The Department of General Services delivers an array of services to all departments and agencies of the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County so that they are able to focus and achieve their own missions.
In addition to the services that are so integral to other agencies achieving their missions, General Services maintains a focus on serving citizens. The department directly serves the public with its Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance, Socket, and eBid Nashville programs. Regardless of program area or whether service is being provided to other Metro departments or directly to citizens, General Services staff are guided by a commitment to excellent service, environmental responsibility, conservation, and cost reduction.
Departmental responsibilities fall within the following major areas.
General Services Administration manages the budget, fiscal, and human resources functions for the Department of General Services. This division also delivers a collection of government-wide, business support services which include: employee access and resources; photographic, postal, and printing services; surplus property management; and eBid Nashville.
Building Operations Support Services (BOSS) provides a number of services: design and construction management; building operations support and maintenance; and ADA compliance information and review.
The Office of Fleet Management (OFM) ensures that safe, reliable fleet vehicles and equipment, fuel to power those units, and related maintenance, repair, and support services are readily available and efficiently used for Metro business.
The Division of Sustainability integrates sustainable practices, throughout the department’s programs, projects, and operations, to reduce energy, waste, and greenhouse gas emissions. The division also works to educate Metro employees as well as citizens about sustainability.