National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Agency Representative, AREP

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Incident Positions
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  • Ensure that all agency resources are properly checked-in at the incident.
  • Obtain briefing from the Liaison Officer or Incident Commander.
  • Inform assisting or cooperating agency personnel on the incident that the Agency Representative position for that agency has been filled.
  • Attend briefings and planning meetings as required.
  • Provide input on the use of agency resources unless resource technical specialists are assigned from the agency.
  • Cooperate fully with the Incident Commander and the General Staff on agency involvement at the incident.
  • Ensure the well-being of agency personnel assigned to the incident.
  • Report to home agency dispatch or headquarters on a prearranged schedule.
  • Ensure that all agency personnel and equipment are properly accounted for and released prior to departure.
  • Ensure that all required agency forms, reports and documents are complete prior to departure.
  • Have a debriefing session with the Liaison Officer or Incident Commander prior to departure.

Position Needs:

  • Agency Certified
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