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ID
9-509-1084
Name
Field Kitchen Manager
Status
Published
Updated
2/15/2020 9:41:20 PM
Released
06/19/2014
Resource Category
Mass Care Services
Primary Core Capability
Mass Care Services
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Field Kitchen Manager oversees all cooking and feeding processes in a field kitchen
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
 
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
Field Kitchen Unit
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1The Field Kitchen Manager is responsible for managing a field kitchen in support of feeding operations.
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
TrainingNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 11. IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System (ICS), ICS-100 2. IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200 3. IS-700: National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) An Introduction 4. IS-703: NIMS Resource Management 5. IS-800: National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction 6. IS-288: The Role of Voluntary Agencies in Emergency Management 7. Training for nationally recognized food safety certification
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 1. Knowledge of procurement procedures for feeding operations and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) commodities 2. Knowledge of operational safety procedures for a Field Kitchen and its associated workers 3. Knowledge of safe food handling procedures 4. Knowledge of the mobilization, operation, and demobilization processes for a Field Kitchen Demonstrated experience in the following: 1. Operational experience in Field Kitchen mobilization, operations, and demobilization 2. Operational experience recording and reporting statistical daily meal counts and projections in service delivery 3. Operational experience managing the logistics necessary to operate a field kitchen including utilities and consumables 4. Experience ensuring the operational safety of a Field Kitchen and its associated workers 5. Experience ensuring a safe food handling environment 6. Experience preparing and delivering food in a safe and timely manner
Physical/Medical FitnessThe NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NIMS positions.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Arduous
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Food Safety Certification – Manager Level
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
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Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Field Kitchen Unit
FEMA, National Incident Management System (NIMS), October 2017
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System, November 2017