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
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
Coordinates DGS emergency management programs and the agency’s emergency preparedness response.
Contact the Emergency Manager at (804) 225-8136.
Manages and oversees the agency’s budgetary matters.
Contact Fiscal at (804) 786-0447
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
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
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