National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Planning Section Chief Type 2

PSC2 decorative banner: photos depicting PSC2 position. PSC2 Position Description: The Planning Section Chief (PSC2), a member of the General Staff, is responsible for collecting, evaluating, disseminating, and using information about the development of the incident, status of resources, and demobilization of the incident.

Information is needed to understand the current situation, predict probable course of incident events, prepare alternative strategies and control operations for the incident, and provide for an orderly and economical demobilization of the incident.

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Standards and References


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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.


Performance Support Modules


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