The following classes of emergency workers and the scope of
duties of each class are hereby established.
(1) Administration personnel includes, but is
not limited to, technical, administrative, and clerical services and may
involve recruiting, coordinating, and directing any emergency support
activities. Workers under this class will normally not perform their duty
functions in isolated or remote locations. They are normally assigned to the
incident command post, staging areas, or outlying airports.
(2) Pilots include duties performed by pilots
licensed by the Federal Aviation Administration, operating Federal Aviation
Administration approved aircraft, in support of emergency management
activities. Pilots will be required to complete a mission training program
conducted or approved by the aviation division.
(3) Observers include those individuals
completing an approved training program to perform duties as an aerial observer
on emergency missions.
Communications shall include individuals who support airborne emergency
response with air to air, air to ground, or ground to ground communications.
Individuals in this class who are registered in accordance with
RCW and chapter
WAC shall be deemed registered for the purposes of this
(5) General includes, but
is not limited to, duties which can be performed by persons without permanent
specific emergency assignment. These emergency workers may include personnel
who do not have any specific training or qualifications, but whose
participation is essential to a specific emergency operation.
(6) Transportation includes, but is not
limited to, the planning, organizing, maintaining, operating, and coordination
of available means of transportation for the movement of supplies, evacuees,
personnel, and equipment.
beacon (emergency locator transmitter/emergency position indicating radio
beacon) or other electronic transmitting device personnel shall include those
personnel who respond by various ground and air modes of transportation to
locate and silence electronic distress beacons. Personnel who will be working
in isolated or remote areas must be registered and qualified in accordance with
RCW and chapter
(8) Aircrew (other)
consist of crew members conducting airborne communications, aircraft crew
chiefs, and airborne controllers.