This training will equip Public Information Officers with the skills needed to establish and operate in a Joint Information Center/Joint Information System (JIC/JIS). 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 credit.
Class will be held at Williams County EOC/Fire Station # 3, 3300 37th Street West, Williston, ND.
NDDES Travel Reimbursement is limited to students that are registered for the Advanced Public Information Officer course to be held in Bismarck, ND, March 2020 and meet state eligibility criteria. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Main Stay Hotel, 200 26th Street, Williston, ND (701-572-5793). Ask for the "NDDES Public Information Officer Class" block. This block will be available until January 13, 2020.