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Incident Command System

Supply Unit Leader

Logistics
The following sections provide information on this position:







Supply Unit Leader - General

The Supply Unit Leader - is primarily responsible for ordering personnel, equipment and supplies; receiving and storing all supplies for the incident; maintaining an inventory of supplies; and servicing non-expendable supplies and equipment.



Supply Unit Leader - Specific Responsibilities

The major responsibilities of the Supply Unit Leader are:

  • Review Common Responsibilities

  • Review Unit Leader Responsibilities.

  • Participate in Logistics Section/Support Branch planning activities.

  • Determine the type and amount of supplies en route.

  • Review the Incident Action Plan (IAP) for information on operations of the Supply Unit.

  • Develop and implement safety and security requirements.

  • Order, receive, distribute, and store supplies and equipment.

  • Receive and respond to requests for personnel, supplies and equipment.

  • Maintain an inventory of supplies and equipment.

  • Service reusable equipment.

  • Submit reports to the Support Branch Director.

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


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