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Name L-958 NIMS ICS All-Hazards Position Specific Operations Section Chief (OSC) Course : ( L-958)
Description This course is designed to provide local and state-level emergency responders with a robust understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective OSC on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team. These responsibilities fall into two categories: 1) responding to the incident and the command needs of the incident, and 2) effectively fulfilling the position responsibilities of an Operations Section Chief on an All-Hazards ICS Incident Management Team. Exercises, simulations, discussions, and a final exam enable students to process and apply their new knowledge. Selection Criteria: NIMS ICS Position Specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to functional, support, or unit leader positions on USFA or other Type III All-Hazards Incident Management Teams (AHIMT), or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.
PreRequisite · IS-0100: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS), ICS 100 · IS-0200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response · E/L/G 0300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents · E/L/G 0400: Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff - Complex Incidents (ICS 400) · IS-0700: An Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS) · IS-0800: National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction
Target Audience The purpose of this professional development course is to prepare local, state, tribal, and Federal emergency responders to function in the role of a T-III OSC after obtaining adequate experience
The OSC will be part of an all-hazards T-III IMT Operations Section Chief (OSC) Type III in a Type III All-Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT) or Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
The learner must achieve a minimum passing score of 75% on final knowledge assessments or demonstrate mastery on performance assessments or research assignments to earn the IACET CEU
Additional Information Arrive early to find parking. Bring your Student Identification Number (SID#). If you can’t find it, don’t remember it, or need to create one, please go to: https://cdp.dhs.gov/FEMASID/ One of the Instructors will be sending you the classroom course manuals electronically for you to upload onto your laptop or convert into a hardcopy document. Class will start promptly at 8:30AM and end approximately at 5:00PM each day at the discretion of the Instructors. Bring a coat or jacket since the room may turn cold at times. Masks and social distancing will be enforced and please bring something to take notes.
Location West Palm Beach FD St #5 / EOC 2nd Floor
Address 700 North Congress Ave
West Palm Beach 33401
Palm Beach
Region 7

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Date Monday, Sep 19, 2022 - Thursday, Sep 22, 2022
Point of Contact Brent Bloomfield
561-284-3862  
BBloomfield@wpb.org
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Jeffrey GreenPalm Beach Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue
Diana MattyPalm Beach West Palm Beach Fire Rescue
Christian MontoyaMartin  
William SchreinerSarasota Sarasota County Fire Dept.
Davonia KirlewBroward Other-Broward
Karan JohnsonMiami-Dade Miami-Dade Fire Rescue
Grant MusserMiami-Dade City of Miami Division of Emergency Management
Emmanuel BaigBroward Broward County Parks and Recreation Division
Michelle LanchezSt. Lucie St Lucie County BOCC
Dianne GaryMiami-Dade Miami Dade Fire Rescue
Rafael EguesMiami-Dade Miami-Dade Fire Rescue
Christian DickPalm Beach Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, Region 7 AHIMT
Jazmin AbreuMiami-Dade  
David VaronaMiami-Dade Miami Dade Fire Rescue, FL-TF1
Armen GregorianPalm Beach PBC DEM
Francisco JimenezBroward 501c3(No-for-profit) - Veterans of Weston
Stephen MontoyaPalm Beach Town of Palm Beach Emergency Management
Terrence BaileyPalm Beach Other-Palm Beach
Melissa SproutPinellas Other-Pinellas
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