UCF Facilities & Safety

Critical/Essential Personnel

Critical Personnel

Who are Critical Personnel?  Designated personnel whose job duties affect the security, safety, or physical operation of the University, and who are required to work in the Emergency Operations Center when normal campus operations have been suspended.  Critical Personnel may have access to the incident scene upon request from Incident Command Staff. Critical Personnel include:

  • Emergency Coordinating Officers
  • Emergency Support Function Personnel
  • Executive Policy Committee
  • Public Information Officers

Critical personnel will be required to take specific Incident Command System training courses either online or in person as part of their designation.  The list below indicates required course for critical personnel.  Once completed, all certificates must be submitted to essential@ucf.edu .

  • IS-100
  • IS-200
  • IS-700
  • IS-800
  • Position Specific
  • IS-402* (For Senior Executive Staff)


For any questions regarding these courses or other emergency management training opportunities, please contact the Emergency Management Training and Exercise Coordinator:
Training and Exercises Coordinator
(407) 882-7111