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The National Incident Management System is intended to be used by the whole community. The intended audience for this page is individuals, families, communities, the private and nonprofit sectors, faith-based organizations, and state, local, tribal, and territorial governments, and Federal agencies. The purpose of this page is to allow access to documents and other guidance that are undergoing national engagement.

NIMS Resource Management Supplemental Guidance and Tools

November 15, 2018: National Engagement Period: NIMS Job Titles/Position Qualifications and Resource Typing Definitions

FEMA’s National Integration Center is seeking public feedback on 13 NIMS Job Titles/Position Qualifications and Resource Typing Definitions.

Today’s release includes Job Titles/Position Qualifications and Resource Typing Definitions under the following core capabilities:

  • Fire Management and Suppression
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Public Information and Warning
  • Mass Care Services

NIMS is a key component of U.S. incident management efforts and enables organizations from across the country to work together during incidents of all kinds and sizes. Implementing NIMS 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 the incident’s cause or size.

To download the draft documents and comment form go here: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/173380.

To provide comments on the draft, complete the feedback form and submit it to FEMA-NIMS@fema.dhs.gov no later than 5 p.m. EST on Friday, December 14, 2018. 

 Thank you for your input and continued support. Together, we make our national more secure and resilient.

 

November 1, 2018: National Engagement Period: NIMS Resource Typing Definition And NQS Job Title/ Position Qualifications And Position Task Books

FEMA’s National Integration Center is seeking public feedback on FEMA’s National Integration Center today released for public feedback on four documents that provide guidance regarding the Housing core capability of the National Preparedness Goal:

  • 1 NIMS Job Title/Position Qualification and Resource Typing Definition; and
  • 3 National Qualification System Job Title/ Position Qualifications and Position Task Books.

NIMS is a key component of U.S. incident management efforts and enables organizations from across the country to work together during incidents of all kinds and sizes. Implementing NIMS 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 the incident’s cause or size.

To download the draft documents and feedback form go here: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/173361.

FEMA will host a series webinars to discuss these draft document and will answer related questions. All webinars are open to the whole community, including individuals and communities, the private and nonprofit sectors, faith-based organizations, and all governments. The schedule is below. All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

Webinar 1: Wednesday November 7, 2:30 - 3:30pm

Webinar 2: Friday November 9, 9:30 - 10:30am

Webinar 3: Tuesday November 13, 11:00 - 12:00am

Webinar 4: Friday November 16, 2:30 - 3:30pm

To provide comments on the drafts, complete the feedback form above and submit the form to fema-nims@fema.dhs.gov.

October 16, 2018: Senior Leader Toolkit —Stakeholder Webinars

FEMA will host three webinars to provide information on the draft Senior Leader Toolkit, which provides senior leaders and elected officials resources to understand their roles and responsibilities during an incident.

FEMA works to improve the nation’s ability to manage incidents, events and emergencies. Senior leaders and policy makers play a critical role in incident management.

The toolkit includes Elected Officials/Senior Executives Quick Reference Guide, a Department Head Quick Reference Guide, and a NIMS Senior Leader Briefing Template.

FEMA is holding a National Engagement to obtain stakeholder input on the draft Senior Leader Toolkit. This National Engagement Period will conclude at 5 p.m. EDT on Nov. 16, 2018.

Download the draft Senior Leader Toolkit and comment form here: https://www.fema.gov/media-library/assets/documents/172504.

FEMA will host a series of 30-minute webinars to discuss the new Senior Leader Toolkit and answer related questions. All webinars are open to the whole community.

Each stakeholder webinar will cover the same information; choose the session most convenient for you.

Advance registration is required due to space limitations. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. To register, click on your preferred webinar session from the list below (all times are eastern):

Webinar 1: 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Friday, October 18.

Webinar 2: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. Monday, October 22.

Webinar 3: 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 24.

If you require accommodations to participate in these events, please provide details in the Disability Related Accommodations field on the registration page or contact us at: FEMA-NIMS@fema.dhs.gov.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 
11/15/2018 - 09:48