National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Public Information Officer Type 2

PIO2 decorative banner: photos depicting PIO2 position.  PIO2 position description: The Public Information Officer (PIO2), a member of the Command Staff, is responsible for the formulation and release of information about the incident to the news media, local communities, incident personnel, other appropriate agencies and organizations, and for the management of all Public Information Officers assigned to the incident.

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Standards and References

Position-Specific References

Position Task Book

The qualification pathway for this position is discontinued per NWCG direction on January, 2023. Responders with an active PTB will transition to the corresponding complex position PTB.

General References

Performance Support Modules

 

Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2023-02-10

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