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Question: At each level of the ICS organization, individuals in positions of primary responsibility have distinct titles. Using specific ICS position titles serves three important purposes:

  • The use of distinct titles allows for filling ICS positions with the most qualified individuals rather than by rank.
  • Standard position titles are useful when requesting qualified personnel.

What is the 3rd one? Select from given options.


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  1. Prestige associated with certain titles helps to motivate responders.
  2. Titles provide a common standard for all responders.
  3. Distinct titles help clarify the activities undertaken by specific personnel.
  4. Position titles help to maintain the normal lines of authority within agencies.

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2. Titles provide a common standard for all responders.


ICS Position Titles to maintain span of control, the ICS organization can be divided into many levels of supervision.

At each level, individuals with primary responsibility positions have distinct titles. Using specific ICS position titles serves three important purposes:

  • Titles provide a common standard all users.
  • The use of distinct titles for ICS positions allows for filling ICS positions with the most qualified individuals rather than by rank.
  • Standardized position titles is useful when requesting qualified personnel.

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