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General Information
Event Name: Operations Section Chief
Hosted By: Environmental Response Training Program (ERTP)
ERT - OSRTI
Event 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 training is a pre-requisite to the Operations Section Chief Training.

Target Group
This course is intended for U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard personnelwho 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.

Objectives
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 Operations Section Chief’s role in an Operational Period Briefing
  • Describe Operation Section Chief’s role in managing and adjusting the operational organization
  • Describe Operation 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 Operation Section Chief's role in developing and implementing contingency plans and demobilization plans

Students may obtain an electronic copy of the student manual for personal printing or e-reading at:

https://ertpvu.org/ClassroomCourseDetail.aspx?id=18 

Registration Status: Registration Open
Event Begins: November 03, 2010 at 10:00 AM
Event Ends: November 05, 2010 at 5:00 PM
For questions about this event, please contact: John Martin
Phone: 214-665-6748
Fax: 214-665-7447
E-mail: martin.john@epa.gov
Additional Information:
 
This course is being offered in conjuction with a Division/Group Supervisor Course (EPA 339), which immediately proceeds it.  Successful completion of EPA 339 is a prerequisite for attending this course.  Students wishing to take the EPA 339 must register for it separately.
Location
This event will be held at: U.S. EPA Addison Conference and Training Center
16650 Westgrove Dr.
Addison, TX 75001
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Location Contact Information: John Martin
Phone: 214-665-6748
E-mail: martin.john@epa.gov
 
Hotel Information
Hotel name and address: Arrangements for hotel accommodations, if needed, are the responsibility of individual participants.
   
   

 

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