Logistics Section Chief Type 3, LSC3

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Incident Positions
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  • Provides for the safety and welfare of assigned personnel to the incident.
  • 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 IC briefing. Obtains available incident information and incident agency guidelines and policies.
  • Collects information from outgoing Finance/Administration Section Chief, outgoing IC or other personnel responsible for incident prior to arrival.
  • Evaluates and shares with IMT members, pertinent information for the section which may affect IMT at command and general staff meetings.
  • Determines section capabilities and limitations.
  • Participates in preparation and review of IAP.
  • Reviews contracts and agreements to make sure all unit leaders understand them and ascertain their impact on the section.
  • Conducts section meeting with unit leaders and other necessary personnel.
  • Participates in the operational period briefing, emphasizing the needs of the section and noting any changes from the written plan.
  • Supervises or performs the duties of the section.
  • Acts as COR for national (mobile shower and mobile food units) and local contracts.
  • Interacts and coordinates with all command and general staff. Receive and provide current information.
  • Updates IC on current accomplishments and/or problems.

Position Knowledge and/or Requirements

  • Interpersonal skill level to communicate, verbally or in writing, with local and state politicians, or the private sector.
  • ICS-400, Advanced ICS.
  • Qualified as FACL or GSUL or SPUL or ICT3.


  • Completion and Certification of PTB as a Logistics Section Chief Type 3 (LSC3) (All Hazard).
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