Executive Recruitment Services - Chief of Police

Agency: City of Wheat Ridge
State: Colorado
Type of Government: State & Local
NAICS Category:
  • 541611 - Administrative Management and General Management Consulting Services
  • 541612 - Human Resources Consulting Services
  • 561311 - Employment Placement Agencies
  • 561312 - Executive Search Services
Posted Date: Jul 30, 2019
Due Date: Aug 2, 2019
Solicitation No: RFP-19-17
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RFP-19-17
Executive Recruitment Services - Chief of Police
RFP-19-17 Addendum 1
Friday, August 2, 2019
by 4:00 PM our clock
Questions due by 2:00 PM July 26, 2019
Final Addendum by July 30, 2019 EOD

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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
RFP-19-17
Executive Recruitment Services: Chief of Police
PROPOSAL DUE DATE:
FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 2019 BY 4:00 PM OUR CLOCK
PROPOSALS MUST BE EMAILED OR DELIVERED TO:
City of Wheat Ridge Municipal Building
Attn: Jennifer Nellis, CPPB
BID – Purchasing & Contracting Division
7500 W. 29th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Phone: 303-235-2811
jnellis@ci.wheatridge.co.us
DOCUMENTS PREPARED BY:
ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT
HUMAN RESOURCES DIVISION
PURCHASING & CONTRACTING DIVISION
IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ ENTIRE DOCUMENT
Per the attached specifications, terms, and conditions.
PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE ANY PAGES FROM THIS BID DOCUMENT
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PAGE #:
COVER PAGE....................................................................................................................................................... 1
TABLE OF CONTENTS ........................................................................................................................................ 2
ADVERTISEMENT ................................................................................................................................................ 3
STATEMENT OF WORK ...................................................................................................................................... 4
PROPOSAL SUBMISSION, FORMAT AND EVALUATION CRITERIA ............................................................... 5
SELECTION PROCESS ....................................................................................................................................... 8
ANTICIPATED SCHEDULE ............................................................................................................................... 8-9
INFORMATION TO PROPOSERS ....................................................................................................................... 9
SAMPLE AGREEMENT ...................................................................................................................................... 16
FORMS
PROPOSER INFORMATION AND ADDENDUM ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORM ........................................ 21
ILLEGAL ALIEN COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATION FORM.............................................................................. 22
NON-DISCRIMINATION ASSURANCE FORM ............................................................................................... 23
NON-COLLUSION AFFIDAVIT........................................................................................................................ 24
EXHIBITS
EXHIBIT A – PROPOSER GUARANTEES ..................................................................................................... 25
EXHIBIT B – PROPOSER WARRANTIES ...................................................................................................... 26
EXHIBIT C – ACCEPTANCE OF CONDITIONS ............................................................................................. 27
DOLLAR COST FEE PROPOSAL (Submit as separate document or in separate sealed envelope)
ADDENDUM (if applicable)
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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
REP-19-17
EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENT SERVICES: CHIEF OF POLICE
Project Overview/Scope: The City of Wheat Ridge is requesting proposals from qualified firms to perform an
executive recruitment for the City’s next Chief of Police. The City’s next chief will require exceptional leadership
skills to lead the department into the future. The process will be inclusive of employees, the community and the
City’s leadership team. Term is for this executive recruitment only.
Please visit the City website for any additional attachments: www.ci.wheatridge.co.us
Deadline for Questions: Friday, July 26, 2019 by 2:00 PM
Point of Contact: Jennifer Nellis, Purchasing Agent, jnellis@ci.wheatridge.co.us (email preferred method of
communication) or phone 303-235-2811. Do not contact the requesting department or any member of the
selection committee.
Minimum Requirements: Minimum requirements for this project include management and execution of
executive recruitments of similar scope and complexity. Those firms shall have adequate staff and expertise to
begin work within two (2) weeks of the award date.
Proposals Due: FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 2019 BY 4:00 PM OUR CLOCK. THERE IS NO PUBLIC OPENING.
Late receipt of bids will not be considered. It is the responsibility of the proposer to ensure the proposal is
received in the Purchasing Office on or before the due date and time.
Submit to:
City of Wheat Ridge Municipal Building
Attn: Jennifer Nellis, CPPB
BID – Purchasing & Contracting Division
7500 W. 29th Avenue
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
The City will accept proposals by email or in hardcopy format. Hard copy sealed proposals must include:
one (1) marked “Original” and three (3) copies of the proposal, for a total of four (4) complete sets.
Mark envelopes: RFP-19-17 EXECUTIVE RECURITMENT SERVICES: CHIEF OF POLICE
Comments: All proposals will be validated upon receipt. No proposals will be accepted after the due date and
time. Proposals received after the specified opening time will be filed unopened. The City reserves the right to
reject any and all qualifications or any part, and to waive any formalities or informalities to make an award in the
best interest of the City.
RFP Documents: Available on the City Website for project documents and updates: www.ci.wheatridge.co.us
//:Jennifer Nellis
Jennifer Nellis, CPPB
Purchasing & Contracting Agent
Publish Date: WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2019
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RFP-19-17
PROPOSAL REQUIREMENTS / SELECTION CRITERIA
EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENT SERVICES: CHIEF OF POLICE
Point of Contact: Jennifer Nellis, Purchasing & Contracting Agent, jnellis@ci.wheatridge.co.us or phone 303-
235-2811. Do not contact the requesting department or any member of the selection committee.
I. INTRODUCTION
A. General Information
The City of Wheat Ridge (the “City”) Municipal Building is located in the northwest Denver metropolitan area at
7500 W 29th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. The City’s area consists of about nine square miles of rolling land
adjacent to the Interstate 70 transportation corridor between Denver and the Rocky Mountains. The topography
is somewhat unique, with a natural ridge traversing the City. The City is a suburban community of approximately
33,000 residents. The City is a home-rule municipality with eight Council members, a City Manager, and a Mayor
form of government.
The City requests proposals from interested firms qualified to perform an executive recruitment for the City’s next
Chief of Police. The City’s next chief will be a strong leader; capable of leading the department into the future. It
is imperative the final candidate has a proven track record of strong leadership, developing and maintaining a
positive and productive culture, implementing modern policing practices and public safety.
B. Term of Engagement
The contract term will encompass this executive recruitment only.
II. STATEMENT OF WORK
Nature of Services Required - Scope of Work to be performed
The following components should be included in the recruitment:
1. Profile Development: includes stakeholder interviews with City Manager and Executive Management
Team, and key City personnel, conduct interviews and/or focus groups with both sworn and nonsworn
employees and the public. Include the minimum and maximum number of visit to the City to conduct
stakeholder interviews. Include the cost for additional visits to the City above those included in the
proposal.
2. Develop an electronic survey: one for employees and one for members of the public. Wheat Ridge
staff will promote and disseminate.
3. Interpret survey responses and provide to City team.
4. Develop ideal candidate profile: based on stakeholder meetings, survey responses and research on
best practices in modern policing, develop candidate profile.
5. Develop and implement advertisement strategy: post profile, market and advertise position at the local,
regional and national level. Advertisement of the position should include an approach to ensure both
ethnic and gender diversity.
6. Develop and implement an approach that identifies and targets passive candidates at the local, regional
and national level.
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7. Screen and Interview candidates: using the latest recruitment techniques may include video interviews,
written leadership assessments, responses to specific questions, reference and internet check.
Include the cost for each screening tool utilized.
8. Indicate the minimum and maximum number of candidates that will be presented to the City team for
consideration
9. Prepare summary: for each candidate and identify the candidate’s strength and weakness. Include how
this information will be provided to the City,
10. Work with the City team to identify and select five to eight candidates for the face-to-face interview
11. Design and administer an interview/assessment process: focus of the interview will be on the
candidate’s technical and leadership skill and political savviness and includes opportunities for
employees and the public to engage/interact with the candidates
12. Facilitate the discussion and help with identifying the candidates strengths and weaknesses and help
the City select two to the three final candidates for a second interview
13. Design and administer the final interview/assessment process. The process should focus on
candidate’s:
a. leadership skill, including the ability to lead people and create a vision for the police
department;
b. understanding of the challenges/opportunities facing todays policing environment;
c. ability to interact with members of the community and personnel at all levels; and
d. plan for the first 90 days, first six months and one year out.
The process should include opportunities to learn more about the candidate in both a formal and
informal settings and provide the candidate with an opportunity to learn more about the City.
14. Facilitate the discussion and help with identifying the candidates strengths and weaknesses and help
the City select the final candidate(s)
15. Conduct the background investigation of final candidate(s) include the components of the background
check and the cost of the various components
III. PROPOSAL SUBMISSION, FORMAT AND EVALUATION CRITERIA
A. Proposal Submission
Submit one (1) technical proposal (if hard copy -marked “original” and three (3) additional printed copies, for a
total of four (4) complete sets) AND one ‘original’ separate Dollar Cost Fee Proposal to:
Address: City of Wheat Ridge Municipal Building
ATTN BID: Jennifer Nellis, CPPB
Purchasing and Contracting Division
7500 W. 29th Avenue,
Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
jnellis@ci.wheatridge.co.us
PROPOSAL DUE DATE: FRIDAY, AUGUST 2, 2019 BY 4:00 PM OUR CLOCK. NO EXCEPTIONS.
MARK EMAIL or OUTSIDE OF ENVELOPE:
RFP-19-17 EXECUTIVE RECRUITMENT SERVICES: CHIEF OF POLICE
B. Proposal Format
To simplify the review process and to obtain the maximum degree of comparability, the proposal must follow the
outline described below and—at a minimum—contain the requested information.
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