This training will equip Public Information Officers with the skills needed to establish and operate in a joint information center/joint information system. Participants will also gain a working knowledge of operational practices for performing PIO duties with the National Incident Management System (NIMS) multiagency coordination system. The course will demonstrate how JIC concepts are applied in a flexible and scalable manner at the local level.
This course is approved for ND POST Board </strong>credit.
NDDES will reimburse North Dakota residents for meals and lodging according to state rates and policy. Participants must travel a distance greater than 50 miles to be eligible for reimbursement. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Quality Inn, 1030 E Interstate Ave., Bismarck (701-223-1911) and will be available until Sept 7, 2020. Ask for the DES Basic PIO-JIC/JIS block.