California Department of Fish and Wildlife

ICS Job Aids

Type III Chief

  1. Operations Section Chief (OPS) Job Aid
    Operations Section - Job aid provides that this position assist in the preparation of action plans and provide for the overall tactical operation and management of field activities defined by Incident Action Plans.
  2. Planning Section Chief Job Aid
    Planning Section Chief - Job aid provides that this position provides the overall collection, evaluation and dissemination of all operational information concerning the incident in order to understand the current situation, predict incident course, and to assist in the preparation of response objectives and strategies.
  3. Logistics Section Chief (LSC) Job Aid
    Logistics Section Chief - Job aid provides that this position coordinates the provision of facilities, services, personnel and material in support of the oil spill response.

Unit Leader

  1. Ground and Vessel Support Facilities Unit Leader Job Aid
    Cround and Vessel Support Facilities Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this position supports onshore and waterborne transportation resources; to coordinate transportation of personnel, supplies, food, and equipment; to fuel. maintain, and repair vehicles and vessels; and to implement the incident traffic plan and the vessel routing plan.
  2. Situation Unit Leader (SUL ) Job Aid
    Situation Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this position collects and organizes incident status and situation information. The SUL is responsible for the evaluation, analysis, and display of that information for use by response personnel.
  3. Resource Unit Leader (RUL) Job Aid
    Resource Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this position establishes all incident check-in activities, prepare resource status information; maintain displays, charts and lists that reflect the current status and location of resources, transportation, and support vehicles; and to maintain a master check-in list of resources assigned to the incident.
  4. Documentation Unit Leader (DUL) Job Aid
    Documentation Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this position maintains accurate and complete incident files, provide duplication services to incident personnel, store incident files for legal, analytical, and archival purposes.
  5. Environmental Unit Leader Job Aid
    Environmental Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this position recommends strategic direction for environmental protection and public safety.
  6. Communications Unit Leader Job Aid
    Communication Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this position develops plans for the effective use of incident communications equipment and facilities; to install and test communications equipment; to supervise the incident communications center; to distribute communication equipment to incident personnel; and to maintain and repair equipment.
  7. Technical Specialist Unit Leader Job Aid
    Technical Specialist Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this position establishes work specifications, assign, and monitor technical specialists to the incident management team based on requests from command or general staff. Technical specialists include, but are not limited to, response technologies, trajectory analysis, weather forecasting, oil sensitivity/risk analysis, wildlife rescue, etc.
  8. Demobilization Unit Leader Job Aid
    Demobilization Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this position prepares the demobilization plan and to assist incident sections/unit in ensuring orderly, safe, and cost effective removal of personnel and equipment from the incident.
  9. Support Branch Director Job Aid
    Support Branch Director - Job aid provides that this position provides personnel, equipment, supplies, and transportation for incident response.
  10. Supply Unit Leader Job Aid
    Supply Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this job orders personnel, equipment, and supplies; to receive and store all supplies for the incident; to maintain an inventory of supplies; and to service non-expendable supplies and equipment.
  11. Finance/Administration Section Chief (FSC) Job Aid
    Finance/Administration Section Chief - Job aid provides that this position provides overall administrative and finance services that include billing, accounting, filing, invoices, and preparation of service contracts, as well s financial and cost analysis.
  12. Facilities Unit Leader Job Aid
    Facilities Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this job establishes and maintains incident facilities and provides rest and sanitation facilities for incident personnel, and to manage base and camp operations.
  13. Service Branch Director Job Aid
    Service Branch Director - This job aid position provides services related to medical, communication, food, and sanitation needs to support response efforts.
  14. Incident Command System Environmental Unit Leader (EUL)
    Incident Command System Environmental Unit Leader - This job aid should be used to assist the Environmental Unit leader whenever an incident has occurred that requires the Incident Command System Organization to respond.
  15. Medical Unit Leader Job Aid
    Medical Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this position prepares a medical emergency plan, to obtain medical aid and transport for injured or ill incident personnel, and to prepare reports and records.
  16. Food Unit Leader Job Aid
    Food Unit Leader - Job aid provides that this position determines feeding requirements at all incident facilities, including plans for menus, facilities for food preparation and serving, potable water; and maintenance of the food service areas.
  17. Time Unit Leader Job Aid
    Time Unit Leader - This job aid provides for equipment and personnel time recording.
  18. Wildlife Rescue Group Supervisor Job Aid
    Wildlife Rescue Group Supervisor - Job aid provides that this position implements branch's portions of the Incident Action Plan pertaining to field reconnaissance, hazing, capture and stabilization of injured or oiled birds and mammals.
  19. COST Unit Leader Job Aid
    Cost Unit Leader - This job aid position is to collect all cost data, to preform cost effectiveness, to provide cost estimates, and to make cost saving recommendations.
  20. Procurement Unit Leader Job Aid
    Procurement Unit Leader - This Job aid position is to provide administration of all financial services pertaining to purchases and contracts, and to maintain contract equipment time records.
  21. All Team Members Job Aid
    All Team Members Job Aid - This job aid should be used to assist any and all team members whenever an incident has occurred that requires the ICS organization to respond
  22. Incident Commander (IC) Job Aid
    Incident Commander - Job aid provides that this position manages the ICS organization in pursuing an effective, coordinated, and cooperative emergency response.
  23. Deputy Incident Commander Job Aid
    Deputy Incident Commander - Job aid provides that this position assists the Incident Commander by initiating response strategies, response team coordination and communication
  24. Information Office (IO) Job Aid
    Information Officer - Job aid provides that this position provide the media with a main on-site contract to ensure that accurate, timely and consistent information is being provided on the emergency situation and response activities.
  25. Safety Officer Job Aid
    Safety Officer - Job aid provides that this position monitor and assess hazardous or unsafe situations and to develop measures for assuring personnel safety, as well as undertake whatever steps to prevent or to stop unsafe acts. Ensure compliance with applicable occupational health and safety regulations.
  26. Liaison Officer (LO) Job Aid
    Liaison Officer - Job aid provides that this position provides the point of contact for representatives of assisting and cooperating agency and to respond to requests or concerns from stakeholder groups. The LO address inter-organizational issues. Bring issues and concerns to the attention of the Incident Commander with a recommended course-of-action.
  27. Agency Representative Job Aid
    Agency Representative - Job aid provides that this position is an individual assigned to an incident from an assisting or cooperating agency who has been delegated full authority to make decisions on all matters effecting that agency's participation at the incident. May include representing emergency social services, a fire department, local government emergency coordinator, public works, telephone company, or non-government organization.
  28. Staging Area Manager Job Aid
    Staging Area Manager - Job aid provides that this position manages all activities within a staging area and respond to requests to assign resources and status of their deployment, and/or readiness.
  29. Protection and Recovery Branch Director Job Aid
    Protection and Recovery Branch Director - Job aid provides that this position is to prepare and implement the branch's portions of the Incident Action Plan pertaining to protection of an environmental resource at-risk or pollutant recovery, waste disposal, and decontamination of people and equipment.
  30. Near-Shore Protection Group Supervisor Job Aid
    Near-shore Protection Group Supervisor - Job aid provides that this position implements portions of the Incident Action Plan prepared by the Environmental Unit and Shore Cleanup and Assessment Unit pertaining to near-shore protection such as booming of sensitive shores and retrieval of mobile oil.
  31. Strike Team or Task Force Leader Job Aid
    Strike Team or Task Force Leader - Job aid provides that this position implements field response portions of the incident action plan under the direction of a division/group supervisor(s).
  32. Onshore Recovery Group Supervisor Job Aid
    Onshore Recovery Group Supervisor - Job Aid provides that this position implements portions of the incident action plan prepared by the Environmental Unit and Shore Cleanup Assessment Unit pertaining to onshore remediation that includes retrieval of pollutant and shore cleanup.
  33. Disposal Group Supervisor Job Aid
    DIsposal Group Supervisor - Job aid provides that this position implements branch's portions of the Incident Action Plan pertaining to disposal of all waste streams generated by response to a release of pollutants and/or to monitor waste disposal by the Responsible Party to ensure compliance with conditions applied
  34. Decontamination Group Supervisor Job Aid
    Decontamination Group Supervisor - Job aid provides that this position implements branch's portions of the Incident Action Plan pertaining to decontamination of personnel and equipment.
  35. Wildlife Branch Director Job Aid
    Wildlife Branch Director - Job aid provides that this position coordinates wildlife rescue and rehabilitation efforts in concert with federal agencies, the responsible party, and nongovernmental organizations, in accordance with established rescue protocols. The branch director prepares the branch's portion of the Incident Action Plan.
  36. Wildlife Rehabilitation Group Supervisor Job Aid
    Wildlife Rehabilitation Group Supervisor - Job aid provides that this position implements portions of the Incident Action Plan pertaining to long-term rehabilitation of injured or oiled birds and mammals, wildlife release, and monitoring.

Contact Information

Christopher Klumpp
Email: Christopher.Klumpp@wildlife.ca.gov
Phone: 916-322-1195

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Page Last Updated: July 18, 2013