We the members of the El Segundo Fire Department, are guided by values and a single set of standards that describe our Department as we want it to be. We strive to have every decision and action we take demonstrate these values. We value:
Professionalism: We conform to ethical and technical standards while serving the community with competence, creativity and innovation.
Leadership: We demonstrate effective leadership as individuals and as an organization by empowering and encouraging others to exercise their best qualities.
Integrity: We earn the trust of those we serve by operating ethically and professionally. We treat all individuals with respect and dignity.
Dedication: We commit to the goals of the organization and community always striving for improvement and excellence.
Quality: We define quality as meeting the needs of the customer and community. We measure quality by community satisfaction.
Teamwork: We encourage individuals working together to reach common goals, while maintaining personal identities. We recognize that significant contributions come from the diversity of individuals and ideas.
We believe that putting our values into practice provides the greatest opportunities for service and benefits for the community we serve.