Documentation Unit Leader

DOCL decorative banner: photos depicting DOCL position. DOCL Position Description: The Documentation Unit Leader (DOCL) is responsible for maintaining accurate and complete incident files, providing duplication services to incident personnel, and packing and storing incident files.

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Planning Section Chief Type 2 (PSC2)Qualified As:SITL orRESL orPSC3 or*OSC2 or*LSC2 or*SOF2Required Training:ICS-400S-420 or L-481Fitness: N Incident Training Specialist (TNSP)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Geographic Information System Specialist (GISS)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700RT-341S-341Fitness: N InfraredInterpreter(IRIN)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:I-100IS-700Fitness: N Human Resource Specialist (HRSP)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700RT-340S-340Fitness: N Interagency Resource Representative (IARR)Qualified As:Agency EstablishedRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Fire Effects Monitor (FEMO)Qualified As:FFT2Required Training:RT-130S-290Fitness: M Display Processor (DPRO)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Field Observer (FOBS)Qualified As:Any SRBRequired Training:RT-130Fitness: M Status/Check-In Recorder (SCKN)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Long Term Fire Analyst (LTAN)Qualified As:FBANorFEMO + FIRBRequired Training:ICS-300IS-800RT-130S-390S-490S-491S-495S-590Fitness: M Demobilization Unit Leader (DMOB)Qualified As:RESLRequired Training:NoneFitness: N Situation Unit Leader (SITL)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200ICS-300IS-700IS-800RT-130Fitness: L Resources Unit Leader (RESL)Qualified As:SCKNRequired Training:ICS-200ICS-300IS-800Fitness: N Fire Behavior Analyst (FBAN)Qualified As:DIVSRequired Training:RT-130S-490S-590Fitness: M Strategic Operational Planner (SOPL)Qualified As:RXB2 + DIVSRequired Training:RT-130S-482Fitness: M Planning Section Chief Type 3 (PSC3)Qualified As:None or SITL or RESL orICT3Required Training:ICS-100ICS-400IS-700Fitness: N Documentation Unit Leader (DOCL)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200ICS-300IS-700IS-800Fitness: N

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DOCL Qualification Requirements

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Completion and Certification of NWCG Documentation Unit Leader (DOCL) Position Task Book, PMS 311-25

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For DOCL

  • Planning Section Chief Type 2 (PSC2)
  • Planning Section Chief Type 3 (PSC3)

DOCL Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • None

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

DOCL Position Endorsement Requirements, 2022

Required Additional Training

  • Review NWCG Standards for Electronic File Documentation, PMS 277, prior to assignment [note: publication nearing finalization].

Required Additional Experience

  • Successful performance as a DOCL trainee on a wildland fire incident (no position task book required).

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Alternative Pathways to NWCG Qualification

 

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Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2022-05-24

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