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Temporary Staffing Services

Information for Proposers

The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment (PDPHE) is seeking proposals from temporary staffing agencies to obtain qualified personnel for varying job vacancies as needed.


Project Overview

The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment (PDPHE) is seeking proposals for temporary staffing services to support various projects and job positions. This RFQ aims to establish a partnership with a reputable staffing agency to provide qualified personnel for temporary assignments of varying durations throughout the year. Our goal is to ensure a robust and reliable pool of candidates who are thoroughly vetted to represent our agency and uphold our mission of promoting and protecting the health and environment of Pueblo County. 

Key elements of this project include: 

  • Recruitment and Posting: The selected staffing agency will be responsible for recruiting talent and posting job vacancies for a wide range of roles, ensuring that all postings attract high-quality candidates. 
  • Screening and Selection: The agency will screen applicants to identify the most qualified individuals, conduct background checks, and perform five-panel drug screenings. This ensures that only the best candidates are sent to PDPHE for consideration. 
  • Support Services: The agency will assist with scheduling interviews, managing the application and resume review process, and providing additional support services as needed. This comprehensive support is crucial for maintaining our operational efficiency. 
  • Compliance and Documentation: All agencies involved in the project must meet the standards outlined in this RFQ. The staffing agency will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all contractual obligations and maintaining detailed documentation of all processes. 
  • Cost Efficiency: The proposal should include a detailed cost estimate, encompassing bill rates, additional fees, and any available volume discounts. Clear terms and conditions, payment schedules, and timecard processes should also be outlined. 


By partnering with a dedicated staffing agency, PDPHE aims to efficiently fill temporary positions with skilled and committed individuals who can contribute to our mission. This collaboration will enable us to respond swiftly to staffing needs, ensuring that our services to the community remain uninterrupted and effective. 

PDPHE is seeking a reputable agency to accomplish the following objectives: 

  • Recruit Talent: Identify and attract qualified candidates for various job positions. 
  • Post Job Vacancies: Advertise open positions to reach a broad audience. 
  • Screen Applicants: Evaluate candidates to identify the most qualified individuals based on experience and references. 
  • Application Management: Send applications and resumes to HR for review. 
  • Interview Assistance: Assist with scheduling and coordinating interviews. 
  • Conduct Background Checks: Ensure all candidates undergo thorough background checks. 
  • Conduct Drug Screening: Perform five-panel drug screenings to maintain a safe and compliant workforce. 


Quote Requirements

To be considered complete and eligible for review, each quote must include a comprehensive narrative along with the following information: 

  • Bill Rate: Clearly state the hourly bill rate for temporary staffing services. 
  • Additional Fees: Detail any additional fees that may apply. 
  • Background Check and Drug Screen Process: Describe the procedures and costs associated with conducting background checks and five-panel drug screenings. 
  • Timecard Process: Explain the timecard submission and approval process. 
  • Payment Schedule: Outline the payment schedule and terms. 
  • Terms and Conditions: Provide the terms and conditions applicable to the services offered. 
  • Volume Discounts: Specify any volume discounts available based on the number of temporary employees or hours worked. 


Requirements for Quote Narrative: 

To ensure a comprehensive and competitive quote, please include the following information in your narrative: 

  • Applicant Information
    • Name of the applicant or agency 
    • Contact information (address, phone number, email) 
  • Total Cost Estimate:
    • Provide a detailed estimate of all fees associated with temporary employment services, including bill rates, additional fees, and any other costs. 
  • Additional Costs:
    • Specify any additional costs that may be incurred, such as travel expenses, administrative fees, or other miscellaneous charges. 
  • Services Provided:
    • Detail the range of services your agency offers, including:
      • Recruitment and talent acquisition 
      • Job vacancy postings 
      • Screening and selection of applicants 
      • Background checks and drug screenings 
      • Application and resume management 
      • Interview scheduling and coordination 
  • Background Checks and Drug Testing:
    • Describe your process for conducting background checks and five-panel drug screenings, including turnaround times and any associated costs. 
  • Recruitment Efforts:
    • Explain your approach to recruiting talent, including the strategies and tools you use to attract qualified candidates. 
  • Turnaround Time:
    • Provide information on your typical turnaround time for filling temporary positions from the point of job posting to the placement of candidates. 


By addressing these elements in your quote narrative, you will help PDPHE evaluate your proposal comprehensively and understand the full scope of the services and costs associated with your temporary staffing solutions. 

Any communication regarding this RFQ and the final RFQ narrative should only be directed to Shannon Roybal, Purchasing Agent, [email protected] or by phone at 719-583-4523.

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