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: 1993
Position Position Code Change Functional Area Year
Planning Section Chief Type 2* PSC2

Position created. 

Planning Section Chief (Multi-Branch), Planning Section Chief (Multi-Division) and Planning Section Chief (Multi-Leader) in 1984 PMS 310-1.

Planning

1993

Agency Representative AREP

Position created.

Command

1993

Strike Team Leader Dozer STDZ

Position created. 

Operations

1993

Demobilization Unit Leader* DMOB

Position created.

Planning

1993

Mixmaster MXMS

Position removed from PMS 310-1.

Air Operations

1993

Helibase Manager Type 2 HEB2

Position created from Helibase Manager position.  Helibase Manager Type 2 (One to Five Helicopters).

Air Operations

1993

Information Officer Type 3 IOF3

Position created.

Command

1993

Display Processor DPRO

Position created.

Planning

1993

Helicopter Manager (Old) HEMG

Position created.

Air Operations

1993

Incident Commander Type 4* ICT4

Position created.

Command

1993

Strike Team Ldr Tractor/Plow STPL

Position created. 

Operations

1993

Strike Team Leader Engine STEN

Position created. Task Force/Strike Team Leader in 1984 PMS 310-1.

Operations

1993

Dozer Operator DZOP

Position archived. 

Operations

1993

Logistics Section Chief Type 2* LSC2

Position created. 

Logistics Section Chief (Multi-Branch), Logistics Section Chief (Multi-Division) and Logistics Section Chief (Multi-Leader) in 1984 PMS 310-1.

Logistics

1993

Helispot Manager HESM

Position archived.

In 1984 PMS 310-1, not in 1993 PMS 310-1 
Inactivated as agency specific: FS 11/2007, other fed agencies 01/2019.

Air Operations

1993

Firefighter Type 2 (Crewmember)* FFT2

Position created.  Firefighter in 1984 PMS 310-1.

Operations

1993

Incident Training Specialist TNSP

Position created.

Planning

1993

Safety Officer Type 2* SOF2

Position created. Safety Officer in 1984 PMS 310-1.

Command

1993

Helibase Manager HEBM

Helibase Type 1 (HEB1) and Helibase Type 2 (HEB2) replaced Helibase Manager. 

Air Operations

1993

Interagency Resource Representative IARR

Position created.

Planning

1993

Incident Communications Center Manager INCM

Position created.

Logistics

1993

Documentation Unit Leader* DOCL

Position created.

Planning

1993

Communications Unit Leader* COML

Position created.

Logistics

1993

Helicopter Crewmember HECM

Position created.

Air Operations

1993

Felling Boss, Single Resource FELB

Position created.

Operations

1993

Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 2* FSC2

Position created. 

Finance Section Chief (Multi-Branch), Finance Section Chief  (Multi-Division) and IFinance Section Chief  (Multi-Leader) in 1984 PMS 310-1.

Finance/ Administration

1993

Planning Section Chief Type 1* PSC1

Position created. 

Planning Section Chief (Multi-Branch), Planning Section Chief (Multi-Division) and Planning Section Chief (Multi-Leader) in 1984 PMS 310-1.

Planning

1993

Year: 1984
Position Position Code Change Functional Area Year
Field Observer FOBS

Position created.

Planning

1984

Air Support Group Supervisor* ASGS

Position created.

Air Operations

1984

Crew Representative CREP

Position created.

Operations

1984

Incident Commander Type 1* ICT1

Position created.

Incident Commander (Multi-Branch), Incident Commander (Multi-Division) and Incident Commander (Multi-Leader) in 1984 PMS 310-1.

Command

1984

Incident Dispatcher INDI

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Status/Check-In Recorder SCKN

Position created.

Planning

1984

Equipment Manager EQPM

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Receiving/Distribution Manager RCDM

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Supply Unit Leader* SPUL

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Base/Camp Manager BCMG

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Helicopter Boss HELB

Position created.

Air Operations

1984

Firing Boss, Single Resource FIRB

Position created. Single Resource Boss in 1984 PMS 310-1.

Operations

1984

Medical Unit Leader* MEDL

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Air Tactical Group Supervisor* ATGS

Position created.

Air Operations

1984

Claims Specialist CLMS

Position created.

Finance/ Administration

1984

Task Force Leader TFLD

Position created.

Operations

1984

Incident Commander Type 3* ICT3

Position created. 

Incident Commander (Multi-Branch), Incident Commander (Multi-Division) and Incident Commander (Multi-Leader) in 1984 PMS 310-1.

Command

1984

Security Manager SECM

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Compensation-for-Injury Specialist INJR

Position created.

Finance/ Administration

1984

Facilities Unit Leader* FACL

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Crew Boss, Single Resource CRWB

Position created.

Operations

1984

Air Tanker/Fixed-Wing Coordinator ATCO

Position created.

Air Operations

1984

Staging Area Manager STAM

Position created.

Operations

1984

Situation Unit Leader* SITL

Position created.

Planning

1984

Procurement Unit Leader* PROC

Position created.

Finance/ Administration

1984

Incident Commander Type 2* ICT2

Position created. 

Incident Commander (Multi-Branch), Incident Commander (Multi-Division) and Incident Commander (Multi-Leader) in 1984 PMS 310-1.

Command

1984

Ordering Manager ORDM

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Support Branch Director* SUBD

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Mixmaster MXMS

Position created.

Air Operations

1984

Time Unit Leader* TIME

Position created.

Finance/ Administration

1984

Food Unit Leader* FDUL

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Dozer Boss DOZB

Position created.

Operations

1984

Personnel Time Recorder PTRC

Position created.

Finance/ Administration

1984

Compensation/Claims Unit Leader* COMP

Position created.

Finance/ Administration

1984

Helicopter Coordinator HLCO

Position created.

Air Operations

1984

Dozer Operator DZOP

Position created. Active as an agency specific position .

Operations

1984

Helispot Manager HESM

Position created.

Air Operations

1984

Service Branch Director SVBD

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Ground Support Unit Leader* GSUL

Position created.

Logistics

1984

Engine Boss, Single Resource ENGB

Position created.

Operations

1984

Cost Unit Leader* COST

Position created.

Finance/ Administration

1984

Tractor/Plow Operator TPOP

Position created. 

Operations

1984

Helibase Manager HEBM

Position created. 

Air Operations

1984

Division/Group Supervisor* DIVS

Position created.

Operations

1984

Liaison Officer* LOFR

Position created.

Command

1984

Area Commander ACDR

Position created.

Command

1984

Operations Branch Director OPBD

Position created.

Operations

1984

Tractor/Plow Boss TRPB

Position created. 

Operations

1984

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