NWCG Position Catalog

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NWCG positions enable nationally interoperable wildland fire operations. Personnel are mobilized by position to work under NIMS-ICS principles on wildland fires and other all-hazard incidents. Position standards, qualifications requirements, and performance support capabilities are managed by the NWCG committees. Committee assignments are located at: https://www.nwcg.gov/positions/committee-responsibilities
Position Title Position Code Functional Area Primary Committee
Assistant Area Commander, Logistics ACLC Logistics ETC
Base/Camp Manager BCMG Logistics ETC
Communications Unit Leader COML Logistics ETC
Equipment Manager EQPM Logistics ETC
Facilities Unit Leader FACL Logistics ETC
Food Unit Leader FDUL Logistics ETC
Ground Support Unit Leader GSUL Logistics ETC
Incident Communications Center Manager INCM Logistics ETC
Incident Communications Technician COMT Logistics ETC
Logistics Section Chief Type 1 LSC1 Logistics ETC
Logistics Section Chief Type 2 LSC2 Logistics ETC
Logistics Section Chief Type 3 LSC3 Logistics ETC
Medical Unit Leader MEDL Logistics RMC
Ordering Manager ORDM Logistics ETC
Radio Operator RADO Logistics ETC
Receiving/Distribution Manager RCDM Logistics ETC
Security Manager SECM Logistics ETC
Service Branch Director SVBD Logistics ETC
Supply Unit Leader SPUL Logistics ETC
Support Branch Director SUBD Logistics ETC