Flashcards in 104.06, Special Operations Heavy Rescue JobDescription Deck (10):
What incidents do Squad units respond to?
How many staff are on Squads, and what positions do they hold?
Squads have 5 members. 2 are Tox medics, each member required to be hazmat/TRT techs.
What are the assignment commitment requirements for Squad members?
Personnel must sign a "Statement of Commitment", agreeing to remain in a Squad position for at least 2 years, and in the program for 4 years (after completing training and certification).
What are the training requirements for the Squad?
-Hazmat and TRT: 200 hrs each
-Special Ops: 10 training sessions @ 3 hrs each (every Mon or Tues)
What functions and truck does the Squad most resemble?
On fire response, what are the possible functions of the Squad?
-assist interior with search/rescue/fire attack
-assigned ladder functions
-on deck positions
-assist with check extension
-open doors, horizontal vent, lighting
How are new Squads initially dispatched for 3-1 responses?
For 1st 6 months, Squad is dispatched to all 3-1 within 5 miles of their truck (after 6 months, all dispatches will be adjusted).
What capabilities will the Heavy Rescue carry on CAD?
-Heavy Rescue (HR)
How are Squad/HR dispatched for 1st alarms?
One HR/Squad will be assigned to all 1st alarm assignments (all greater alarms will receive 2 additional).