County Emergency Management Director and Deputy Training Requirements

The Emergency Management Development Program was established per 106 KAR 1:210 to ensure that Kentucky's local emergency management agencies have qualified local directors and emergency management personnel who are capable of fully executing the duties of the position.

Training is to be completed in specified time upon Appointment of office pursuant to KRS 39B.020.

Training Requirements:

Local Director

Within (30) days
EM Director Orientation
 
Within 1st full Federal Fiscal Year

-Incident Command and Incident Management System Basic Concepts
-Mititigation benefits, methods, resources and planning
-Basic EOC
-Damage Assessment
-Hazardous Materials Awareness

Within 2nd Full Federal Fiscal Year


-Principles of Emergency Management
-Emergency Planning
-Exercise Design and Evaluation
-LEPC Orientation
-Hazardous Materials Operations
-NIMS 300
-NIMS 400
-Disaster Assistance Programs


Within 5th Full Federal Fiscal Year


-Governor's Emergency Management Workshop
-Emergency Management Training (at least 32 hours)

 
Conditions

-No more than (4) hours annually of correspondence or Internet Courses
-No more than (8) hours annually of division-sponsored Emergency Management training that a local director instructs.
 

Local Deputy Director

Within each full federal fiscal year following appointment a deputy director shall successfully complete 16 hours of training from:

-Incident Command and Incident Management System Basic -Concepts
-Mititigation benefits, methods, resources and planning
-Basic EOC
-Damage Assessment
-Hazardous Materials Awareness
 
Conditions

-No more than (4) hours annually of correspondence or Internet Courses
-No more than (8) hours annually of division-sponsored Emergency Management training that a local director instructs.
-Shall successfully complete at least twelve (12) total hours of emergency management or administrative training in each full federal fiscal year.