INCIDENT PERSONNEL PERFORMANCE RATING (ICS 225)
THIS RATING IS TO BE USED ONLY FOR DETERMINING AN INDIVIDUAL’S PERFORMANCE ON AN INCIDENT/EVENT
2. Incident Name:
3. Incident Number:
4. Home Unit Name and Address:
5. Incident Agency and Address:
6. Position Held on Incident:
7. Date(s) of Assignment:
8. Incident Complexity Level:
9. Incident Definition:
1 – Unacceptable
3 – Met Standards
5 – Exceeded Expectations
11. Knowledge of the Job/
Questionable competence and
Competent and credible authority on
Superior expertise; advice and actions
credibility. Operational or specialty
specialty or operational issues.
showed great breadth and depth of
expertise inadequate or lacking in
Acquired and applied excellent
knowledge. Remarkable grasp of
Ability to acquire, apply, and
key areas. Made little effort to grow
operational or specialty expertise for
complex issues, concepts, and
share technical and
professionally. Used knowledge as
assigned duties. Showed professional
situations. Rapidly developed
administrative knowledge and
power against others or bluffed
growth through education, training, and
professional growth beyond
skills associated with
rather than acknowledging
professional reading. Shared
expectations. Vigorously conveyed
description of duties. (Includes
ignorance. Effectiveness reduced
knowledge and information with others
knowledge, directly resulting in increased
operational aspects such as
due to limited knowledge of own
clearly and simply. Understood own
workplace productivity. Insightful
marine safety, seamanship,
organizational role and customer
organizational role and customer
knowledge of own role, customer needs,
airmanship, SAR, etc., as
and value of work.
Maintained optimal balance among
12. Ability To Obtain
Routine tasks accomplished with
Got the job done in all routine situations
difficulty. Results often late or of
and in many unusual ones. Work was
quality, quantity, and timeliness of work.
poor quality. Work had a negative
timely and of high quality; required
Quality of own and subordinates' work
Quality, quantity, timeliness,
impact on department or unit.
same of subordinates. Results had a
surpassed expectations. Results had a
and impact of work.
Maintained the status quo despite
positive impact on IMT. Continuously
significant positive impact on the IMT.
opportunities to improve.
improved services and organizational
Established clearly effective systems of
Got caught by the unexpected;
Consistently prepared. Set high but
Exceptional preparation. Always looked
appeared to be controlled by events.
realistic goals. Used sound criteria to
beyond immediate events or problems.
Set vague or unrealistic goals. Used
set priorities and deadlines. Used
Skillfully balanced competing demands.
Ability to anticipate, determine
unreasonable criteria to set priorities
quality tools and processes to develop
Developed strategies with contingency
goals, identify relevant
and deadlines. Rarely had plan of
action plans. Identified key information.
plans. Assessed all aspects of problems,
information, set priorities and
action. Failed to focus on relevant
Kept supervisors and stakeholders
including underlying issues and impact.
deadlines, and create a
shared vision of the Incident
Management Team (IMT).
14. Using Resources:
Concentrated on unproductive
Effectively managed a variety of
Unusually skilled at bringing scarce
activities or often overlooked critical
activities with available resources.
resources to bear on the most critical of
Ability to manage time,
demands. Failed to use people
Delegated, empowered, and followed
competing demands. Optimized
materials, information, money,
productively. Did not follow up.
up. Skilled time manager, budgeted
productivity through effective delegation,
and people (i.e., all IMT
Mismanaged information, money, or
own and subordinates' time
empowerment, and follow-up control.
components as well as
time. Used ineffective tools or left
productively. Ensured subordinates had
Found ways to systematically reduce
subordinates without means to
adequate tools, materials, time, and
cost, eliminate waste, and improve
accomplish tasks. Employed
direction. Cost conscious, sought ways
to cut waste.
Unable to gauge effectiveness of
Receptive to change, new information,
Rapidly assessed and confidently
work, recognize political realities, or
and technology. Effectively used
adjusted to changing conditions, political
Ability to maintain a positive
make adjustments when needed.
benchmarks to improve performance
realities, new information, and
attitude and modify work
Maintained a poor outlook.
and service. Monitored progress and
technology. Very skilled at using and
methods and priorities in
Overlooked or screened out new
changed course as required.
responding to measurement indicators.
response to new information,
information. Ineffective in
Maintained a positive approach.
changing conditions, political
ambiguous, complex, or pressured
Effectively dealt with pressure and
improvements. Effectively dealt with
realities, or unexpected
ambiguity. Facilitated smooth
extremely complex situations. Turned
transitions. Adjusted direction to
pressure and ambiguity into constructive
accommodate political realities.
forces for change.
Unable to effectively articulate ideas
Effectively expressed ideas and facts in
Clearly articulated and promoted ideas
16. Communication Skills:
and facts; lacked preparation,
individual and group situations;
before a wide range of audiences;
Ability to speak effectively and
confidence, or logic. Used
nonverbal actions consistent with
accomplished speaker in both formal and
listen to understand. Ability to
inappropriate language or rambled.
spoken message. Communicated to
extemporaneous situations. Adept at
express facts and ideas
Nervous or distracting mannerisms
people at all levels to ensure
presenting complex or sensitive issues.
clearly and convincingly.
detracted from message. Failed to
understanding. Listened carefully for
Active listener; remarkable ability to listen
listen carefully or was too
intended message as well as spoken
with open mind and identify key issues.
argumentative. Written material
words. Written material clear, concise,
Clearly and persuasively expressed
frequently unclear, verbose, or
and logically organized. Proofread
complex or controversial material,
poorly organized. Seldom proofread.
directly contributing to stated objectives.