Skip to Content
ID
7-509-1103
Name
Public Works Director
Status
Published
Version
1.5
Updated
3/16/2021 8:51:46 AM
Original Release
03/16/2021
Last Major Release
03/16/2021
Resource Category
Public Works
Primary Core Capability
Infrastructure Systems
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Not Specified
Overall Function
The Public Works Director serves as an advisor on the preservation and restoration of public works services during emergency response and recovery operations.
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
Public Works Support Team
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The Public Works Director: 1. Advises the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) during incident response and recovery operations 2. Provides information on preservation and restoration of public works services
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Bachelor's degree or equivalent practitioner experience
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
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of engineering principles Experience: 1. Ten years of leadership and management experience in the public works field 2. In-depth understanding of the principles of planning and emergency response 3. Past involvement in policy formulation with community, regional or state-level officials
Physical/Medical Fitness1. The NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines physical/medical fitness levels for NIMS positions. 2. PPE is mission specific and may vary by work environment; it includes hard hats, safety-toe boots, reflective vests, eye and ear protection, respirators, gloves and masks.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. Moderate 2. Is able to work while wearing appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Currently works in this position in a municipal, county, state, tribal or territorial public works department
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 working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation and meals, prior to deployment
1394
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Public Works Support Team
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS), November 2017
FEMA, National Response Framework, October 2019