Incident Command System - Key Positions                                         ICS Senior Level ManagementIncident Comman...
Safety OfficerEnsures the safety and security of all disaster personnel.    Excellent Communication Skills    High atten...
Planning ChiefAssesses community needs in the wake of a disaster and recommends appropriate short and long-term Salvation ...
ICS Mid –Level ManagementOperationsFixed Feeding Coordinator – manage multiple fixed feeding sites, cooking, food distribu...
LogisticsCommunications Coordinator – oversees implementation of communications plan, equipment andcommunications speciali...
Administration & FinanceVolunteer Coordinator – oversee recruitment and deployment of all volunteers from local divisionsa...
PlanningDamage Assessment Coordinator – oversee process of disaster damage assessment from the fieldincluding physical, em...
ICS Field ServiceLiaison ServicesEOC Representative – report to Emergency Operations Center as a liaison between TSA and c...
Canteen Driver – drive canteen to and from feeding location, distribute and serve food to victims infield, assist with pre...
Logistical ServicesCommunications Specialist – establish and operates clear communications in the disaster field, viaamate...
Finance & Administration ServicesAdministrative Specialist – assist Administration Coordinators with supply orders, data e...
General Field ServicesDisaster Worker – may be assigned to any field service role as needed, decided upon by commandmanage...
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  1. 1. Incident Command System - Key Positions ICS Senior Level ManagementIncident CommanderOn site manager of the disaster relief operation, responsible for coordinating all emergencyservices and support operations. Monitors and approves financial expenditures, assesses thephysical and emotional wellbeing of staff, and ensures that all aspects of the disaster reliefoperation reflect the mission and principles of The Salvation Army.  Strong familiarity with the mission and principles of The Salvation Army  Ability to multitask  Excellent communication skills  Ability to work in stressful conditions  Training and management experienceDeputy Incident CommanderPerforms specific tasks and special projects as assigned by the Incident Commander. Serves as relieffor the Incident Commander when needed.  (Same as Incident Commander)Public Information OfficerResponsible for communicating with the media and others (both internally and externally) seekinginformation about the disaster operation.  Excellent communication skills  Strong familiarity with the mission and principles of The Salvation Army  Operates with a high degree of professionalism  High attention to detail  Ability to think clearly under stressLiaison OfficerServes as The Salvation Army’s point of contact with other disaster relief agencies, governmentagencies and the Unified Command, if one has been established.  Excellent communication skills  Strong familiarity with the mission and principles of The Salvation Army  Operates with a high degree of professionalism
  2. 2. Safety OfficerEnsures the safety and security of all disaster personnel.  Excellent Communication Skills  High attention to detail  Operates with a high degree of integrityEmotional & Spiritual Care OfficerProvides chaplaincy services, including emotional and spiritual support for the entire disaster reliefoperation – both workers and survivors.  Strong familiarity with the mission and principles of The Salvation Army  Excellent communication skills  Experienced in ministerial counsel  Ability to work and think clearly in stressful conditionsOperations ChiefManages all direct services during a disaster relief operation. This includes case management, foodservice, sheltering, and the bulk distribution of goods. May also be responsible for supervisingcertain facilities, such as a distribution or service center where disaster victims receive directservices.  Ability to multitask  High attention to detail  Excellent communication skills  Management experienceLogistics ChiefObtains and manages all resources and equipment necessary to run the disaster relief operation,including vehicles, supplies, in-kind donations and facilities. Coordinates and supervises all logisticspersonnel, including specialists in communications, information and technology, transportation,warehousing and vehicle maintenance.  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Management experienceFinance & Administration ChiefManages three main areas: statistics, personnel and volunteer recruitment, and accounting. Alsoresponsible for supervising the daily administrative operations of the Incident Command Post.  High attention to detail  Excellent communication skills  Ability to multitask  Management experience 2
  3. 3. Planning ChiefAssesses community needs in the wake of a disaster and recommends appropriate short and long-term Salvation Army assistance programs to meet those needs.Strong familiarity with the mission and principles of The Salvation Army  Excellent communication skills  Ability to multitask  Ability to plan projects and work on a timeline 3
  4. 4. ICS Mid –Level ManagementOperationsFixed Feeding Coordinator – manage multiple fixed feeding sites, cooking, food distribution andsite personnel; report distribution numbers and volunteer hours to Statistics and ReportsCoordinator  Management experience  Attention to detail  Food preparation and hygiene trainingCanteen Coordinator – manage multiple canteens, cooking, food distribution and site personnel;report distribution numbers and volunteer hours to Statistics and Reports Coordinator  Management experience  Food preparation and hygiene training  Excellent communication skills  Attention to detailShelter Coordinator – manage multiple shelters, operations and site personnel; report clientnumbers and volunteer hours to Statistics and Reports Coordinator  Excellent communication skills  Professional attitude  Attention to detailDisaster Assistance Center Coordinator – manage casework specialist, assists clients and reportclient numbers and volunteer hours to Statistics and Reports Coordinator  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Training and management experienceDistribution Center Coordinator – manage incoming and distributed goods, and site personnel;report distribution numbers and volunteer hours to Statistics and Reports Coordinator  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask 4
  5. 5. LogisticsCommunications Coordinator – oversees implementation of communications plan, equipment andcommunications specialists  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Management experienceInformation & Technology Coordinator – oversees implementation of IT plan, equipment and ITspecialists  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Management experienceMaintenance Coordinator – oversee facility and vehicle maintenance, maintenance specialists  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Management experienceSupply Unit Coordinator – oversee incoming and distributed supplies, supply specialists  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Management experienceTransportation Coordinator – oversee implementation of transportation plan, transportationspecialists, and drivers  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Management experienceWarehouse Coordinator – oversee incoming and distributed goods, organization, and warehousespecialists  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Management experience 5
  6. 6. Administration & FinanceVolunteer Coordinator – oversee recruitment and deployment of all volunteers from local divisionsas well as outside territories  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Management experience  Ability to work in stressful conditionsTravel & Lodging Coordinator – oversee volunteer travel, itineraries and airport transportation;secure lodging based on needs and oversee room assignments  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Ability to work in stressful conditionsPurchasing Coordinator – oversee and conduct purchasing pertaining to all command operations  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Ability to work in stressful conditionsStatistics & Reports Coordinator – oversee the process gathering operational statistics from alldirect service functions; reporting to appropriate agencies and Policy Group  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Management experienceAccounting Coordinator – oversee operation’s financial expenditures, records and volunteerreimbursements  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Management experience 6
  7. 7. PlanningDamage Assessment Coordinator – oversee process of disaster damage assessment from the fieldincluding physical, emotional and financial damage; reports findings to Planning Chief  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitaskService Delivery Coordinator – oversee the assessment of all service delivery functions within theoperation, report unmet needs, and recommend additions or changes to service delivery functionsto Planning Chief  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitaskDemobilization Coordinator – oversee the planning process of demobilizing specific service deliveryfunctions pertaining to fixed feeding sites, canteen deployment, shelter functions, disasterassistance and distribution of goods  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask 7
  8. 8. ICS Field ServiceLiaison ServicesEOC Representative – report to Emergency Operations Center as a liaison between TSA and city  Excellent communication skills  Ability to multitask  Strong familiarity with the mission and principles of The Salvation Army  Ability to work in stressful conditionsPublic Information ServicesPhotograph Specialist – document operations and relief efforts via photography  Photography experience and background  High attention to detail  Ability to work in stressful conditionsEmotional & Spiritual Care ServicesEmotional & Spiritual Care Specialist – provide chaplaincy services, including emotional and spiritualsupport in the field for victims  Excellent communication skills  Experienced in ministerial counsel  Strong familiarity with the mission and principles of The Salvation Army  Ability to work in stressful conditionsOperational ServicesMedical Specialist – assist victims, clients and volunteer staff with basic first aid & medicalassistance  First Aid trained with current certification  Experience as a medical Assistant  Excellent communication skills  Ability to multitask  Ability to work in stressful conditions 8
  9. 9. Canteen Driver – drive canteen to and from feeding location, distribute and serve food to victims infield, assist with preparatory and cleanup work in kitchen if needed  Trained and experienced in food handling and hygiene  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Class C drivers license and a clean driving recordForklift Driver – certified, operate forklift in warehouse or distribution center  Forklift drivers license  High attention to detailTruck Driver – drive tractor trailer, box truck, camper, to deliver supplies and goods  Class __ drivers license and a clean driving record  High attention to detailKitchen Specialist – prepare food for fixed feeding site and canteens, assist with cleanup  Training and experience with food preparation and hygiene  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Ability to work in stressful conditionsCanteen Specialist – distribute and serve food to victims in field, assist with preparatory andcleanup work in kitchen if needed  Training and experience with food preparation and hygiene  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Ability to work in stressful conditionsCasework Specialist – assess client needs, process assistance forms; distribute funds, vouchers andgoods  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Ability to work in stressful conditionsDistribution Specialist – organize and stock materials, assist clients with distribution of goods  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitaskShelter Specialist – register and assist victims, maintain shelter  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask 9
  10. 10. Logistical ServicesCommunications Specialist – establish and operates clear communications in the disaster field, viaamateur radio systems, global mobile phone units, and other technology  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Experience with the communications tools in useIT Specialist – establish, monitor and maintain computer connectivity and functions thereof indisaster region  Extensive knowledge of computer systems and networking  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Ability to work in stressful conditionsMaintenance Specialist – maintain safe and appropriate building and vehicle standards, correct andfix any facility and vehicular problems  Experienced with building and vehicle maintenance  High attention to detail  Ability to multitaskSupply Specialist – order, commandeer and track incoming and outgoing disaster supplies  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitaskTransportation Specialist – implement transportation procedures, schedule and track incomingtrucks, and secure vehicles as needed  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitaskWarehouse Specialist – maintain organized, clean and safe warehouse environment; keep inventoryreports; lifting required  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Able to lift __ lbs. 10
  11. 11. Finance & Administration ServicesAdministrative Specialist – assist Administration Coordinators with supply orders, data entry, filing,copies, volunteer badges, errands and any other miscellaneous clerical or administrative functionsto keep the command operating efficiently  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Familiar with clerical/administrative dutiesBookkeeping Specialist – assist Accounting Coordinator with keeping all financial records and bookson the relief operation, issuing checks to vendors, and reimbursements to volunteers, staff payrollif applicable  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitaskPlanning ServicesDamage Specialist – assess damage of disaster in areas pertaining to physical, emotional andspiritual, and financial needs  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to work in stressful conditionsService Delivery Specialist – assess victims’ needs pertaining to fixed feeding sites, canteendeployment, shelter functions, disaster assistance and distribution of goods  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Ability to work in stressful conditionsDemobilization Specialist – assist in the planning function of demobilizing fixed feeding sites,canteen deployment, shelter functions, disaster assistance and distribution of goods  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Ability to work in stressful conditions 11
  12. 12. General Field ServicesDisaster Worker – may be assigned to any field service role as needed, decided upon by commandmanagement  Excellent communication skills  High attention to detail  Ability to multitask  Ability to work in stressful conditions  Flexible, able to fill many roles 12

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