Regional Security Services – St. Mary, St. Thomas & Portland Service Centres

The National Housing Trust (NHT) invites registered security firms to submit tenders for the provision of security services for a duration of three (3) years at its service centres located in St. Mary, St. Thomas and Portland.


Note: Three (3) separate contracts will be awarded from this tender process. Therefore, service providers are permitted to bid on one or all locations.



The services include:

  • Providing 11 hours / 5 days per week general security services (unarmed guards) as specified for each designated location;
  • Assisting with the opening and closing of the office to customers;
  • Monitoring traffic of customers and employees throughout the premises;
  • Assisting with the evacuation of the premises during emergencies;
  • Ensuring that:
  • Access to the premises is restricted to authorized personnel or persons of the NHT, including vehicles and equipment;
  • No part of the buildings (fixtures or fittings) are removed from the premises without the NHT’s authorization;
  • No illegal activities are carried out on the premises.



The properties are located as follows:

St. Mary Service Centre – 64 Stennett Street, Port Maria

St. Thomas Service Centre – 2 Georges Street, Morant Bay

Portland Service Centre – 28 Harbour Street, Port Antonio



Tenderers must provide:

  • Evidence of tax compliance
  • A copy of a valid Public Procurement Commission (PPC) registration certificate in the category of Safety & Security Services – Guard Services
  • A copy of a valid Private Security Regulation Authority (PSRA) certificate licensed as Contract Security Organization, for the firm



Bid packages are available for download from the GOJ’s e-procurement website at e-procurement website at, from Tuesday, June 18, 2024.



Bid must be submitted online on or before Tuesday, July 9, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. Bids will be opened online via the e-procurement website at on the same day, immediately following the bid submission deadline.


The NHT reserves the right not to award a contract to any party with whom it is currently in litigation or with whom it has been previously involved in litigation.


For additional information, please contact:

The Manager

Procurement Unit

National Housing Trust

4 Park Boulevard, Kingston 5

Tel: 876-929-6500-9, Ext. 7280/8477



1-888-CALL-NHT (2255-648)