Santa Clara County, California
The primary functions found in ICS are:
These same functions with some minor variation in titles and associated activity are the key functional activities found at all SEMS EOC levels.
The table below provides a brief summary of the titles and definitions of activities associated with these functions.
|Primary SEMS Functions||Field Response Level||EOCs at Other SEMS Levels|
|Command/Management||Responsible for the directing, ordering, and/or controlling of resources.||Responsible for overall emergency policy and coordination.|
|Operations||Responsible for the coordinated tactical response of all field operations in accordance with the Incident Action Plan.||Responsible for coordinating of all jurisdictional operations in support of the response to the emergency.|
|Planning/Intelligence||Responsible for the collection, evaluation, documentation, and use of information related to the incident.||Responsible for collecting, evaluating, and disseminating information and maintaining documentation.|
|Logistics||Responsible for providing facilities, services, personnel, equipment, and materials in support of the incident.||Responsible for providing facilities, services, personnel, equipment, and materials.|
|Finance/Administration||Responsible for financial and cost analysis and administrative aspects not handled by the other functions.||Responsible for financial activities and administrative aspects not assigned to the other functions.|