RFP - Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Services

The City of Rochester, New York, (“The City”) is seeking to secure the professional services of a Drug and Alcohol Testing Program “Provider” to provide full service drug and alcohol testing program services in compliance with the U.S. Department of Transportation (“DOT”) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) drug and alcohol testing regulations and all new hire pre-employment drug testing. Program services shall include, but not be limited to, the following: testing of City employees required to possess and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License (“CDL”), pre-employment drug testing for all potential employees for the City and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing for City employees. The Provider must be able to provide on-site testing services for large groups of employees.

The Professional Services Agreement (“PSA”) resulting from this RFP shall commence on January 1, 2021 for a term of three (3) years through December 31, 2023


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Activity                                                                 Time                    Date                               
RFP Release   August 3, 2020
Deadline for questions   August 12, 2020
Response for questions submitted   August 17, 2020
Proposals due 5:00 P.M. August 28, 2020
Consultant Selection and Award
  September 22, 2020
City Council Approval of agreement
with Consultant
  November 10, 2020
Agreement Start Date   January 1, 2021


All questions, submission, updates, or any other inquiries concerning this RFP shall be sent, in writing by e-mail only, to the following City staff person.

Sarah Cressman
Manager of Labor Relations
City of Rochester Department of Human Resource Management