National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Staging Area Manager, STAM

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  • Receives briefing from Operations Section Chief.
  • Determines need for additional assistance.
  • Organizes preliminary staging area operations
  • Arrives at staging area with necessary equipment and supplies.
  • Establishes layout for staging area.
  • Determines and order support needs when layout is complete.
  • Establishes staging area procedures.
  • Determines and report resource deficiencies to supervisor.
  • Responds to requests for resource assignments.
  • Demobilizes staging area in timely and orderly manner.

Position Knowledge and/or Requirements

  • Successful position performance as a Staging Area Manager (STAM)


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