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About the County

Orange County's three million residents enjoy a nearly perfect climate in which parks and beaches provide abundant opportunities for outdoor activities. Orange County is the home of exciting professional sports, a wide range of tourist attractions and quality venues for visual and performing arts. Orange County boasts a thriving business economy and a well educated work force. The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation.

​Mission Statement

Making Orange County a safe, healthy, and fulfilling place to live, work, and play, today and for generations to come, by providing outstanding, cost-effective regional public services.​

Vision Statement for Business Values

We strive to be a high quality model governmental agency that delivers services to the community in ways that demonstrate:

  • Excellence – Provide responsive and timely services
  • Leadership – Leverage available resources as we partner with regional businesses and other governmental entities
  • Stewardship – Seek cost-effective and efficient methods
  • Innovation – Use leading-edge innovative technology

Vision Statement for Cultural Values

We commit to creating a positive, service-oriented culture which:

  • Attracts and retains the best and the brightest
  • Fosters a spirit of collaborations and partnership internally and externally
  • Supports creativity, innovation, and responsiveness
  • Demonstrates a “can-do” attitude in accomplishing timely results
  • Creates a fun, fulfilling and rewarding working environment
  • Models the following core values in everything we do:
    • Respect
    • Integrity
    • Caring
    • Trust
    • Excellence

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