Operations Section: Major Activities

The major activities of the Operations Section may include:

  • Implementing strategies and developing tactics to carry out the incident objectives
  • Directing the management of all tactical activities on behalf of the Incident Commander
  • Supporting the development of the Incident Action Plan to ensure it accurately reflects current operations
  • Organizing, assigning, and supervising the tactical response resources
Incident Command System organization chart. Top level is Incident Commander. Next level down is Operations Section, Planning Section, Logistics Section, Finance/Administration Section. Operations Section is highlighted.