In 2021 EJFR contracted with Citygate and Berk to undergo a Strategic Planning and Standards of Cover Analysis. On November 10th, 2022 EJFR’s Board of Commissioners accepted the analysis and findings.

EJFR Strategic Plan 2022 – Accepted 11-10-22

Vol 1 – Technical Report – East Jefferson Fire-Rescue SOC and Strategic Plan (10-31-22)

Vol 2 – Map Atlas – East Jefferson Fire-Rescue SOC and Strategic Plan (10-31-22)


As a fire and emergency service industry leader, we are dedicated to the health and safety of our community while honoring our mission, values and traditions. We will support our workforce to maintain a healthy lifestyle, promoting opportunities for personal and professional growth. We shall provide leadership locally, regionally and nationally. We will provide the best service possible within the fiscal opportunities available.


Protecting life and property while providing compassionate service that meets the needs of our varied community through prevention, education and emergency response.



We embrace our diverse community as we provide services with empathy, understanding and kindness.


We are dedicated to our role as stewards of the public’s trust. Our responsibility to superior ethical standards is steadfast.


We shall provide our services with equity, imparting dignity to those in need.


We recognize our success and effectiveness comes from internal collaboration and external relationships. We shall empower our members to uphold and reinforce collective group performance while supporting cohesive external partnerships.


We shall balance our traditions and practices alongside the need for change and adaptation. Innovations will be implemented using careful analysis, critical thinking and collaborative input as we strive for continuous improvement.