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Incident Command System

Facilities Unit Leader

The following sections provide information on this position:
Facilities Unit Leader - General

The Facilities Unit Leader - is primarily responsible for the layout and activation of incident facilities, (e.g., Base, Camp(s), and Incident Command Post (ICP)). The Facilities Unit Leader provides sleeping and sanitation facilities for incident personnel and manages Base and Camp(s) operations. Each facility (Base, Camp) is assigned a manager who reports to the Facilities Unit Leader and is responsible for managing the operation of the facility. The basic functions or activities of the Base and Camp Managers are to provide security service and general maintenance. The Facility Unit Leader reports to the Support Branch Director.

Facilities Unit Leader - Specific Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of the Facilities Unit Leader are:

  • Review Common Responsibilities.

  • Review Unit Leader Responsibilities.

  • Obtain a briefing from the Support Branch Director or the Logistics Section Chief (LSC).

  • Receive and review a copy of the Incident Action Plan IAP.

  • Participate in Logistics Section/Support Branch planning activities.

  • Determine requirements for each facility, including the ICP.

  • Prepare layouts of incident facilities.

  • Notify unit leaders of facility layout.

  • Activate incident facilities.

  • Provide Base and Camp Managers and personnel to operate facilities.

  • Provide sleeping facilities.

  • Provide security services.

  • Provide facility maintenance services (e.g., sanitation, lighting, clean up).

  • Demobilize Base and Camp facilities.

  • Maintain facility records

  • Maintain Activity Log (DOCX).

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