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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

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. 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: September 16, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Event Ends: September 18, 2015 at 5:30 PM
For questions about this event, please contact: Registrar
Phone: 513-251-7669
E-mail: ertp-registrar@tetratech.com
Additional Information:

Intended for U.S. EPA and RRT6 personnel or by invitation

Location
This event will be held at: Addison Conference and Training Facility
16650 Westgrove Rd.
Suite 200
Addison, TX 75001
Location Map:
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Location Contact Information: Nicolas Brescia
Phone: 214-665-2291
E-mail: brescia.nicolas@epa.gov
 
Hotel Information
Hotel name and address: Arrangements for hotel accommodations, if needed, are the responsibility of individual participants.
 

EPA travelers must use their organizations generic exempt conference budget code in their TA for this course. If there is a change in the status of this course that results in the need for an event specific budget code for this course you will be notified by e-mail, and informed of the code when it is issued.

   
   

 

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