NFPA 1026-2018 Standard for Incident Management Personnel Professional Qualif cations.
11.1 General. 11.1.1* For qualifcation at the Division or Group Supervisor level, the candidate shall meet the general knowledge require‐ ments in 22.214.171.124, the general skill requirements in 126.96.36.199, and the job performance requirements (JPRs) defned in Sections 11.2 and 11.3. 188.8.131.52 General Knowledge Requirements. Familiarity with the National Response Framework and how it relates to the role of Operations Division or Group Supervisor, knowledge of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Incident Command System (ICS), and knowledge of proce‐ dures for stopping unsafe or incorrect acts or operations. 184.108.40.206 General Skill Requirements. Prioritizing tasks so as to accomplish the most critical frst, making effective decisions in an environment with a large number of unknowns, evaluating material resource needs, recognizing the need for supplemen‐ tal technical knowledge, anticipating hazards and taking action in a proactive manner to ensure responder safety and health, and recognizing and identifying unsafe acts and operations. 11.2 Assume and Transfer the Position of Division/Group Supervisor. This duty shall involve assuming the role of Divi‐ sion/Group Supervisor at an incident or planned event and transferring the duties of that role to another person at the appropriate time, according to the following JPRs. 11.2.1 Assume the role of Division/Group Supervisor within the Operations Section of an incident or planned event, given an incident or planned event, an established Operations Section, an Incident Action Plan (IAP), an incident briefng, standard operating procedures, and communications equip‐ ment, so that a division/group is established; relevant situa‐ tional information of the incident is gained and maintained;
(B) Requisite Skills. Acquiring and documenting information and orders from the IC, Operations Section Chief, or Branch Director; organizing and assigning resources to achieve tactical goals at an incident or planned event; evaluating incident information, managing communications, and communicating in such a manner that information is successfully transferred and objectives are met. 11.2.2 Manage the transfer of Division/Group Supervisor duties at an incident or planned event, given an incident or planned event, an established command structure and a Divi‐ sion/Group Supervisor, an IAP, a current situation status, a command post, incident documentation, and communications equipment, so that incident information is exchanged, reports and plans for the subsequent operational period are comple‐ ted, continuity of authority and situational awareness are main‐ tained, changes in incident complexity are accounted for, the new Division/Group Supervisor is fully briefed on the incident or planned event, and the new Division/Group Supervisor is identifed. Δ (A) Requisite Knowledge. Transfer of duty procedures; infor‐ mation sources; resource accountability and tracking process; use of ICS forms; the role and duties of a Division/Group Supervisor within ICS; organizational policies and procedures for the Division/Group Supervisor; accountability protocols; resource types and deployment methods; documentation meth‐ ods and requirements; availability, capabilities, and limitations of responders and other resources; communication problems and needs; communications requirements; and types of tasks and assignment responsibilities.NFPA 1026 pdf download.