Janitorial Services – PSEC West Vancouver Laboratory

Solicitation number 30004446

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    Solicitation #: 30004446
    This requirement is for Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canadian Coast Guard
    Title: Janitorial Services – PSEC West Vancouver Laboratory
    Objective and Background:
    Janitorial services are required at the Pacific Science Enterprise Center Monday to Friday inclusive,
    except for holidays. The Janitorial services will commence no earlier than 5pm weekdays and consist of
    cleaning of all exposed surfaces of the interior of buildings, including walls, floors, floor coverings,
    furniture, plumbing and mechanical fixtures, hand rails, grilles, and windows (inside and outside). Main
    Building (including the indoor aquarium and warehouse) – 3,914 m² Donaldson Building – 169 m².
    The objectives are to have on-going quality janitorial service. The services should be evident in the
    cleanliness of the work environment, to the Facility Manager and the employee’s working in the facility
    being cleaned.
    Scope of Work:
    -The Contractor shall clean the areas of all exposed surfaces of the interior of buildings including walls,
    floors, floor coverings, furniture, plumbing and mechanical fixtures, hand rails, grilles, and windows (inside
    and outside glassed areas).
    -The Contractor will be responsible for turning off all unnecessary lighting and securing the premises
    before leaving (there could be other special instructions posted on the door) doors found locked shall
    remain locked after completion of janitorial work. If any doors are found unlocked after regular working
    hours, please make a note of them and report to the commissionaire on duty.
    -Care must be taken by Contractor not to tamper with ongoing scientific experiments or with operating
    equipment (don’t disturb switches, levers, valves). When working in laboratories, do not disturb or move
    equipment, and do not stand on counters when cleaning air grilles (use a WCB approved safety ladder,
    supplied by contractor).
    -DFO’s research staff will occasionally leave special waste in the hallways or lab floors (radioactive waste,
    bio-medical waste, sharp-blades containers): DO NOT TOUCH THIS MATERIAL, as it will be disposed
    by specialized companies. If cleaning staff have any doubts whatsoever about special waste, please ask
    the PSEC – Fisheries and Oceans Canada staff.
    -These specifications provided by DFO for janitorial services from Monday to Friday inclusive, except
    holidays, and starting no earlier than 515 p.m. each day, with as little inconvenience as possible to staff.
    Security Requirement:
    The Contractor working under this contract must hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS)
    level issued by the Canadian and International Industrial Security Directorate (CISD) of Public Work and
    Government Services Canada (PWGSC) for access to DFO premises.
    The Contractor’s resources working on this contract must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS
    granted by the Canadian and International Industrial Security Directorate (CISD) of Public Work and
    Government Services Canada (PWGSC) for access to DFO premises.Period of Contract:
    Contract to commence on January 1, 2024 and end on December 31, 2024 with an option to extend the
    contract for five (5) additional one (1) year periods.
    Trade Agreements:
    The requirement is subject to the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA.
    Contract Authority:
    Name: Simon Cousineau
    Phone Number: 343-548-1568
    Email Address: simon.cousineau@dfo-mpo.gc.ca and cc DFO.tenders-soumissions.MPO@dfompo.gc.ca
    Inquiries regarding this RFP requirement must be submitted to the Contracting Authority named above.

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 12 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2024/01/01.

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada

    200 Kent Street

    Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 2J8
    Contracting authority
    Simon Cousineau
    (343) 548-1568

    200 Kent Street

    Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 2J8
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    12 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive - Traditional
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Cost-per-Point
    Commodity - UNSPSC
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