REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR CONTRACT LABOR FOR GARBAGE TRUCK HOPPERS
The George County Board of Supervisors is requesting contract labor proposals with an established business or company to provide garbage truck hoppers for a one-year agreement with an option for a one (1) year contract extension.
This labor contract will officially begin on Tuesday, January 05, 2021 with truck hoppers available at the County’s Solid Waste Main Office.
The contract labor hoppers are responsible for collecting/picking up household garbage from curb/roadside locations and placing in the County’s Solid Waste vehicles. The hoppers ride on the outside rear of the County’s trucks and will make numerous stops throughout the route for pickups.
The County runs household Solid Waste Collection routes four days a week, Monday through Thursday starting no later than 6:30 am. The County takes major holidays off from collections. Friday is used as a “Make-up Day” for routes not run due to holidays or severe weather.
The County is responsible for the garbage trucks and vehicles, the scheduled daily routes, and all final disposal of collected household waste. The County will provide the contracted hoppers with daily supervision and direction, safety training, and document all worked hours.
The contractor is responsible for providing eight (8) contract labor hoppers four (4) days per week at the County’s Solid Waste Main Office on Industrial Park Road. The contractor is responsible for wages, withholdings, FICA, Medicare, payroll taxes, unemployment insurance and workers’ compensation as required by law. The contractor will also provide basic safety equipment including reflective safety vests, rain suits, and gloves.
The contract labor proposal should include a “per person-per day” cost that includes all responsibilities described in this request. The labor contract will be awarded to the proposal written with in a competitive range and consider to the most advantageous to the County. Major factors for consideration will be work experience, job efficiency, safety, and over residential/customer satisfaction.
Proposals should be sealed and delivered to the George County Chancery Clerks Office; 355 Cox Street, MS 39452; no later than Friday, December 11, 2020 by 10 am.