MEMA and Maine's County Emergency Management Directors have instituted a "basic training" curriculum for local EMA Directors. The training is a combination of online and classroom courses and workshops. Upon finishing all courses, students will receive a completion certificate from MEMA.
Steps to Earn Basic Local Emergency Manager Recognition:
- Local Director completes all required training courses as listed on curriculum guidance and requests certification from County EMA.
- County EMA to review student request and verify training in accordance to published training guidance.
- County Director forwards request for certification to MEMA Training Officer along with supporting documentation.
- MEMA Training Officer reviews County request and verifies training is in accordance with published training guidance.
- MEMA Training Officer approves request and provides appropriate level of certification endorsed by MEMA Director and Training Officer to requesting County.
|Level 1 – Director Orientation|
|IS 559||Local Damage Assessment|
|IS 700.a||Introduction to NIMS|
|IS 100.b||Introduction to Incident Command System;|
|IS 230.d||Fundamentals of Emergency Management|
|IS 800.b||National Response Framework|
|County Workshop||Emergency Operations & Reporting|
|County Workshop||Assessment and Reporting|
|Level 2 – Practical Application|
|Classroom or Combo Online/Group Session|
|G 191||ICS/EOC Interface|
|G 235||Emergency Planning|
|G 139||Exercise Design or HSEEP|
|G 703||NIMS Resource Management|
|County Workshop||Disaster Recovery|
|County Workshop||SERC/LEPC Overview|