C&ES assists in the Debris Management and Recovery Preparedness Plans for Hurricanes and Tropical storms in the Jacksonville, Florida area.
C&ES eagerly responds to the needs of these natural disasters and can staff more than the required 150 field supervisors, field monitors, tower monitors, and data entry personnel at any given time. Our staff includes a diverse group of minorities that reflect the demographics of our community, and aid in the support and restoration the City’s natural environment.
C&ES management and key personnel has experience in every major Tropical Storm and Hurricane that has hit North Florida since 2001 including: Bonnie, Charlie, Katrina, Debbie, Fay, Frances, Matthew, and Irma. We also have staff that are HSEEP certified by FEMA.
C&ES offers interactive workshops for Public Works employees and associated interagency organizations. The main objective is to test a City’s preparedness and ability to coordinate a massive effort after a major storm with Hurricane Preparedness Drills involving emergency officials and support personnel from every major City agency.
C&ES provides training in all aspects of the debris management cycle, reviewing the existing Public Works procedures, the City’s Debris Management Plan, and the Hurricane Interagency Coordination Procedures.
C&ES has the capability to manage and monitor the Tree Damage Assessments, including the Cut and Toss phase of emergency response.
C&ES has worked side by side with contractors, JSO, JEA, and other first responders to create a safe environment immediately following a natural disaster. Our staff remains current and knowledgeable of all FEMA regulations and procedures regarding leaners and hangers tree removal, stump eligibility and debris response initiatives.
With the assistance of comprehensive Data Management Tools, C&ES is able to collectively track field operations in real-time. C&ES has developed operational processes for all assigned job-related functions along with specific field monitoring customer relation standards and procedures.
Through GPS data collection, field reports, digital photos and tracking boards, C&ES Is able to respond to major issues impacting City officials and residents; tracking customer concerns and direct response actions. Our project management team is skilled at providing oversight of field operations and FEMA eligibility.
C&ES has staff members that are certified in FEMA National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) and is ready to work along-side City Agencies to provide data management organization and assist with coordinating 24-hour emergency response hotlines.
Our staff is trained and able to provide field and/or office data entry in areas of cut and toss updates, daily field tickets, left behind piles, damage reports, daily site tickets, map progress, etc. We understand that keeping up with the developments on such a time sensitive project is extremely important to residents and stake holders alike.
C&ES staffs Tower Monitors that provide the management and supervision of monitoring and recording the volumetric measurement (cubic yards) or gross empty weight of each truck that was added into service.
They accurately oversee the record keeping of contract hauler’s trucks, to include cubic yardage or loaded weight, time in and time out, number of loads per day and other data as requested by designated City Agency staff members.
C&ES has staff that can oversee day to day operations including coordinating with City personnel to respond to disasters that hit the coastal area. Our Supervisors and monitors play an intricate role on the emergency response team.
They oversee the entire debris monitoring and removal process including the monitoring and removal of all debris types including vegetative, construction and demolition, personal property, household property, stumps, and logs. They also work in conjunction with the power and utility company to identify and removed down power lines.
Maintain Post-Event Operations
- Stress Maintenance of Traffic (MOT)
- Work Zone Traffic Control (WZTC)
- Be mindful of all Hazards
Begin Post- Event Operations
- 9 Main Types of Debris
- Construction & Demolition
- Personal Property/Household
- Hazardous Waste
- Household Hazardous
- White Goods
- Vehicles and Vessels
- Assist City in Damage Assessment of City Grids
- Monitor Cut and Toss operations (1st 70 hours)
- Evaluate Debris Monitoring requirements
- Storm Experience Include: