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L973 Finance/Admin Section Chief
Date: 11/27/2018 - 11/28/2018
Location: Bismarck
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L973 Finance/Admin Section Chief will be held November 27-28, 2018 at the Quality Inn, 1030 E Interstate Ave., Bismarck, ND. This class will cover 9 hours of instruction each day, beginning at 7:30 a.m. and ending at 5:30 or 6:00 p.m.

The goal of this professional development course, E-973 Finance/Administration Section Chief is to provide local and state-level emergency responders with an overview of key duties and responsibilities of a Finance/Administration Section Chief Type III on a Type III AHIMT.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate, through exercises and a final exam, an understanding of the duties, responsibilities, and capabilities of an effective Finance/Administration Section Chief on an All-Hazards Incident Management Team
  • Identify course objectives and position-specific resource materials
  • Describe how to gather, organize, and communicate information necessary to perform as a Finance/Administration Section Chief
  • Describe the roles and responsibilities of a Finance/Administration Section Chief as they apply to planning, supervision, and coordination
  • Identify key strategies for interacting with members of the Incident Management Team and personnel outside of the IMT
  • Describe the information gathered from the initial meetings, briefings, and documents

Pre-requisites for this course include ICS 100, 200, 700, 300, and 400. Students will be required to provide copies of certificates prior to being admitted to the class.

The intended audience(s) are local- or State-level emergency responders who may be designated as Finance/Administration Section Chiefs on their local or state Incident Management Team. NIMS ICS specific training should be completed by personnel who are regularly assigned to function, support, or unit leader positions on USFA or other Type III or IV AHIMT or by those persons who desire to seek credentials/certification in those positions.

A block of rooms has been reserved for class participants at the Comfort Suites, 929 Gateway Ave., Bismarck, ND. Students are responsible for making and paying for their own reservation. Call 701-223-4009 and ask for the "NDDES Finance & Admin" block. Reservations must be made by November 13, 2018.

NDDES will reimburse the cost of hotel at state rate and meal per diem to participants that are currently serving in Finance/Admin roles in their local jurisdiction. Active Emergency Management Support Team members will be reimbursed according team policy.

For additional information, please contact Brenda Vossler or Larry Regorrah.

This site updated as of 2/23/2019.