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F -- VIPR I-BPA for Fireline Qualified Emergency Medical Technician Basics (EMTF), Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians (AEMF), and Paramedics (EMPF) for Region 1 - Montana Only

Notice Date
Notice Type
621910 — Ambulance Services
Contracting Office
Northern Region (R1) Regional Office, Aerial Fire Depot
ZIP Code
Solicitation Number
Response Due
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Jeffrey Gardner, 4063294987, jbgardner@fs.fed.us, Northern Region (R1) Regional Office, Aerial Fire Depot, Missoula, Montana, 59808
Small Business Set-Aside
The USDA Forest Service, Northern Region is soliciting quotes for Fireline Qualified, Montana Licensed Emergency Medical Technician Basics (EMTF), Advanced Emergency Medical Technicians (AEMF), and Paramedics (EMPF) for use during fire suppression and all-hazard incidents within the State of Montana. The Contractor is responsible for all equipment, materials, supplies, transportation, lodging, trained/certified personnel, and supervision and management of those personnel, necessary to meet or exceed the Agreement specifications. This acquisition is a full and open competition under NAICS 621910. Please read Section B INTRODUCTION for information regarding the use and intent of an Incident Blanket Purchase Agreement (I-BPA), instructions on pricing and estimated quantity, and the basis of award. This solicitation will result in multiple awards. The solicitation will be issued using the Virtual Incident Procurement (VIPR) system. Information about the VIPR system and a Vendor User Guide is located on the web at http://www.fs.fed.us/business/incident/vipr.php. 1) Vendors must have a valid e-mail address; all VIPR communications are conducted via e-mail. 2) Vendors must have a valid DUNS Number. Request a free DUNS Number from Dun and Bradstreet on the web at https://iupdate.dnb.com/iUpdate/companylookup.htm. 3) Vendors must be current in the System for Award Management (SAM) as stated in the solicitation. Vendors can access SAM at https://www.sam.gov/. Offerors who have not completed the annual representations and certifications electronically in SAM, or who have changes to their reps and certs need to complete or update their information in SAM in order to be eligible for award. 4) Vendors are required to have a USDA Level 2 eAuthentication account that provides the ability to conduct official electronic business transactions. Information is available on the web at http://www.fs.fed.us/business/incident/eauth.php 5) Vendors must make offer in response using the VIPR Vendor Application; http://www.fs.fed.us/business/incident/vendorapp.php. See the VIPR Vendor Helps page at http://www.fs.fed.us/business/incident/vendorapp.php. or contact the VIPR Helpdesk at 1-866-224-7677. 6) See Section D.2 for complete instructions on submitting a quote in VIPR for this resource. This Resource is considered a Generic Resource in VIPR. 7) See D.2 of the solicitation for Equipment Requirements and D.16 of the solicitation for vendor inspection and submittal requirements. The Government expects to award multiple Agreements resulting from this solicitation; reasonable price, technically acceptable, and past performance dependability risk are the factors used to evaluate quotes. See B.3 and E.2 for complete Basis of Award information. This solicitation will be available electronically only and will be posted to the FedBizOpps website at https://www.fbo.gov on or about March 7, 2018. Electronic responses must be transmitted in the VIPR Vendor Application by 12:00 P.M. MDT, April 11, 2018. A pre-proposal meeting or teleconference will be held, see C.11 for location and time. Information about this and other solicitations in the Northern Rockies is posted on the Northern Rockies Coordinating Group website at http://www.fs.fed.us/r1/fire/nrcg/. We are experiencing intermittent problems with VIPR uploading the solicitation. The solicitation will be available in the VIPR Vendor Application as well as posted in.pdf document in FBO.
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