Core Values

Core Values

These core values are principles for which we stand and provide us direction on how people are to conduct themselves as representatives of Marathon County: (PDF)

  • SERVICE is responsively delivering on our commitments to all of our internal and external customers.
  • INTEGRITY is honesty, openness, and demonstrating mutual respect and trust in others.
  • QUALITY is providing public services that are reflective of "best practices" in the field.
  • DIVERSITY is actively welcoming and valuing people with different perspectives and experiences.
  • SHARED PURPOSE is functioning as a team to attain our organizational goals and working collaboratively with our policy makers, departments, employees, and customers.
  • STEWARDSHIP OF OUR RESOURCES is conserving the human, natural, cultural, and financial resources for current and future generations.

Departmental Core Values Behavioral Examples

Marathon County departments have developed examples of their core value job behaviors.   The following worksheets show examples representing exceptional, successful, or ineffective behaviors for each department

  • Administrator’s Management Team (PDF)
  • Central Wisconsin Airport (PDF)
  • Clerk of Courts (PDF)
  • Conservation Planning Zoning (PDF)
  • Corporation Counsel (PDF)
  • County Administration (PDF)
  • County Board of Supervisors (PDF)
  • County Clerk (PDF)
  • District Attorney (PDF)
  • Emergency Management (PDF)
  • Employee Resources (PDF) - Revised 1/25/17
  • Facilities and Capital Management (PDF)
  • Finance (PDF)
  • Health (PDF) - Revised 11/14/17
  • Highway (PDF)
  • Information Technology (PDF)
  • Library (PDF)
  • Medical Examiner (PDF) - Revised 10/26/17
  • Parks, Recreation, Forestry (PDF)
  • Register of Deeds (PDF) - Revised 6/22/17
  • Sheriff's (PDF) - Revised 10/05/16
  • Social Services (PDF) - Revised 3/16/18
  • Solid Waste (PDF)
  • Treasurer
  • UW Extension (PDF)
  • Veterans Services (PDF)