To serve our communities by protecting and preserving life, property, and the environment through prevention,
education, emergency medical services, rescue, and fire suppression services.
To deliver efficient and effective services by working together to maintain a progressive, caring, professional
organization that remains flexible within a changing environment. We strive to be recognized for our leadership
within the region and the state by fostering cooperative working relationships. We work to be innovative, fiscally
responsible, and financially stable and secure.
We value respect, integrity, accountability, teamwork, service, and adaptability. We measure our success by the
satisfaction of the communities we serve, our personnel and our strategic partners.
Nationwide Eugene Springfield Fire Chief Recruitment Launched
The cities of Eugene and Springfield are seeking an exceptional and experienced Fire Chief who understands the broad array of services provided in the department, and who can work with us to craft and share a clear vision of our future. We are looking for a Chief who understands and can clearly communicate the WHY of the work we do at ESF. A Chief who leads by example and shows up everyday with integrity, creativity, and a collaborative spirit. Our next Chief will join us in their commitment to our on-going efforts to deepen and expand diversity, equity and inclusion within our ranks and in the community. These aren’t buzz words, they are how we work together.
Learn more about this exciting opportunity at www.eugene-or.gov/firechief