ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSING PROCEDURES

SUSSEX COUNTY AUXCOMM GROUP

AUXCOMM Administrative Processing Procedures       

 REGISTERED AUXILIARY COMMUNICATION INDIVIDUALS

Registration form is reviewed for completeness, and the data is spot checked by the ACL/RO, or the Administrative Officer. Form is dated when added to the database and initialed by person reviewing the form. Registrant is notified that the application has been received and is added to the email distribution list. Any documentation of claimed certifications and basic ICS courses should be submitted with the Registration Form. For those individuals that registered and had not completed the two required FEMA courses at the time of registration, (IS 100 & IS 700) should submit certificates upon completion of the courses within thirty days of their registration.   AUXCOMM participants are required to have a basic knowledge of the Incident Command System (ICS) so they can function proficiently within that system.  AUXCOMM participants are expected to be able to identify and utilize the proper ICS forms in a mobilization situation.  Such forms are needed for the protection of the individual and the County.

APPLICATION FOR “AUXCOMM THSP” with EOC ID (non-access)

Registration form is used as the Application Form. The Auxiliary Communication Leader (ACL) and at least three Deputy ACL’s review and rate the applicant using the following criteria:

  1. AUXCOMM Registration Form on file.
  2. Interest in becoming a member of the group.
  3. Operation in at least three AUXCOMM managed events or incidents.
  4. Meet AUXCOMM badging requirements and minimum ICS training.
  5. Specific skills applicable to communication related tasks.
  6. Able to work well with the group.
  7. Will be an asset to the program.
  8. Additional skills and knowledge.

If three of the four agree, the Auxiliary Communication Leader (ACL) makes a recommendation to the Emergency Operations Director. If the Emergency Operations Director accepts the recommendation, the applicant is accepted as an AUXCOMM THSP /with ID in a probationary status for one year. During that year the individual is required to earn certificates of completion in IS 200 and IS 800 to retain their classification.

APPLICATION FOR “AUXCOMM THSP” with EOC ID (access)

An updated Registration Form is used as the Application Form. The Auxiliary Communication Leader (ACL) and at least three Deputy ACL’s review and rate the applicant using the following criteria:

  1. Updated AUXCOMM Registration Form on file.
  2. Interest in promotion with more responsibility.
  3. Operation in at least three AUXCOMM managed events or incidents at the non-access EOC level.
  4. Has successfully completed all four basic ICS courses (100, 200, 700, 800)
  5. Demonstrated specific skills applicable to critical communication related tasks.
  6. Able to work well with the group.
  7. Prior participation has shown the individual will be an asset to the program.
  8. Development of additional skills and knowledge as an AUXCOMM participant, particularly advanced ICS courses.

If three of the four agree, the Auxiliary Communication Leader (ACL) makes a recommendation to the Emergency Operations Director. If the Emergency Operations Director accepts the recommendation, the applicant is promoted to an AUXCOMM THSP /with an access ID in a probationary status for one year. During that year the individual is expected to continue their skill and knowledge development.