The Department of General Services employs over 400 people and is among the most diverse departments in the City of Charlotte organization. The department does the following:
We acquire and contract the property and services needed to build and maintain city infrastructure projects. We also procure goods and services citywide.
We manage the design and construction of city infrastructure projects such as roads, bridges, trails, cultural facilities and police and fire stations.
We manage and maintain fleet vehicles for the city and county. We also maintain city-owned properties, public cemeteries and cultural facilities.
We protect the environment by administering the city's Strategic Energy Action Plan and maintaining and preserving Charlotte's iconic tree canopy.
Provides maintenance services across more than 186 city-owned facilities.
Maintains the city and county's stock of equipment and commercial motor vehicles.
Plans, designs, operates and maintains city-owned green spaces and vegetation.
Oversees construction, surveying and utility relocation for capital infrastructure projects.
Provides planning, design, and project management services for capital infrastructure projects.
Provides planning, design, and project management services for city-owned facilities.
Develops, implements and manages performance control procedures for capital infrastructure projects.
Provides acquisition, appraisal, portfolio management, leasing, and disposition services for city-owned properties.
General Services is responsible for...
7,000 vehiclesand equipment units
200,000+ treesin public rights-of-way
4.4 million+ square feetacross 186+ facilities