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ID
2-509-1425
Name
Air Tactical Group Supervisor (NQS)
Status
Published
Updated
11/7/2019 4:01:46 PM
Released
11/07/2019
Resource Category
Incident Management
Primary Core Capability
Operational Coordination
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Air Tactical Group Supervisor coordinates with the Air Support Group Supervisor, monitors missions in-flight to ensure safety, and updates aircrews of changes, diverts, or recalls
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
 
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The Air Tactical Group Supervisor: 1. Coordinates the take-offs of daily assigned missions 2. Coordinates with the Air Support Group Supervisor on aircrew and aircraft status for the daily mission assignments 3. Monitors missions in-flight to ensure safety and updates aircrews of changes, diverts, or recalls 4. Assists crew with in-flight emergencies (IFE) and coordinates with the Air Support Group Supervisor when necessary 5. Coordinates with the Air Support Group Supervisor to divert aircraft to alternate airfields due to weather, crosswinds, or other special needs of the aircraft or crew 6. Coordinates with the Air Support Group Supervisor to update on mission status or any significant events of which the Air Operations Branch Director needs to be aware 7. Coordinates with the Air Support Group Supervisor to report mission information to the Air Operations Branch Director for the operational planning worksheet and daily situation report 8. Establishes or transitions into a group under the Operations Section in the Incident Command System (ICS) 9. Supervises and configures group with units as necessary
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: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200 3. ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents 4. ICS-400: Advanced Incident Command System for Command and General Staff – Complex Incidents 5. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 6. IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction 7. E/L 0987: NIMS ICS All-Hazards Introduction to Air Operations 8. E/G/L 0191: Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface
ExperienceMilitary rating (current or former) as a pilot or navigator may fulfill this experience
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Successful completion of National Qualification System (NQS) Position Task Book (PTB) for the National Incident Management System (NIMS) Air Tactical Group Supervisor, or equivalent Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) documentation 2. Experience in an air operations position AND participation in three or more exercise activations or real-world activations with one or more operational periods
Physical/Medical FitnessThe NIMS Guideline for the NQS defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NQS positions.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Moderate
CurrencyMilitary experience may fulfill this currency
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Functions in this position during an operational incident, planned event, 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
Requestor specifies any additional qualifications necessary based on incident complexity and needs
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
1204
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, 509: Air Support Group Supervisor
FEMA, 509: Air Operations Branch Director
FEMA, National Qualification System (NQS) Position Task Book for Air Tactical Group Supervisor, latest edition adopted
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the NQS, November 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016