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WorkQuest Quality Products & Services

WorkQuest places a strong emphasis on the quality products and services provided by our member community rehabilitation programs.

By purchasing our products and services, know that you are directly contributing to providing employment opportunities for Texans with disabilities.

We want you to be as pleased as we are with the efforts of our members.

All of our products and services are fully guaranteed to give 100% satisfaction in every way.

To see a full listing of the products and services offered through WorkQuest, visit the WorkQuest Central Store located in Austin, call us to request our latest catalog, or click here.

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WorkQuest helps provide employment, through the State Use WorksWonders Program, for people with blindness and other disabilities.

Marketing the products and services of these exceptional individuals, WorkQuest serves as the interface between vocational rehabilitation centers and the purchasing systems of the state, cities, counties, school districts, and hospital districts.

PRODUCT CATEGORIES
  • Food Items
  • Awards
  • Office/School Supplies
  • Furniture
  • Chairs
  • Color Charts
  • Medical Supplies
  • Bed & Bath Items
  • Janitorial Supplies
  • Outdoor Clothing and Supplies
  • Hand Tools & Hardware Supplies
  • Miscellaneous

WorkQuest Catalog Online

The WorkQuest catalog offers quality products to governmental entities, cooperative purchasing members and institutions of higher education to meet your competitive bidding requirements.

WorkQuest Central Store

The WorkQuest Central Store is located in Austin and sells WorksWonders products and basic office supplies direct to program customers and other nonprofit corporations.

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WorkQuest Services

Call our office for more information.

WorkQuest will tailor a dependable service program to meet your needs. No job is too large or too small.

Each member of our service force is carefully trained until he or she reaches the skill level required for the job.

CPA Contract 962-M5 – Freight & Logistics Services

Learn more information about these services under CPA contract 962-M5.

CPA Contract 962-M9 – Document Destruction Services

Learn more information about these services under CPA contract 962-M9.

TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

In addition to quality services, WorkQuest offers a wide variety of dependable Temporary Employment Services.

Outdoor Services
  • City Parks Maintenance
  • Demolition Services
  • Flood Control Maintenance
  • Garage Cleaning Service
  • Grounds Maintenance
  • Litter Pickup
  • Landscape Maintenance
  • Metal Guard Fence Repair
  • Palm Tree Maintenance
Indoor Services
  • Carpet Maintenance
  • Janitorial Maintenance
  • Moving Service
  • Pest Control Services
  • Restroom Maintenance
Office Assistance
  • Bindery, Mailing and Collating Services
  • Microfilm and Micrographic Services
  • Paper Shredding Service
Outdoor Services
  • Pest Control Services
  • Picnic Area Maintenance
  • Rest Area Maintenance
  • Right-of-Way Mowing
  • Travel Information Center Maintenance
  • Vehicle Washing
  • Window Cleaning
Freight and Logistic Services
  • Truckload Delivery
  • Less than Truckload/Palletized Delivery
  • Flatbed Delivery
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WorkQuest Temporary Staffing Services

WorkQuest's Temporary Staffing Services provide state agencies and numerous organizations with immediate access to qualified, dependable personnel.

Temporary Staffing Job Descriptions
WorkQuest Temporary Services follow the State Auditor’s Job Classifications.

Temporary Staffing Approved Prices
In order to view the Temporary Staffing Approved Prices, please do the following:

  1. Click here for Staffing Services page
  2. Click on the “962-M3 TIBH Temp Personnel Rates” link
    *The Rate Table is a Microsoft Excel document

Temporary Staffing Contracts
To order a temporary employee or for information about our temporary staffing services, contract your WorkQuest representative listed for each district.

Temporary Services are currently only available in these districts. If you have a need for temporary staffing in other districts, please contact WorkQuest.

WorkQuest Temporary Services follow the highway districts. Click here for a map and list of the highway districts.

For DIR Master Contact, click here.

IT staff augmentation

DIR IT Staffing Contract

Department of Information Resources

WorkQuest provides IT staff augmentation under contract DIR-TSO-3503 issued by the Texas Department of Information Resources.

IT Technology Types
For a description of DIR’s Legacy, Core, and Emerging technology types, please go to:

WorkQuest IT Staffing Services Pricing Information
The following is a list of pricing for staffing services offered through the DIR contract:

IT Staffing Services Job Titles
The following is a list of staffing services offered through the DIR contract.
For a full description of DIR’s IT Staffing Services job titles, please go to:

IT Staffing Services Job Titles
  • Business Analyst
  • Database Administrator
  • Database Architect
  • Data Warehouse Architect
  • Developer Analyst
  • Developer
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Help Desk
  • Information Technology Communication Coordinators
  • IT End User Training
  • IT Contract Management
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Organization Change Management/OCM Analyst
  • Project Lead
  • Project Manager
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Security Architect
  • Software Test Analyst
  • System Analyst
  • Technical Support
  • Technical Writer
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How To Order Staffing Services

The following process is to be used when obtaining an IT Staffing Services Worker using DIR's Staffing Services contracts through WorkQuest:

Competitive Bid Process

  1. Customer draws up job specification under the DIR guidelines and sends to DIR
  2. DIR reviews specifications and if complete sends requirements to authorized vendors, including WorkQuest/Peak Performers
  3. WorkQuest/Peak Performers and other authorized DIR vendors submit resumes meeting the job requirements to DIR
  4. DIR reviews responses to ensure they meet required response format
  5. DIR sends all resumes meeting format requirements to the Customer
  6. The Customer checks to see if WorkQuest/Peak Performers submitted a candidate and determines if the candidate meets the job requirements
  7. If the WorkQuest/Peak Performers candidate is selected, the Customer completes the DIR process for hiring the WorkQuest candidate
  8. If the WorkQuest/Peak Performers candidate does not meet the requirements and is not selected the Customer will review remaining resumes for selection of a candidate and should report their decision of the non-selected WorkQuest candidate in their Agency State Use Report.

Best Value Process

  1. Customer generates and submits IT Staffing Services Request Form to WorkQuest/Peak Performers ittempstaffing@workquesttx.com.
  2. Customer should allow WorkQuest/Peak Performers a minimum of three (3) business days to provide a response.
  3. As directed by the Customer, WorkQuest/Peak Performers makes any necessary modifications to the IT Staffing Services Solicitation.
  4. WorkQuest/Peak Performers forwards compliant resumes and response tabulation to customer for review/selection of worker(s).
  5. Customer schedules and conducts interviews of candidates. Customer is expected to select candidate(s) within two (2) weeks of receiving compliant resumes.
  6. Customer identifies the worker and terms:
    • selection of worker(s)
    • negotiation of hourly rate(s)
    • identification of contract term (start and end dates)
    • any other related terms and conditions
  7. Customer provides WorkQuest/Peak Performers with a copy of the finalized IT Staffing Services Solicitation response tabulation, including:
    • Candidate
    • awarded hourly rate
    • quantity of hours
    • extended price
    • list of candidate(s) provided with packet of resumes showing if a candidate was interviewed or not.
  8. Customer generates a purchase order directly payable to WorkQuest. Customer must reference Vendor Contract Number, DIR-TSO-3503 on the purchase order. Purchase orders are effective and binding when accepted by WorkQuest.
  9. Customer shall update WorkQuest/Peak Performers if they are terminating a purchase order prior to all available hours being expended.
  10. Customer manages worker.
  11. Customer approves hours worked based on an agreed upon time frame by Customer and WorkQuest/Peak Performers.
  12. WorkQuest submits invoices directly to the customer. Invoices are to be issued in compliance with Chapter 2251, Texas Government Code.
  13. Customer makes payment directly to WorkQuest. Customers are to comply with Chapter 2251, Texas Government Code, in making payments.
  14. If WorkQuest/Peak Performers cannot find a qualified candidate in the allotted time, a waiver will be issued. Upon receipt of the waiver the customer will follow the DIR process for acquiring IT staffing services and the Customer should update their State Use Report.