National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Crew Representative

CREP decorative banner: photos depicting CREP position. CREP Position Description: A Crew Representative (CREP) may be provided by the sending agency for each hand crew sent to a fire. The Crew Representative is responsible for the welfare of the crew and provides a contact between the crew and the appropriate Incident Command Organization.

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CREP Qualification Requirements

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Satisfactory performance as a Crew Boss, Single Resource (CRWB)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Crew Representative (CREP) Position Task Book, PMS 311-12

Physical Fitness Level: Moderate

Duties involve fieldwork requiring complete control of all physical faculties and may include considerable walking over irregular ground, standing for long periods of time, lifting 25 to 50 pounds, climbing, bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching. Occasional demands may be required for moderately strenuous activities in emergencies over long periods. Individuals usually set their own work pace.

These Positions Maintain Currency For CREP

  • Crew Boss, Single Resource (CRWB)
  • Division/Group Supervisor (DIVS)
  • Interagency Resource Representative (IARR)
  • Strike Team Leader Crew (STCR)
  • Task Force Leader (TFLD)

CREP Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Crew Boss, Single Resource (CRWB)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

  • None


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