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
Assistant Area Commander, Planning ACPC Planning OTC ---
Demobilization Unit Leader DMOB Planning OTC ---
Display Processor DPRO Planning OTC ---
Documentation Unit Leader DOCL Planning OTC ---
Field Observer FOBS Planning OTC ---
Fire Behavior Analyst FBAN Planning FENC ---
Fire Effects Monitor FEMO Planning FMC ---
Geographic Information System Specialist GISS Planning DMC ---
Human Resource Specialist HRSP Planning OTC ---
Incident Training Specialist TNSP Planning OTC ---
Infrared Interpreter IRIN Planning DMC ---
Interagency Resource Representative IARR Planning OTC ---
Long Term Fire Analyst LTAN Planning FENC ---
Planning Section Chief Type 1 PSC1 Planning OTC ---
Planning Section Chief Type 2 PSC2 Planning OTC ---
Planning Section Chief Type 3 PSC3 Planning OTC ---
Resources Unit Leader RESL Planning OTC ---
Situation Unit Leader SITL Planning OTC ---
Status/Check-In Recorder SCKN Planning OTC ---
Strategic Operational Planner SOPL Planning FMC ---

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