Gainesville Fire Department is dedicated to being the best community-focused fire and rescue department that meets the ever-changing needs of our community while ensuring a safe and secure environment for all through professional development, unity, and teamwork.
Gainesville Fire Department is committed to providing the highest level of public safety services for our community. We protect lives and property through fire suppression, emergency medical response, disaster management, fire prevention, and public education.
Statement of Core Values
We, the members of the Gainesville Fire Department are committed to the following values in our interactions with coworkers and customers:
Professionalism - In application, appearance, attitude, and standards
Integrity - Demonstrate honesty and fairness
Compassion - Demonstrate kindness and empathy
Responsibility and Accountability - Professionally, personally, and fiscally responsible for our actions
Respect - For each other, our Department, the City Government, and our customers, the citizens and visitors of the City of Gainesville
Diversity - Be open-minded and responsive to the uniqueness of our community without regard to age, gender, religion, or ethnic origin
Commitment - In all department endeavors
Teamwork - Encourage unity and a cooperative attitude
Health and Safety - Personal and professional health and safety are paramount in fulfilling the mission of the Gainesville Fire Department.