Mission Statement

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Mission and Vision of the Olean Fire Department

IT IS THE MISSION OF THE CITY OF OLEAN FIRE DEPARTMENT TO SAVE LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT IS SAVABLE WHILE MITIGATING EMERGENCIES THROUGH RAPID DELIVERY OF FIRE, RESCUE, AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES ALONG WITH EDUCATING AND EMPOWERING OUR CITIZENS THROUGH FIRE PREVENTION AND COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION PROGRAMS.

MOTTO:

LEADERS IN OUR PROFESSION; ROLE MODELS IN OUR COMMUNITY

CORE VALUES:

CORE VALUES ARE ESSENTIAL AND ENDURING TENETES, A SET OF GENERAL GUIDING PRINCIPLES, NOT TO BE COMPORMISED FOR SHORT-TERM EXPEDIENCY. IN ORDER TO ACCOMPLISH ITS MISSION WITH THE HIGHEST DEGREE OF PROFESSIONALISM, INTEGRITY, EFFICIENCY AND SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY, THE CITY OF OLEAN FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS IDENTIFIED THE FOLLOWING CORE VALUES:

DEDICATION: "SERVE OUR COMMUNITY AND DEPARTMENT TO THE BEST OF OUR ABILITY."

TEAM: "GROUP OF INDIVIDUALS STRIVING TO REACH COMMON GOALS THAT ONE INDIVIDUAL CANNOT ACCOMPLISH ON HIS/HER OWN."

INTEGRITY: "ACCOUNTABILITY TO OUR COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS AND RESIDENTS BASED ON TRUST, RESPECT, AND HONOR THROUGH SERVICE.”

PROFESSIONALISM: "STRIVING TO CONSISTENTLY DEMONSTRATE A HIGH STANDARD AND TO TREAT YOUR FAMILY AS WE WOULD OURS."

LEADERSHIP: "PROVIDING GUIDANCE AND SUPPORT THROUGHOUT THE COMMUNITY AND DEPARTMENT."

TRADITION: "PRESERVING, CARRYING FORWARD, AND NEVER FORGETTING THE LEGACY OF THOSE WHO SERVED BEFORE US AND TO ENSURE THOSE VALUES ARE PASSED DOWN TO OUR NEXT GENERATION OF FIREFIGHTERS."