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ID
12-509-1260
Name
Fatality Management Disaster Portable Morgue Unit Communications Coordinator
Status
Published
Updated
1/3/2019 4:44:33 PM
Released
11/07/2017
Resource Category
Medical and Public Health
Primary Core Capability
Fatality Management Services
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Not Specified
Overall Function
The Fatality Management (FM) Disaster Portable Morgue Unit (DPMU) Communications Coordinator develops plans for the effective use of incident communications equipment and facilities, including computer networking and internet access
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
 
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
Disaster Portable Morgue Unit
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The FM DPMU Communications Coordinator reports directly to the FM DPMU Leader and: 1. Develops plans for the effective use of incident communications equipment and facilities, including computer networking and internet access 2. Installs and tests communications equipment 3. Distributes communications equipment to unit personnel 4. Maintains and repairs communications equipment 5. Oversees the Communications Programming Specialist and Communications Information Technology Specialist
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. High School Diploma or equivalent 2. Successful completion of coursework related to information technology (IT), including hardware, software, and database management
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 Resources and Initial Action Incidents 3. IS-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. Training in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.120: Hazardous Materials Awareness 7. Training in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.134: Respiratory Protection 8. Training in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.1030: Annual Bloodborne Pathogens
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Two years of IT experience involving computer networking, communication hardware maintenance, and IT database technology
Physical/Medical FitnessNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Performs duties under arduous circumstances characterized by working consecutive 12-hour days under physical and emotional stress for sustained periods of time 2. Performs duties with exposure to whole and fragmented human remains in various stages of decomposition 3. Performs duties with sights and smells associated with death, including seeing children as victims, grieving survivors, and family members of missing victims 4. Maintains immunizations in accordance with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommended adult immunization schedule for the United States of America
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Functions in this position during an operational incident, exercise, drill, or simulation at least once every two years
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
816
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Fatality Management Disaster Portable Morgue Unit
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Disaster Portable Morgue Unit Communications Information Technology Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Disaster Portable Morgue Unit Communications Programming Specialist
FEMA, NIMS 509: Fatality Management Disaster Portable Morgue Unit Leader
National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG), National Incident Management System Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide, PMS 310-1, Physical Fitness Levels, October 2016
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Immunization Recommendations for Disaster Responders
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.120: Hazardous Materials Awareness, latest edition adopted
OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.134: Respiratory Protections, latest edition adopted
OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.1030: Bloodborne Pathogens, latest edition adopted