INFORMATION COMMAND SAFETY LIAISON OPERATIONS LOGISTICS PLANNING FINANCE SERVICE BRANCH COMMUNICATIONS MEDICAL FOOD SUPPORT BRANCH SUPPLY FACILITIES GROUND SUPPORT RESOURCES SITUATION UNIT DEMOBILIZATION DOCUMENTATION TIME UNIT PROCUREMENT UNIT COMPENSATION COST UNIT BRANCH BRANCH DIVISIONS & GROUPS GROUP GROUP STRIKE TEAMS & TASK FORCES TECHICAL SPECIALIST ICS Organization
Operations Section • Directs and coordinates all tactical operations. • Carries out the plan to mitigate the situation • Organization can consist of: • Single resources, task forces, strike teams • Air operations • Division, Groups, Branches
Planning Section • Maintain resource status. • What is here and where they are on incident • Maintain situation status. • Maps, Acres / structures lost, injuries, estimated containment • Prepare the Incident Action Plan. • Provide documentation. • Primary location for technical specialists. • Can be broken down into Situation, Resource, Documentation and Demobilization units
Logistics Section • Provides services and support to the incident or event. • Typically broken down into: Food, Communications, Medical, Supply, Facilities and Ground support units • Two-branch structure if needed.
ICS Facilities • Incident Command Post • Staging Area • Base • Camps • Helibase S B C H
Common Terminology • Organizational Elements • Position Titles • Resources • Facilities
Importance of ICS Position Titles • Provides standardization in multi-agency incidents • Ensure understanding when ordering resources • Allows the most qualified personnel to be used
Resource Management • Single Resource • Task Force • Strike Team
INFORMATION COMMAND SAFETY LIAISON OPERATIONS LOGISTICS PLANNING FINANCE Span of Control • One supervisor manages 3-7 individuals/units.
General Guidelines • Review your emergency assignment. • Assemble or update a travel kit. • Know to whom you will report and what your responsibility will be. • Reporting time • Travel instructions. • Receive initial briefing - Brief your relief