“Independently, and not as an agent of the Government, the Contractor shall provide all plant, equipment, labor and materials (unless otherwise provided herein) necessary to provide Science and Technical Support Services necessary to accomplish the mission of the USGS. The Contractor shall perform work under this contract only as directed in task orders authorized by the USGS Contracting Officer. It is impossible to determine the number or duration of task orders, and there is no assurance of a steady stream of work. Task orders will specify the specific scope of work, materials, performance schedules, deliverables, and support services required.
THE CONTRACTOR SHALL PROVIDE:
Science and technical support services required are outlined under the major requirements listed below:
- Program Management Services
- Data and Information Management
- Computer Systems Administration, Operations, and Maintenance
- Geospatial Applications, Modeling, and Associated Technologies
- Web and Database Applications
- Technical Project Management
- Facilities Support
The Contractor shall provide technical administrative and clerical support to fulfill the administrative requirements of this contract. This support shall include the following tasks:
- Perform administrative and clerical support duties associated with science and technical support services.
- Use computers and various software packages, such as the USGS Standard Office Software including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and email, to effectively carry out the administrative and clerical support functions.
- Provide word processing, data entry, forms preparation, telephone assistance, record filing, and file maintenance tasks.
- Prepare, maintain, and distribute correspondence and end products, such as reports, manuals, training materials, and documentation.
- Prepare reports on cost, schedule, and technical progress related to contract performance.
Program Management Services
- If on-site Program Management Services are required a separate task order may be issued. Any on-site Program Management would be responsible for the overall management and supervision of Contractor staff carrying out the work authorized by task orders issued under the contract. The Program Management (Key Personnel) shall serve as liaison between Contractor staff and the TOM, ensuring contract objectives and operational requirements are met.
- The Contractor shall provide the necessary experienced personnel to accomplish tasks as needed. Responsibilities shall include organizing, managing, and administering the contract, recruitment, retention, track deliverables, and assignment/supervision of staff.
- Organize, direct, coordinate and schedule all Contractor support task and support functions. Duties include the formulation…”
“The period of performance includes five project years, as identified below:
Year One (1) – December 1, 2020, through November 30, 2021
Year Two (2) – December 1, 2021, through November 30, 2022
Year Three (3) – December 1, 2022, through November 30, 2023
Year Four (4) – December 1, 2023, through November 30, 2024
Year Five (5) – December 1, 2024, through November 30, 2025”