Fire Service Industry News: FEMA Accepting Applications for Incident Management Assistance Team Pilot Program

FEMA is launching a pilot program to expand their Incident Management Assistance Teams (IMATs) and is seeking candidates for three new IMATs. IMATs are a critical component of the FEMA disaster workforce and need to be capable of being on scene within hours of a disaster to support local, tribal, territorial, and state partners. Two Type I National Teams are being created in Sacramento, CA, and Washington, DC, and one Type II Regional team is being created in Oakland, CA. Applications for the IMAT positions are being accepted today, February 6, through Tuesday, February 12. Click here to view the full announcement, including description of duties, positions available, requirements, and a...

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