Per USF System Policy 6-037, in order to provide for the safety and well-being of the campus community and to continue critical operations, certain designated employees will need to report to work during an emergency event.
Employees whose position is identified as Essential Personnel must complete the Essential Personnel Acknowledgement form and complete appropriate training courses.
The Essential Personnel Acknowledgement form must be signed by the employee, the employee’s supervisor, and the department head, and sent to Sheri Neshiem with the Division of Human Resources. The form must be submitted PRIOR TO attending the mandatory Essential Personnel training.
At a minimum, the following Federal Emergency Management Agency and/or internal USF training courses, or their equivalents, are required to be taken by all Essential Personnel. Additional information may be found in USF Policy 6-037.
Essential Personnel - Supervisors
- IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System
- Essential Personnel Training - Supervisor (Classroom-based)
IS-100: Introduction to Incident Command System is a pre-requisite to the supervisor training. Completed IS-100 certificates must be submitted to USF Emergency Management prior to enrolling for supervisor training. Please send to firstname.lastname@example.org and include your employee ID number in the email.
Essential Personnel - Non-Supervisors
- Essential Personnel Training (online)
NEW! Essential Personnel Training for Employees can now be completed online!
CLASSROOM TRAINING INFO
Registration for classroom-based Essential Personnel Training courses can be completed in GEMS. View Instructions for Registering in GEMS for more information.
Search course number EMESUP for Supervisor training and EMESPE for employee training.
- After July 2019, Essential Personnel Employee training will be offered online only. Classroom training will be on an as-needed basis by request only.
Essential Personnel Training Sessions (Non-Supervisor)
|June 14||10-11a||OPM 115||32|
|June 27||1-2p||OPM 115||33|
|July 8||10-11a||OPM 115||34|
|July 26||10-11a||OPM 115||35|
Essential Personnel Supervisor Training Sessions
|June 18||2-3p||OPM 115||26|
|July 19||10-11a||OPM 115||27|