Corps seeks park attendants in Cumberland River Basin

NASHVILLE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is seeking individuals interested in 2019 Park Attendant contract positions across Tennessee and Kentucky.

A total of 21 contracts across the Cumberland River Basin are available for quote submission at seven Corps projects listed below.

  • J. Percy Priest Lake: Anderson Road Day Use, Cook Day Use, Seven Points Campground and Anderson Road Campground
  • Old Hickory Lake: Cedar Creek Campground and Old Hickory Beach
  • Lake Barkley: Bumpus Mills, Canal, Eureka, and Hurricane Creek Campgrounds
  • Cordell Hull Lake: Salt Lick and Defeated Creek Campgrounds
  • Center Hill Lake: Ragland Bottom, Long Branch and Floating Mill Campgrounds
  • Dale Hollow Lake: Dale Hollow Dam and Willow Grove Campgrounds
  • Lake Cumberland: Cumberland Point and Fall Creek Campgrounds

Gate attendants play a vital role at Corps of Engineers lakes by staffing the entrance fee booth, providing information to park visitors, assisting Corps staff, posting shelter reservations, maintaining quiet hours, and operating computer-based park management system.  For additional contract requirements performed by park attendant contractors, applicants should refer to the bid packet and work statement.

A full hookup campsite including water, sewer and electrical service is provided for the park attendant contractors selected. Contractors must provide their own self-contained camping unit and are required to reside in the campground on days of employment.

Prospective contractors must be registered in the System for Award Management and obtain a Unique Entity Identifier number (formerly DUNS) at before submitting a quote. Solicitation is tentatively scheduled to be released Jan. 15, 2019 online at and can be located by entering W912P5-19 in the keyword/solicitation number field. If you are unable to obtain the bid package from the internet or you have questions regarding a contract, please contact James Purcell, contract specialist, at or 615-736-7674.

The public can obtain news, updates and information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District on the district’s website at, on Facebook at, and on Twitter at

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