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ID
0-509-1209
Name
Preventive Radiological Nuclear Detection Team Leader
Status
Published
Version
1.3
Updated
10/15/2020 11:48:13 AM
Original Release
05/09/2017
Last Major Release
10/15/2020
Resource Category
Prevention
Primary Core Capability
Screening, Search, and Detection
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Preventive Radiological Nuclear Detection (PRND) Team Leader directs the operations of a PRND team
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
PRND Team and Maritime PRND Team
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: Serves in a sworn law enforcement capacity
Type 2The PRND Team Leader directs the operations of an assigned PRND National Incident Management System (NIMS) typed team or assembled single resources and operates under steady state, enhanced steady state, and crisis situations
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of Agency Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)-established education requirements for entry-level employment as a sworn law enforcement officer
Type 2Not Applicable
TrainingThe AHJ equivalent includes training as a PRND Team Leader.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 1. AHJ-verified successful completion of the Use of Force Continuum 2. AHJ-required training that includes law enforcement authority and jurisdiction
Type 2Completion of one of the following: 1. Counterterrorism Operations Support (CTOS) Team Leader Course, or 2. Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Planning, Organizing, and Leading Radiological Nuclear Detection (POLR) Course, or 3. Equivalent training as the Agency Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) determines
ExperienceThe AHJ should document and validate knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 2Knowledge, skills, and abilities: 1. Operates team-issued equipment 2. Performs advanced PRND operations including crisis situation operations at choke points, check points, area sweeps, facility operations, and special venues 3. Assumes position responsibilities and leads personnel 4. Laterally transfers personnel and equipment to response operation positions 5. Ensures qualifications, capabilities, typing, and credentialing of resources to complete assignment Experience: Completion of the Team Leader Position Task Book (PTB) or AHJ equivalent
Physical/Medical FitnessThe NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NIMS positions.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 21. Arduous 2. Maintains AHJ-determined medical and fitness standards
CurrencyCompletion of PRND Team Leader currency recommendations fulfill currency recommendations for NIMS Type 1 PRND Team Operator.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 21. Participates as an assigned Team Leader in annual PRND operations, including operational incidents, planned events, exercises, drills, or simulations 2. Biannual (every six months) completion of refresher training on mission, position updates, and equipment operation
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: Successful completion of the Law Enforcement Officer Certification, as the AHJ requires
Type 21. NIMS Type 1 PRND Team Operator or equivalent, as the AHJ determines 2. Security clearance, as the AHJ determines
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
1375
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508-6: Preventive Radiological Nuclear Detection Team
FEMA, NIMS 508-6: Maritime Preventive Radiological Nuclear Detection Team
FEMA, NIMS 508-6: Personal Radiation Detector
FEMA, NIMS 508-6: Radio-Isotope Identification Device
FEMA, NIMS 508-6: Human-Portable Radiation Detector Backpack
FEMA, NIMS 508-6: Vehicle-Mounted Radiological Nuclear Detection System
FEMA, NIMS 509-6: Preventive Radiological Nuclear Detection Operator
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS), November 2017