Cost Unit Leader

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Compensation/Claims Unit Leader (COMP)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100 ICS-200ICS-300IS-700IS-800Fitness: N Time Unit Leader (TIME)Qualified As:PTRCRequired Training:ICS-200ICS-300IS-800Fitness: N Finance/AdministrationSection Chief Type 3 (FSC3)Qualified As:None or TIME or COST orICT3Required Training:ICS-100ICS-400IS-700Fitness: N Incident Business Advisor (INBA)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-200ICS-300IS-700IS-800Fitness: N Cost Unit Leader (COST)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200ICS-300IS-700IS-800Fitness: N Procurement Unit Leader (PROC)Qualified As:EQTRRequired Training:ICS-200ICS-300IS-800Fitness: N Compensation- for-Injury Specialist (INJR)Qualified As: COMPRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Personnel Time Recorder (PTRC)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Claims Specialist (CLMS)Qualified As:COMPRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Commissary Manager (CMSY)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N EquipmentTime Recorder (EQTR)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Incident Contract Project Inspector(ICPI)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 2 (FSC2)Qualified As:TIME or COST orPROC orFSC3Required Training:ICS-400S-420 or L-481Fitness: N

For information on how to interpret this chart, please review Position and Qualifications Chart Guidance.

COST Qualification Requirements,
2019

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Completion and Certification of NWCG a Cost Unit Leader (COST) Position Task Book (PMS 311-48)

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For COST

  • Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 1 (FSC1)
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 2 (FSC2)
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 3 (FSC3)

COST Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 2 (FSC2)
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 3 (FSC3)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

  • Applied Interagency Incident Business Management (S-261)
  • Basic Wildland Fire Orientation (S-110)
  • Finance/Administration Unit Leaders (E/L975)
  • Fireline Leadership (L-380)
  • e-ISuite, All Modules (N-9062)
  • Interagency Incident Business Management (S-260)

Note: Once qualified as a COST, the FSC3 qualification may be granted by the certifying official. Certification must be documented on a ‚Äúverification/certification‚ÄĚ page of the FSC3 PTB.

 

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2019-09-24

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