Maintenance staff in the Division of Facilities Management are responsible for providing a full range of building services including inspections, repairs, carpentry, painting and preventive maintenance activities ensuring that critical building components remain operational continuously.
The Division of Facilities Management is responsible for maintaining 3,085,413 square feet of building space in over 100 facilities statewide.
The Grounds Operation in the Division of Facilities Management is responsible for a full range of Ground Maintenance services to assigned facilities in New Castle, Kent and Sussex Counties. Services include review and approval of landscape design/installations, landscape and herbaceous plant maintenance, arboricultural health care, turf management, pesticide spraying, hard surface maintenance, in house snow removal, sign installation and maintenance, litter and leaf removal, special events and contract management of trash remove, turf grass mowing, snow removal and landscape construction projects.
The Grounds operation maintains 4.4 million sq. ft. of turf grass, 2.8 million sq. ft. of parking lot with 4,700 parking spaces, 7 acres of mulch beds, 3.2 acres of stone beds, 13.5 miles of curbing and sidewalks, 900 vehicle bumpers, over 3000 trees and shrubs. It is the goal of the Grounds operation to maintain state facilities in a safe and aesthetically pleasing condition 100% of the time.
The Capitol Complex is a location that receives special attention due to the many visitors to the State Capitol.
The Custodial staff of the Division of Facilities Management are responsible for providing a full range of custodial services including daily cleaning, floor care and trash removal at assigned facilities, ensuring that the facilities are clean and pose no health risk.
The Division of Facilities Management is responsible for the custodial care in 59 state facilities. This is approximately 1,900,000 square feet of building space statewide.
Please contact our office at (302) 739-4611 with any custodial concerns or issues.
If you have a request for service in a building maintained by the Division of Facilities Management, please call our office in your county and provide the following information to the receptionist:
Calls for service are usually responded to the same day as the request. Your patience is appreciated when there is a delay in this response time.
Q. I work in a building maintained by the Division of Facilities Management. How do I report a building issue or complaint during normal working hours (8:00 am until 4:30 pm Monday through Friday)?
A. In New Castle County, call (302) 577-8190. In Kent County, call (302) 739-4611. In Sussex County, please call (302) 856-5817. Please provide your name, building name, department or agency, floor/room # of problem, and request/concern to the receptionist.
Q. How do I report a building emergency/issue after normal working hours (after 4:30 pm Monday through Friday or during the weekend)?
A. Please call State Police Communications at (302) 659-2341. Facilities Management maintenance personnel will be notified by State Police Communications.
Q. How can I get my office painted?
A. Please notify your facility's contact person who will call Facilities Management to request painting services.
Q. Who should I call if I have a custodial/cleaning issue?
A. Please call Doug Minner, Chief of Maintenance Operations, at (302) 739-4611.