More information available here: NERAC Radio Programming Initiative – Info for COML-COMT Departments
NERAC* is seeking interested COMLs (Communication Unit Leaders) and/or COMTs (Communications Unit Technicians) to participate in the NERAC Radio Programming Initiative. Through this project, approved COMLs/COMTs will be deployed to provide programming and channel organization services to municipal first responder departments in need of technical support to comply with the MA Tactical Channel Plan.
To participate the COML/COMT must be approved by the NERAC Interoperability Committee and meet the following criteria:
– be able to provide proof that they are a trained COML/COMT.
– be an hourly municipal employee eligible to perform overtime work.
– have the program MOU signed by their municipal employer and MAPC*/NERAC.
– receive approval from their employer for each assignment.
Departments of participating COMLs/COMTs will be eligible for backfill/overtime reimbursement of up to $60/hour for their employee’s time spent providing technical assistance through the program.
If you are a COML/COMT (or their employer) interested in providing services through this program or would like additional information, please reach out to NERAC@mapc.org.
*NERAC receives funding from the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS), Office of Grants and Research (OGR). MAPC (Metropolitan Area Planning Council) serves as fiduciary and program manager for this funding.