Northwest Fire District

Guiding Principles

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Planning for Excellence and Innovation

In defining our Mission, Vision, Core Services and Values, we were urged by community members to uphold high standards in plotting our path forward and we have every intention of doing so. That requires us to carry forward the elements that have contributed to our past achievements and anticipate impending change so that we continue to sustain and grow our success in the future.

 

Mission


To save lives, protect property, and care for our community.

The purpose of a mission statement is to define the reason for our existence.

Core Services


Fire – Emergency Medical Services – Prevention

We have defined the Core Services offered by the Northwest Fire District to identify our strategic priorities moving forward.

Vision


Exemplary leadership and performance in serving our community.

A vision statement sets the direction for our organization in the future. It serves as our inspiration and sets the framework for our strategic planning.

Statement of Values


Our values define how we approach our mission as an organization and elaborate more fully on how we go about doing what we do. Our values have remained consistent since 2009.

Core values are an organization’s essential and enduring tenets. A small set of guiding principles…

James C. Collins & Jerry I. Porras

Harvard Business Review

Honesty


We are forthright in our dealings; we stand by our word.

Integrity


We hold ourselves to the highest standards of professional and ethical conduct; we do what’s right.

Trust


We firmly believe in each other to care for our community.

Respect


We understand that being held in high regard by our community is something we earn every day.

Humility


We serve selflessly to achieve our mission.

Inclusivity


We value individual uniqueness.

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