Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency

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Jefferson County, WV is the eastern-most county of the panhandle of West Virginia. It includes approximately 210 square miles and 55,000 people, as of 2013. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 212 square miles (550 km2), of which 210 square miles (540 km2) is land and 2 square miles (5.2 km2) (1.0%) is water. It is the only West Virginia county where the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah River that John Denver sang about in the song "Take Me Home, Country Roads" can be found. The lowest point in the state of West Virginia is located on the Potomac River (just east of Harpers Ferry) in Jefferson County, where it flows out of West Virginia and into Maryland. 


Mission Statement



The mission statement of the Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency (JCESA) is to assist the Jefferson County volunteer fire departments in providing fire and emergency medical services to all citizens and visitors of Jefferson County, West Virginia. JCESA and the fire departments will provide these services in a non-discriminatory manner with compassion, integrity and commitment to all those in need in a timely and professional manner.




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The Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency is tasked with supplementing the volunteers and providing high-quality emergency services to the visitors and residents of the county. The Board of Directors of the Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency meets at 7:00 p.m. the third Tuesday of every month at the Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency Building.

It’s that time of year again, and here at JCESA as we prepare for October - PINK Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts are available for purchase at $15 each (regardless of size.) Sizes available are Small – 5X. Stop by our office located at: 419 16th Ave, Ranson, WV; Monday-Friday 8am-3pm and see Debbie Lancaster - you can also email her at Payment in cash or by check is due when you take a shirt. Proceeds will be donated to BCA-CV, a wonderful organization that provides support and meaningful assistance to those undergoing treatment here in the region. JCESA employees will be permitted to wear their pink shirts during the month of October to show their support. Hope you'll join us in this great cause.


JC TB Foundation Donation-Jeanne 08.12.19

On behalf of the Jefferson County TB Society President Dr. Lloyd Tracy and Vice-President Lacie Mumaw, Jeanne DeGennaro presented Allen Keyser, Director of JCESA with a check to purchase two Intrubrite Video Laryngoscopes and two airway mannequins.

Employment Opportunities


Paramedic/Firefighter Job Announcement - Closed 02.15.2019

EMT/Firefighter Job Announcement - Closed 02.15.2019




JCESA Employment Application