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SOQ 24-027-Provide Professional Services to Update and Provide a Comprehensive Wage and Salary Survey for The Classified Pay Plan
Louisiana > Jefferson Parish Government
SOQ: 83683134

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PUBLIC NOTICE
SOQ 24-027
 
 
To Provide Professional Services to Update and Provide a Comprehensive Wage and Salary Survey for The Classified Pay Plan for The East Bank Consolidated Special Service Fire Protection District of Jefferson, Louisiana
 
The Parish of Jefferson, authorized by Resolution No.144462, is hereby soliciting a Statement of Qualifications from persons or firms interested in providing professional services to update a prior wage and salary survey that was conducted from 2020 to 2022 and provide a wage and salary survey for the classified Pay Plan for the East Bank Consolidated Special Service Fire Protection District of Jefferson, Louisiana.
 
 
DEADLINE FOR SUBSMISSIONS: 3:30 p.m., July 9, 2024
 
 
To be considered, a person or firm submitting a proposal must have at least one (1) firm representative who has at least five (5) years of experience in providing the same or similar types of professional wage and salary surveys to government clients.
 
The following criteria shall be used to evaluate the Statements of Qualification the firms/individuals submit:
 
Experience with similar projects involving local governmental fire departments including any experience with and knowledge of the Eastbank Consolidated Special Service Fire Protection District of Jefferson, Louisiana.  (20 points possible)
Demonstrated knowledge of compensation systems and related personnel/human resources practices including federal and state employment laws. (20 points possible)
Experience designing and implementing pay plans and overall compensation systems for fire departments, gathering data, performing job analysis and evaluation, and conducting and analyzing salary survey data. (20 points possible)
Proposed fees for the project; fees must be detailed by specific services and deliverables. (20 points possible)
Qualifications of key personnel. (5 points possible)
Ability to manage and coordinate the project, including the ability to train the staff in administering the program. (5 points possible)
Thoroughness of material submitted, including the proposed work plan and type of service provided. (5 points possible)
Projected time frame, from beginning to a prompt project completion date. (5 points possible) 
The person or firm submitting a Statement of Qualification (General Professional Services Questionnaire) must identify all subcontractors who will assist in providing professional services for the project, in the professional services questionnaire. Each subcontractor shall be required to submit a General Professional Services Questionnaire and all documents and information included in the questionnaire. (Refer to Jefferson Parish Code Ordinance, Section 2-928)
 
All persons or firms (including subcontractors) must submit a Statement of Qualifications (General Professional Services Questionnaire) by the deadline. The latest professional services questionnaire may be obtained by contacting the Purchasing Department at (504) 364-2678 or via the Jefferson Parish website at www.jeffparish.net. This questionnaire can be accessed by hovering over “Business and Development” on the website and clicking on the Professional Services Questionnaires option under “Doing Business in Jefferson Parish”
 
Submissions will only be accepted electronically via Jefferson Parish’s e- Procurement site,
Central Bidding at www.jeffparishbids.net. Registration is required and free for Jefferson Parish vendors by accessing the following link: www.centralauctionhouse.com/registration.php.
 
No submittals will be accepted after the deadline.
 
Affidavits are not required to be submitted with the Statement of Qualifications, but shall be submitted prior to contract approval.
 
Insurances are not required to be submitted with the Statement of Qualifications, but shall be submitted prior to contract approval.
 
Disputes/protests relating to the decisions by the evaluation committee or by the Jefferson Parish Council shall be brought before the 24th Judicial Court.
 
ADV: The New Orleans Advocate: June 26, 2024

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Started: 26-Jun-2024 8:42:00 AM CDT
Ends: 09-Jul-2024 3:30:00 PM CDT ( Expired )
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Donald on 26-Jun-2024 12:32:45 PM CDT
Thank you very much for your consideration.
SFOLSE on 27-Jun-2024 2:31:37 PM CDT
QUESTION: 1) How many Full-time employees are involved in the study? ANSWER: An estimated 270-280 employees QUESTION: 2)How many job titles/classes of employees? ANSWER: 25
gallagherhrcc on 27-Jun-2024 2:33:33 PM CDT
Can you please confirm the affected number of titles and FTE for the 2 studies (refresh and Fire Protection)?
Donald on 27-Jun-2024 3:51:56 PM CDT
Was the prior (2020 to 2022) wage and salary survey conducted by an outside firm? If so, can you indicate the name of the provider? Were the survey results implemented?
SFOLSE on 27-Jun-2024 4:19:16 PM CDT
The previous survey was conducted by Segal Company (Western States). No changes were made as a result of the previous survey.
Segal on 01-Jul-2024 11:11:36 AM CDT
Are the Parish's job descriptions up to date and accurate?
Segal on 01-Jul-2024 11:12:25 AM CDT
Does the Parish want the consultant to update job descriptions?
Donald on 02-Jul-2024 1:25:25 PM CDT
Can you clarify why no changes were made as a result of the previous survey in 2022?
SFOLSE on 08-Jul-2024 11:40:26 AM CDT
QUESTION: Can you clarify why no changes were made as a result of the previous survey in 2022? ANSWER: Our previous administration did not disclose to our current administration the reason why they decided not to make changes as a result of the 2022 survey. QUESTION: Does the Parish want the consultant to update job descriptions? ANSWER: If the consultant should find that there needs to be an update a job description, we would like to have the option to make the necessary update. QUESTION: Are the Parish's job descriptions up to date and accurate? ANSWER: Our current job descriptions are up to date and accurate.
UPDATE/ADDENDUM HISTORY
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26-Jun-2024 8:58:14 AM CDT
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26-Jun-2024 8:57:50 AM CDT
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