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Logistics Section Chief

Category: ICS - General Staff

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Prerequisites:

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 and who have been identified to fulfill the position of Logistics Section Chief on an Incident Management Team. At a minimum, students should have completed Advanced ICS, I-400 training as a prerequisite.

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Course Materials:

LSC Job Aid
Comm Unit Leader Job Aid
Facility Unit Leader Job Aid
Food Unit Leader Job Aid
Ground Support Unit Leader Job Aid
Medical Unit Leader Job Aid
Supply Unit Leader Job Aid
LSC Participant Manual
LSC Agenda Generic 2018

Course Description:

This course covers basic training requirements for the Food Unit Leader, Medical Unit Leader, Facilities Unit Leader, Ground Support Unit Leader, Supply Unit Leader, and Communications Unit Leader positions which exist within the Logistics Section. This course is also designed to meet the 16-hour training requirement for the Logistics Section Chief position on a Type 2 Incident Management Team.

Target Group:
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 and who have been identified to fulfill the position of Logistics Section Chief on an Incident Management Team. At a minimum, students should have completed Advanced ICS, I-400 training as a prerequisite.

Objectives:
After completing the course, participants will have the necessary information to:

  • Arrive properly equipped at an incident, gather information to access the assignment, and begin initial planning activities of the Logistics Section Chief
  • Determine that facilities, services, and materials are provided for an incident
  • Plan, staff, and manage the logistics section to meet the needs of the incident in a safe and efficient manner
  • Coordinate with other sections to assist in accomplishing the overall objective of the incident
  • Implement the demobilization plan.