National Wildfire Coordinating Group

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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DMOB Qualification Requirements

Required Training

  • None

Required Experience

  • Satisfactory performance as a Resources Unit Leader (RESL)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Demobilization Unit Leader (DMOB) Position Task Book, PMS 311-24

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For DMOB

  • Expanded Dispatch Support Dispatcher (EDSD)
  • Planning Section Chief Complex (PSCC)
  • Planning Section Chief Type 2 (PSC2)
  • Planning Section Chief Type 3 (PSC3)
  • Resources Unit Leader (RESL)

DMOB Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Planning Section Chief Type 3 (PSC3)
  • Resources Unit Leader (RESL)
  • Status/Check-In Recorder (SCKN)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

This is an inherently wildland fire position and has no endorsement. Demobilization Unit Leader will need to meet the wildland fire position qualification requirements.

Alternative Pathways to NWCG Qualification




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