The City of Eden Prairie is a service organization. We take pride in what we do. We cultivate a supportive, encouraging and productive culture with a strong customer focus. We promote wellness and plan work/life balance into our goals. We value differences and foster inclusion. We achieve success by exhibiting our core values:
Establish partnerships and operate collectively.
We develop positive relationships inside and outside our organization. We build teams to create cohesive systems. We work toward a common goal and consistently find ways to bridge gaps. We care about people and build meaningful experiences to advance opportunities for all. We share our talents, skills and knowledge for the greater good.
Respect the past and plan the future.
We are a learning organization, committed to advancing in a world that is ever-changing. We encourage initiative to challenge the status quo and continue to improve, while honoring what has been done before. We progressively seek out innovative trends and pioneer new ideas to implement the vision of the City. We engage others and utilize feedback to learn, develop and grow.
Demonstrate character and honor.
We are honest, ethical and trustworthy. We protect the City’s resources, including property, money and time. We take responsibility and follow through on our word. We uphold our values and align them with our goals and priorities.
Drive results and exceed expectations.
We strive to achieve excellence. We are problem solvers. We seek and implement long-term solutions. We deliver positive and measurable results.
Create positive experiences and deliver high-quality services.
We create a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere. We strive to exceed customer expectations with each unique interaction. We focus on listening and understanding the needs of others. We exhibit positive attitudes, even when faced with adversity. We embrace diverse perspectives, experiences, lifestyles and cultures.