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Department of General Services


The Department of General Services (DGS) is a service agency supporting the mission of governments by delivering quality, cost-effective, timely, safe and secure laboratory, engineering and architecture, procurement, real estate, vehicle management, graphic design, mail and surplus sales services.

Department of General Services Goals:

  • Lead the way in change and innovation
  • Improve our customers' business processes
  • Strengthen our customers' safety and security condition
  • Provide cost effective and efficient services
  • Effectively develop, manage, and preserve state resources


DGS Employee Code of Ethics

DGS Organizational Chart


Director’s Office Units

Central Procurement Unit (CPU)

Manages and conducts procurements for DGS; assists other small agencies with procurements through MOUs; oversees the Office of Surplus Property Management and State Mail Services.

Contact CPU at (804) 371-0932


Directs, manages, and coordinates the agency’s internal, external and strategic communications efforts in order to achieve the department’s operational objectives.

Contact the Communications Office at (804) 786-0282

Emergency Management

Coordinates DGS emergency management programs and the agency’s emergency preparedness response.

Contact the Emergency Manager at (804) 225-8136.

Fiscal Services

Manages and oversees the agency’s budgetary matters.

Contact Fiscal at (804) 786-0447

Human Resources

Oversees hiring and other employee benefit matters.

Contact Human Resources at (804) 786-3910

Information Systems & Services (ISS)

Works with VITA and provides support to internal computer databases and programs.

Contact ISS at (804) 786-6423

Office of Fleet Management Services (OFMS)

Operates the Vehicle Maintenance Control Center (VMCC); administers, monitors, and enforces assignment, utilization, maintenance, repair, and replacement of vehicles; manages the State Motor Fuel Program and Alternative Fuel Program.

Contact OFMS at (804) 367-6549

Office of Graphic Communications (OGC)

A mandatory source for graphic communication services in excess of $750; provides project management, design and production for graphic design projects with a flat fee and labor rate about 45 percent below commercial sources.

Contact OGC at (804) 371-8359