||Operations Section Chief
||Environmental Response Training Program (ERTP)
ERT - OSRTI
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.
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.
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:
||August 13, 2019 at 8:00 AM
||August 16, 2019 at 5:00 PM
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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, August 16th, 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.
Students are requested to bring your personal copy of the EPA Incident Management Handbook (IMH) 2016, if you have one.
|This event will be held
|| The Philadelphia 201 Hotel
210 North 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
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