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Support Branch Director

Logistics
The following sections provide information on this position:







Support Branch Director - General

The Support Branch Director - when activated, is under the direction of the Logistics Section Chief (LSC), and is responsible for the development and implementation of logistics plans in support of the Incident Action Plan (IAP). The Support Branch Director supervises the operations of the Supply, Facilities and Ground Support Units.



Support Branch Director - Specific Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of the Support Branch Director are:

  • Review Common Responsibilities

  • Obtain work materials.

  • Identify Support Branch personnel dispatched to the incident.

  • Determine initial support operations in coordination with the Logistics Section Chief (LSC) and Service Branch Director.

  • Prepare initial organization and assignments for support operations.

  • Assemble and brief Support Branch personnel.

  • Determine if assigned Branch resources are sufficient.

  • Maintain surveillance of assigned units work  progress and inform the LSC of their activities.

  • Resolve problems associated with requests from the Operations Section.

  • Maintain Unit/Activity Log (ICS Form 214, 5 KB PDF*).


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