Janitorial Services – PSEC West Vancouver Laboratory
Solicitation number 30004446
Closing date and time 2023/11/27 14:00 EST
Last amendment date
NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROCUREMENT (NPP)
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
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.
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.
The requirement is subject to the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA.
Name: Simon Cousineau
Phone Number: 343-548-1568
Email Address: email@example.com and cc DFO.tenders-soumissions.MPO@dfompo.gc.ca
Inquiries regarding this RFP requirement must be submitted to the Contracting Authority named above.
The estimated contract period will be 12 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2024/01/01.
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:
Businesses interested in partnering for this tender opportunity:
Note: Information may not be available in both English and French. This is because the Official Languages Act does not apply.
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
200 Kent StreetOttawa, Ontario, K2P 2J8Canada
- Contracting authority
- Simon Cousineau
- (343) 548-1568
200 Kent StreetOttawa, Ontario, K2P 2J8Canada
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