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.