1. Department of Correctional Services now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the provision of security services as follows:

    Institution Quantity of Armed Guards Duration Type of duty
    Tower Street A.C.C 20 8:00 pm-8:00 am
    12 hrs per day,
    7 Days per week for 2 yrs.
    Sentry Box
    St. Catherine A.C.C 26 8:00 pm – 8:00 am
    12 hrs per day
    7 days per week for 2 yrs.
    Sentry Box

    Qualified suppliers should be registered under the Safety and Security Service grading scheme.

  2. Bidders must possess a valid Tax Compliance Letter/ Certificate and must be registered with the National Contracts Commission in order to participate.

  3. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Department of Correctional Services, or email dmartin@cs.gov.jm and may purchase the Biding Documents for a non-refundable fee of $2,000.00 payable by Cash or Manager’s Cheque at the address given below: Cashier, First Floor, Department of Correctional Services, 5-7 King Street, Kingston from Mondays – Thursdays 9:00 am – 3:00 pm and Fridays 9:00 – 2:00 pm.

  4. Tender Security of One Million Two Hundred and Sixty Thousand Dollars($1,260,000.00) is required in the form of :
    • Managers Cheque or
    • Tender bond from a Bank/Insurance Company (Stamped by the stamp Duty Division of the Tax Administration Jamaica).
  5. Bids shall be valid for a period of 120 days after bid closing and shall be deposited in the tender box located at Department of Correctional Services, Ground Floor, 5-7 King Street, Kingston on or before January 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm. Late bids will be rejected.
  6. Bids will be opened on January 19, 2017 @ 3: 15 pm in the presence of the bidders' representatives who choose to attend at the address below:

    Department of Correctional Services
    Ground Floor, Conference Room
    5-7 King Street, Kingston

NB: Failure to directly purchase the Tender/Bid Document from the Procuring Entity will result in the ineligibility /non-responsiveness of that bid from participating in the procurement process.