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Public Works Resources Types

FEMA’s National Integration Center is seeking public feedback on 18 National Incident Management System resource typing documents that enhance interoperability and the effectiveness of mutual aid. This release includes various positions and teams for public works, including engineers and debris and damage assessment specialists.

Resource typing is a key component of NIMS and enables organizations from across the country to work together during incidents of all types and sizes. Implementing NIMS resource management principles across the nation is a fundamental part of building our national preparedness. NIMS Job Titles/Position Qualifications and Resource Typing Definitions define minimum qualifications and capabilities for personnel and their equipment within their assigned teams to manage all threats and hazards, regardless of incident type or size.

These resource typing documents will facilitate the sharing of deployable public works positions and teams at all jurisdictional levels and will support the augmentation of the FEMA workforce during disaster operations.

To provide comments on the drafts, complete the feedback form, and submit the form to FEMA-NIMS@fema.dhs.gov no later than 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020.

Public Works Resource Typing Feedback Form

Civil Engineer - Public Works

Damage Assessment Team - Public Works

Debris Assessment Team

Debris Monitoring Team

Debris Operations Officer

Debris Planning Officer

Debris Supervisor

Debris Technical Specialist

Engineering Manager

Equipment Operator

Mechanic - Public Works

Public Works Director

Public Works Safety Specialist

Public Works Supervisor

Public Works Support Team

Public Works Systems Manager

Public Works Systems Technician

Structural Engineer

Last updated October 5, 2020