3 Who Does What? Finance/Admin: Conducts any needed cost analyses. Command: Develops incident objectives.Ensures Safety Analysis is completed. Approves IAP.IncidentCommanderOperationsSectionPlanningSectionLogisticsSectionFinance/AdminSectionOperations: Establishes strategies and tactics to meet incident objectives.Planning: Provides status reports, manages the planning process, and produces the IAP.Logistics: Identifies the logistics requirements to support the tactics.
4 ICS/IMS/NIMS Command and General Staff Local or Letter of Delegation Operations runs 24hrsDay and night shifts
5 Operations Chief Mission Member of the General Staff.Responsible for the management of all operations directly applicable to the primary mission. The Operations Section Chief activates and supervises organization elements in accordance with the Incident Action Plan and directs its execution.
6 Deputy Operations Chief Mission An assistant to the Operations ChiefWorks closely with Planning SectionOften is assigned to the Command post as an available contact for Operations.Ensures that all paperwork is completeMaybe more than one depending on incident size
8 Operation Section Chief Role Obtain a briefing from the Incident CommanderIncident objectivesStatus of current tactical assignmentsIdentify current organization, resource location, assignmentsOrganize SectionOperational efficiencyPersonal safetySpan of controlDetermine need and request additional resources (ICS Form 215)
9 Operations Section Chief Role Attend Tactics Meetings with Planning, Safety, IC prior to Planning Meeting to discuss tactics & outline organizational assignments.Attend the Planning Meetings (Deputy Ops Chief)Provide situation updates to Planning (Needs)Resource assignmentsContingency planAttend the Operations Brief and assign Operations Section Personnel in accordance with the Incident Action PlanMake assignments (ICS Form 215)
10 Operations Section Chief Role Maintain Resource Unit up to date on changes in resource statusEnsure Safety & Rehab and crew need are being metOn the lineDuring rehabReview suggested list of resources to be released and initiate recommendation for release of resourcesAssemble and Disassemble Strike Teams Assigned to Operations Section Resource
11 Operations Section Chief Role Report Information About Special Activities, Events, and Occurrences to Incident CommanderMaintain Unit/Activity Log (ICS Form 214)
12 Tactics Meeting IC, Operations, Safety, Planning and Logistics Determine operational goals for next operational periodDetermine resources necessary – Operations resource needs.Triple check requests before submission.
13 Planning Meeting All Command and General Staff Finalize plans for next operational periodPlanning will establish deadlines for documents and requests.
15 Operational Briefing Planning is responsible for: Enough copies for each unitMaps large enough to seeOperations PresentationBe preciseQuestions after briefing in divisions or groupsOnly Division or Group Leaders attend meetingFurther Operations information is given out to Division(s) or Group(s) immediately after the briefing.
16 Sample Operations Briefing Agenda (1 of 2) Agenda ItemWhoIntroduction and WelcomePlanning Section ChiefReview of Incident ObjectivesIncident CommanderReview of Current Incident/ Objective StatusOperations Section ChiefTechnical Specialists(as necessary)Incident Boundaries, Branch/Division Locations, and Group Assignments
17 Sample Operations Briefing Agenda (2 of 2) Agenda ItemWhoReview of Division/Group Assignments (ICS 204)Operations Section ChiefReview of Safety Issues, Safety MessageSafety OfficerLogistics (Communications and Medical Plans)Logistics Section Chief (Communications Unit Leader/Medical Unit Leader)Closing RemarksIncident CommanderConclusionPlanning Section Chief
18 Forms and Supporting Documents: Overview Assignment ListICS 204Organization Assignment ListICS 203Incident Comm. PlanICS 205Incident ObjectivesICS 202Incident Medical PlanICS 206IAP Cover SheetSafety Messages, Maps, Forecasts
19 Operations Forms Incident Objectives (202) Organizational Chart (203) General but obtainable from ICOperational EmphasisSafetyOrganizational Chart (203)Assembled by PlanningAssignment Lists (204)From Operations and ResourceList of resources to each group, division, branchWork Assignments
20 Operations Forms Operations Planning Worksheet (215) Unit Log (214) Identifies resource needsTotal resource countAssigns work assignmentsUnit Log (214)Tracks who & positionDocuments activities
25 Classroom ExerciseCreate an incident simulating a multi-alarm incident in a medical facility for your jurisdiction and complete the following forms:Use the provided materials to complete the following forms.ICS 215 (Operational Planning Worksheet)ICS 204 (Assignment)ICS 214 (Unit Log)