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ID
4-509-1017
Name
Emergency Vehicle Technician
Status
Published
Version
1.8
Updated
11/4/2020 2:47:26 PM
Original Release
04/01/2007
Last Major Release
11/04/2020
Resource Category
Fire/Hazardous Materials
Primary Core Capability
Fire Management and Suppression
Secondary Core Capability
Critical Transportation
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
An Emergency Vehicle Technician performs inspection, diagnosis, maintenance, repair, and testing activities on emergency response 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 1An Emergency Vehicle Technician performs inspection, diagnosis, maintenance, repair, and testing activities on emergency response vehicles
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 National Standard Curriculum.
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-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 4. NFPA 1071 Completion of the following baseline criteria: 1. Chassis 2. Cab and Body Components 3. Electronics and Electrical Systems 4. Auxiliary Drive Systems 5. Pump and Tank Systems 6. Aerial Systems 7. Specialized Systems
ExperienceWhere applicable, experience is measured from the time an individual receives necessary certifications.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Recommended: Two years of relevant experience as an Emergency Vehicle Technician as determined by the AHJ
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 1Certification: NFPA 1071 Recommended Certification: The AHJ determines recertification requirements, if any
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
1096
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