BID #11043
Security Support 

Armed Protective Security Officers throughout Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont

Due Date: Ongoing

  The Federal Protective Service, East Consolidated Contracts Group, intends to acquire protective security officer (PSO) services at the federal facilities throughout the states of Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Vermont via full and open competition. As an integral component of the FPS security effort, the contractor shall provide and maintain all management, supervision, manpower, training, equipment, supplies, licenses, permits, certificates, insurance, pre-employment screenings, reports, and files necessary to accomplish security guard services at these locations. This requirement is being solicited as a commercial item acquisition in accordance with FAR 15. It is anticipated that a single award, labor hour, indefinite quantity, indefinite delivery (ID/IQ) type contract will be established as a result of the solicitation. The contract will consist of one 12-month base ordering period followed by four 12-month optional ordering periods and an option to extend services in accordance with FAR 52.217-8. The base period and all option periods will be evaluated prior to award.

The NAICS code for this acquisition is 561612, Security Guard and Patrol Services. The size standard is $18.5 million. The RFP shall require the submission of a technical proposal as well as a price proposal. It is anticipated that the solicitation, RFP# HSHQE1-12-R-00001, will be released to the Federal Business Opportunities website on or about May 25, 2012. It is the contractor"s responsibility to monitor the website for the issuance of the RFP as well as any updates to the solicitation. All contractors must be registered in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) ( Further, offerors are required to go online to the Business Partner Network ( to complete their Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA) prior to submittal of a quotation. For questions regarding this announcement, please contact Nancy Meghri at 215-521-2268 or via e-mail at Per HSAM 3005.207: The FedBizOpps staff is not authorized to determine the classification code for any FedBizOpps notice. Because a misclassified contract action fails to notify the firms most likely to respond and therefore may violate the Competition in Contracting Act, the Contracting Officer is held responsible for correctly classifying any FedBizOpps notice. A misclassified contract action must be corrected and re-synopsized in FedBizOpps. Detailed classification codes are available on the FedBizOpps website at


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Robert Bentley

Department of Veterans Affairs