FS Chapter 189 Requirements
The North Fort Myers Fire Control & Rescue Service District provides fire protection and rescue services.
The District was created in 1953.
Code of Ethics:
We expect North Fort Myers Fire Control District employees to be ethical in their
conduct. It affects our reputation and success. The District requires employees to carefully follow all laws and regulations, and have the highest standards of conduct and personal integrity.
Our continued success depends on our customers' trust. Employees owe a duty to the District and our customers to act in ways that will earn the continued trust and confidence of the public.
As an organization, the District will comply with all applicable laws and regulations. We expect all directors, officers, and employees to conduct business in accordance with the letter, spirit, and intent of all relevant laws and to not do anything that is illegal, dishonest, or unethical.
If you use good judgment and follow high ethical principles, you will make the right decisions. However, if you are not sure if an action is ethical or proper, you should discuss the matter openly with your supervisor.
It is the responsibility of every District employee to comply with our policy of business ethics and conduct. Employees who ignore or do not comply with this standard of business ethics and conduct may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including possible termination of employment.
The District also follows Chapter 112, Florida Statutes which is the Code of Ethics for all public officers in Florida.