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1 Wisconsin Emergency Management FIRE SERVICES COORDINATOR Position Description FIRE SERVICES COORDINATOR

2 Wisconsin Emergency Management Fire Services Coordinator Keith Tveit Contact information: Telephone :

3 WISCONSIN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Fire Services Coordinator POSITION RESPONSIBILITES: Serve as the “conduit” between the Fire Service and Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) Available 24-7 for deployment of WEM Resources Provide coordination and liaison between state, local and federal fire service agencies, Department of Military Affairs (DMA), National Guard and emergency management officials Coordinate activities of responding “state” assets with local “authority having jurisdiction” (AHJ) Provide technical assistance, advice and counsel for fire service agencies as requested

4 WISCONSIN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Fire Services Coordinator POSITION RESPONSIBILITES (cont.): Assist local AHJ or area fire service leaders with coordination of emergency services at major/disaster scenes Draft legislation which strengthens/enhances emergency services at the State level (example: MABAS) Provide consultation and program level assistance to local AHJ in the development of fire & EMS contingency plans Keep the WEM Administrator and Response and Recovery Bureau Director informed regarding problems related to the emergency fire & EMS services are/would be involved which may require actions by the Governor, Administrator, Response and Recovery Bureau Director or other state agencies

5 WISCONSIN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Fire Services Coordinator POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (cont): Participate in the development of contingency plans in case of a state or local “job action”. Assist with disaster and recovery operations for extended periods of time Perform special research projects and development of issue papers for the Division regarding fire & EMS issues or other appropriate emergency preparedness programs Participate in the planning and coordination of EPCRA Title III program here in Wisconsin Provide lead in state planning for implementation of MABAS

6 WISCONSIN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Fire Services Coordinator POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (cont.): Perform any duties or fills any division position as assigned by the Administrator or the Response and Recovery Bureau Director Responsible to ensure WEM emergency response equipment is maintained in a constant state of readiness Develops & implements training programs in the operation of WEM resources for division staff Coordinates with Emergency Police Services (EPS) to develop, issue and conduct records control for statewide pass system for disaster use Coordinate with and support the Director of Communications and Warning to provide emergency radio capability for disasters and emergencies in support of state and local emergency responders

7 WISCONSIN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Fire Services Coordinator POSITION RESPONSIBILITES (cont.): Provide information and guidance to fire service agencies relative to homeland security issues Provide assistance and planning for the radiological emergency response for those counties affected by nuclear power plants Participate in table top, functional and full scale exercises Conduct state agency/local fire service response group meetings to keep state agencies informed of statewide fire service activities (example: Matrix development for specialty “Task Forces”) Develop and keep updated fire & EMS plans in the State Emergency Operations Plan The position remains a “work in progress”

8 WISCONSIN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Fire Services Coordinator About WISCONSIN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT: Wisconsin Emergency Management (WEM) is Division in Wisconsin government under the umbrella of the Department of Military Affairs Headquarters is 2400 Wright Street (in the Joint Forces Headquarters (JFHQ) building) Madison FSC & EPS are Camp Williams (Volk Field) WEM is divided into 2-functional groups – Bureau of Response & Recovery and the Bureau of Planning and Preparedness WEM in conjunction/cooperation with other state agencies operates the “State Emergency Operations Center (EOC)” for natural or man- made disasters. The EOC is JFHQ WEM works in cooperation/coordination with all levels of government (local, state and federal) and the private sector

9 WISCONSIN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Fire Services Coordinator About WEM (Cont): Each of the 72 Counties in Wisconsin has an Emergency Management Director. WEM has divided the State into 6-regions (which coincide with the federal “Homeland Security Regions” (see map for your region). The “Regional Director” work directly with your County EM Director.

10 NW Region NE Region SE Region EC Region WC Region SW Region Wisconsin Emergency Management - Regional Offices  Spooner  Waukesha  Wausau  Madison  Eau Claire  Fond du Lac  Spooner  Waukesha  Wausau  Madison  Eau Claire  Fond du Lac

11 WISCONSIN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Fire Services Coordinator WEM Resources: Any or all of WEM resources are available on a 24-7 basis to respond to both emergent and non-emergent situations

12 WISCONSIN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT Fire Services Coordinator QUESTIONS??? COMMENTS? CONCERNS? How can we better serve you?


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