Incident Business Advisor, INBA
Coordination & Support
- Establishes and maintains positive internal and external interpersonal working relationships.
- Gathers information necessary to assess incident assignment and determine immediate needs and actions.
- Attends Agency Administrator or outgoing Incident Commander briefing. Obtains available incident information and incident agency guidelines and policies.
- Collects information from outgoing Finance/Administration Section Chief, outgoing Incident Commander or other personnel responsible for incident prior to your arrival.
- Evaluates and shares with IMT pertinent information with them, which may affect Incident Management Team operations.
- Ensures reports and forms are complete, accurate and timely. Checks periodically.
- Reviews contracts, memoranda of understanding and cooperative agreements to ascertain their impact and application.
- Provides financial summary information on current incident operations.
- Participates in the operational period briefing, emphasizing the needs of the agency you represent.
- Interacts and coordinates with all command and general staff. Receives and provides current information.
- Updates Incident Commander on current accomplishments and/or problems.
- Ensures that performance is documented and provided to Agency and IMT.
- Transitions with incident agency and/or other incident management team members to determine that final finance package is complete/accurate and presented with follow-up items.
- Interacts with Agency and IMT to ensure agency policies are being followed.
- Coordinates with Buying Team, Expanded Dispatch and IMT to ensure all areas are functioning and problems are resolved timely.
- Coordinates with Regional/Agency Incident Business Management Specialist.
Position Knowledge and/or Requirements
- Interpersonal skill level to communicate, verbally or in writing with local, state and national politicians or the private sector
- Ability to deal with complex incidents i.e. Multiple Agency Coordinating Centers, Area Command, high resource value and cost, urban interface, and multiple incidents
- ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (ICS-200)
- Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (ICS-300)
- NIMS: An Introduction (IS-700)
- NRF: An Introduction (IS-800B)
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