OUR VALUES

 

Decisions we make and actions we take are based on core values.  The Papillion Fire Department is charged with providing important services to the community and its members are held to a high standard.  The values listed below are the collective values of the members of the department.  Each member is expected to perform the functions of their position in accordance with these values.

Compassion

Understanding that we respond to calls for assistance when people are experiencing difficulties, we show care, empathy, kindness, and concern as we mitigate the situation.

Courage

Putting the needs of others ahead of our own, we understand that we will be required to enter dangerous situations.  We commit to do so as effectively and safely as possible, but we will get the job done.

Faithfulness

We will be steadfast in our work, mindful of the duty we have accepted, devoted to supporting each other and serving the citizens of our community.

Honesty

Our conduct on- and off-duty will reflect the integrity with which we live.  Collectively, we behave according to a high level of standards.

Humility

We are confident in our abilities to perform our jobs, but we let our actions speak for themselves.

Loyalty

In taking the oath of a firefighter, we have pledged our working lives to the betterment of our citizens.  We willingly accept this call to duty.

Reliability

Through training and education, we have prepared ourselves for the tasks required of us.  We strive to provide a consistent, high level of services that our citizens can count on in their time of need.

Respect

We value each person that we come in contact with, recognizing that each individual is unique and important.

Responsibility

We are accountable for the actions we take and the words we say.  

 

OUR MISSION STATEMENT

"To enhance the quality of life for our community.

Our shared values ensure professional, effective, and efficient service delivery"