To see CONTRACTS OUT FOR BID at this time, please go to the Contracting Division Website.
For GATE ATTENDANT SOLICITATIONS, go to Fed Biz Ops. This is the primary source for information for gate attendant solicitations. For assistance using this website call 1-877-472-3779.
Once on the Fed Biz Opps website, click the GO button beside Quick Search. In the block entitled Full Text Search type "W9126G" or type the solicitation number without the dashes if known and click Start Search. View the list of project titles to find the solicitation you are looking for and click on the title. Register as "interested vendor". Thereafter, follow the links.
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. Most Contracts at Sam Rayburn Reservoir require a two-person team.
Sam Rayburn Project utilizes both Park and Gate Attendants to operate U.S. Army Corps of Engineers parks at Sam Rayburn. Currently, there are two one-year contracts that run from 1 October to 30 September. Seasonal contracts run from 1 March to various dates in September. Three basic types of contracts are utilized; Park Attendant, Gate Attendant, and Park/Gate Attendant. Listed below are some of the general duties of each respective contract.
Park Attendant: Requires a one or two person team, depending on the park. Attendants are responsible for cleaning the park and facilities within the park, and limited mowing, ( required to mow a specified distance around facilities such as campsites, restrooms, water fountains, waste receptacles, playgrounds, shelters, etc.) Park Attendants provide all equipment necessary to perform their duties, such as lawn mowers, weed trimmers, rakes, shovels, mops, brooms, trash bags, sponges, pales, water hose, etc. Park Attendants are also required to provide toilet tissue and light bulbs for restrooms and perform minor maintenance such as turning on and off water and electric, unclogging drains, locking gates and facilities. Attendants provide general surveillance of the park, informing visitors of park rules and regulations and providing information to the public. Attendant also reports maintenance needs to the Project Office, and power outages and burned out security lights to the power company. The attendant is required to live in the park on a site provided by the government. The attendant is required to provide a self contained recreational type trailer or RV. The government provides a site with 30 Amp electric, (some sites with 30 Amp and 50 Amp) water and sewer at no cost to the attendant. Work schedules vary by season and by park. Contact the Sam Rayburn Lake Office for additional details.
Gate Attendant: Requires two person team, must enjoy people, and be able to get along with people! Responsible for collecting use fees, registering campers and visitors, maintaining campground status reports, reservation and other reports through a computer program. Attendats also post reservations, provide information to the visiting public, park surveillance, and inform visitors of park rules and regulations, manning the gate house, operating gates to control ingress and egress, checking in and out recreation equipment, etc. The attendants are also responsible for cleaning the gate house and their trailer site. The government will provide computer system, computer paper, fee books, maps and hand out materials. The attendants are required to live in the park on a site provided by the government. The attendants must provide a self contained recreational type trailer or RV. The government provides a site with 30 Amp electric, (some sites with 30 Amp and 50 Amp), water and sewer at no cost to the attendant. Work schedules vary by season and by park. There are contracts with 6 , 5 , 3, and 4 days per week schedules. Daily duty hours range from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M. during the week to 7:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.. on weekends and holidays.
Park / Gate Attendant: Requires a two person team. Performs the duties of the Park Attendant and Gate Attendant as listed above. Park / Gate Attendants are utilized in parks where average visitation is lower and in most parks that remain open during the winter season. Some Park / Gate Attendants convert over to Park Attendant only duties during the recreation season, (March - September), with the Gate Attendant portion of the duties being accomplished by a separate contractor(s) during this period.
Attendants are required to possess a working cell phone or obtain local telephone service to their site. Costs for this requirement should be added into the contract bid.
Once bid packages become available (usually August and December/January), prospective bidders may access bid packages at the Fort Worth District Contracting website at http://ebs.swf.usace.army.mil/
Prospective bidders are required to supply a DUNS number (obtained from Duns and Bradstreet at 1-800-335-0505 or on their website). After receipt of the DUNS number, bidders must register through Central Contractor Registration at 1-888-227-2423 or via the Internet at http://www.ccr.gov Contracts will not be awarded to bidders who are not registered.
Once you are registered with CCR, you will receive a Trading Partner Identification Number (TPIN) and issued a Commercial and Government Entity (CAGE) code. The CAGE code is required when the bid is submitted. The TPIN is proof that you are registered in the CCR database.