National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Finance/Administration Section Chief Complex

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The Finance/Administration Section Chief Complex (FSCC) is responsible for all financial, administrative, and cost analysis aspects of the incident and serves as a member of the Command and General Staff (C&G). The FSCC supervises members of the Finance/Administration Section and reports to the Incident Commander (IC). The FSCC works in the Finance/Administration functional area.

The Forest Service and Department of Interior are enabled by Administratively Determined Pay Plans (AD Pay Plans) to hire persons for temporary duration for the following reasons:

  1. To cope with a sudden and unexpected emergency caused by a fire, or extreme fire potential, flood, storm, or any other all-hazard emergency that threatens damage to federally protected property, has the potential to cause loss of life, serious injury, public health risk, or damage to natural or cultural resources unless brought under immediate control.
  2. To provide emergency assistance to States under formalized agreements.
  3. To meet mission assignments issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Incident Business Committee (IBC) reviews positions annually and establishes pay rate classifications for each position.

For more information on the AD Pay Plans, go to https://www.nwcg.gov/committees/incident-business-committee

Date: 
Jan 2024

Updated Positions Qualification Requirements as follows:

Added:

1.To FSCC Qualification Requirements Summary:

  •   ***S-420, Command and General Staff or L-481, Advanced Leadership for Command and General Staff or O-305, Type 3 All-Hazard Incident Management Team, and I-400, Advanced ICS for Command and General Staff, must be completed before initiating the NWCG Finance/Administration Section Chief Complex, Position Task Book, PMS 311-146.

2. To Required Training: 

  •  OR a completed X-520, NWCG CIM Field Evaluation Form (PDF)

 


Date: 
Jan 2023

Added: 

To Required Training:

To Required Experience:

  • Satisfactory performance as a Time Unit Leader (TIME)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Finance/Administration Section Chief Complex (FSCC) Position Task Book, PMS 311-146

OR

  • Satisfactory performance as a Cost Unit Leader (COST)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Finance/Administration Section Chief Complex (FSCC) Position Task Book, PMS 311-146

OR

  • Satisfactory performance as a Procurement Unit Leader (PROC)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Finance/Administration Section Chief Complex (FSCC) Position Task Book, PMS 311-146

OR

  • Satisfactory performance as a Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 3 (FSC3)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Finance/Administration Section Chief Complex (FSCC) Position Task Book, PMS 311-146

To These Positions Maintain currency for FSCC:

  • Compensation/Claims Unit Leader (COMP)
  • Cost Unit Leader (COST)
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 3 (FSC3)
  • Incident Commander Complex (ICCI)
  • Incident Commander Type 1 (ICT1)
  • Incident Commander Type 2 (ICT2)
  • Procurement Unit Leader (PROC)
  • Time Unit Leader (TIME)

To FSCC Maintains Currency For These Positions:

  • Cost Unit Leader (COST)
  • Compensation/Claims Unit Leader (COMP)
  • Equipment Time Recorder (EQTR)
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 3 (FSC3)
  • Incident Commander Complex (ICCI)
  • Incident Commander Type 1 (ICT1)
  • Incident Commander Type 2 (ICT2)
  • Personnel Time Recorder (PTRC)
  • Procurement Unit Leader (PROC)
  • Time Unit Leader (TIME)

To Other Training Which Supports Development of Knowledge and Skills:


Date: 
May 2022

Position Created.

 

Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2024-01-22

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