Long Term Fire Analyst

LTAN decorative banner: photos depicting LTAN position. LTAN Position Description: Provides probabilistic and deterministic information on long-term fire advancement, fire behavior, and spread direction, based on local information, topography, historic and current fire spread, and with historic and current fire weather data.

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Planning Section Chief Type 2 (PSC2)Qualified As:SITL orRESL orPSC3 or*OSC2 or*LSC2 or*SOF2Required Training:ICS-400S-420Fitness: N Incident Training Specialist (TNSP)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Geographic Information System Specialist (GISS)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N InfraredInterpreter(IRIN)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:I-100IS-700Fitness: N Human Resource Specialist (HRSP)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700RT-340S-340Fitness: N Interagency Resource Representative (IARR)Qualified As:Agency EstablishedRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Fire Effects Monitor (FEMO)Qualified As:FFT2Required Training:RT-130S-290Fitness: M Display Processor (DPRO)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Field Observer (FOBS)Qualified As:Any SRBRequired Training:RT-130Fitness: M Status/Check-In Recorder (SCKN)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Long Term Fire Analyst (LTAN)Qualified As:FBANorFEMO + FIRBRequired Training:ICS-300IS-800RT-130S-390S-490S-491S-495S-590Fitness: M Demobilization Unit Leader (DMOB)Qualified As:RESLRequired Training:NoneFitness: N Situation Unit Leader (SITL)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-300IS-800RT-130Fitness: L Resources Unit Leader (RESL)Qualified As:SCKNRequired Training:ICS-200ICS-300IS-800Fitness: N Fire Behavior Analyst (FBAN)Qualified As:DIVSRequired Training:RT-130S-490S-590Fitness: M Strategic Operational Planner (SOPL)Qualified As:RXB2 +DIVSRequired Training:RT-130S-482Fitness: M Planning Section Chief Type 3 (PSC3)Qualified As:SITL or RESLor ICT3Required Training:ICS-400Fitness: N Documentation Unit Leader (DOCL)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200ICS-300IS-700IS-800Fitness: N

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LTAN Qualification Requirements,
2018

Required Training

  • Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents (ICS-300)
  • NRF: An Introduction (IS-800)
  • Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR) (RT-130)
  • Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations (S-390)
  • Advanced Wildland Fire Behavior Calculations (S-490)
  • Intermediate National Fire Danger Rating System (S-491)
  • Geospatial Fire Analysis, Interpretation and Application (S-495)
  • Advanced Fire Behavior Interpretation (S-590)

Required Experience

  • Satisfactory performance as a Fire Behavior Analyst (FBAN)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Long Term Fire Analyst (LTAN) Position Task Book (PMS 311-29)

OR

  • Satisfactory performance as a Fire Effects Monitor (FEMO)
  • AND Satisfactory performance as a Firing Boss, Single Resource (FIRB)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Long Term Fire Analyst (LTAN) Position Task Book (PMS 311-29)

Physical Fitness Level: Moderate

Duties involve fieldwork requiring complete control of all physical faculties and may include considerable walking over irregular ground, standing for long periods of time, lifting 25 to 50 pounds, climbing, bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching. Occasional demands may be required for moderately strenuous activities in emergencies over long periods. Individuals usually set their own work pace.

These Positions Maintain Currency For LTAN

LTAN Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Fire Effects Monitor (FEMO)
  • Strategic Operational Planner (SOPL)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

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2019-02-25

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