Plano’s CERT Personnel Assignments and Deployments

CERT members may be called upon by the City as needed to assist in volunteer and/or disaster efforts. Examples of volunteer and/or disaster efforts may include: 

  • Traffic Management
  • Damaged Assessment
  • Light Search and Rescue
  • Search for Missing Persons
  • Debris Removal
  • Emergency Shelter Management Assistance
  • Donations Management
  • Emergency Operations Center Functions

CERT alumni may participate in other events such as:

  • Conducting Disaster Preparedness Public Education Programs at Community Events
  • Assisting Police and Fire personnel at Special Events such as the annual Balloon Festival, music concerts, and other large, public gatherings held within the City.
  • Participate in Severe Weather Spotting
  • Participate as a simulated victim in Mock Disaster Exercises held throughout the North Texas region