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Values and Priorities
Values
  • Accountability: Take ownership and responsibility for individual and team actions and remain focused on the priorities of the City of Norfolk.
  • Integrity: Model honesty and trustworthy behavior through an inclusive and customer-oriented government. Ensure that actions are based on an ethical character and a positive reputation. Communication that is consistent, accurate and complete will build public and organizational trust. Do the right thing, the right way.
  • Innovation: Support continuous improvement and demonstrate a civic entrepreneurial attitude by generating new ideas, advancing best practices and effectively operating as a team.
  • Respect: Treat all with dignity and courtesy by listening, empathizing and valuing opinions and perspectives. Treat all members of the community and organization fairly and equitably. Our actions and words support a healthy, civil, and positive environment. Harassment in any form, including bullying, is unacceptable.


Priorities
  • Accessibility/Mobility and Connectivity
    A comprehensive system of accessibility options, addressing all traditional transportation modes as well as new technologies, that connects people, goods, and information.
  • Economic Vitality and Workforce Development
    A growing and diversified economy that enhances the quality of life for residents through a wide range of housing, shopping, educational, cultural, business, and employment opportunities.
  • Lifelong Learning
    Residents of all ages are able to reach their full potential, achieve personal goals, and support a prosperous economy through the development of knowledge, skills, abilities, and talents.
  • Safe, Healthy and Inclusive Communities
    Residents of diverse backgrounds and interests feel empowered to come together to assist in the development of safe and healthy neighborhoods that foster a sense of well-being, and make Norfolk a fun place to live, work, and play.
  • Environmental Sustainability
    A premier waterfront community that thrives economically and culturally, avoids detrimental environmental impacts while creating a positive, regenerative effect on its environment.
  • Well Managed Government
    A data-driven organization that provides effective and efficient City programs and services that are responsive, accountable, inclusive and customer focused.

Contact Us
Human Resources
810 Union St.
Norfolk, VA 23510
Ph: 757-664-4486

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.