ICS-339 Division Group Supervisor

EMSI Division Group Supervisor Job AidCourse Overview

Focusing on the roles and responsibilities of the Division/Group Supervisor (DIVS) for all-hazards responses, ICS-339 is designed to enhance and exercise how the supervisor carries out their duties in the all-hazard response environment of a Type 3 incident. This course is an instructor-led training that supports learning through discussion, lecture, and active participation in multiple exercises that provides a realistic, hands-on approach to mastering the skills required of a DIVS.

Specific Course Topics

  • Overview of the Operations Section
  • Roles and responsibilities in support of operations
  • Working with other entities within the IMT such as Finance and Logistics
  • Conducting a safe and secure operation
  • Providing feedback on effective of ongoing operations
  • Providing recommendations on future operations
  • Supervising assigned resources
  • Evaluating performance of assigned resources

Target Audience

Response personnel designated to fill Division/Group Supervisor position during an incident


Duration: Two days (16 hours) 

Pre-requisite (recommended)

Successful completion of ICS-300

This Course may be Taught in Conjunction With


  • FEMI/EMI E0960
  • NWCG S-339
  • USCG ICS-339