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Event Details

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: Postponed
Event Begins: May 07, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Event Ends: May 10, 2019 at 5:00 PM
For questions about this event, please contact: Registrar
Phone: 513-251-7669
E-mail: ertp-registrar@tetratech.com
Additional Information:

Limited to U.S. EPA and U.S. Coast Guard or by invitation.

This event will include a capstone Incident Management Team Exercise (IMTX), on Friday, May 10th, in which participants, along with other Key Leadership Position course participants, will practice their position skills within an incident management team environment under simulated incident conditions.  Team members will work together to manage the hypothetical incident, conduct ICS Planning ‘P’ activities and produce work products, including an Incident Action Plan.
 


 

Location
This event will be held at: U.S. EPA - Region 3
1650 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2029
Location Map:
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Location Contact Information: Sonia Maldonado
Phone: 215-814-3242
E-mail: maldonado.sonia@epa.gov
 
Hotel Information
Hotel name and address: Arrangements for hotel accommodations, if needed, are the responsibility of individual participants.
 

EPA travelers:  There will be an event-specific conference code for this course.  Once it is established it will be sent to registered students to use in their TA.

   
   

 

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