1-112 CAV WPD0T0 AT 30 JUL-14 AUG 2022 PWS.pdf


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1.0 General:

1.1 Scope: The contractor shall provide all personnel, equipment, tools, materials, supervision, and
quality control necessary, except as specified in Paragraph 3.0 as Government Furnished, to perform
Catered Meal Services, as defined in this PWS.

1.2 Background: The Texas Army National Guard will at times require the services of a caterer. A
catered meal is defined as “a meal prepared in a commercial establishment for consumption there or
delivered to a specific location, or prepared at the consumption site using the caterer’s portable
equipment and subsistence supplies.” There is no authority for a caterer to use Government-furnished
equipment or Government-furnished facilities to prepare the meals. Caterers may locate a self-
sustaining kitchen trailer or food truck at the requested location. Cooking tents and open/outdoor
cooking is not authorized on location. Caterers preparing meals off site must ensure food safety
precautions are adhere to at all times. Catered meals are authorized to the National Guard and Reserve
Components in accordance with AR 30-22, Operating Procedures for the Army Food Program, Para 3-42.
The caterer shall provide personnel, supervision, and any items and services necessary to perform full
catering services and in accordance with State and Local sanitation law requirements. All setup,
serving, breakdown and cleanup will be the responsibility of the contractor.

1.3 Period of Performance (PoP): The Period of Performance shall be from


1.4 General Information:

1.4.1 Quality Control (QC): The contractor shall develop and maintain an effective QC Plan (QCP) to
ensure services are performed in accordance with this PWS. The contractor shall develop and implement
procedures to identify, prevent, and ensure non-recurrence of defective services. The contractor’s QCP
is the means by which it assures itself that its work complies with the requirements of the contract. As a
minimum, the contractor shall develop QC procedures that address the areas identified in Technical
Exhibit 1, Performance Requirements Summary (PRS). A final QCP shall be submitted to the Contracting
Officer Representative (COR) NLT 10 days after contract award. After acceptance of the QCP, the
contractor shall obtain the Contracting Officer’s (KO’s) acceptance in writing of any proposed changes to
its QCP.

1.4.2 Quality Assurance (QA): The Government will evaluate the contractor’s performance under this
contract in accordance with the Quality Assurance Surveillance Plan (QASP). This plan is primarily
focused on what the Government will do to ensure that the contractor has performed in accordance
with the performance standards. It defines how the performance standards will be applied, the
frequency of surveillance, and acceptable quality level(s) or defect rate(s).

1.4.3 Recognized Holidays: The following are recognized United States (US) holidays. The contractor
shall perform services on these days if requested: New Year’s Day: January 1st Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday President’s Day Memorial Day Independence Day: July 4th Labor Day Columbus Day Veteran’s Day: November 11th Thanksgiving Day Christmas Day: December 25th

1.4.4 Place and Performance of Services: The contractor shall provide services between the hours of
0600 – 2000 hours except on recognized US holidays or when the Government facility/installation is
closed due to local or national emergencies, administrative closings, or similar Government-directed
facility/installation closings, unless requested by the Government. Performance shall be
at . The contractor shall at all times maintain an adequate work force for the
uninterrupted performance of all tasks defined within this PWS when the Government
facility/installation is not closed for the above reasons. When hiring personnel, the contractor shall keep
in mind that the stability and continuity of the work force are essential. Teleworking is not authorized. Unscheduled gate closures by the Security Police may occur at any time causing all personnel
entering or exiting a closed installation to experience a delay. This cannot be predicted or prevented.
Contractors are not compensated for unexpected closures or delays. Vehicles operated by contractor
personnel are subject to search pursuant to applicable regulations. Any moving violation of any
applicable motor vehicle regulation may result in the termination of the contractor employee’s
installation driving privileges. The contractor’s employees shall become familiar with and obey the regulations of the
installation; including fire, traffic, safety and security regulations while on the installation. Contractor
employees should only enter restricted areas when required to do so and only upon prior approval. All
contractor employees shall carry proper identification with them at all times, and shall be subject to
such checks as may be deemed necessary. The contractor shall ensure compliance with all regulations
and orders of the installation which may affect performance. The Government reserves the right to
direct the removal of an employee for misconduct, security reasons, or any overt evidence of
communicable disease. Removal of contractor employees for reasons stated above does not relieve the
Contractor from responsibility for total performance of this contract.

1.4.5 Security Requirements. The contractor shall comply with all applicable installation/facility access
and local security policies and procedures, which may be obtained from the COR. The contractor and all
associated subcontractor employees shall provide all information required for background checks to
meet installation access requirements to be accomplished by installation Provost Marshal Office,
Director of Emergency Services or Security Office. The contractor shall ensure compliance with all
personal identity verification requirements as directed by Department of Defense (DoD), Headquarters

Department of Army (HQDA) and/or local policy. Should the Force Protection Condition (FPCON)
change, the Government may require changes in contractor security matters or processes. For contractors that do not require a CAC, but require access to a DoD facility or installation:
Contractor and all associated sub-contractors employees shall comply with adjudication standards and
procedures using the National Crime Information Center Interstate Identification (NCIC-III) and Terrorist
Screening Database (TSDB) (Army Directive 2014-05/AR 190-13), and applicable installation, facility and
area commander installation/facility access, and local security policies and procedures (provided by a
government representative). Communications Security/Information Technology (COMSEC/IT) Security. All communications
with DoD organizations are subject to COMSEC review. All telephone communications networks are
continually subject to intercept by unfriendly intelligence organizations. DoD has authorized the military
departments to conduct COMSEC monitoring and recording of telephone calls originating from, or
terminating at, DoD organizations. Therefore, the contractor is advised that any time contractor
personnel place or receive a call they are subject to COMSEC procedures. The contractor shall ensure
wide and frequent dissemination of the above information to all employees dealing with DoD
information. The contractor shall abide by all Government regulations concerning the authorized use of
the Government's computer network, including the restriction against using the network to recruit
Government personnel or advertise job openings. AT Level 1 Awareness Training (AT): All contractor employees, including subcontractor
employees, requiring access to Army installations, facilities, and controlled access areas shall complete
Level 1 AT within 30 calendar days after contract start date and within 30 calendar days of new
employees commencing performance. The contractor shall submit certificates of completion for each
affected contractor and subcontractor employee to the COR within 15 calendar days after completion of
training. Level 1 AT is available at iWATCH Training: The contractor and all associated subcontractors with an area of performance
within an Army-controlled installation, facilities or area shall brief all employees on the local iWATCH
program. This local developed training shall be used to inform employees of the types of behavior to
watch for and instruct employees to report suspicious activity to the COR or the KO. This training shall
be completed within 30 calendar days of contract award and within 30 calendar days of new employees
commencing performance. The contractor shall report completion for each contractor employee and
subcontractor employee to the COR, within 15 calendar days after completion of training.

1.4.6 Special Qualifications: The contractor shall ensure all employees possess all local and state
required food safety certifications for preparing/serving food and food items in the performance of this
contract. This does not include education or other qualifications for the position in which the contractor
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