NWCG Position Catalog

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NWCG positions enable nationally interoperable wildland fire operations. Personnel are mobilized by position to work under NIMS-ICS principles on wildland fires and other all-hazard incidents. Position standards, qualifications requirements, and performance support capabilities are managed by the NWCG committees. Committee assignments are located at: https://www.nwcg.gov/positions/committee-responsibilities
Position Title Position Code Functional Area Primary Committee
Air Operations Branch Director AOBD Air Operations NIAC
Air Support Group Supervisor ASGS Air Operations NIAC
Air Tactical Group Supervisor ATGS Air Operations NIAC
Aircraft Base Radio Operator ABRO Air Operations NIAC
Area Command Aviation Coordinator ACAC Air Operations NIAC
Deck Coordinator DECK Air Operations NIAC
Helibase Manager Type 1 HEB1 Air Operations NIAC
Helibase Manager Type 2 HEB2 Air Operations NIAC
Helicopter Coordinator HLCO Air Operations NIAC
Helicopter Crewmember HECM Air Operations NIAC
Helicopter Manager, Single Resource HMGB Air Operations NIAC
Single Engine Airtanker Manager SEMG Air Operations NIAC