Northport Fire Department recognizes the value of human
life and dignity. Our philosophy, which embodies our organizational values and
beliefs, provides a guide for members in the performance of daily activities.
- Helping people by:
Providing aid and assistance to all citizens of the Northport community.
Cooperating with other agencies and organizations.
Providing encouragement and opportunity for personal growth and development.
- Working together by:
Commitment, mutual support, participation, and involvement.
Northport Fire Rescue and its members working together as a team within the
Northport Fire Rescue and its members working together with the Northport
Northport Fire Fighters and EMT's accomplishes all our services by using
minimal tax dollars, and is committed to provide a well trained and equipped
group of firefighters to aid in the protection and well-being of the
citizens of the Northport community.
- People are our most important asset:
Individual self respect must be valued and protected.
We must respect and support each other as individual human beings with
differing values and needs.
We must be loyal to Northport Fire Rescue, Northport community.
We are responsible for the operations and success of Northport Fire Rescue.
We are accountable for our individual actions and performance.
Individual performance and team performance must be recognized.
We must encourage and support others in their growth and development.
Each of us should strive to grow and develop to our potential.
Involvement, participation, and teamwork result in the best solutions,
methods, and goal achievement.
Decision making should be shared in Northport Fire Rescue, recognizing that
not everyone will share in every decision.
Communication must be open throughout all levels of Northport Fire Rescue.
Innovation leads to improvement and development; therefore, it is encouraged
All of us must work toward the improvements and betterment of Northport Fire
- Standard of Excellence:
We, as Northport Fire Rescue, must maintain high standards and strive to
perform to the best of our abilities.
We must provide our services efficiently and effectively.
Constant change is not only inevitable, it is necessary. Productive change
should be supported and directed toward achieving individual and Northport
Fire Rescue goals.
We, as individuals and as Northport Fire Rescue, must have the flexibility
to change in order to progress and meet future challenges.