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ID
12-509-1077
Name
Receiving, Staging, and Storage Tactical Communications Team Leader
Status
Published
Updated
1/4/2019 4:42:21 PM
Released
03/04/2008
Resource Category
Medical and Public Health
Primary Core Capability
Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services
Secondary Core Capability
Operational Communications
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Receiving, Staging, and Storage (RSS) Tactical Communications Team Leader establishes and maintains internal and external communications technology
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
Receiving, Staging, and Storage Task Force
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The RSS Tactical Communications Team Leader establishes and maintains internal and external RSS communications technology, including radios, phones, and computers
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
TrainingNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the following: 1. IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100 2. IS-200: Incident Command System for Single Resource and Initial Action Incidents 3. ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents 4. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 5. IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction 6. Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)-provided RSS orientation 7. AHJ-provided training for the RSS Tactical Communications Team Leader position
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Participation in at least one incident or full-scale RSS/SNS exercise serving as RSS Tactical Communications Team Leader 2. Two years of experience working with different types of handheld radios, radio base stations, and repeaters 3. Two years of experience installing and maintaining Information Technology (IT) systems
Physical/Medical FitnessPPE is mission specific and may vary by work environment; it includes protective footwear, protective clothing for skin exposure, eye and ear protection, respirators, gloves, and masks.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Performs duties under moderate circumstances characterized by working consecutive 12-hour days under physical and emotional stress for sustained periods of time 2. Is able to work while wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 3. Maintains immunizations in accordance with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) immunization recommendations
CurrencyProvider must carry out and use any background checks as applicable law specifies. This may include a background check completed within the past 12 months; a sex-offender registry check; and a local, state, and national criminal history.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Functions in this position during an operational incident, exercise, drill, or simulation at least once every three years 2. Keeps immunizations up to date and commensurate with mission assignment 3. Background checks as applicable law permits or requires
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
This position typically works 12 hours per shift, is self-sustainable for 72 hours, and is deployable for up to 14 days
741
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Receiving, Staging, and Storage Task Force
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System, November 2017
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Immunization Recommendations for Disaster Responders