Core Values

  • We value positive, supportive, and helpful attitudes toward each other and the community we serve.  

  • We value open and honest communication at all levels of the organization, fostering a clear direction and community understanding.   

  • We value being a local community organization that provides opportunities for community service and in return, receives strong community support.   

  • We value strong and effective leadership at all levels of the organization, earning the Syracuse City Fire Department recognition as a positive community leader. 

  • We value planning for the future to provide for well informed, proactive decisions that support efficient and effective local services.   

  • We value properly maintained equipment and facilities, efficiently used by a well trained staff, to provide high quality services at a reasonable cost. 

  • We value the enthusiastic commitment of quality elected officials, volunteers, and staff working together.