Position History By Year

The NWCG Standards for Wildland Fire Position Qualifications, PMS 310-1, establishes minimum NWCG position qualification standards for training, experience, physical fitness, and currency for national mobilization to wildland fire incidents. And position qualification standards are located in the NWCG Position Catalog. Each NWCG Position includes a record of all qualifications changes. An historical record of all changes is found here, organized by position. It includes positions which have been removed from the NWCG Position Catalog. An historical record of all changes is found here, organized by update year. A consolidated Position History is also available.



Year: 2021
Position Position Code Change Functional Area Year
Fire Prevention Education Team Leader PETL

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Prevention and Investigation

2021

Helicopter Crewmember HECM

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Air Operations

2021

Public Information Officer Type 1* PIO1

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Command

2021

Deck Coordinator DECK

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Air Operations

2021

Fire Prevention Education Team Member PETM

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Prevention and Investigation

2021

Public Information Officer Type 2* PIO2

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Command

2021

Aircraft Base Radio Operator ABRO

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Air Operations

2021

Area Commander ACDR

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Command

2021

Ground Support Unit Leader* GSUL

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Expanded Dispatch Support Dispatcher EDSD

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Dispatch

2021

Intermediate Faller FAL2

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Operations

2021

Human Resource Specialist HRSP

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Planning

2021

Logistics Section Chief Type 3* LSC3

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Expanded Dispatch Supervisory Dispatcher EDSP

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Dispatch

2021

Assistant Area Commander, Logistics ACLC

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Incident Communications Center Manager INCM

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Communications Unit Leader* COML

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Logistics Section Chief Type 1* LSC1

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Initial Attack Dispatcher IADP

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Dispatch

2021

Receiving/Distribution Manager RCDM

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Incident Communications Technician* COMT

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Supply Unit Leader* SPUL

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Status/Check-In Recorder SCKN

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Planning

2021

Equipment Manager EQPM

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Base/Camp Manager BCMG

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Unmanned Aircraft System, Manager UASM

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Air Operations

2021

Security Manager SECM

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Facilities Unit Leader* FACL

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Safety Officer Type 1* SOF1

Added Incident Commander Type 2 (ICT2) to These Positions Maintain Currency for SOF1 and SOF1 Maintains Currency for These Positions.

Command

2021

Aircraft Dispatcher ACDP

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Dispatch

2021

Logistics Section Chief Type 2* LSC2

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Ordering Manager ORDM

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Expanded Dispatch Coordinator CORD

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Dispatch

2021

Support Branch Director* SUBD

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Food Unit Leader* FDUL

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Safety Officer Type 2* SOF2

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Command

2021

Unmanned Aircraft System, Data Specialist UASD

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Air Operations

2021

Wildland Fire Investigator INVF

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Prevention and Investigation

2021

Basic Faller FAL3

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Operations

2021

Assistant Area Commander, Planning ACPC

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Planning

2021

Advanced Faller FAL1

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Operations

2021

Expanded Dispatch Recorder EDRC

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Dispatch

2021

Radio Operator RADO

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Service Branch Director SVBD

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Logistics

2021

Air Operations Branch Director* AOBD

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Air Operations

2021

Air Tactical Group Supervisor* ATGS

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Air Operations

2021

Air Support Group Supervisor* ASGS

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Air Operations

2021

Helicopter Coordinator HLCO

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Air Operations

2021

Area Command Aviation Coordinator ACAC

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Air Operations

2021

Field Observer FOBS

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Planning

2021

Situation Unit Leader* SITL

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Planning

2021

Year: 2020
Position Position Code Change Functional Area Year
Planning Section Chief Type 1* PSC1

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Planning

2020

Resources Unit Leader* RESL

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Planning

2020

Planning Section Chief Type 2* PSC2

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Planning

2020

Planning Section Chief Type 3* PSC3

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Planning

2020

Incident Training Specialist TNSP

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Planning

2020

Crew Representative CREP

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Operations

2020

Incident Commander Type 5 ICT5

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Command

2020

Operations Branch Director OPBD

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Operations

2020

Incident Commander Type 1* ICT1

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Command

2020

Operations Section Chief Type 3* OPS3

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Operations

2020

Operations Section Chief Type 1* OSC1

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Operations

2020

Incident Commander Type 3* ICT3

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Command

2020

Incident Commander Type 2* ICT2

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Command

2020

Staging Area Manager STAM

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Operations

2020

Operations Section Chief Type 2* OSC2

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Operations

2020

Structure Protection Specialist STPS

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Operations

2020

Incident Commander Type 4* ICT4

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Command

2020

Liaison Officer* LOFR

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Command

2020

Prescribed Fire Manager Type 1 RXM1

Position archived.  Replaced by RXMG.

Prescribed Fire

2020

Prescribed Fire Manager Type 2 RXM2

Position archived.  Replaced by RXMG.

Prescribed Fire

2020

Prescribed Fire Manager RXMG

Position created. Replaces RXM1 and RXM2.

Prescribed Fire

2020

Long Term Fire Analyst LTAN

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Planning

2020

Crew Representative CREP

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Operations

2020

Operations Branch Director OPBD

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Operations

2020

Safety Officer, Line SOFR

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Command

2020

Structure Protection Specialist STPS

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Operations

2020

Single Engine Airtanker Manager SEMG

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Air Operations

2020

Retardant Crewmember RTCM

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Air Operations

2020

Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 1 RXB1

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Prescribed Fire

2020

Operations Section Chief Type 3* OPS3

Draft Incident Position Description (IPD) created.

Operations

2020

Aircraft Timekeeper ATIM

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Air Operations

2020

Airtanker Base Manager ATBM

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Air Operations

2020

Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 2 RXB2

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Prescribed Fire

2020

Ramp Manager RAMP

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Air Operations

2020

Fixed Wing Base Manager FWBM

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Air Operations

2020

Mixmaster MXMS

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Air Operations

2020

Firing Boss, Single Resource FIRB

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Operations

2020

Strategic Operational Planner SOPL

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Planning

2020

Fire Effects Monitor FEMO

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Planning

2020

Fixed Wing Parking Tender FWPT

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Air Operations

2020

Geographic Information System Specialist* GISS

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Planning

2020

Cost Unit Leader* COST

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Finance/ Administration

2020

Incident Contract Project Inspector ICPI

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Finance/ Administration

2020

Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 2* FSC2

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Finance/ Administration

2020

Incident Business Advisor INBA

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Finance/ Administration

2020

Equipment Time Recorder EQTR

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Finance/ Administration

2020

Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 1* FSC1

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Finance/ Administration

2020

Time Unit Leader* TIME

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Finance/ Administration

2020

Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 3* FSC3

Incident Position Description (IPD) approved.

Finance/ Administration

2020

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