COMMAND OFFICER OPERATIONS
  

  
Command Officer Operations
 
Format of Program: Class presented as lecture (on-line coming soon). No
Hands On Program.

Program Length:  Didactic 6 Hours 20 Minutes    Prices: Contact us for pricing details
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Program description:

Upon completion of this program the student shall be able to:
  
  • THE INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM
  • FUNCTIONAL STRUCTURE
  • ORGANIZATION
  • Levels of Scene Organization
  • Delegation of Functional Responsibility
  • UNIFIED COMMAND
  • MULTI-AGENCY COORDINATION SYSTEMS 
  • PUBLIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • AREA COMMAND
  • Position Checklists
  • Area Commander (Single or Unified Area Command)
  • Area Command Planning Chief
  • Area Command Logistics Chief
  • COMPLEX
  • ICS ORGANIZATIONAL CHART
  • Operational Components
  • The Command Function
  • COMMAND STAFF
  • Safety Officer
  • Public Information Officer (PIO)
  • Liaison Officer
  • ICS STRUCTURAL COMPONENTS
  • Sections
  • Branches
  • Divisions
  • Groups
  • Strike Team
  • Task Force
  • Single Resource
  • ICS ORGANIZATIONAL HEIRARCHY AND DEFINITIONS
  • ICS POSITION DESCRIPTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Operations Section Chief
  • Staging Area Manager
  • Fire Suppression Branch Director
  • EMS Branch Director
  • Medical Director
  • Medical Group Supervisor
  • Medical Supply Coordinator
  • Triage Unit Leader
  • Treatment Unit Leader
  • Transportation Group Supervisor
  • Regional Healthcare Coordinator
  • Command Hospital
  • Air/Ground Transport Coordinator
  • Hazardous Materials Branch Director
  • Technical Rescue Branch Director
  • Marine Branch Director
  • Division or Group Supervisor
  • Air Operations Branch Director
  • Air Tactical Group Supervisor
  • Helicopter Coordinator
  • Air Support Group Supervisor
  • Helibase Manager
  • Helispot (Landing Zone) Manager
  • Planning Section Chief
  • Resource Unit Leader (RESTAT)
  • Situation Unit Leader (SITSTAT)
  • Documentation Unit
  • Demobilization Unit
  • Technical Specialists
  • Water Supply Officer
  • Logistics Section Chief
  • Service Branch Director
  • Medical Unit Leader
  • Rehabilitation Manager
  • Communications Unit Leader
  • Food Unit Leader
  • Lead Chaplain
  • Support Branch Director
  • Supply Unit Leader
  • Facilities Unit Leader
  • Base Manager
  • Ground Support Unit Leader
  • Welfare/Customer Service Branch Director
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief
  • Time Unit Leader
  • Procurement Unit Leader
  • Compensation/Claims Unit Leader
  • Cost Unit Leader
  • INITIAL ACTIVATION OF THE INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM
  • Designation of Command
  • Transfer of Command
  • Procedure for Transferring Command
  • Staging
  • Rapid Intervention Team (RIT)
  • Personnel Accountability System
  • Rehabilitation Area
  • Personnel and Equipment Management
  • Instructions for Units Dispatched and Reporting to the Incident Scene
  • Offensive Mode
  • Defensive Mode
  • Transition Mode
  • Two-In, Two-Out
  • The Initial IC and Operational Build-Up
  • Size-Up
  • Radio Reports
  • Supplemental Situation Reports
  • Progress Reports
  • IDENTIFICATION OF BUILDING SIDES/GEOGRAPHIC AREAS 59
  • Determination of Building’s Exterior Sides
  • Geographic Designations
  • Interior Identification Process
  • Multi-Story Building Designations
  • Exposure Identification
  • TACTICAL COMMAND OPERATIONS
  • TACTICAL COMMAND OPERATIONS
  • The Need for a Chief in Tactical Command
  • Recommended Equipment
  • Aide to a Tactical Commander (TC)
  • Responsibilities of a Tactical Command
  • Accountability of the Crews
  • Continuous Size-Up of the Tactical Area
  • Providing Close Supervision and Coordination
  • Continuous Evaluation of Operational Effectiveness
  • Monitoring Overall Incident Progress
  • Updating the Next Level of Supervision through Regular Progress Reports
  • Decision Making Guidelines
  • Communications
  • COMMAND POST OPERATIONS
  • INITIAL COMMAND: COMPANY-LEVEL OFFICER
  • Transition of Command to Chief Officer
  • Strategic Benchmarking
  • LOCATING AND ESTABLISHING THE COMMAND POST
  • COMMAND AIDE DUTIES
  • Arrival of the Aide
  • Resource Status
  • Situation Status
  • Command Post Communications
  • CONSIDERATIONS FOR ARRIVAL OF SENIOR CHIEF OFFICERS
  • Higher Ranking Chief Officer Acting as a Senior Advisor
  • Assumption of Command by Higher Ranking Chief Officer
  • Use of Extra Alarm Battalion Chiefs
  • COMMAND WORKSEETS, BOARDS, AND IDENTIFICATION ITEMS
  • Initial Incident Worksheet or Board
  • ICS Command Boards
  • NIMS Organization Chart
  • Resource Status / Accountability Board
  • Incident Site Sketch
  • Specialty Templates
  • Displays
  • Vests
  • Command Vest Inventory
  • Identification Flag or Light
  • Color Coding Identification
  • COMMAND POST COMMUNICATIONS REQUIREMENTS
  • Dispatch Channel
  • Tactical Channel
  • Command Channel
  • Safety Channel
  • Additional Incident Channels
  • Radios and Radio Headsets
  • Ancillary Supplies
  • COMMAND VEHICLES/COMMAND POST FACILITIES
  • Initial Command Post-Battalion Chief Vehicle
  • Mobile Command Post Vehicle
  • Long-Term Command Post Setup
  • Fixed Facility
  • PERSONNEL ACCOUNTABILITY
  • SYSTEM COMPONENTS
  • Nametags
  • Unit Designator
  • Helmet Identification
  • Helmet Shields/Fronts
  • Passport
  • Unit Rosters
  • Unit Command Board
  • Initial Incident Command Worksheet
  • Consolidated Command Board
  • Apparatus Passport Drop-Off Point
  • Accountability Kits
  • IMPLEMENTATION
  • EMERGENCY OPERATIONS
  • Initial Arriving Officer Responsibility
  • IC Responsibility
  • Division/Group Officer Responsibility
  • Remote Entry
  • PAR Check Procedures
  • COMPLIANCE
  • ICS FORMS WITH INSTRUCTIONS
  • COMMAND WORKSHEETS AND BOARDS
  • TRANSITION TO A COMMAND CHANNEL WITH MULTIPLE TACTICAL CHANNELS
  • DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY – NATIONAL INCIDENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (NIMS) 
  • EMERGENCY EVACUATION OF PERSONNEL