Planning Section Chief Type 1

PSC1 Qualification Requirements

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Satisfactory performance as a Planning Section Chief Type 2 (PSC2)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Planning Section Chief Type 1 (PSC1) Position Task Book, PMS 311-23

OR

  • Satisfactory performance as an Operations Section Chief Type 1 (OSC1)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Planning Section Chief Type 1 (PSC1) Position Task Book, PMS 311-23*

OR

  • Satisfactory performance as a Logistics Section Chief Type 1 (LSC1)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Planning Section Chief Type 1 (PSC1) Position Task Book, PMS 311-23*

OR

  • Satisfactory performance as a Safety Officer Type 1 (SOF1)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Planning Section Chief Type 1 (PSC1) Position Task Book, PMS 311-23*

* Individuals utilizing this pathway must complete the Planning Section Chief Course (S-440) prior to position qualification.

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For PSC1

  • Area Commander (ACDR)
  • Assistant Area Commander, Planning (ACPC)
  • Incident Commander Complex (ICCI)
  • Incident Commander Type 1 (ICT1)
  • Planning Section Chief Complex (PSCC)
  • Planning Section Chief Type 2 (PSC2)

PSC1 Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Assistant Area Commander, Planning (ACPC)
  • Incident Commander Complex (ICCI)
  • Incident Commander Type 1 (ICT1)
  • Incident Commander Type 2 (ICT2)
  • Planning Section Chief Complex (PSCC)
  • Planning Section Chief Type 2 (PSC2)
  • Resources Unit Leader (RESL)
  • Situation Unit Leader (SITL)
  • Status/Check-In Recorder (SCKN)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

  • None

This is an inherently wildland fire position and has no endorsement. All-hazards Planning Section Chief Type 1 will need to meet the wildland fire position qualification requirements.

Alternative Pathways to NWCG Qualification

 

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Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2022-05-24

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