The goal of this professional development course is to provide federal, state, and local-level emergency responders with an overview of key duties and responsibilities of a Liaison Officer (LOFR) in a Type III All Hazards Incident Management Team (AHIMT).
The learner must achieve a minimum passing score of 75% on final knowledge assessments or demonstrate mastery on performance assessments or research assignments to earn the IACET CEU.Selection
Criteria: NIMS ICS Position Specific training shall be completed by personnel who will be required to gain a certificate of training and the credentials to function in an ICS Organization, such as an IMT, as a member of the Command, General Staff or as a Unit Leader. These criteria will be verified on the student enrollment request by endorsement of the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) such as the State/Tribal Training Officer or the course manager.
ACE: Level: Lower Division/Associate
ACE: Credit Hours: 1
Explain the roles and responsibilities of the LOFR as a member of the Command Staff.
Explain the roles and responsibilities of an Agency Representative.
Explain the roles and responsibilities of the Liaison Officer with regards to Stakeholders.
Explain types of communication and work-location requirements for a given incident.
Identify the process and relevant parties involved in incident information flow, including the role of Assistant Liaison Officers.
Identify the Liaison Officer's contributions to the NIMS incident action planning process.
Explain the proper steps to follow in the event of a special situation.
Identify the demobilization process as it relates to the duties of the LOFR.