee that options on the follow-on years will be exercised. Any award made from the upcoming solicitation will be in accordance with the best-value trade-off instructions of the solicitation. All potential sources must obtain a DUNS number and register in the System for Award Management (SAM) at www.sam.gov. The offer due date will be stated in the solicitation. The entire solicitation will be made available only on the FedBizOpps website at http://www.fbo.gov. Paper copies will not be available. No telephone, faxed or mailed requests will be accepted. Those registering are responsible for the accuracy of the information on the website. Registration must include the firm's physical address, telephone number, a valid fax number and a point of contact. All notifications of changes to this solicitation shall be made through the FedBizOpps website. Therefore, offerors who have registered are responsible for reviewing the FedBizOpps website as necessary for any posted changes to the solicitation. Questions regarding this acquisition should be addressed to the following two email addresses: Howard.G.Drexler@usace.army.mil and Karri.L.Mares@usace.army.mil.

R--Music Director

Department of the Navy, Naval Supply Systems Command | Published September 4, 2015  -  Deadline September 11, 2015
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STATEMENT OF WORK 01 October 2015 – 30 September 2016 DIRECTOR OF MUSIC/ACCOMPANIST (DMA) IN SUPPORT OF THE COMMAND RELIGIOUS PROGRAM (CRP) OF NAVAL AIR STATION (NAS) JACKSONVILLE 1.0. BACKGROUND. Per US Navy Regulations, SECNAVINST 1730.7D and OPNAVINST 1730.1E it is incumbent upon Commanding Officers (COs) to have a CRP which accommodates the religious needs, preferences, and rights of assigned military personnel, eligible family members, and other authorized users. Per SECNAVINST 5351.1, musicians may be employed to augment such religious ministries as worship services, sacraments, rites, and ordinances with appropriate sacred music. 1.1. The object of this contract is to secure the services of a DMA to provide inspirational music in support of the worship services of the CRP and to provide professional recommendations for the musical program to the presiding chaplain or Civilian Religious Ministry Provider (CRMP.) Employed as such, the DMA functions as part of a religious ministry team (RMT) led by the command chaplain, who is answerable to the CO. Other civilian personnel and volunteers may be employed to help support the musical program of a particular religious faith tradition. These personnel shall function under the leadership of the DMA in concert with the religious worship requirements of the presiding chaplain or CRMP. The presiding chaplain or CRMP is responsible for all elements of a particular worship event, to include the augmenting sacred music. All services and rehearsals shall be conducted at All Saints and St Edwards Chapel aboard NAS Jacksonville. 2.0. PERFORMANCE. The performance of this contract is 01 October 2015 – 30 September 2016. 2.1. Report to the Command Chaplain as Head of Staff answerable to the CO. 2.2. Provide leadership, direction, and administration for the Catholic and Protestant musical program. 2.3. Accomplish administrative requirements in a timely fashion. 2.4. Be neat, clean, well- groomed and in appropriate clothing when in public areas. 2.5. Become acquainted with and obey all pertinent NASJ, DON, and DOD instructions; shall perform in a manner which precludes any waste of government resources; and shall not use government equipment for personal business. All motor vehicles operated on the installation by the contractor shall be registered with base security and operated according to applicable directives. 2.6. Although in fact not a Government employee, shall comply with Executive Order 13490 of January 21, 2009, Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Personnel. 3.0. TASKS. The contractor shall provide DMA services at All Saints and St Edwards Chapel aboard NASJ. Specifically, using the chapel equipment, the contractor will provide the following: 3.1. Musical direction for both Protestant and Roman Catholic worship services. 3.2. Accompaniment for the rendition of music required during worship services. This will include: prelude music, calls to worship, congregational singing, offertories, postludes, and other music as required by the respective chaplain or CRMP. The government will provide music compositions, in part. Additional music presented by the contractor will be based on compositions appropriate to the Church and appropriate for the broad spectrum of the faith group attending worship services. 3.3. Information to the CRP Leading Chief Petty Officer in a timely manner of any needed repair and improvements of the government owned piano, keyboards, and related equipment in the Chapel. 3.4. Coordination and consultation with the officiating chaplain or CRMP concerning the selection of all choral selections, choruses, hymns, and other music utilized in the worship service. 3.5. Timely accomplishment of necessary administrative tasks, including: 3.5.1. Information to CRP personnel for worship service programs/bulletins. 3.5.2. Assist the RMT with planning for the musical support of the CRP worship services, including written requests for securing musical equipment, musical scores, supplies, and other required material to the chapel office. 3.5.3. Submission of all required contract documentation. 3.6. Upon consultation with the Command Chaplain, secure an adequate substitute for vacation periods and when otherwise necessary. All compensations for the substitute accompanist shall be the responsibility of the contractor. 3.7. Maintain current certification for access to the installation. Comply with station and government policies and regulations in regard to identification badges, parking, and professional decorum. 3.8. Offerors must be able to perform primarily sedentary work. Some walking, standing, carrying of light items, cleaning of immediate work area is required. 4.0. DELIVERY SCHEDULE. The DMA shall deliver all services as described above and include the following minimum: Item Description of Service and Quantity of Units per Worship Service 156 worship services + 36 special services 192 units @ $50 per Rehearsal (1 per month per service plus special services) 72 units @ Total = 5.0 POINTS OF CONTACT. 5.1 Contract Subject Matter Expert (CSME) – CDR D. K. Andrews, NASJ Command Chaplain, (904) 542-2530 for all issues regarding execution of contract. 5.2. Technical Proposal Evaluator (TPE) – RPC N. M. Miranda, (904) 542-3051. 5.3. Contracting Officer (KO). The contracting officer has overall responsibility for overseeing the contractor’s performance in the areas of contract compliance; for reviewing the Quality Assurance Personnel’s assessments of the contractor’s performance; and for resolving all differences between the QAP’s version and the contractor’s version of events. The KO is the only person authorized to direct the contractor in the performance of his/her contractual duties and to make interpretations of and changes to the contract. The CO is: RPC N. M. Miranda, (904) 542-3051. 6.0 PERFORMANCE EVALUATION. Performance evaluations will be conducted on a quarterly basis with a summary annual evaluation. 6.1. The Command Chaplain, as Installation Program Director of the CRP, will provide the contractor with a performance appraisal during the final week of December, March, June, and September. 6.2. The performance appraisal will be based on how effectively and efficiently the contractor fulfills the terms of the contract and furthers the mission of the CRP. PROPOSED EVALUATION CRITERIA 1.0. QUALIFICATIONS. A music committee including, at a minimum, the Command Chaplain and CRMP will consider offerors’ applications, interview candidates as required, and make recommendations to the contracting officer. Preferred consideration for the position of DMA will be given to the offeror(s) who best meets the following professional and personal requirements: 1.1. Professional. Offerors for this contract must be musicians with the requisite skills and experience acceptable to lead a variety of religious worship service. 1.1.1. Offerors must be able to sight read music and direct other musicians and vocalists in four-part musical scores. 1.1.2. Offerors must provide an audition of three musical selections to the music committee. The selections will include: one classical composition suitable for Prelude or Postlude, one hymn of the musician’s own choosing, and one hymn of the committee’s choosing to be sight-read at the time of the audition. 1.1.3. Offerors must have a working understanding of Navy organization and the pluralistic ministry requirements that affect the use of chapel facilities and staff. An offeror with no previous Department of the Navy (DON) experience must demonstrate such understanding to the satisfaction of the Command Chaplain within three months of the start date of the contract. 1.2. Personal. Offerors must have a strong religious background, an impeccable reputation, and amenable personal habits. 1.2.1. Offerors must have a positive personality and pleasant demeanor when interfacing with chapel staff, visitors, military personnel, parishioners, and others. 1.3. Upon selection, the offeror must submit to and satisfy a criminal background check performed by installation security. CONTRACTING OFFICER REPRESENTATIVE (COR) Nomination Letter attached.

R--Catholic Priest services

Department of the Navy, Naval Supply Systems Command | Published September 4, 2015  -  Deadline September 11, 2015
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STATEMENT OF WORK 01 October 2015 – 30 September 2016 ROMAN CATHOLIC DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (DRE) IN SUPPORT OF THE COMMAND RELIGIOUS PROGRAM (CRP) OF NAVAL AIR STATION JACKSONVILLE 1.0 BACKGROUND: Per US Navy Regulations, SECNAVINST 1730.7D, and OPNAVINST 1730.1E it is incumbent upon commanding officers (COs) to have a CRP which accommodates the religious needs, preferences, and rights of assigned military personnel, eligible family members, and other authorized users. Religious education has long been recognized as integral to Christian faith formation, discipleship, and sacrament preparation. Technical expertise is required in directing the delivery of religious education. Per SECNAVINST 5351.1, civilian CRP support personnel include educators employed to help execute the mission requirements. 1.1. The object of this contract is to secure the services of a DRE to provide faith-specific religious education for authorized Roman Catholic personnel and to advise the Roman Catholic Priest on programmatic requirements as determined by religious needs assessments. The DRE will direct Roman Catholic-specific religious education classes and events in consultation with the Roman Catholic Priest and as authorized by the Command Chaplain. All such classes shall accord with the teachings and traditions of churches of the Roman Catholic Church and will be conducted at the St Edwards Chapel aboard NAS Jacksonville. 2.0. PERFORMANCE. The performance period for this contract is 01 October 2015 – 30 September 2016. The DRE shall: 2.1. Report to the Command Chaplain as Head of Staff answerable to the CO and consult with the Roman Catholic Priest for Catholic-specific religious education needs. 2.2. Provide leadership, direction, and administration for the Roman Catholic religious education program. 2.3. Accomplish administrative requirements in a timely fashion. 2.4. Be neat, clean, well-groomed, and in appropriate clothing when in public areas. 2.5. Become acquainted with and obey all pertinent NAS Jacksonville, DON, and DOD instructions; shall perform in a manner which precludes any waste of government resources; and shall not use government equipment for personal business. All motor vehicles operated on the installation by the contractor shall be registered with base security and operated according to applicable directives. 2.6. Although in fact not a Government employee, the contractor shall comply with Executive Order 13490 of January 21, 2009, Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Personnel. 3.0 TASKS. Execute the Command Religious Program (CRP) Planned Ministry Objectives (PMOs) for the religious education of Roman Catholic personnel, to include: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) and other scripture study sessions for adults; Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) programs for teens, grade-school children, and pre-school children; and other youth group fellowship programs. 3.1. Work closely with the Roman Catholic Priest in developing and delivering a comprehensive Roman Catholic religious education program for the CRP at NAS Jacksonville in keeping with OPNAVINST 1730.1E. The program shall serve the needs of all authorized personnel. 3.2. Provide a list of required equipment and materials to the Command Chaplain via the Roman Catholic Priest annually by June 15th. Approved equipment and materials will be provided in a timely manner upon completion of the review. Seasonal adjustments to requirements may be necessary. Any request for changes in equipment and/or material requirements must be submitted for approval as soon as possible but not later than two months in advance of the date needed. 3.3. Recruit volunteer teachers and teacher assistants. Ensure that each volunteer is registered per OPNAVINST 5380.1B as a CRP volunteer on a DD Form 2793 and that his/her volunteer hours are properly recorded at least monthly. 3.4. Train teachers and teacher assistants for each grade level of religious education. Training is to be in the following areas: 3.4.1. Proper classroom management techniques. 3.4.2. General teaching knowledge and practices. 3.4.3. Grade-appropriate learning designs. 3.4.4. Proper use of teaching materials and supplemental materials. 3.4.5. In-service training for all teachers and assistants. 3.5. Provide feedback to the Command Chaplain and the Roman Catholic Priest in order to continually improve the Roman Catholic religious education program’s content, processes, and procedures. 3.6. Be an ex-officio member of the Roman Catholic Advisory Group and attend all council meetings. Submit copy of meeting minutes to the Religious Offering Custodian (ROF) and Chapel Leading Chief Petty Officer (LCPO). 3.7. Conduct an annual Open House and periodic Parent meetings prior to the beginning of each new religious education school year in August. 3.8. Ensure that a registration form is completed and maintained for each person enrolled in the Roman Catholic religious education program. NOTE: This form includes Personally Identifying Information (PII) material that must be safeguarded per OPNAVINST 5210.20. 3.9. Ensure that all regular participants in the Roman Catholic religious education program are authorized personnel. 3.10. Conduct monthly faculty meetings for all teachers and assistants to: 3.10.1. Provide on-going program information and training. 3.10.2. Keep abreast of all needs and concerns of the teachers, teacher assistants, and students. 3.11. Observe classes and meet with teachers individually to assure that educational and spiritual goals are met. 3.12. Meet with teachers individually to establish appropriate goals for each age level. 3.13. Serve as Administrator of the annual children’s Protestant/Roman Catholic Vacation Bible School. 3.14. Participate in the Worship Program of the congregation. Assist in the rigging and unrigging of Sunday services and other holy day of obligation services. 3.14.1 Assist priest in providing Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist (EME) training. Maintain a roster of qualified EME. 3.14.2 Conduct Acolyte training, maintain a qualified altar server roster, and generate a monthly altar server schedule. 3.14.3 Identify volunteers to help with money collection during mass and identify a family in the congregation to walk the offering, communion host, water and wine cruets to the priest. 3.15. Direct children and families to the Chaplain’s Office for counseling, special religious requirements, or other referrals as needed. 3.16. Submit proposed notices and announcements concerning the religious education program at least two weeks prior to the event in order for these to be included in Sunday bulletins and Chapel newsletters. 3.17. Coordinate the religious education program with other staff members. 3.18. In the event of personal illness, vacations, or any other times that he/she is unavailable, the contractor is responsible to arrange for coverage by a substitute suitable to the Command Chaplain to fulfill all contractual requirements. Remuneration for such coverage is the responsibility of the contractor. 3.19. As a staff member and leader within the chapel community, the contractor must always comport him/herself in such a manner as to bring credit upon the same. Expectations of personal behavior include: 3.19.1. Punctuality, dependability, and impeccable personal hygiene and grooming. 3.19.2. A pleasant personality and amiable demeanor while interfacing with chaplains, other chapel staff, visitors, military personnel, parishioners, and others. 3.19.3. An ability to function within military protocol and flexibility to accommodate the transient nature of the chapel congregation. 3.19.4. The length of services shall be in consideration of other scheduled services due to the support of one organist and minimal staffing for the command religious program onboard NAS Jacksonville. 4.0 POINTS OF CONTACT. 4.1 Contract Subject Matter Expert (KSME) – CDR D. K. Andrews, NAS Jacksonville Command Chaplain, (904) 542-2530 for all issues regarding execution of contract. 4.2. Technical Proposal Evaluator (TPE) – RPC Miranda, (904) 542-3051. 4.3. Contracting Officer (CO). The contracting officer has overall responsibility for overseeing the contractor’s performance in the areas of contract compliance; for reviewing the Quality Assurance Personnel’s assessments of the contractor’s performance; and for resolving all differences between the QAP’s version and the contractor’s version of events. The CO is the only person authorized to direct the contractor in the performance of his/her contractual duties and to make interpretations of and changes to the contract. The CO is: RPC Miranda (904) 542-3051. 5.0 PERFORMANCE EVALUATION. Performance evaluations will be conducted on a quarterly basis with a summary annual evaluation. 5.1. The Command Chaplain, as Installation Program Director of the CRP, will provide the contractor with a performance appraisal during the final week of December, March, June, and September. 5.2. The performance appraisal will be based on how effectively and efficiently the contractor fulfills the terms of the contract and furthers the mission of the CRP. PROPOSED EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR AWARD 1.0. QUALIFICATIONS. A committee including, at a minimum, the Command Chaplain and the Roman Catholic Priest (the Command Chaplain may satisfy one of these faith-specific requirements) will consider offerors’ applications, interview candidates, and make recommendations to the contracting officer. Preferred consideration for the position of DRE will be given to the offeror(s) who best meets the following professional and personal requirements: 1. 1. Professional. Present a work résumé (including volunteer positions) for the previous five years, accompanied by the following: 1.1.1. A copy of a graduate-level diploma, such as: Masters of Arts in Religious Education (M.A.R.), or equivalent. Consideration may also be given to offerors without a graduate degree but who present a copy of an undergraduate diploma accompanied by a transcript showing successful completion of coursework in religion and education; a Denominational Certification; and/or five years of teaching experience. 1.1.2. Three letters of reference that address the character, work ethic, religious practices, and teaching skills of the offeror. 1.1.3. Offerors will be required to demonstrate familiarity with Roman Catholic history and traditions. Familiarity with the liturgical calendar and Roman Catholic doctrines used in planning religious education programs is required. 1.2. Personal. Offerors must have a strong religious background, an impeccable reputation, and amenable personal habits. 1.2.1. Demonstrably good oral and written communication skills are expected. 1.3. Upon selection, the offeror must submit to and satisfy a criminal background check performed by installation security. CONTRACTING OFFICER REPRESENTATIVE (COR) Nomination Letter attached.

S--Catholic Priest services.

Department of the Navy, Naval Supply Systems Command | Published September 4, 2015  -  Deadline September 11, 2015
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STATEMENT OF WORK 01 October 2015 – 30 September 2016 ROMAN CATHOLIC (RC) PRIEST SERVICES AS CONTRACT RELIGIOUS MINISTRY PROFESSIONAL (CRMP) IN SUPPORT OF THE COMMAND RELIGIOUS PROGRAM (CRP) OF NAVAL CONSTRUCTION BATTALION CENTER, GULFPORT, MISSISSIPPI 1.0 BACKGROUND. Per US Navy Regulations, SECNAVINST 1730.7D, and OPNAVINST 1730.1E it is incumbent upon commanding officers (COs) to have a CRP which accommodates the religious needs, preferences, and rights of assigned military personnel, eligible family members, and other authorized users. Per SECNAVINST 5351.1, at installations where the assigned chaplains cannot provide adequately for the variety of represented faith groups, it is most appropriate to augment the CRP with CRMPs to help execute mission requirements. Contracting the services of a civilian RC priest as a CRMP is authorized and appropriate. 1.1. The object of this contract is to secure the offices of a Roman Catholic priest to provide faith-specific religious ministry to authorized RC personnel, leadership and oversight to the RC portion of the CRP, and advice to the Command Chaplain. The contractor shall perform services at the Chaplains office spaces, chapel, and other places as determined by the Command Chaplain of NCBC Gulfport. 2.0. PERFORMANCE. The performance period for this contract is 01 October 2015 – 30 September 2016. The CRMP shall: 2.1. Report to the Command Chaplain as Head of Staff answerable to the CO. 2.2. Provide for RC worship, sacramental ministrations, religious guidance, scripture study sessions, and religious education. Provide RC pastoral care/counseling to authorized personnel as requested, required, and scheduled. 2.3. Assist the Command Chaplain with advice in defining, validating, and implementing CRP Planned Ministry Objectives (PMOs) for RC personnel based on religious requirements and by keeping the Command Chaplain informed on all pertinent issues/concerns/matters. 2.4. Demonstrate care for all CRP customers and facilitate the religious needs of non-RC personnel by referring them to other members of the CRP. 2.5. Accomplish administrative requirements in a timely fashion. 2.6. Be neat, clean, well-groomed, and in appropriate clergy clothing when in public areas. 2.7. Become acquainted with and obey all pertinent NCBC Gulfport, DoN, and DoD instructions; shall perform in a manner which precludes any waste of government resources; and shall not use government equipment for personal business. All motor vehicles operated on the installation by the contractor shall be registered with base security and operated according to applicable directives. 2.8. Although in fact not a Government employee, shall comply with Executive Order 13490 of January 21, 2009, Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Personnel. 3.0 TASKS. Execute the CRP PMOs for RC personnel. 3.1. Provide Roman Catholic Mass and Reconciliation (confession). 3.1.1. Conduct Catholic Mass every Sunday and/or Saturday evening as scheduled. 3.1.2. Be on site and available for confessions every Sunday for one hour prior to the start of Mass and for fellowship opportunities for one half hour after Mass. 3.1.3. Conduct weekday Catholic Mass as scheduled. 3.1.4. Conduct Catholic Mass on all Holy Days of Obligation. 3.1.5. Conduct Advent and Lenten Penance Services. 3.1.6. Conduct annual First Communion and Confirmation Services. 3.1.7. Conduct all other Mass requirements as defined in the CRP’s PMO. Other worship services will be performed as needed and at the discretion of the Command Chaplain. 3.1.8. Conduct and effectively oversee the training and certification of worship volunteers as required. 3.1.9. Compose Prayers of the Faithful for Sunday and Holy Day liturgies with respect to liturgical guidelines and the needs of the CRP. 3.1.10. Provide Lay Leader training for those Active Duty Military personnel designated by the Command Officer. 3.2. Perform additional sacramental and emergency ministrations. 3.2.1. Prepare personnel and authorized family members for sacramental ministrations. 3.2.2. Schedule, administer, and conduct Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, and Marriage Services. 3.2.3. Provide Anointing of the Sick and Funeral/Memorial Services as requested and authorized. 3.3. Conduct and supervise RC religious education and spiritual formation programs. 3.3.1. Instruct and supervise the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), scripture study sessions, and the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) programs. 3.3.2. Conduct and effectively oversee the training, certification, and employment of the Director of Religious Education (whether contractor or volunteer) and volunteer teachers within the RC education program as required. 3.4. Provide pastoral care/counseling and spiritual support. 3.4.1. Provide individual and/or group counseling sessions for spiritual formation, marriage preparation, baptismal preparation, and personal and/or family matters. 3.4.2. Attend community-building fellowship events. 3.4.3. Provide a Ministry of Presence by visiting workspaces, buildings and facilities on NCBC Gulfport on a weekly presence. 3.5. Conduct weekly office hours inside the Chapel to complete reports, administrative tasks, counseling, etc. 3.5.1. Accomplish necessary administrative tasks. 3.5.1. Provide timely information and professional guidance to CRP personnel for worship service programs/bulletins, required sacramental documentation, and other various administrative requirements. 3.5.2. Ensure the timely submission of all required contract documentation. 3.5.3. Preside over the Roman Catholic Advisory Council and forward the Council’s meeting minutes and recommendations to the Command Chaplain for consideration. 3.5.4. Attend and participate in staff meetings of the CRP when convened by the Command Chaplain. 3.5.5. Maintain ministerial faculties and liaison with the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS). This includes advising AMS of any change in ecclesiastical status or contact information along with personal attendance at the annual priest convocation convened by AMS. Travel and per diem funding for the annual AMS convocation is at the cost to the contractor. 3.5.6. Perform various administrative tasks as required. This includes quarterly reports, NCMST input and submission and other such documentation as may be required by AMS. 3.5.7. Complete necessary training and maintain currency on the use of such government office equipment and computers as required. 3.5.8. Maintain current certification for access to the installation. Comply with station and government policies and regulations in regard to identification badges, parking, and professional decorum. 3.5.9. Provide Lessons Learned to the Command Chaplain within 5 days of any problems encountered and resolved. 3.5.10. Direct concerns regarding morale, breach of ethical standards, or moral infractions to the Command Chaplain as soon as possible. 3.5.11. Notify the Command Chaplain, in advance, when unable to perform services due to scheduled time off, illness, inclement weather and/or emergency leave. 3.5.12. Arrange for scheduled absences at least two weeks in advance. 3.5.13. In advance of scheduled absences, secure the services of a credentialed substitute from a list approved by the AMS and previously provided to the Command Chaplain. Exceptions are permitted for a local priest, who is not AMS-approved, to fill in for the CRMP as long as he has a letter from his bishop/superior granting that exception for a specific occasion or period of time. 3.5.14. Provide and compensate the pre-approved substitute when unable to perform services required within this statement of work. 4.0 DELIVERY SCHEDULE. The CRMP shall deliver all services as described above and include the following minimums: Item Description of Service and Quantity of Units 0001 Sunday Mass (Time of Service 0930) 52 units 0002 Sacrament of Reconciliation (by request prior to Mass) 52 units 0003 Weekday Mass 250 units (approx. 5 days/wk.) 0004 Holy Days of Obligation 0005 Advent and Lenten Penance Services 0006 Easter Triduum 3 units 0007 First Communion (annual) 0008 Confirmation (annual) 0009 Baptisms (as required) 0010 Weddings/Funerals (as required) 0011 Sacramental/emergency ministrations (as required) 0012 Weekly office hours (20 hours per week) 0013 Lay Leader Training (as required) 5.0 PERSONNEL QUALIFICATIONS. Offerors for this contract must be ordained Roman Catholic priests with the requisite skills and experience acceptable to AMS. Personnel proposed for this contract must be able to qualify for a Confidential Security Clearance at a minimum. 6.0 POINTS OF CONTACT. 6.1 Contract Subject Matter Expert (KSME) – LCDR Ammie Davis, NCBC Gulfport Command Chaplain, (228) 871-2454 for all issues regarding execution of contract. 6.2. Technical Proposal Evaluator (TPE) – RP1 Robert Washington, (228) 871-2454. 6.3. Contracting Officer (KO). The contracting officer has overall responsibility for overseeing the contractor’s performance in the areas of contract compliance; for reviewing the Quality Assurance Personnel’s assessments of the contractor’s performance; and for resolving all differences between the QAP’s version and the contractor’s version of events. The KO is the only person authorized to direct the contractor in the performance of his/her contractual duties and to make interpretations of and changes to the contract. The KO is: Ms. Bonnie Adams, (228-871-2868). 7.0 PERFORMANCE EVALUATION. Performance evaluations will be conducted on a quarterly basis with a summary annual evaluation. 7.1. The Command Chaplain, as Installation Program Director of the CRP, will provide the contractor with a performance appraisal during the final week of December, March, June, and September. 7.2. The performance appraisal will be based on how effectively and efficiently the contractor fulfills the terms of the contract and furthers the mission of the CRP. AMPLIFYING INFORMATION Deliverables: Minimum Contract Requirements for set price of $57,000 0001 Sunday Mass (Time of Service 0930) 52 units 0002 Sacrament of Reconciliation (by request prior to Mass) 52 units 0003 Weekday Mass 250 units (approx. 5 days/wk.) 0004 Holy Days of Obligation 0005 Advent and Lenten Penance Services 0006 Easter Triduum 3 units 0007 First Communion (annual) 0008 Confirmation (annual) 0009 Baptisms (as required) 0010 Weddings/Funerals (as required) 0011 Sacramental/emergency ministrations (as required) 0012 Weekly office hours (20 hours per week) 0013 Lay Leader Training (as required)

R--Catholic Priest services

Department of the Navy, Naval Supply Systems Command | Published September 10, 2015  -  Deadline September 16, 2015
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STATEMENT OF WORK 01 October 2015 – 30 September 2016 ROMAN CATHOLIC (RC) PRIEST SERVICES AS CONTRACT RELIGIOUS MINISTRY PROFESSIONAL (CRMP) IN SUPPORT OF THE COMMAND RELIGIOUS PROGRAM (CRP) OF NAVAL AIR STATION JOINT RESERVE BASE NEW ORLEANS 1.0 BACKGROUND. Per US Navy Regulations, SECNAVINST 1730.7D, and OPNAVINST 1730.1E it is incumbent upon commanding officers (COs) to have a CRP which accommodates the religious needs, preferences, and rights of assigned military personnel, eligible family members, and other authorized users. Per SECNAVINST 5351.1, at installations where the assigned chaplains cannot provide adequately for the variety of represented faith groups, it is most appropriate to augment the CRP with CRMPs to help execute mission requirements. Contracting the services of a civilian RC priest as a CRMP is authorized and appropriate. 1.1. The object of this contract is to secure the offices of a Roman Catholic priest to provide faith-specific religious ministry to authorized RC personnel, leadership and oversight to the RC portion of the CRP, and advice to the Command Chaplain. The contractor shall perform services at the Chaplains office spaces, chapel, and other places as determined by the Command Chaplain of NAS JRB NEW ORLEANS, LA. 2.0. PERFORMANCE. The performance period for this contract is 01 October 2015 – 30 September 2016. The CRMP shall: 2.1. Report to the Command Chaplain as Head of Staff answerable to the CO. 2.2. Provide for RC worship, sacramental ministrations, religious guidance, scripture study sessions, and religious education. Provide RC pastoral care/counseling to authorized personnel as requested, required, and scheduled. 2.3. Assist the Command Chaplain with advice in defining, validating, and implementing CRP Planned Ministry Objectives (PMOs) for RC personnel based on religious requirements and by keeping the Command Chaplain informed on all pertinent issues/concerns/matters. 2.4. Demonstrate care for all CRP customers and facilitate the religious needs of non-RC personnel by referring them to other members of the CRP. 2.5. Accomplish administrative requirements in a timely fashion. 2.6. Be neat, clean, well-groomed, and in appropriate clergy clothing when in public areas. 2.7. Become acquainted with and obey all pertinent Command, DON, and DOD instructions; shall perform in a manner which precludes any waste of government resources; and shall not use government equipment for personal business. All motor vehicles operated on the installation by the contractor shall be registered with base security and operated according to applicable directives. 2.8. Although in fact not a Government employee, shall comply with Executive Order 13490 of January 21, 2009, Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Personnel. 3.0 TASKS. Execute the CRP PMOs for RC personnel. 3.1. Provide Roman Catholic Mass and Reconciliation (confession). 3.1.1. Conduct Catholic Mass every Sunday and/or Saturday evening as scheduled. 3.1.2. Be on site and available for confessions every Sunday for one hour prior to the start of Mass and for fellowship opportunities for one half hour after Mass. 3.1.3. Conduct weekday Catholic Mass as scheduled. 3.1.4. Conduct Catholic Mass on all Holy Days of Obligation. 3.1.5. Conduct Advent and Lenten Penance Services. 3.1.6. Conduct annual First Communion and Confirmation Services. 3.1.7. Conduct all other Mass requirements as defined in the CRP’s PMO. Other worship services will be performed as needed and at the discretion of the Command Chaplain. 3.1.8. Conduct and effectively oversee the training and certification of worship volunteers as required. 3.1.9. Compose Prayers of the Faithful for Sunday and Holy Day liturgies with respect to liturgical guidelines and the needs of the CRP. 3.2. Perform additional sacramental and emergency ministrations. 3.2.1. Prepare personnel and authorized family members for sacramental ministrations. 3.2.2. Schedule, administer, and conduct Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, and Marriage Services. 3.2.3. Provide Anointing of the Sick and Funeral/Memorial Services as requested and authorized. 3.3. Conduct and supervise RC religious education and spiritual formation programs. 3.3.1. Instruct and supervise the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), scripture study sessions, and the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) programs. 3.3.2. Conduct and effectively oversee the training, certification, and employment of the Director of Religious Education (whether contractor or volunteer) and volunteer teachers within the RC education program as required. 3.4. Provide pastoral care/counseling and spiritual support. 3.4.1. Provide individual and/or group counseling sessions for spiritual formation, marriage preparation, baptismal preparation, and personal and/or family matters. 3.4.2. Attend community-building fellowship events. 3.5. Accomplish necessary administrative tasks. 3.5.1. Provide timely information and professional guidance to CRP personnel for worship service programs/bulletins, required sacramental documentation, and other various administrative requirements. 3.5.2. Ensure the timely submission of all required contract documentation. 3.5.3. Preside over the Catholic Chapel Council and forward the Council’s meeting minutes and recommendations to the Command Chaplain for consideration. 3.5.4. Attend and participate in staff meetings of the CRP when convened by the Command Chaplain. 3.5.5. Maintain ministerial faculties and liaison with the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA (AMS). This includes advising AMS of any change in ecclesiastical status or contact information along with personal attendance at the annual priest convocation convened by AMS. Travel and per diem funding for the annual AMS convocation is to be budgeted for and paid by the command. 3.5.6. Perform various administrative tasks as required. This includes quarterly reports and other such documentation as may be required by AMS. 3.5.7. Complete necessary training and maintain currency on the use of such government office equipment and computers as required. 3.5.8. Maintain current certification for access to the installation. Comply with station and government policies and regulations in regard to identification badges, parking, and professional decorum. 3.5.9. Provide Lessons Learned to the Command Chaplain within 5 days of any problems encountered and resolved. 3.5.10. Direct concerns regarding morale, breach of ethical standards, or moral infractions to the Command Chaplain as soon as possible. 3.5.11. Notify the Command Chaplain, in advance, when unable to perform services due to scheduled time off, illness, inclement weather and/or emergency leave. 3.5.12. Arrange for scheduled absences at least two weeks in advance. 3.5.13. In advance of scheduled absences, secure the services of a credentialed substitute from a list approved by the AMS and previously provided to the Command Chaplain. Exceptions are permitted for a local priest, who is not AMS-approved, to fill in for the CRMP as long as he has a letter from his bishop/superior granting that exception for a specific occasion or period of time. 3.5.14. Provide and compensate the pre-approved substitute when unable to perform services required within this statement of work. 4.0 DELIVERY SCHEDULE. The CRMP shall deliver all services as described above and include the following minimums: Item Description of Service and Quantity of Units 0001 Sunday Mass 0830 52 units 0002 Sacrament of Reconciliation (by request prior to Mass) 52 units 0003 Weekday Mass 250 units 0004 Holy Days of Obligation 0005 Advent and Lenten Penance Services 0006 Easter Triduum 3 units 0007 First Communion (annual) 0008 Confirmation (annual) 0009 Baptisms (as required) 0010 Weddings/Funerals (as required) 0011 Sacramental/emergency ministrations (as required) 0012 Weekly office hours (20 hours per week) 5.0 PERSONNEL QUALIFICATIONS. Offerors for this contract must be ordained Roman Catholic priests with the requisite skills and experience acceptable to AMS. Personnel proposed for this contract must be able to qualify for a Confidential Security Clearance at a minimum. 6.0 POINTS OF CONTACT. 6.1 Contract Subject Matter Expert (KSME) - LT Solomon Lloyd, NASJRB NEW ORLEANS Command Chaplain, (504)678-3525 for all issues regarding execution of contract. 6.2. Technical Proposal Evaluator (TPE) – RP1 C. A. Shield, (504)678-3525. 6.3. Contracting Officer (KO). The contracting officer has overall responsibility for overseeing the contractor’s performance in the areas of contract compliance; for reviewing the Quality Assurance Personnel’s assessments of the contractor’s performance; and for resolving all differences between the QAP’s version and the contractor’s version of events. The KO is the only person authorized to direct the contractor in the performance of his/her contractual duties and to make interpretations of and changes to the contract. The KO is: Miguel E. Rivera (904) 270-5699 x125 7.0 PERFORMANCE EVALUATION. Performance evaluations will be conducted on a quarterly basis with a summary annual evaluation. 7.1. The Command Chaplain, as Installation Program Director of the CRP, will provide the contractor with a performance appraisal during the final week of December, March, June, and September. 7.2. The performance appraisal will be based on how effectively and efficiently the contractor fulfills the terms of the contract and furthers the mission of the CRP. PROPOSED EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR AWARD 1.0. QUALIFICATIONS. A committee including, at a minimum, the Command Chaplain and the Senior Religious Program Specialist will consider offerors’ applications, interview candidates as required, and make recommendations to the contracting officer. Preferred consideration for the position of the Roman Catholic CRMP will be given to the offeror(s) who best meets the following professional and personal requirements: 1.1. Professional. Offerors must have references from their diocese or religious order and ecclesiastical approval from the AMS. Offerors who have previously been endorsed by the AMS as a military chaplain must renew their ecclesiastical approval from the AMS to function as a CRMP. 1.1.1. Offerors must provide appropriate documentation from the AMS documenting the offeror’s status and the specific functions they are authorized to perform. 1.1.2. Offerors must possess a general working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Outlook or equivalent software and desktop computer hardware. 1.1.3. Have a working understanding of Navy organization and the pluralistic ministry requirements that affect the use of chapel facilities and staff. A CRMP with no previous Department of the Navy (DON) experience must demonstrate such understanding to the satisfaction of the Command Chaplain within three months of the start date of the contract. 1.2. Personal. Offerors must have a strong religious background, an impeccable reputation, and amenable personal habits. 1.2.1. Offerors must demonstrate reliability, ability to interact with people from all socio-economic backgrounds whether military or civilian (including family members and retirees). 1.2.2. Offerors must have a positive personality and pleasant demeanor when interfacing with chapel staff, visitors, military personnel, parishioners, and others. 1.2.3. Offerors must be able to perform primarily sedentary work. Some walking, standing, carrying of light items, cleaning of immediate work area is required. 1.2.4. Demonstrably good oral and written communication skills are expected. 1.3. Upon selection, the offeror must submit to and satisfy a criminal background check performed by installation security. CONTRACTING OFFICER REPRESENTATIVE (COR) Nomination Letter attached.

R--Director Religious of Education

Department of the Navy, Naval Supply Systems Command | Published September 14, 2015  -  Deadline September 18, 2015
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This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) subpart 12.6 as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and written solicitations will not be issued. This will be awarded on all or none basis. Solicitation number N6883615T0491 is issued as a Request for Quotation (RFQ) 100% Set-aside for Small Business. This solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2001-04. The simplified acquisition procedures of FAR Part 13 are applicable to this procurement. NAICS Code: 611710 Federal Supply Code: R499 Requirement is for Director of Religious Education for the Command Religious Program (CRP) at Naval Station Mayport Chapel 32228. Director of Religious Education period of performance is 01 Oct 2015 through 30 Sept 2016 to perform the duties set forth in the attached statement of work. Delivery Point: Naval Station Mayport Chapel, Building 350. Interested vendors must submit offers no later than 18 Sep 2015 in order to be considered. The provisions at FAR 52.212-1, “Instructions of Offerors”, applies to this acquisition with the addendum that offerors are required to submit warranty information and parts availability with offer; the clause at FAR 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items” apply to this acquisition; FAR 52.212-5, “Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders-Commercial Items” applies to this acquisition along with those that are applicable inside this clause such as 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside; 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases; 52.232-36; Payment by Third Party; DFAR 252.204-7004 “Required Central Contractor Registration”; 252.212-7001 “Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders Applicable to Defense Acquisitions of Commercial Items. The following clauses and provisions apply: 52.204-7 System for Award Management 52.204-9 Personal Identity Verification of Contractor personnel. 52.204-13 SAM Maintenance 52.212-4 Contract Terms and Conditions – Commercial Items 52.212-5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders – Commercial Items 52.204-10 Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards 52.209-6 Protecting the Government’s Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. 52.222-3 Convict Labor 52.222-19 Child Labor—Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies 52.222-21 Prohibition of Segregated Facilities 52.222-26 Equal Opportunity 52.222-36 Affirmative Action for Workers with Disabilities. 52.223-18 Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving 52.225-13 Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases 52.232-18- Availability Of Funds 52.232-33 Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer—System for Award Management 52.232-40 Providing Accelerated Payments to Small Business Subcontractors 52.247-34 F.O.B. Destination 52.252-1 Solicitation Provisions Incorporated by Reference 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference Additional contract terms and conditions applicable to this procurement are: 252.203-7000 Requirements Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials. 252.204-7012 Safeguarding of unclassified controlled technical information. 252.203-7998 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements—Representation. (DEVIATION 2015-O0010) 252.203-7999 Prohibition on Contracting with Entities that Require Certain Internal Confidentiality Agreements. (DEVIATION 2015-O0010) 252.204-7003 Control of Government Personnel Work Product 252.204-7004 Alt A System for Award Management Alternate A 252.209-7993 REPRESENTATION BY CORPORATIONS REGARDING AN UNPAID DELINQUENT TAX LIABILITY OR A FELONY CONVICTION UNDER ANY FEDERAL LAW—FISCAL YEAR 2014 APPROPRIATIONS 252.232-7003 Electronic Submission of Payment Requests and Receiving Reports 252.232-7006 Wide Area Workflow Payment Instructions 252.232-7010 Levies on Contract Payments 5252.204-9400 Contractor Unclassified Access to Federally Controlled Facilities, Sensitive Information, Information Technology (IT) Systems or Protected Health Information. Quotes are due no later than 1700 p.m. Eastern Standard Time on 18 Sep 2015. Quotes may be emailed to timothy.merkerson@navy.mil or faxed to 904-270-6498 attention to Timothy Merkerson. For questions regarding this requisition, contact Timothy Merkerson at 904-270-5699 Ext 146. Mailing address: NAVSUP FLC Mayport Detachment, BLDG 191 Supply St. Naval Station Mayport, FL 32228. See Number Note 1. STATEMENT OF WORK 01 October 2015 – 30 September 2016 DIRECTOR OF RELIGIOUS EDUCATION (DRE) IN SUPPORT OF THE COMMAND RELIGIOUS PROGRAM (CRP) OF NAVAL STATION MAYPORT, FLORIDA 1.0. BACKGROUND: Per US Navy Regulations, SECNAVINST 1730.7D, and OPNAVINST 1730.1E it is incumbent upon commanding officers (COs) to have a CRP which accommodates the religious needs, preferences, and rights of assigned military personnel, eligible family members, and other authorized users. Religious education has long been recognized as integral to Roman Catholic and Protestant faith formation, discipleship, and sacrament preparation. Technical expertise is required in directing the delivery of religious education. Per SECNAVINST 5351.1, civilian CRP support personnel include educators employed to help execute the mission requirements. 1.1. The object of this contract is to secure the services of a DRE to provide faith-specific religious education for authorized Roman Catholic and Protestant personnel and to advise the NAVSTA Mayport Roman Catholic Priest, Protestant Chaplains and the NAVSTA Mayport Command Chaplain on programmatic requirements as determined by religious needs assessments. The DRE will direct Roman Catholic and Protestant specific religious education classes and events in consultation with the Roman Catholic Priest and Protestant Chaplain as authorized by the NAVSTA Command Chaplain. All such classes shall accord with the teachings and traditions of the Roman Catholic Church and respective Protestant denomination and will be conducted at the NAVSTA Mayport Chapel complex aboard Naval Station Mayport. 2.0.PERFORMANCE. The performance period for this contract is 01 October 2015 – 30 September 2016. The DRE shall: 2.1. Report to the Command Chaplain as Head of Staff answerable to the CO and consult with the Roman Catholic Priest for Catholic-specific religious education needs and the Protestant Chaplain for Protestant specific religious education needs. 2.2. Provide leadership, direction, and administration for the Roman Catholic and Protestant religious education program. 2.3. Accomplish administrative requirements in a timely fashion. 2.4. Be neat, clean, well-groomed, and in appropriate clothing when in public areas. 2.5. Become acquainted with and obey all pertinent NAVSTA Mayport, DON, and DOD instructions; shall perform in a manner which precludes any waste of government resources; and shall not use government equipment for personal business. All motor vehicles operated on the installation by the contractor shall be registered with base security and operated according to applicable directives. 2.6.Although in fact not a Government employee, the contractor shall comply with Executive Order 11222 of May 8, 1965, Prescribing Standards of Ethical Conduct for Government Officers and Employees. 3.0 TASKS. Execute the Command Religious Program (CRP) Planned Ministry Objectives (PMOs) for the religious education of Roman Catholic and Protestant personnel, to include: Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) and other scripture study sessions for adults; Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) programs for teens, grade-school children, and pre-school children; vacation Bible School and other youth group fellowship programs. 3.1. Work closely with the Roman Catholic Priest and Protestant Chaplain in developing and delivering a comprehensive Roman Catholic and Protestant religious education program for the CRP at NAVSTA Mayport in keeping with OPNAVINST 1730.1E. The program shall serve the needs of all authorized personnel. 3.2. Provide a list of required equipment and materials to the Command Chaplain via the Roman Catholic Priest and Protestant Chaplain annually by June 15th. Approved equipment and materials will be provided in a timely manner upon completion of the review. Seasonal adjustments to requirements may be necessary. Any request for changes in equipment and/or material requirements must be submitted for approval as soon as possible but not later than two months in advance of the date needed. 3.3. Recruit volunteer teachers and teacher assistants. Ensure that each volunteer is registered per OPNAVINST 5380.1B as a CRP volunteer on a DD Form 2793 and that his/her volunteer hours are properly recorded at least monthly. 3.4. Train teachers and teacher assistants for each grade level of religious education. Training is to be in the following areas: 3.4.1. Proper classroom management techniques. 3.4.2. General teaching knowledge and practices. 3.4.3. Grade-appropriate learning designs. 3.4.4. Proper use of teaching materials and supplemental materials. 3.4.5. In-service training for all teachers and assistants. 3.5. Provide feedback to the Command Chaplain and the Roman Catholic Priest in order to continually improve the Roman Catholic and Protestant religious education program’s content, processes, and procedures. 3.6. Be an ex-officio member of the Roman Catholic Advisory Council and attend all council meetings. 3.7. Conduct an annual Open House and periodic Parent meetings prior to the beginning of each new religious education school year in August. 3.8. Ensure that a registration form is completed and maintained for each person enrolled in the Roman Catholic and Protestant religious education program. NOTE: This form includes Personally Identifying Information (PII) material that must be safeguarded per OPNAVINST 5210.20. 3.9. Ensure that all regular participants in the Roman Catholic and Protestant religious education program are authorized personnel. 3.10. Conduct monthly faculty meetings for all teachers and assistants to: 3.10.1. Provide on-going program information and training. 3.10.2. Keep abreast of all needs and concerns of the teachers, teacher assistants, and students. 3.11. Observe classes and meet with teachers individually to assure that educational and spiritual goals are met. 3.11.1. Meet with teachers individually to establish appropriate goals for each age level. 3.12. Serve as Administrator of the annual children’s Vacation Bible School. 3.13. Participate in the Worship Program of the congregation. 3.14. Direct children and families to the Chaplain’s Office for counseling, special religious requirements, or other referrals as needed. 3.15. Submit proposed notices and announcements concerning the religious education program at least two weeks prior to the event in order for these to be included in Sunday bulletins and Chapel newsletters. 3.16. Coordinate the religious education program with other staff members. 3.17. In the event of personal illness, vacations, or any other times that he/she is unavailable, the contractor is responsible to arrange for coverage by a substitute suitable to the Command Chaplain to fulfill all contractual requirements. Remuneration for such coverage is the responsibility of the contractor. 3.18. As a staff member and leader within the chapel community, the contractor must always comport him/herself in such a manner as to bring credit upon the same. Expectations of personal behavior include: 3.19.1.Punctuality, dependability, and impeccable personal hygiene and grooming. 3.19.2. A pleasant personality and amiable demeanor while interfacing with chaplains, other chapel staff, visitors, military personnel, parishioners, and others. 3.19.3. An ability to function within military protocol and flexibility to accommodate the transient nature of the chapel congregation. 4.0 POINTS OF CONTACT. Information. 4.1 Contract Subject Matter Expert (KSME) – CDR Steven Souders, CHC, USN, Command Chaplain, Naval Station Mayport (904) 270-5212 for all issues regarding execution of contract. 4.2. Technical Proposal Evaluator (TPE) – RPC Hector Feliciano, USN, Leading Chief Petty Officer. (904) 270-5212. 4.3. Contracting Officer (KO). The contracting officer has overall responsibility for overseeing the contractor’s performance in the areas of contract compliance; for reviewing the Quality Assurance Personnel’s assessments of the contractor’s performance; and for resolving all differences between the QAP’s version and the contractor’s version of events. The KO is the only person authorized to direct the contractor in the performance of his/her contractual duties and to make interpretations of and changes to the contract. The KO is: Ms. Mary L. Hart, (904) 270-5699 x150. 5.0 PERFORMANCE EVALUATION. Performance evaluations will be conducted on a semi-annual basis with a summary annual evaluation. 5.1. The Command Chaplain, as Installation Program Director of the CRP, will provide the contractor with a performance appraisal during the final week of March and September. 5.2. The performance appraisal will be based on how effectively and efficiently the contractor fulfills the terms of the contract and furthers the mission of the CRP. PROPOSED EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR AWARD 1.0. QUALIFICATIONS. A committee including, at a minimum, the Command Chaplains and the Roman Catholic Priest will consider offerors’ applications, interview candidates, and make recommendations to the contracting officer. Preferred consideration for the position of DRE will be given to the offeror(s) who best meets the following professional and personal requirements: 1. 1. Professional. Present a work résumé (including volunteer positions) for the previous five years, accompanied by the following: 1.1.1. A copy of a graduate-level diploma, such as: Masters of Arts in Religious Education (M.A.R.), or equivalent. Consideration may also be given to offerors without a graduate degree but who present a copy of an undergraduate diploma accompanied by a transcript showing successful completion of coursework in religion and education; a Denominational Certification; and/or five years of teaching experience. 1.1.2. Three letters of reference that address the character, work ethic, religious practices, and teaching skills of the offeror. 1.1.3. Offerors will be required to demonstrate familiarity with Roman Catholic history and traditions. Familiarity with the liturgical calendar and Roman Catholic doctrines used in planning religious education programs is required. 1.2. Personal. Offerors must have a strong religious background, an impeccable reputation, and amenable personal habits. 1.2.1. Demonstrably good oral and written communication skills are expected. 1.3. Upon selection, the offeror must submit to and satisfy a criminal background check performed by installation security.
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