Public Works and Utility Services Department

CULTURE & VALUES

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CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

PWUSD employees are committed to Continuous Improvement. We encourage employees to continuously develop new skills that add value and efficiency. We are committed to learning and doing whatever is needed to achieve our mission.


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PROFESSIONAL PRIDE

Employees of PWUSD exhibit Pride in our work and demonstrate this in our work ethic, honesty, mutual respect, collaboration, and genuine appreciation of others.


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TEAMWORK

PWUSD employees operate collectively as a Team. Teamwork is the action of coordinating, collaborating, participating, and understanding everyone’s role in fulfilling the organization’s mission. Teamwork creates trust and mutual respect.


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ACCOUNTABILITY

PWUSD employees demonstrate accountability, accept responsibility for their actions and understand the consequences of their actions on the team as a whole. Accountability is ownership and initiative recognizing that as members of a team we are dependent on one another for our success.


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SAFETY

The City of Colton values a safe working environment for all its employees. PWUSD employees are conscientious of their working environment and consider the well-being of others as well as themselves. This includes environmental safety, unsafe working conditions, drug and alcohol abuse, workplace violence, and the emotional well-being of one another.


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LEADERSHIP

Leadership is the act of guiding or directing the talents and abilities of others for the benefit of the individual and the team in achieving its mission. As an organization PWUSD is a leader, influencing outcomes that benefit the organization and the City. Leadership involves risk-taking, courage, and the ability to motivate or inspire.


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ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP

PWUSD employees have a shared responsibility in demonstrating environmental stewardship through our adoption of sustainable work practices, conservation, and management of natural resources./p>


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INNOVATION

PWUSD supports a work environment where every employee is encouraged to express ideas, learn from one another, and are encouraged to be innovative and creative. Innovation is crucial to our future success.


Brian-Dickinson

Message from the Director

The City of Colton Public Works and Utility Services Department provides efficient and effective Operation, Maintenance, Repair, and Replacement of Water, Wastewater, and Electric Utility infrastructure, as well as Public Facilities, Parks, Streets, and Storm Drain systems. These services ensure the community’s health, and safety while leading the City’s sustainability efforts.

Brian A. Dickinson
Public Works & Utility Services Director
Email bdickinson@coltonca.gov
909-370-6196