National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Liaison Officer

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LOFR Qualification Requirements

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Completion and Certification of NWCG Liaison Officer (LOFR) Position Task Book, PMS 311-05

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For LOFR

  • Agency Representative (AREP)
  • Incident Commander Complex (ICCI)
  • Incident Commander Type 1 (ICT1)
  • Incident Commander Type 2 (ICT2)

LOFR Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Agency Representative (AREP)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

LOFR Position Endorsement Requirements, 2022

Required Additional Training

  • None

Required Additional Experience

  • Successful performance as a LOFR trainee on a wildland fire incident (no PTB required). Use NWCG Liaison Officer (LOFR) Position Task Book, PMS 311-05, as a guide for the trainee assignment. Document performance on a PTB Evaluation Record.

Physical Fitness Level: Arduous

Alternative Pathways to NWCG Qualification




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