Demobilization Unit Leader*

DMOB decorative banner: photos depicting DMOB position. DMOB Position Description: The Demobilization Unit Leader (DMOB) is responsible for preparing the Demobilization Plan and schedule. The Demobilization Unit Leader assists the Command and General Staff in ensuring an orderly, safe, and efficient movement of personnel and equipment from the incident.

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The Demobilization Unit Leader (DMOB) assists the Command and General Staff (C&G) in ensuring the orderly, safe, and efficient movement of personnel and equipment from the incident. The DMOB may supervise one or more Status/Check-In Recorders (SCKN) and facilitate resource extensions, crew swaps, reassignments, and air travel based upon incident needs. The DMOB reports to the Planning Section Chief (PSC) and works in the Planning functional area.

The Forest Service and Department of Interior are enabled by Administratively Determined Pay Plans (AD Pay Plans) to hire persons for temporary duration for the following reasons:

  1. To cope with a sudden and unexpected emergency caused by a fire, or extreme fire potential, flood, storm, or any other all-hazard emergency that threatens damage to federally protected property, has the potential to cause loss of life, serious injury, public health risk, or damage to natural or cultural resources unless brought under immediate control.
  2. To provide emergency assistance to States under formalized agreements.
  3. To meet mission assignments issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).

The National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG) Incident Business Committee (IBC) reviews positions annually and establishes pay rate classifications for each position.

For more information on the AD Pay Plans, go to https://www.nwcg.gov/committees/incident-business-committee

Date: 
Oct 2021

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.


Date: 
Oct 1993

Position created.

 

Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2021-10-20

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