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Structural Protection Specialist
Structural Protection Specialist, STPS
Obtains briefing from Branch Director, Operations Section Chief or Incident Commander.
Identifies resources assigned to division/group.
Identifies kind, type and number of resources required to achieve control objectives.
Reviews division/group assignments and consider span of control.
Identifies and evaluates improved properties and structures requiring protection.
Briefs subordinates and assigns tasks.
Implements Incident Action Plan for division/group.
Obtains briefing from person being relieved.
Supervises division/group resources.
Determines need for assistance on assigned work task.
Coordinates activities with adjacent division/groups and air operations.
Submits situation and resources status information to Brand Director or Operations Section Chief.
Reports special occurrences or events (accidents, structure/improved property loss or damage, sickness, etc.) to immediate supervisor.
Resolves logistics problems with the division/group.
Participates in the development of the Incident Action Plan.
Responds to information requests from other organizational elements.
Updates replacement on progress.
Evaluates performance of subordinates.
Ensures all personnel and equipment time records are complete and submitted in a timely manner.
Considers demobilization needs throughout the incident.
Confirms demobilization instructions with Branch Director or Operations Section Chief and briefs subordinates.
Attends agency debriefings.
Position Knowledge and/or Requirements
Qualified as a DIVS OR ICT3
Successful position performance as a STPS on a wildland incident
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