Understanding EOC Staffing Levels
The level of staffing for activation on the EOC shall be determined by the EOC Director and the Section Chiefs. Staffing level determines how many people and what responsibilities are to be filled. For the Planning/Intelligence Section, the EOC Director and the Planning/Intelligence Section Chief shall make the decision based on the level of activation. The three levels are:
To review full staffing table with all positions, see
Staffing PDF file.
Normal "non-event" Conditions:
condition is set when no events
monitoring activities that require
establishing any EOC assignments beyond
the daily staff working from their normal
Basic Monitoring Level:
No actual event has occurred, but the conditions are present for events to escalate or for an emergency to occur. The EOC may be activated, but only OES personnel will be used for minimal staffing.
Partial Activation Level:
An event has occurred or is expected to occur in the near future. The EOC shall be activated with OES and outside personnel requested from Human Resources. Outside agencies may be involved with the response. A disaster proclamation
may have been issued. The scale and duration of the event is yet to be determined.
Full Activation Level:
An event has occurred that has caused extensive damage and requires a fully mobilized, multi-agency response. OES has committed full resources and EOC staffing shall be extensive.
A disaster proclamation has been issued. EOC Operations may continue for an extended period of time.
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