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ID
3-509-1012
Name
Emergency Vehicle Operator - Heavy
Status
Published
Updated
12/3/2019 11:51:38 AM
Released
03/01/2009
Resource Category
Emergency Medical Services
Primary Core Capability
Public Health, Healthcare, and Emergency Medical Services
Secondary Core Capability
Critical Transportation
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Emergency Vehicle Operator - Heavy (EVO-H) safely operates heavy or large emergency vehicles
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 primary focus of the EVO-H is the safe operation of heavy or large emergency vehicles over 26,000 lbs GVW with special operating requirements (airbrakes, medium or heavy-duty chassis) used for patient care and/or transport
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
TrainingPer NIMS compliance at the time of publication, ICS and IS training courses are listed. Equivalent courses must meet the NIMS Five-Year Training Plan. As NIMS compliance requirements change, the requirements in this document will change to match them.
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. IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction 4. HazMat Awareness Training or equivalent basic instruction consistent with: a. The hazards anticipated to be present, or present at the scene b. The probable impact of those hazards, based upon the mission role of the individual c. Use of the personal protective equipment consistent with “Guidance on Emergency Responder Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Response to CBRN Terrorism Incidents,” Dept of HHS, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (June 2008) 5. CEVO or equivalent 6. DDC4 or equivalent
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Ongoing, active participation with an EMS-providing entity, organization, or agency 2. Demonstrate basic competency of vehicle operation Recommended: 2 years minimum driving experience, plus a minimum of 1 year EVO and 1 year EVO-H experience
Physical/Medical FitnessThe NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NIMS positions.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Moderate
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Licensing: Valid driver's license with appropriate endorsements if required by licensing state
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
1095
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System, November 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, June 2016