Personnel Time Recorder

PTRC decorative banner: photos depicting PTRC position. PTRC Position Description: Under supervision of the Time Unit Leader (TIME), the Personnel Time Recorder is responsible for overseeing the recording of time for all personnel assigned to an incident.

Compensation/Claims Unit Leader (COMP)Qualified As:INJR + CLMSRequired Training:ICS-200ICS-300IS-800Fitness: N Time Unit Leader (TIME)Qualified As:PTRCRequired Training:ICS-200ICS-300IS-800Fitness: N Finance/AdministrationSection Chief Type 3 (FSC3)Qualified As:TIME or COSTor ICT3Required Training:ICS-400Fitness: N Incident Business Advisor (INBA)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-200ICS-300IS-700IS-800Fitness: N Cost Unit Leader (COST)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200ICS-300IS-700IS-800Fitness: N Procurement Unit Leader (PROC)Qualified As:EQTRRequired Training:ICS-200ICS-300IS-800Fitness: N Compensation- for-Injury Specialist (INJR)Qualified As: NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Personnel Time Recorder (PTRC)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Claims Specialist (CLMS)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Commissary Manager (CMSY)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N EquipmentTime Recorder (EQTR)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Incident Contract Project Inspector(ICPI)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 2 (FSC2)Qualified As:TIME or COST orPROC orFSC3Required Training:ICS-400S-420Fitness: N

For information on how to interpret this chart, please review Position and Qualifications Chart Guidance.

PTRC Qualification Requirements,

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Completion and Certification of NWCG Personnel Time Recorder (PTRC) Position Task Book (PMS 311-51)

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For PTRC

  • Equipment Time Recorder (EQTR)
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 1 (FSC1)
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 2 (FSC2)
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 3 (FSC3)
  • Time Unit Leader (TIME)

PTRC Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Commissary Manager (CMSY)
  • Equipment Time Recorder (EQTR)
  • Finance/Administration Section Chief Type 3 (FSC3)
  • Procurement Unit Leader (PROC)
  • Time Unit Leader (TIME)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

  • Applied Interagency Incident Business Management (S-261)
  • Basic Wildland Fire Orientation (S-110)
  • Human Factors in the Wildland Fire Service (L-180)
  • e-ISuite, All Modules (N-9062) 
  • Interagency Incident Business Management (S-260)
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