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Operations Section Chief

Category: ICS KLP

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Prerequisites:

The Division/ Group Supervisor - EPA 339 training is a pre-requisite to the Operations Section Chief training. This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel who have successfully completed Incident Command System I-100, 200, 300, 400 level courses, IS-700b and IS-800c, and who have been identified to fulfill the Operations Section Chief position on an Incident Management Team.

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Course Materials:

Operations Section Chief with DIVS course agenda
Operations Section Chief Agenda

Course Description:

This course is designed to meet all the requirements and training needs of the Operations Section Chief for a Type 2 Incident Management Team. The Division/ Group Supervisor - EPA 339 training is a pre-requisite to the Operations Section Chief training.


 

This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel who have successfully completed Incident Command System I-100, 200, 300, 400 level courses, IS-700b and IS-800c, and who have been identified to fulfill the Operations Section Chief position on an Incident Management Team.

After completing the course, participants will be able to:
-Describe the concepts and use of divisions, groups and branches to effectively manage all-risk incident operations
-Demonstrate effective information gathering practices to assess incident assignments and determine immediate actions
-Describe effective information sharing practices
-Describe why and when tactics may need to be adjusted
-Demonstrate the Operations Section Chief's role in an Operational Period Briefing
-Describe the Operations Section Chief's role in managing and adjusting the operational organization
-Describe the Operations Section Chief's role in risk assessment and safety management
-Describe the Operations Section Chief's role in developing the operational portion of an Incident Action Plan
-Describe the Operations Section Chief's role in developing and implementing contingency plans and demobilization plans

  • In compliance with Executive Order 13589 - Promoting Efficient Spending, Section 5; the ERTP will not be regularly printing or providing students hard copies of the course manual. A link to an electronic copy of the student manual for personal printing or e-reading has been provided in the Courses Materials section of this page.