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-assignments

The following Incident Incident Position Descriptions (IPDs) are currently available for review: CRWB, DIVS, ENGB, FELB, FFT1, FFT2, FIRB, HEQB, STCR, STEN, STEQ, TFLD
Position Title Position Code Functional Area Primary Committee IPD Status
Advanced Faller FAL1 Operations OTC ---
Basic Faller FAL3 Operations OTC ---
Crew Boss, Single Resource CRWB Operations OTC Under Review
Crew Representative CREP Operations OTC ---
Division/Group Supervisor DIVS Operations OTC Under Review
Engine Boss, Single Resource ENGB Operations OTC Under Review
Felling Boss, Single Resource FELB Operations OTC Under Review
Firefighter Type 1 (Squad Boss) FFT1 Operations OTC Under Review
Firefighter Type 2 (Crewmember) FFT2 Operations OTC Under Review
Firing Boss, Single Resource FIRB Operations FMC Under Review
Heavy Equipment Boss, Single Resource HEQB Operations OTC Under Review
Intermediate Faller FAL2 Operations OTC ---
Operations Branch Director OPBD Operations OTC ---
Operations Section Chief Type 1 OSC1 Operations OTC ---
Operations Section Chief Type 2 OSC2 Operations OTC ---
Operations Section Chief Type 3 OPS3 Operations OTC ---
Staging Area Manager STAM Operations OTC ---
Strike Team Leader Crew STCR Operations OTC Under Review
Strike Team Leader Engine STEN Operations OTC Under Review
Strike Team Leader Heavy Equipment STEQ Operations OTC Under Review
Structure Protection Specialist STPS Operations OTC ---
Task Force Leader TFLD Operations OTC Under Review

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