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Liaison Officer

Category: ICS - Command Staff

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Prerequisites:

This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel who have completed Incident Command System I-100, 200, 300, 400 level courses and who have been identified to be part of an Incident Management Team.

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Course Materials:

Liaison Officer Course Agenda
Liaison Officer Student Manual

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide training to Agency personnel to develop skills necessary to perform as the Liaison Officer assigned to a Type 2 Incident Management Team (IMT). This course is divided into 8 units. It consists of lecture, class discussion, and individual and group exercises.

Target Group:
This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnel who have completed Incident Command System I-100, 200, 300, 400 level courses and who have been identified to be part of an Incident Management Team.

Objectives:
After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Differentiate between assisting and cooperating agencies
  • Describe the duties, responsibilities, and authority Agency Representatives must have to perform their duties
  • List the items for consideration in establishing a work location at an incident
  • List the conditions that indicate additional staffing is needed
  • Describe the Liaison Officer's responsibilities in the incident demobilization process.

Note: A calculator is recommended.