Mission - Vision - Core Values

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Grand Island Fire Department

Mission

 

The Grand Island Fire Department promptly responds to emergencies that threaten life, property, and the environment. We are dedicated to the prevention of these emergencies through planning and public education.

Vision

                                 To provide essential emergency services in an ethical, efficient, and effective manner.

Core Values (SPIRIT)

Service

We are dedicated to serving the citizens of Grand Island and are committed to the preservation of life, health, property, and the environment of our community. We serve with honor.

Professionalism

We pride ourselves in the delivery of our services. We pursue excellence through personal improvement. We advance our knowledge and skills through continuous training and professional development.

Integrity

We acknowledge the trust placed in us by the public and our colleagues is integral to the performance of our duties. We are committed to honest and ethical behavior.

Responsibility

We hold ourselves accountable to our community and fellow firefighters. We accept responsibility for our decisions and actions.

Innovation

We aspire to identify and implement innovative and progressive ways to provide critical services to our citizens. We value and respect the thoughts and ideas of all GIFD members.

Team

We realize that much of our work is dangerous and the challenges we face can only be overcome by a well coordinated team effort. We value each individual’s contribution, yet we measure our successes and failures not as individuals, but as a team.