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E958: All-Hazards Position Specific Operations Section Chief

Course Description:

This course provides local- and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Operations Section Chief (OSC) on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT). These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident, and 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an OSC on an AHIMT. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable participants to process and apply their new knowledge.

Course Objective:

Describe the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Operations Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team.

Selection Criteria:

NIMS ICS All-Hazards training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to Functional, Support, or Unit Leader positions on Type 3 or 4 AHIMTs, or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.

Prerequisites:

  • E0300
  • E0400
  • IS0100.b
  • IS0200.b
  • IS0700.a
  • IS0800.b

Recommended Prerequisites:

O-305 Type 3 AHIMT Training course (delivered by USFA)

 
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