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Employment Opportunities with Great Rivers Greenway

JOB POSTING: CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

Great Rivers Greenway is seeking a Chief Operating Officer (COO). The COO provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems are in place to effectively meet the organization’s objectives and ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.

The central objective of the COO position is to encourage the flow of information between working groups and the CEO to ensure the timely advancement of organizational projects, initiatives and goals. This position demands strong project finance and accounting skills, high attention to detail, great ability to communicate, and a high level of dedication to the team. Click here to download the complete job description and details for applying.

For additional information regarding this position, please contact Julie Zuick by email at zuick@grantcooper.com or by phone at (314) 449-1586.

 


JOB POSTING: CONSERVATION INTERN

Great Rivers Greenway  is seeking a conservation intern to perform field assessments on District-managed property throughout St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County.  Under the direction of the Conservation Program Manager, the conservation intern will use GIS asset inventory to perform baseline natural resource assessments, record observations and collect photographs in locations across the region.   Click here for the complete conservation intern job description.

The conservation intern will work full time (40 hours/week) from May through August 2018.

To apply, submit all application information detailed in the job description to Tom Schweiss,  tschweiss@grgstl.org.

 


JOB POSTING: SEASONAL FIELD STAFF

Great Rivers Greenway  is seeking several Seasonal Field Staff. The seasonal staff perform greenway operations and maintenance work throughout St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and St. Charles County under the direction of the Greenway Operations Supervisor. These positions are supported in part by a partnership with Gateway Arch Park Foundation and a portion of the work will be completed in collaboration with partner organizations including City of St. Louis Parks and Streets staff, landscape contractors and volunteers. Duties include landscape care, facility maintenance, and conservation project work.

Seasonal Field Staff work full time (40 hours/week) from May through August 2018. Click here for the complete seasonal field staff job description.

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to Sarah Olmstead via email: solmstead@grgstl.org

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Project Opportunities with Great Rivers Greenway:

INVITATION TO BID:
Meramec Greenway: Yarnell Demolition

BIDS DUE: April 23, 2018

The Great Rivers Greenway District (District), the Developer, is soliciting sealed bids for Meramec Greenway: Yarnell Demolition (000) in Fenton, Missouri 63026.

Sealed hard copy bids may be submitted at the offices of The Great Rivers Greenway District, 6178 Delmar Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63112 until 2:00 prevailing Central time, April 23, 2018 and will be publicly opened and read aloud in the GRG Conference Room on the date and time indicated above.

Questions about this bid may be submitted to powens@grgstl.org.

Please complete the form below to download the complete bid documents. (Once you submit your form, a link will appear to download the bid documents. You may need to scroll down on the page to see the link. You will also receive an email that contains a link to access the bid documents at any time.)

YARNELL DEMOLITION DOWNLOAD


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR BIDDING ON CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

In an effort to promote greater efficiency and standardization, Great Rivers Greenway has transitioned to Bid Express for secure internet bidding. All bid documents are available to download free of charge at www.bidexpress.com.

Bid Express registration is required. Registration is free; however, if you choose to submit your bid online there is a non-refundable $25 charge.

It is highly recommended that all interested bidders subscribe to receive updates on bids. It is the responsibility of the bidder to download all bid documents associated with the bid solicitation.

All electronic bidders must first register on www.bidexpress.com and create an Info Tech Digital ID for free, which is used to digitally sign bids. Digital IDs/Signatures assure the agency knows who the bid is really from (forgery resistance), ensure nobody can alter a bid (non-repudiation), prevent information in a bid from disclosure to unauthorized parties (secrecy), and safeguard that even authorized parties cannot access them prior to the public opening (sealing).

Processing your Digital ID can take up to five business days, and it is highly recommended that a Digital ID be enabled 48 hours in advance of submitting an electronic bid. Please plan accordingly. See the Bid Express Set-Up Guide for a detailed step-by-step walk-through. Instead of paying paper bidding costs (hand or hired delivery costs), a fee of $25 will be incurred for those who wish to bid electronically on a pay-per solicitation basis. Alternatively, you may subscribe for $50 per month for unlimited electronic bid submission for all agencies posting solicitations on the www.bidexpress.com website, plus get email notifications by agency/work type/commodity code.

For additional guidance, please contact the Bid Express customer support team at toll free (888) 352-BIDX(2439) or support@bidexpress.com.


Great Rivers Greenway Vendor List 2018-2019

Great Rivers Greenway maintains a Vendor List for professional services on greenway projects and other related activities. The Vendor List is approved by the Board of Directors for the following categories:Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, Surveying, and Planning. The posted list was approved in December 2017 and will be in effect for two years until December 2019. New firms can not be added to the Vendor List during this two year period. Great Rivers Greenway will issue a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) in Fall 2019 for the 2020 – 2021 Vendor List. Any firms currently not on the Vendor List may submit their qualifications at that time.

Click here to view and download the 2018-2019 Vendor List.


BID RESULTS FOR TROJAN PARK TRENCH DRAIN:

Great Rivers Greenway received two bids for the Trojan Park Trench Drain.  The bids were opened on April 2, 2018 at 3 pm. The bid results are posted below:

Company Bid Total
RV Wagner, Inc. $29,850.00
Ideal Landscape Construction, Inc. $47,824.00

BID RESULTS FOR SEASONAL CONSERVATION PROJECT AND GREENWAY CARE:

Great Rivers Greenway received one bid for Seasonal Conservation Project and Greenway Care.  The bids were opened on February 20, 2018 at 3 pm. The bid results are posted below:

Organization/Company Invasive Plant Species Control Additional Services
AmeriCorps St. Louis $11.75/hour/person $11.75/hour/person

 


BID RESULTS FOR DEER CREEK GREENWAY: Marshall Avenue Trailhead (243A)

Great Rivers Greenway received six bids for the Deer Creek Greenway: Marshall Avenue Trailhead (243A).   The bids were opened on February 1, 2018 at 3 pm. The bid results are posted below:

 

Click here to download a pdf of the above bid results for Deer Creek Greenway: Marshall Avenue Trailhead.


BID RESULTS FOR MALINE GREENWAY: BRIDGES IN BELLA FONTAINE PARK (286)

Great Rivers Greenway received 6 bids for the Maline Greenway: Bridges in Bella Fontaine Park.   The bids were opened on January 26, 2018 at 10 am. The bid results are posted below:

Contractor Base Bid Alt 1
Bid Total
1. L Keeley $2,060,000.00 $535,000.00 $2,595,000.00 (Apparent Low Bidder)
2. Plocher $2,058,530.00 $565,995.00 $2,624,525.00
3. Ideal Landscape $2,232,868.00 $515,000.00 $2,747,868.00
4. RV Wagner $2,205,490.00 $555,775.00 $2,761,265.00
5. KCI $2,208,418.20 $628,250.60 $2,836,668.80
6. Gershenson $2,409,824.60 $681,500.00 $3,091,324.60

Bid Results for Seasonal Native Garden and Greenway Care

Great Rivers Greenway received 2 bids for seasonal native garden and greenway care. The bids were opened on January 16, 2018 at 3 pm. The bid results are posted below:

Landscape Maintenance Graffiti Removal Additional Services
DJM Ecological Services $50.00/hour/person $58.00/hour/person $52.00/hour/person
St. Patrick Center $26.00/hour/person $26.00/hour/person $26.00/hour/person

 


BID RESULTS FOR PEDESTRIAN BOARDWALK REPAIR
BUSCH GREENWAY: MISSOURI RESEARCH PARK AT KATY TRAIL ACCESS

Great Rivers Greenway received 7 bids for repairs to the pedestrian boardwalk in the Busch Greenway.  The bids were opened on December 14, 2017 at 3 pm. The bid results are posted below:

FIRM 5 Segments All Original Segments
St. Louis Bridge Construction Company $49,700 $139,900
Jackson Building Group $42,756 $128,626
Lejas Corporation $40,179 120,537
RV Wagner $36,000 $108,000
TRC Outdoor, LC $34,500 $98,250
Kai Design & Build $35,000 $94,000
Kozeny Wagner, Inc. $25,000 $70,500

BID RESULTS FOR REPAIRS TO OLD CHAIN OF ROCKS BRIDGE

Great Rivers Greenway received six bids for repairs to the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge.  The bids were opened on October 5, 2017 at 3 pm. The bid results are posted below:

Business Name  Bid Amount
Keely and Sons, Inc. $179,576
St. Louis Bridge Construction Company $250,960
Plocher Construction $306,760
RV Wagner, Inc. $365,800
KCI Construction Company $446,900
The Kilian Corporation $454,600

 

BID RESULTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF GRAVOIS GREENWAY: ORLANDO’s TO RIVER DES PERES PHASE 1

Great Rivers Greenway received multiple bids for the construction of Gravois Greenway: Orlando’s to River des Peres Phase 1. The bids were opened on August 23, 2017 at 2pm CST. Click this link to see the bids in all work categories.

 


BID RESULTS FOR CONSTRUCTION OF DEER CREEK GREENWAY: DEER CREEK TO LORRAINE DAVIS PARK

Great Rivers Greenway received three bids for the construction of Deer Creek Greenway: Deer Creek to Lorraine Davis Park. The bids were opened on August 22, 2017 at 3pm CST.  The bid results are listed below:

Business Name Bid Amount
Gershenson Construction Co., Inc. $2,277,040.18
Castle Contracting, LLC $2,742,849.08
RV Wagner, Inc. $2,781,770.85

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