Construction Workforce RFP

CONSTRUCTION RECRUITMENT, TRAINING, JOB READINESS AND RETENTION REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) -- AVAILABLE NOW

NEW! The City of Seattle, in partnership with the Port of Seattle and Sound Transit, is seeking proposals for the Construction Recruitment, Training, Job Readiness and Retention RFP. This RFP is for proposals from organizations and coalitions that can offer one or more of the following:

  • Apprentice and/or journey worker retention support to increase the number of Priority Hire individuals that stay in and advance in construction careers;
    and/or
  • Recruitment of Priority Hire individuals, with a focus on those who are also justice system-involved;
    and/or
  • Pre-apprenticeship construction training and/or job readiness services.

An estimated total of $1,754,000 will be available for the program period of January 2021-December 2022.

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Construction Recruitment, Training, Job Readiness and Retention RFP

Proposals are due by 11:59 p.m. (PST), Friday, December 18, 2020

INFORMATION SESSIONS:

RFP Information Session Presentation

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS DOCUMENT

The RFP Q&A document will be updated on a weekly basis, or more frequently as needed. If your questions are not answered here, feel free to contact the RFP coordinator.

RFP CONTACT

RFP Coordinator

Julianna Tesfu
(206) 487-2746
Julianna.Tesfu@seattle.gov  

Main Office

(206) 684-0444

PRIORITY HIRE BACKGROUND

If you are new to Priority Hire or want to learn more about it, visit our Priority Hire program website.