NWCG Position Catalog

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NWCG positions enable consistent and uniform performance by personnel mobilized by position under NIMS-ICS principles. The position catalog provides comprehensive information about each NWCG position, those for which NWCG establishes qualifications standards. Agency-specific positions such as those located in the Federal Wildland Fire Qualifications Supplement are not included in this catalog.

Positions denoted with an asterisk (*) use the established FEMA National Qualifications System all-hazard position as the baseline for the NWCG wildland fire position.

Note: Filter all IPDs using the IPD Status column to quickly see which ones are under review.

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Decorative banner. Various photos depicting wildland firefighting positions.
NWCG positions enable consistent and uniform performance by personnel mobilized by position under NIMS-ICS principles. The position catalog provides comprehensive information about each NWCG position, those for which NWCG establishes qualifications standards. Agency-specific positions such as those located in the Federal Wildland Fire Qualifications Supplement are not included in this catalog.

Positions denoted with an asterisk (*) use the established FEMA National Qualifications System all-hazard position as the baseline for the NWCG wildland fire position.

Note: Filter all IPDs using the IPD Status column to quickly see which ones are under review.

Position Title Position Code Functional Area Primary Committee
Advanced Faller FAL1 Operations RMC
Agency Representative AREP Command IPSC
Air Operations Branch Director* AOBD Air Operations NIAC
Air Support Group Supervisor* ASGS Air Operations NIAC
Air Tactical Group Supervisor* ATGS Air Operations NIAC
Air Tanker/Fixed-Wing Coordinator ATCO Air Operations NIAC
Aircraft Base Radio Operator ABRO Air Operations NIAC
Aircraft Dispatcher ACDP Dispatch NCSC
Aircraft Timekeeper ATIM Air Operations NIAC
Airtanker Base Manager ATBM Air Operations NIAC

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