Department of General Services


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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


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 Communications

Directs, manages, and coordinates the agency’s internal, external and strategic communications and serves as the liasion to the Executive Mansion and the Citizens Advisory Council on Furnishing and Interpreting the Executive Mansion.

Contact the Communications Office at (804) 786-0282


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


Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs 

Oversees policy and legislative matters for the agency, and also oversees the Art and Architectural Review Board (AARB). 

Contact the Office of Policy and Legislative Affairs at (804) 786-0205