NWCG Position Catalog

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NWCG positions enable consistent and uniform performance by personnel mobilized by position under NIMS-ICS principles. The position catalog provides comprehensive information about each NWCG position, those for which NWCG establishes qualifications standards. Agency-specific positions such as those located in the Federal Wildland Fire Qualifications Supplement are not included in this catalog.

Positions denoted with an asterisk (*) use the established FEMA National Qualifications System all-hazard position as the baseline for the NWCG wildland fire position.

Note: Filter all IPDs using the IPD Status column to quickly see which ones are under review.

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Position Title Position Code Functional Area Steward Key Stakeholders IPD Status
Assistant Area Commander, Logistics ACLC Logistics ILSC ---
Base/Camp Manager BCMG Logistics ILSC Under Review
Communications Unit Leader* COML Logistics ILSC ---
Equipment Manager EQPM Logistics ILSC ---
Facilities Unit Leader* FACL Logistics ILSC Under Review
Food Unit Leader* FDUL Logistics ILSC Under Review
Ground Support Unit Leader* GSUL Logistics ILSC ---
Incident Communications Center Manager INCM Logistics ILSC National Coordination System Committee Under Review
Incident Communications Technician* COMT Logistics ILSC Under Review
Logistics Section Chief Type 1* LSC1 Logistics ILSC ---
Logistics Section Chief Type 2* LSC2 Logistics ILSC ---
Logistics Section Chief Type 3* LSC3 Logistics ILSC ---
Medical Unit Leader* MEDL Logistics EMC Incident Logistics Subcommittee Under Review
Ordering Manager ORDM Logistics ILSC Under Review
Radio Operator RADO Logistics ILSC National Coordination System Committee Under Review
Receiving/Distribution Manager RCDM Logistics ILSC Under Review
Security Manager SECM Logistics ILSC Under Review
Service Branch Director SVBD Logistics ILSC ---
Supply Unit Leader* SPUL Logistics ILSC Under Review
Support Branch Director* SUBD Logistics ILSC ---

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