Gate Attendant Contracts

Gate Attendant Program

Gate attendants are an essential part of the Corps of Engineers recreational program.  These people are private individuals who work under contract for the Corps of Engineers.  Contracts at Hords Creek Lake require a two-person team. 

Responsibilities include collecting user fees, registering campers and visitors, maintaining campground status reports, reservation reports, user fee collection reports, posting campsite reservations, providing general information to the visiting public, surveillance of use fee compliance, and informing visitors of rules and regulations.  Additional duties are identified in the Hords Creek Lake Gate Attendant Scope of Work.

The attendants are responsible for cleaning the gate house and the immediate area surrounding the entrance complex.  They are also responsible for cleaning their own trailer site.  Gate attendants are required to purchase all supplies necessary to perform these duties. 

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will provide all necessary fee collection supplies.  All parks utilize the National Recreation Reservation Service (NRRS) computer system and software.  Computer paper, maps and brochures will be provided by the government.

Gate attendants are required to live in the campground on a site provided by the Corps of Engineers. The gate attendants are required to provide a self-contained recreational type RV or trailer.  The government provides a campsite with electrical, water and sewer service.  A phone line is provided in the gate house at government expense. Private phone lines may be available at the gate attendant's expense.

Basic Requirements:  The following requirements for submitting a quote and receiving an award are now mandatory for conducting business with the DOD Government.

(a) All offerors are required to obtain a Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number by calling 1-800-333-0505 or by visiting

(b) All prospective contractors must be registered in System for Award Management (SAM) database prior to any award resulting from this solicitation.  If at time of award, contractor is not registered, award will be made to the next successful “registered” offer.  Registration may be accomplished via the internet at