Area Commander

ACDR decorative banner: photos depicting ACDR position. ACDR Position Description: Area Command (ACDR) is an expansion of the incident command function. It is designed to manage a very large incident that has multiple IMTs assigned. These teams may be established any time the incidents are close enough that oversight direction is required. This is to ensure that resource allocation conflicts do not arise among the IMTs.

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ACDR Qualification Requirements,
2019

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Satisfactory performance as an Assistant Area Commander Planning (ACPC)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Area Commander (ACDR) Position Task Book (PMS 311-80)

OR

  • Satisfactory performance as an Assistant Area Commander Logistics (ACLC)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Area Commander (ACDR) Position Task Book (PMS 311-80)

OR

  • Satisfactory performance as an Incident Commander Type 1 (ICT1) on a National Type 1 Incident Management Team
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Area Commander (ACDR) Position Task Book (PMS 311-80)

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For ACDR

  • Assistant Area Commander Logistics (ACLC)
  • Assistant Area Commander Planning (ACPC)
  • Incident Commander Type 1 (ICT1)

ACDR Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Assistant Area Commander Logistics (ACLC)
  • Assistant Area Commander Planning (ACPC)
  • Incident Commander Type 1 (ICT1)
  • Logistics Section Chief Type 1 (LSC1)
  • Operations Section Chief Type 1 (OSC1)
  • Planning Section Chief Type 1 (PSC1)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

  • None
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Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2019-08-27

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