Geographic Information System Specialist*
The Geographic Information System Specialist (GISS) is responsible for providing timely and accurate spatial information about the incident to be used by all facets of the Incident Management Team (IMT) and the national coordination system. The GISS reports to the Situation Unit Leader (SITL) or other assigned supervisor, and works in the Planning functional area.
The GISS will operate according to the NWCG Standards for Geospatial Operations, PMS 936, and should review the publication annually.
Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.
- All current qualified and trainee GISS will be required to annually attain the RT-341 beginning in 2023.
- Read the complete 2022 GISS Transition Plan.