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Who designates the individual at the scene responsible for establishing command?
The Agency with Primary Jurisdictional Authority
For dispatch and deployment, when should Officers respond?
Only when dispatched by an appropriate authority
During ICS, can JSO personnel use radio codes, agency-specific codes, acronyms or jargon?
Is Media notification for hazards to the public an established incident objective?
There is a correlation between the ICS organization and the administrative structure of any single agency?
Effective span of control on incidents may vary from 3 to 7, and a ratio of 1 supervisor to how many subordinates is recommended?
What is the most common type of facility you may encounter?
Incident Command Post
These are temporary locations at an incident where personnel and equipment wait to be assigned...
This is the location from which primary logistics and administrative functions are coordinated and administrated..
This location should be located close enough to the incident for a timely response, but far enough away to be out of the immediate impact zone. In large complex incidents, there may be more than one of these and can be collected with other ICS facilities....
These locations are more temporary locations at the incident where helicopters can safely land and take off...
Chain of command means that all individuals have a designated supervisor to whom they report at the scene of the incident..
False (Answer: Unity of Command)
When dispatched, all first responders MUST report in to receive an assignment?
During complex incidents an Officer may report to more than one ICS supervisor?
What allows agencies with different legal, geographic, and functional authorities and responsibilities to work together effectively without affecting individual agency authority, responsibility or accountability?
This is a location where resources may be kept to support incident operations if a base is not accessible to all resources. They are equipped and staffed to provide food, water, sleeping areas and sanitary services....
For accountability and resource tracking, who must record and report resource status changes as they occur??
This provides a concise, coherent means of capturing and communicating the overall incident priorities, objectives and strategies in the context of both operational and support activities....
Incident Action Planning
The responsibility for the establishment and expansion of ICS modular organization ultimately rests with who?
During large scale law enforcement operations, how many subordinates may be optimal?
Which ICS form is available to assist in developing a common communications plan?
Who must establish a process for gathering, analyzing, assessing, sharing, and managing incident related information and intelligence?
What are the 5 major management functions of ICS?
Command, Operations, Planning, Logistics, Finance, and Administration
This section supports the incident action planning process by tracking resources, collecting/analyzing information and maintaining documentation?
This section conducts operations to reach the incident objectives, establishes tactics and directs all operational resources.
T/F The Incident Commander is the only position that is always staffed in ICS applications. On small incidents and events, one person- the Incident Commander- may accomplish all management functions.
The incident commander only creates those sections that are needed. If a section is not staffed, who will personally manage those functions?
T/F The incident commander may not appoint more than one Deputy Incident Commander?
The Deputy Incident Commander must be fully qualified to assume the Incident Commander's position?
The command staff includes what positions??
Safety Officer, PIO, Liaison Officer
This person responds to requests from incident personnel for contacts among the assisting and operating agencies, and monitors incident operations in order to identify any current or potential problems between response agencies?
The General Staff includes what positions???
Logistics, Planning, Operations, and Finance & Administration.
This section should first be established by the Incident Commander and the remaining sections will be needed to support it...
This is the organizational level with responsibility for a major functional area of incident management and the person in charge of it is designated as a Chief......
This is the organizational level used when the number of division of groups exceeds the span of control. The person in charge is designated as a Director.....
This is an organizational subdivision established to divide the incident management structure into functional areas of operations and the person in charge is designated as a supervisor......
This organizational level having responsibility for operations within a defined geographic area and the person in charge of each division is a supervisor.....
This is a set number of resources of the same kind and type with common communications operating under the direct supervision of a strike team leader....
This is a combination of mixed resources with common communications operating under the direct supervision of a task force leader.....
T/F A Single Resource is only an individual and not a piece of equipment or a crew or team of individuals?
T/F A section chief may have more than one deputy and may assign deputies from other organizations to increase interagency coordination?
When together, this group is referred to as the General Staff..
This section chief manages the staging area. He is also responsible for developing and implanting strategy and tactics to accomplish the incident objectives. He also organizes, assigns and supervises all the tactical or response resources assigned to the incident...
This section Chief is responsible to prepare and disseminate the incident action plan, as well as track the status of all incident resources. He also oversees the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of operational information related to the incident.?
This section Chief is responsible for arranging communication equipment, computers, transportation and anything else needed to support the incident. He also assists the Incident Commander and operations sections Chief by providing resources and services required to support incident activities. (Food, Water, Medical Services)
This section Chief is responsible for all of the financial and cost analysis aspects of the incident. These include contract negotiation, recording personnel and equipment time, documenting and processing claims for accidents and injuries occurring at the incident
Which section Chief is responsible for activating any needed additional resources?
Under Planning...Which Unit is responsible for the collection, organization and analysis of incident status information?
Under Planning....Which unit is responsible for recording the status of resources committed to the incident. This unit also evaluates resources committed currently to the incident, the effects additional responding resources will have in the incident, and anticipated resource needs?
Under Planning....Which unit is responsible for collecting, recording and safeguarding all documents relevant to the incident?
Under Planning....Which unit is responsible for ensuring orderly, safe and efficient demobilization of incident resources?
This Section Chief helps that there are adequate resources (personnel, supplies, and equipment) for meeting the incident objectives...
What are the 6 Units of the Logistics section?
Supply, Ground Support, Facilities, Food, Communications, and Medical
What are the 4 Units under Finance/Administration?
Compensation/Claims, Cost, Procurement, and Time
This Finance/Administrative Section Unit is responsible for financial concerns resulting from property damage, injuries, or fatalities at the incident.....
This Finance/Administrative Section Unit is responsible for tracking costs, analyzing cost data, making estimates, and recommending cost saving measures...
This Finance/Administrative Section Unit is responsible for financial matters concerning vendor contracts.....
This Finance/Administrative Section Unit is responsible for recording time for incident personnel and hired equipment....
The Unity of Command is maintained within what section?
T/F Under Unity of Command, an Officer may tell a firefighter how to do their job and vice versa?
T/F The EOC may be established at the Federal, State, Tribal and local levels?
Who typically supports the on-scene response by relieving the Incident Commander of the burden of external coordination and securing additional resources?
Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
is the most complex requiring national resources to safely and effectively manage and operate. This type of incident/event will be run by the Emergency Operations Center following the guidelines established in the Consolidated City of Jacksonville's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.
A Type 1 incident/event
extends beyond the capabilities for local control and is expected to go into multiple operational periods. This incident/event may require the response of resources out of the area, including regional and/or national resources to manage effectively the operations, command, and general staffing. This type of incident/event will be run by the Emergency Operations Center following the guidelines established in the Consolidated City of Jacksonville's Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan.
A Type 2 incident/event
extends beyond the capabilities of the initial response and the incident may extend into multiple operational periods. This incident/event would typically involve the call up of additional departmental or City of Jacksonville resources. At this level, the incident may be managed by one of the City of Jacksonville's Type 3 All Hazard Incident Management Teams or depending on the complexity of the situation, it may be run by the Emergency Operational Center
A Type 3 incident/event
incident/event is when several resources are required to mitigate the incident and the incident is usually limited to one operational period.
A type 4
incident/event can be handled with one or two resources and does not extend into any additional operational periods.
the act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.
T/F; Qualifications to serve as an Incident Commander are not based on rank, grade, or technical expertise?
Does chain of command prevent personnel from directly communicating with each other to ask for or share information?
No, It does NOT
Under -----------------, personnel report to only oneICS supervisor and receive work assignments only from their ICS supervisors.
Unity of Command (When you are assigned to an incident, you no longer report directly to your day-to-day supervisor).
What are the priorities in which Incident objectives are based off of?
Life Safety, Incident Stabilization, and Property Preservation
What type of Incident requires a written Incident Action Plan (IAP)?
Hazardous Materials Incidents
pertains to the number of individuals or resources that one supervisor can manage effectively during an incident..
Span of Control
Effective span of control on incidents may vary from three to seven, and a ratio of one supervisor to how many subordinates is recommended?
T/F; In a large complex incident, there may be more than one staging area at an incident?
What are the five major ICS management functions?
Command, Operations, Planning, Logistics, and Finance & Administration
What is the only position that is always staffed in ICS function?
T/F; A Deputy Incident Commander does not have to be as qualified as the Incident Commander?
False; he must be as qualified as the Incident Commander
The Public Information Officer, Safety Officer, and the Liaison Officer are part of which staff?
The Operations Section, Planning Section, Logistics Section, and the Finance/Administrative Section are part of which staff?
The ------staff provide information, safety, and liaison services for the entire organization?
The ----------- staff are assigned functional authority for Operations, Planning, Logistics, and Finance/Administration?
Is an individual, a piece of equipment and its personnel complement, or a crew or team of individuals with an identified supervisor that can be used at an incident?
The person in charge of each section is called a ?
All of the -------- together are called the General Staff?
The --------- oversees the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of operational information related to the incident?
Planning Section Chief
The -------- is responsible for developing and implementing strategy and tactics to accomplish the incident objectives.
Operations Section Chief
The -------- oversees the collection, evaluation, and dissemination of operational information related to the incident?
Planning Section Chief
What are used to describe functional areas of operation?
What are used to divide an incident geographically?
The person in charge of each Branch is designated as a?
Typically, an --------------------------- supports the on-scene response by relieving the Incident Commander of the burden of external coordination and securing additional resources?
Emergency Operations Center (EOC)
What is established to coordinate all incident-related public information activities and serves as the central point of contact for all news media?
Joint Information Center (JIC)
What enables agencies with different legal, geographic, and functional responsibilities to coordinate, plan, and interact effectively?
Within ICS, the span of control of any individual with incident management supervisory responsibility should range from ------ to ---------- and a ratio of one supervisor to ------- reporting elements is recommended?
Three to Seven Subordinates; Five
NIMS defines ------as the act of directing, ordering, or controlling by virtue of explicit statutory, regulatory, or delegated authority.
The command staff is composed of whom?
PIO, Safety Officer and Liaison Officer
The two types of teams that are organized from single resources are?
Task Force (mixed resources); Strike Team (similar resources)
What are used to perform functional areas of operation?
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