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North Carolina Emergency Management
Fall Conference
AHIMT Overview and Ocracoke Deployment
Alex Auten, NCEM
Justin Gibbs, Hyde County EM
Bill Rich, County Manager, Hyde County
Administration and Oversight
of the Program
A ll H aza rds In icid e nt M a na g em e n t T e am
SERC
W o rkg ro up
Q u a lifica tio n C o m m ittee
T e ch nica l A dviso ry G ro up
T ra in in g O fficer
1 p er B ra n ch
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AHIMT Work Group Membership
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Components of the Qualification System
 The Qualifications Committee
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is authorized to determine if the applicant
meets the requirements for the NC AHIMT
positions and the ability to respond as part
of a NC AHIMT
the credentialing is given by the
Qualifications Committee
 Technical Advisory Group (TAG)
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Provides guidance on the development,
resourcing, credentialing, and sustainment
of the Type 3 IMTs
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Administration and Oversight of Teams
 Eastern Branch, Central Branch
and Western Branch Managers will
be the Agency Administrators
 AHIMT Technical Advisory Group
(TAG) has been established to
standardize the Teams
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Credentialing
Full Credential – The credential issued to an individual
that has completed all required training, demonstrated
proficiency as documented in the position task book, and
been recommended by their agency head or Authority
Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).
Provisional Credential – A credential issued to an
individual that has completed all required training with
the exception O-305 for Type III AHIMT, demonstrated
proficiency as documented in the position task book, and
been recommended by their agency head or Authority
Having Jurisdiction (AHJ).
No Credential – More experience or prerequisites needed
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Credentialing, cont.
 Full Credentialing
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Credentials will be maintained on a 5 year cycle
from date of issue.
Requalification guidance is currently being
reviewed by AHIMT TAG and Qualifications
Committee
 Credentialing –
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Task Book can be requested through Branch Manager.
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AHIMT Type 3 Team (8 Pax)
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Incident Commander - Type 3
Operations Section Chief - Type 3
Plans Section Chief - Type 3
Logistics Section Chief - Type 3
Finance/Administration Section Chief
• Safety Officer - Type 3
• Public Information Officer - Type 3
• Liaison Officer - Type 3
(ICT3-A) All-Hazard
(OSC3-A) All-Hazard
(PSC3-A) All-Hazard
(LSC3-A) All-Hazard
- Type 3
(FSC3-A) All-Hazard
(SOF3-A) All Hazard
(PIO3-A) All Hazard
(LOF3-A) All Hazard
• Unit Leader Positions are to be provided by the requesting
jurisdiction
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Progress – NCEM
Joint Mobile Operations Center
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Progress – NCEM
AHIMT Branch Trailers
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Progress – NCEM
AHIMT Western Shelters
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The Way Forward (Cont.)
 Identify and attend discipline specific
conferences and meetings to promote
All Hazard Incident Management
Teams.
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The Way Forward (Cont.)
 Position Task Books (PTB) will be
used for all Command & General
Staff and Unit Leader Positions,
the term "current" will be used in
all guides to allow transition to
the national PTBs when they are
approved
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The Way Forward (Cont.)
 Initiating Authority (IA) for PTBs will be
the NCEM Branch Managers for Unit
Leader Positions
 State Interoperability Executive Committee
(SIEC) will work with the Branch Managers
on Communication Unit Leader PTB)
 Qualification Board will be the IA
for Command & General Staff PTBs
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The Way Forward (Cont.)
 Additional O-305 (AHIMT) & Unit Leader
Courses will be scheduled to meet the
needs of the AHIMT in North Carolina.
 Develop Position Qualification data base
in TERMS & Salamander ID system.
 AHIMT TAG will continue to work on
Team Policies/Procedures/Equipment
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Application Pitfalls
 Have your supervisor sign the application
 Transcript or certificates for training
 Signed IAPs with you functioning in the
position applied for on the 203
 Experience log
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AHIMT Recent Deployments
 Western, Eastern, and Central SAR Exercise.
 NC HART multi-platform training Butner, NC
 Hurricane Arthur, Ocracoke Island
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AHIMT Deployments –
Hurricane Arthur
AHIMT Duties:
 Incident Action Plan
 Emergency Operations
Center assistance
 Establishing
communications

Viper / Phone / Internet
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Other AHIMT Utilization
 Planned Events
 Exercises
 Training
 Line of Duty Death
Services/Funerals
 EOC Overhead Teams
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Final Thoughts
 AHIMT Process – Still a work in
progress
 Good pool of Qualified Individuals to
pull from as needed
 Team Formalization – Well under way
 Challenge - Maintaining interest and
keeping current between deployments
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