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-assignments

The following Incident Incident Position Descriptions (IPDs) are currently available for review: CRWB, DIVS, ENGB, FELB, FFT1, FFT2, FIRB, HEQB, STCR, STEN, STEQ, TFLD
Position Title Position Code Functional Area Primary Committee IPD Status
Agency Representative AREP Command OTC ---
Area Commander ACDR Command OTC ---
Incident Commander Type 1 ICT1 Command OTC ---
Incident Commander Type 2 ICT2 Command OTC ---
Incident Commander Type 3 ICT3 Command OTC ---
Incident Commander Type 4 ICT4 Command OTC ---
Incident Commander Type 5 ICT5 Command OTC ---
Liaison Officer LOFR Command OTC ---
Public Information Officer PIOF Command CEPC ---
Public Information Officer Type 1 PIO1 Command CEPC ---
Public Information Officer Type 2 PIO2 Command CEPC ---
Safety Officer Type 1 SOF1 Command RMC ---
Safety Officer Type 2 SOF2 Command RMC ---
Safety Officer, Line SOFR Command RMC ---

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