General Services

Welcome to the General Services Department. General Services is an “internal service department” for the City of Riverside meaning we mainly serve the city itself. Below are the primary functions of General Services:

Property Management – ensures the city’s real estate assets are monitored and maintained.

Building Services - maintains the city’s buildings.

Capital Improvements - plans and oversees major building improvement projects and construction of new city buildings like the Riverside Convention Center, Libraries, and Fire and Police facilities.

Publishing and Mail Services - provides mail delivery to city departments and assists with printing materials.

Fleet Management - buys and services the vehicles that our city needs and provides alternative, energy efficient fueling options for city vehicles and the general public.

The Riverside Municipal Airport - hosts the annual Air Show, has aviation training facilities and manages the airport operations for private and business pilots.

Administration - This Division provides leadership, administrative support and fiscal management for each of the other divisions.


The mission of the General Services Department is to provide timely, quality, and efficient support services consisting of Administration, Real Property, Fleet Management, Capital Projects and Building Services to all City departments and Airport Services to all internal and external customers.