We offer four Advanced teams. Each team operates independently of one another. You will receive additional training, but must already be skilled in an advanced manner to apply for an Advanced Team.
Conference Basic ERT. Current ERTs are encouraged to apply to our conference basic Early Response Team. To qualify, you simply need a willing heart, a current badge, and general availability.
ERT-T (Tree Service). These team members specialize in the removal of trees after a disaster. You must have a chain saw training certificate to apply or receive such a certification prior to being accepted.
ERT-C (Chaplain). These team members specialize in chaplaincy after a disaster. You must have proof of some form of Mental Health Emergency Training.
ERT-W (Water & Wind). These team members specialize in water and/or wind restoration after flooding or severe wind damage. This includes tarping, mucking, and advanced ERT skills.
ERT-M (Management). These team members specialize in site assesment and site management. You must have a keen sense of disaster awareness and management experience.
ERT-F (Food). These team members specialize in feeding survivors and early response during the early stages of a disaster.
ERT-V (Vessel). These team members specialize in rescue with the aid of a motorized boat, raft, ATV, snorkled 4x4, or heavy construction equipment. You must have access to a vessel and appropriate training and licensure for such use.
ERT-SR (Search & Rescue). These team members specialize in the search and recovery of victims. Proof of training through fire service, rescue, EMS, law enforcemenrt, or military is required.