Mission and values

Our Vision

A safer community supported by a volunteer workforce providing a professional emergency service.


To help our community cope with and recover from the effects of flood, storm and other emergencies.

Values and behaviours

The ACTSES expects that its volunteers and staff will behave in a professional manner at all times and as such the Service requires that all members adhere to and support the following values and behaviours.

Core values Supporting values or behaviours
Our people Recognition, encouragement, reward, capable, flexible, versatile, quality, personal development
Integrity Honesty, reliable, professional, probity
Trust Respect, openness, confidence, conviction
Teamwork Commitment, trust, cooperation, reliability
Continuous improvement Innovation, learning, initiative