Washington State Emergency Management Division


L0960 NIMS ICS All-Hazards Division/Group Supervisor Course

Tuesday, October 3, 2023 - Thursday, October 5, 2023 (In Person)

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (PST)
The registration period has closed for this event.


Primary Core Capability: Operational Coordination

The goal of this professional development course, E/L0960 Division/Group Supervisor (DIVS), is to provide emergency responders from local, Tribal, State, Federal and private-organizations with an overview of key duties and responsibilities of a Division/Group Supervisor within an Incident Command structure for all incident types (Type 4 - Type 1).

The learner must achieve a minimum passing score of 75% on final knowledge assessments or demonstrate mastery on performance assessments or research assignments to earn the IACET CEU.

For additional course information, including contact hours, please see the National Preparedness Catalog.

Course Objectives

• Describe the function and components of the Operations Section

• Describe the role and responsibilities of the Strike Team Leader/ Resource Team and Task Force Leader

• Describe the leadership, supervision, and personnel management responsibilities of the Division/Group Supervisor

• Describe the information gathering and dissemination responsibilities of the Division/Group Supervisor

• Describe the role of the Division/Group Supervisor in the Planning Process

• Describe the risk management and safety responsibilities of the Division/Group Supervisor

• Describe the interactions with the Command and General Staff and other ICS functional areas that are required to perform the Division/Group Supervisor's job


• IS-100 Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS), ICS 100

• IS-200 Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS 200

• E/L/G 0300 Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents, ICS 300

• IS-700 An Introduction to the National Incident Management System (NIMS)

• IS-800 National Response Framework (NRF), An Introduction


Other recommended (not required) courses:

• E/L/G 0191 Emergency Operations Center/Incident Command System Interface

• O 305 Type 3 AHIMT Training Course (US Fire Administration)

• O 337 Command & General Staff Functions for Local Incident Management Team (National Fire Academy)

Target Audience

Selection Criteria: NIMS ICS Position Specific training shall be completed by personnel who will be required to gain a certificate of training and the credentials to function in an ICS Organization, such as an IMT, as a member of the Command, General Staff or as a Unit Leader. These criteria will be verified on the student enrollment request by endorsement of the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) such as the State/Tribal Training Officer or the course manager.

Medical Logistics Center Warehouse

9225 Polaris Lane NE
Lacey, WA 98516

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Course Manager

Sponsoring Agency: Washington State Department of Health (DOH)

Course Manager:

Brian Moore

Training & Exercise Coordinator
WA State DOH

(360) 791-6047


Please let us know if reasonable accommodation is required for this course. We invite any person with a disability, access or functional need, as well as those who need to obtain course materials in an alternative format, to please indicate your need in the registration/RSVP process.

If you have any further concerns or questions, please contact the course manager listed on this page or reach out to our State Training Staff at and we will be happy to assist you.


Registration Closes 09/27/23


Registration preference is given to Washington State and tribal residents.

The registration period has closed for this event.