USAR VT-TF1 Position Descriptions

Task Force Leader
Position Specific Requirements
The Task Force Leader is responsible for managing all aspects of a mission including operational and administrative issues from the time of activation through the return to the home jurisdiction. This includes all personnel and equipment resources as well as overseeing and directly supervising the task force management. The TFL is responsible for the development and completion of all task force tactical objectives as well as the proper reporting, record keeping, and after-action requirements. The TFL reports directly to the DHS/FEMA NRCC during the mobilization and demobilization phases of the mission and the IST at a mission location.

Search Team Manager
Position Specific Requirements:
The Search Team Manager is responsible for managing the search function of the task force and supervising the Canine Search Specialists and Technical Search Specialists. The Search Team Manager reports directly to the Task Force Leader.

Rescue Team Manager
Position Specific Requirements:
The Rescue Team Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating all operational functions of the task force. The Rescue Team Manager reports directly to the Task Force Leader.

Medical Team Manager
Position Specific Requirements:
The Medical Team Manager has overall responsibility for the management and supervision of the medical function of the task force during incident operations. The Medical Team Manager reports directly to the Task Force Leader.

Logistics Team Manager
Position Specific Requirements:
The Logistics Team Manager is responsible for the logistics function of the Urban Search and Rescue Task Force and supervising the Task Force Logistics Specialist, Communications Specialist, Support Specialist, and other personnel as assigned. The Logistics Team Manager reports directly to the Task Force Leader.

Planning Team Manager
Position Specific Requirements:
The Task Force Planning Team Manager is responsible for planning aspects of the Task Force during incident operations. The Planning Team Manager supervises the Structures Specialist and Technical Information Specialist. The Planning Team Manager reports directly to the Task Force Leader

Hazardous Materials Team Manager
Position Specific Requirements:
The Hazardous Materials (hazmat) Team Manager is responsible for managing the Hazmat functions of the task force and supervising the Hazardous Materials Specialists of the Task Force. The Hazardous Materials Team Manager reports directly to the Task Force Leader.

 

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY NATIONAL URBAN SEARCH AND RESCUE RESPONSE SYSTEM
A Component of the National Response Framework
Emergency Support Function # 9
June 2011
US&R TASK FORCE POSITION DESCRIPTIONS

Michael Desrochers, Executive Director
Joseph Benard, Deputy Director

1311 US Route 302 – Suite 600
Barre, VT 05641
Phone:  802-479-7561
Toll Free:  800- 640-2106

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