The Operations Section Chief is responsible for:

Possible Answers:

  1. Setting up and maintaining all incident facilities and food services
  2. Coordinating communication between all responding agencies
  3. Directing tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives
  4. Preparing and implementing the Incident Communication Plan

The Correct Answer:

C. The Operations Section Chief is responsible for directing tactical actions to achieve the incident objectives.

Explanation:

The main duty of an operational section chief is managing the tactical operations at a particular incident. The chief is also responsible for directly managing as well as preparing the incident action plan for each operational period.

The other responsibilities of an operational section chief are listed down below:

  • Assuring the safety of the tactical operations
  • Managing the tactical operations
  • Developing the incident action plan operational Portion
  • Supervising the execution of an operation
  • Approving as well as preparing the expedient changes
  • Maintaining close contact with subordinate operations personnel, incident commander as well as other agencies that are actively participating in the incident

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