ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSING PROCEDURES

Administrative Processing Procedures       

REGISTERED AUXILIARY COMMUNICATION INDIVIDUALS

Registration form is reviewed for completeness, and the data is spot checked by the ACL/RO, the Administrative Section Leader, or other designated personnel. The form is dated when added to the database and initialed by person reviewing the form. The 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.

AUXCOMM participants are required to have a basic knowledge of the Incident Command System (ICS) so they can function proficiently within that system.

APPOINTMENT AS A “FIELD OPERATOR”

The individual’s file and submitted material will be reviewed by the ACL and three DACL’s according to the then current training, skills and experience list.  If three of the four reviewers agree, the appointment is approved.

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

Registration form is used as the Application Form. The ACL and at least three DACL’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 Field Operator requirements.
  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 ACL makes a recommendation to the EOD.  If he/she accepts the recommendation, the applicant is accepted as a AUXCOMM THSP /with ID in a probationary status for one year.

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

An updated Registration Form is used as the Application Form. The ACL and at least three

DACL’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. Demonstrated specific skills applicable to critical communication related tasks.
  5. Able to work well with the group.
  6. Prior participation has shown the individual will be an asset to the program.
  7. Development of additional skills and knowledge as an AUXCOMM participant, particularly advanced ICS courses.

If three of the four agree, the ACL makes a recommendation to the EOD. If he/she 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 development of their skills, supervisory ability, and knowledge.

APPOINTMENT AS AN “EOC/MCU OPERATOR”

The individual shall be a previously approved THSP with EOC access. The individual’s file and submitted material will be reviewed by the ACL and three DACL’s according to the then current training, skills, and experience list.  If three of the four reviewers agree, the promotion request is forwarded to the EOD for his/her approval.

APPOINTMENT AS A “MANAGEMENT LEVEL OPERATOR”

The individual shall be a previously approved EOC/MCU Operator. The individual’s file and submitted material will be reviewed by the ACL and three DACL’s according to the then current training, skills, and experience list.  If three of the four reviewers agree, the promotion request is forwarded to the EOD for his/her approval.

GRANDFATHER CLAUSE

Management team members, currently serving as of March 15, 2021, will be considered as Management Level Operators, and may continue serving in their current capacities. All other operator and auxiliary personnel levels will be reviewed by the Management Team and assigned an appropriate level or may be reprocessed under the new guidelines.