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General Services DivisionDivision Goal -
Our goal is to provide excellent customer service in the maintenance of City owned facilities, traffic control devices, street lights, signs and street markings, and the removal of graffiti from City owned facilities and private property.

Phone: (661) 326-3781
Office Hours: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
(Monday thru Friday)

Building Maintenance

The Building Maintenance Section maintains all city owned buildings by insuring clean and sanitary conditions.  The custodial staff is proud of the interior and exterior appearance and cleanliness of our buildings.

The General Services Division's Anti-Graffiti is responsible for the eradication of graffiti. Residents, or merchants, whose property has been vandalized with graffiti are encouraged to call the Graffiti Hotline number at 32-ERASE (323-7273).

Plant Maintenance
The General Services Division's Plant Maintenance Section maintains and repairs all city owned facilities.  Preventive maintenance, repairs of broken or deteriorated facilities and equipment, high quality construction and remodel services, and the operation of the Anti-Graffiti program are the main focus of this section. Excellent Customer Service is the goal of our Plant Maintenance Section.

Signals & Street Lights
The General Services Electrical Signals and Street Lights Section maintains and repairs malfunctioning or damaged traffic signals, pedestrian crossing buttons, WALK/DON'T WALK indicator lights, RED/YELLOW/GREEN lights at signalized intersections within the city limits.

The Electrical Signals and Street Lights Sections also repairs city maintained non-working or malfunctioning street lights.  To report street light problems, please call 661-326-3781. Our electricians maintain and repair the electrical systems in all city buildings and parks. Please provide street light pole #, address and street corner location in order to facilitate repairs.

The General Services Division's Electrical Section insures proper air quality and comfortable HVAC systems in all City owned facilities.  The section's HVAC Technicians maintain all pumps, motors, chillers, boilers, heating units, cooling units and related equipment.

Signing & Marking
The General Services Division Street Signing and Marking section repairs and replaces missing, damaged or vandalized street name markers, warning and regulatory signs, parking signs, and guide signs.  In addition, they repair or replace damaged guard rails

Contact Information:
City of Bakersfield
Corporation Yard
General Services Division
4101 Truxtun Avenue
Bakersfield, California 93309