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RFP - Security Services

Request for Proposal

Security Services

The Native TANF Program,

Washoe Tribe of Nevada & CA

1246 Waterloo Lane

Gardnerville, NV 89410

June 18, 2015


Description of Services

Contractor shall furnish all necessary labor, supervision, and equipment in accordance with the provisions set forth in this RFP. A minimum of five years of Security Guard Services is required. Proposers are to provide a summary of their firms experience as well as the experience of the upper management and supervisory staff that will be providing services under a contract with the Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California.

Contractor shall provide a security officer for the following Washoe Native TANF Program (WNTP) locations:

  • Gardnerville, Nevada ( 2 locations)
  • Stockton, California (1 location)
  • Oakland, California (1 location)

Assigned security shall be arrive at work well groomed, in a professional manner and be appropriately equipped to perform their duties.

Scope of Work

Assigned security personnel shall maintain a security presence throughout the premises during business hours and provide both preventative and reactive measures to any and all safety and security concerns.

Typical duties of the security personnel at the WNTP locations include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure premises are secure
  • Investigate unusual or suspicious conditions
  • Provide security access control
  • Respond to security concerns throughout the site and call (911) if necessary
  • Effectively communicate with key site personnel
  • Provide basic training for non-security personnel on safety and security issues
  • Continually assess the need for training or increased security measures
  • Implement safety and security protocols for staff and clients.
  • Provide accurate and timely reports of each incident of injury, security or law violation to designated staff member
  • Report any unsafe or dangerous conditions or circumstances to the Facility or Site Manager
  • Observing employees arriving or leaving a facility at darkness – early morning, evening or night as needed

Professional Skills Required

  • Licensed and Bonded in State where services are to be provided
  • 24-hour availability
  • Appropriate licenses and permits as necessary
  • Professional recommendations

Background Checks and Drug Screening

Contractor shall certify that all assigned security personnel have successfully passed a criminal background check prior to assignment to the Washoe Tribe. As a minimum all security personnel shall pass a fingerprinting check conducted by the appropriate enforcement agencies of the State of California and/or State of Nevada.

Prior to assignment at any WNTP Site, all prospective security personnel must pass a drug screening test administered at the Contractor’s expense.

Physical and Mental Qualifications

All security personnel must be in a physical condition to meet the needs to their duties. In addition, security personnel must be mentally alert and capable of exercising good judgment, implementing instructions and obtaining and understanding specialized training if required.

The following items should be provided with proposal:

  • Description of experience
  • Examples of Organizations served
  • Testimonials from past clients
  • Professional degrees and licensing

Proposal Guidelines and Evaluation Criteria

The Washoe Native TANF program will evaluate all proposals based on the following criteria.

To ensure consideration for this Request for Proposal, your proposal should be complete and include all of the following criteria:

  • Overall proposal suitability: proposed solutions must meet the scope and needs included herein and be presented in a clear and organized manner
  • Experience as it pertains to the scope of this project
  • Examples of their work pertaining to this project
  • Cost of the service based on the work to be performed in accordance with the scope of this project.
  • Descriptions and documentation of expertise and experience
  • Professional references and contact information
  • Copies of professional licensing documents

This request for proposals represents the requirements for an open and competitive process. Proposals will be accepted until 5:00 p.m., July 30, 2015. Submit proposals to:

Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California

Native TANF Office

Attention: Contracts Compliance Officer

1246 Waterloo Lane

Gardnerville, NV 89410

Evaluation of proposals will be conducted until August 15, 2015. If additional discussion or information is needed, during this time period, the bidder will be notified. The selection decision for the winning bidder will be made no later than August 31, 2015.

All costs included in the proposal must be all-inclusive and all costs must be itemized to include an explanation of all fees and costs.

Contract terms and conditions will be negotiated upon selection of the winning bidder for this RFP. All contractual terms and conditions will be subject to review by Washoe Tribe of Nevada and California Legal department.

Specification Changes: The Washoe Tribe may, during the proposal period, advise the Proposer in writing of additional, omission, or alterations in the specifications. Changes shall be included in the RFP and become a part of the specifications as if originally submitted.

The Washoe Tribe reserves the right to reject any and all proposals, or any part of a proposal; to waive minor defects or technicalities; or to solicit new proposals on the same project or modified project, which may include portions of the original RFP document, as the Tribe may deem necessary and in its best interest. False, incomplete or unresponsive statements in connection with a submitted proposal may be sufficient cause for rejection.


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