Washington State Department of Enterprise Services

Contract Summary


Personnel Investigations
This contract is Two-Tiered


Contract #: 09514
Replaces: 32010

The Personnel Investigations Services Master Contract will focus solely on contracting with firms who specialize in Personnel Investigation Services. Work will be performed in the following eight categories:
• Sexual Harassment
• Harassment
• Discrimination
• Retaliation
• Hostile Work Environment
• Employee Misconduct/Just Cause
• Employee Performance Issues
• Computer Forensics

Note: Not all vendors were awarded all categories. See the Contracts and Amendments document below to see which vendors are awarded in a category.

Personnel Investigators are tasked with helping the business investigate Personnel related matters. The Personnel Investigator will be able to investigate personnel matters and provide insight into what occurred. The Personnel Investigator may work with stakeholders to determine what the issue is and how to best investigate the matter.



***What are 2-Tier Contracts?***
DES manages multiple 2-Tier Contracts for non-IT professional services. These non-IT 2-Tier Contracts work like this:
• Tier 1: General (wide) category scope procurement is posted and completed by Enterprise Services to Pre-Qualify Bidders with in a category (example Facilitators & Facilitation Services, Organizational Development)
• Tier 2: Detailed (specific) scope project procurement posted and completed by the Purchaser to award work to one (1) or more Pre-Qualified Bidders/Contractors as established in Tier 1.

***2nd Tier Process***
When it comes to the Tier 2 process, purchasers have 2 options, depending on the size of the project. It is important to follow the process outlined below to ensure that competition is happening as required by RCW 39.26.

Option 1: Rapid Selection – For small projects under $10,000 (excluding sales tax) or $13,000 (excluding sales tax) if the purchase is being made from a microbusiness, minibusiness or small business as defined by RCW 39.26.010, Purchasers can complete a Rapid Selection Award (no competition required). You can also find more information by reviewing Policy # DES-125-03.
Option 2: Tier 2 Solicitation– For larger projects (over the $10k & $13k ceilings explained in Option 1) purchasers must complete a Tier 2 Solicitation. Details on the 2nd Tier solicitation can be found in the Tier 2 Handbook (under the "Resources" drop-down list below).




Current Term Start Date: 02-01-2015
Award Date: 12-16-2014
Est. Annual Worth: $57,098
Current Term Ends On: 01-31-2022
Final Term Ends On: 01-31-2022
Commodity Code(s): 918-83, 961-30
Diversity: 42% WBE 16% MBE
# of Bids Received:


Contact Info:
David Mgebroff
(360) 407-8049
david.mgebroff@des.wa.gov

Secondary Contact Info:
Team D
(360) 407-2215
descprmenvironprotec@des.wa.gov


Who Can Use This Contract?


  • Rates and Points of Contact
  • Specifications
  • Contract & Amendments
  • Original Solicitation Documents
  • Bid Tab
  • Memo to File
  • Tier 2 Handbook

Vendor Vendor # Authorized Fulfillment Partners OMWBE Veteran Small Business
D DIAMOND CONSULTING W28982 W Small Business Contract
DAPHNE R. SCHNEIDER AND ASSOCIATES W4434 Small Business Contract
EMPHASIS TECHNOGRAPHY, LTD. W394 Small Business Contract
G4S W32244
GAMMA SECURITY GROUP, PLLC W69552 Veteran Owned Business Contract Small Business Contract
INTRAVAIA RISK MANAGEMENT GROUP LLC W47929 Small Business Contract
MFR LAW GROUP, PLLC W11871 Small Business Contract
MILES INVESTIGATIONS, INC. W129
NORTHWEST WORKPLACE LAW PLLC W48710 Small Business Contract
OGDEN MURPHY WALLACE, P.L.L.C. W6845
PUBLIC SAFETY TESTING, INC. W33693 Veteran Owned Business Contract Small Business Contract

  • M = OMWBE Certified Minority Owned |
  • W = OMWBE Certified Women Owned |
  • MW = OMWBE Certified Minority Women Owned |
  • V = Certfied Veteran Owned |
  • S = Self Certified Small

Veteran Owned Contract Icon = Veteran Owned
Small Business Contract Icon = Small Business

Two Tier Contract:
A Two-Tier Contract is a prequalified bidder pool arranged in specific categories. The first tier creates the pool of qualified vendors. The second tier is a competition that includes a specific Statement of Work, final vendor selection, and contract.


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