Our values guide the culture and shape the way we service our customers. They are at the core of who we are as an agency, what we believe and what brings us together as a team. They help to define what makes our people special, and how we all play a unique and critical part in the ongoing success of our community.

Travis County considers it a high priority to recruit, motivate and retain employees capable of providing exemplary service to the residents of Travis County by using a total compensation system that is fair, flexible and market competitive.

Values that Guide Travis County Government:

Taking responsibility, public trust and accountability, good customer service, excellence in performance, sound fiscal policy, respect for the individual, honesty and openness, caring, collaboration and cooperation.

Travis County’s Vision:

An open, diverse community where all people are safe and healthy and can fulfill their hopes and dreams; one which provides a good quality of life and protects our natural resources for ourselves and future generations.

Mission of Travis County:

For the people of Travis County, our mission is to preserve health, provide a safety net for the needy, ensure the public safety, facilitate the resolution of disputes, foster an efficient transportation system, promote recreational opportunities, and manage county resources in order to meet the changing needs of the community in an effective manner.

Accountability, Caring, Collaboration, Customer Service, Diversity, Growth, Health, Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Safety, Wellness