Burlingame, California

Mandated Reporter

Some of the city's job classifications are designated as Mandated Reporters (in Recreation and the Library).

Mandated reporters are professionals who have regular contact with children and are therefore legally required to report suspected child abuse. You can find more information here: https://mandatedreporterca.com/

California Mandated Reporting Steps

Mandated Reporter Law Penal Code Text

Mandated Reporter Training Resources

Mandated Reporter Acknowledgement Form (required for employees designated as Mandated Reporters - your department will tell you if you are)

Burlingame Organizational Compass


Community Service

Community service that is responsive to and meets the needs of the public by:
  • Being dedicated to the community we serve
  • Involving and understanding our community
  • Anticipating and adapting to the changing needs of our citizens

Ethical Organization

Ethical organization that interacts with the public and each other in an honest and professional manner by:
  • Treating people with respect and dignity
  • Taking responsibility for our decisions, statements and actions to the organization and community
  • Dealing with differences and conflicts in a professional, respectful and authentic fashion

One Organization

One organization that fosters positive relationships and teamwork by:
  • Being part of the solution
  • Crating and maintaining constructive relationships while respecting individual contributions
  • Focusing on the issues and needs of the organization and community
  • Encouraging behavior that builds confidence and self-esteem
  • Emphasizing self-initiative, sonstant improvement and employee involvement

Positive Leadership

Positive leadership that is nurturing and forward-thinking by:
  • Recognizing the leadership role all employees play in the community
  • Encouraging innovation and creativity
  • Leading by example
  • Being supportive, humanistic and compassionate