Equipment Manager

EQPM decorative banner: photos depicting EQPM position. EQPM Position Description: The Equipment Manager (EQPM) provides service, repair, and fuel for all apparatus and equipment; provides transportation and support vehicle services; and maintains records of equipment use and service provided.

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Supply Unit Leader (SPUL)Qualified As:ORDM + RCDMRequired Training:ICS-200ICS-300IS-800Fitness: N Service Branch Director (SVBD)Qualified As:LSC2Required Training:NoneFitness: N Support Branch Director (SUBD)Qualified As:LSC2Required Training:NoneFitness: N Facilities Unit Leader (FACL)Qualified As:BCMGRequired Training:ICS-300IS-800Fitness: N Ground Support Unit Leader (GSUL)Qualified As:EQPMRequired Training:ICS-300IS-800Fitness: N Medical Unit Leader (MEDL)Qualified As:CurrentEMT certificationRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200ICS-300IS-700IS-800S-359Fitness: N Logistics Section Chief Type 3 (LSC3)Qualified As:None or SPUL orFACL orGSUL or ICT3Required Training:ICS-400 IS-700Fitness: N Food Unit Leader (FDUL)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200ICS-300IS-700IS-800S-357Fitness: N Communications Unit Leader (COML)Qualified As:COMT + INCMRequired Training:ICS-300IS-800Fitness: N Equipment Manager (EQPM)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200IS-700Fitness: N Security Manager (SECM)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200IS-700Fitness: N Incident Communications Center Manager (INCM)Qualified As:RADORequired Training:ICS-200Fitness: N Radio Operator (RADO) Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700 RT-130Fitness: N Ordering Manager (ORDM)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200IS-700Fitness: N Receiving/Distribution Manager (RCDM)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Incident Communications Technician (COMT)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700RT-130Fitness: L Logistics Section Chief Type 2 (LSC2)Qualified As:FACL orGSUL orSPUL orLSC3 or*OSC2 or*PSC2 or*SOF2 Required Training:ICS-400S-420 or L-481Fitness: N Base/Camp Manager (BCMG)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200IS-700Fitness: L

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EQPM Qualification Requirements,
2019

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Completion and Certification of NWCG Equipment Manager (EQPM) Position Task Book (PMS 311-45)

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For EQPM

  • Ground Support Unit Leader (GSUL)
  • Logistics Section Chief Type 1 (LSC1)
  • Logistics Section Chief Type 2 (LSC2)
  • Logistics Section Chief Type 3 (LSC3)
  • Service Branch Director (SVBD)
  • Support Branch Director (SUBD)

EQPM Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Ground Support Unit Leader (GSUL)
  • Logistics Section Chief Type 3 (LSC3)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

  • Basic Wildland Fire Orientation (S-110)
  • Equipment Manager (J-255)
  • Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service (L-180)
  • Interagency Incident Business Management (S-260)
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Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2019-09-03

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