Description: The article describes the essence of the methodology of the work of the managerial personnel of the regional directorate on management and organization for the effective functioning of the system of surface picture display in different conditions of the situation. It is established that control of the surface picture display system consists in the realization of managerial influences concerning change of its structure, modes of work of its separate elements or the system as a whole, redistribution of tasks or functions between its elements, use of its reserve capabilities. As a result of managerial influence, the behaviour of the system changes, that is, its response to external and internal factors (incitements). In the most general form, it is proposed to systematize the operational and tactical, technical and social tasks of the system control. The implementation of the procedure proposed in the article concerning the tasks execution will contribute to improving the efficiency of the operation of the surface picture display system, which is especially relevant in the framework of the implementation of the Development Strategy of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine.
Keywords: state border protection, exclusive (maritime) economic zone of Ukraine, water surface situation monitoring system, management, effectiveness