Retardant Crewmember

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Air Operations Branch Director (AOBD)Qualified As:ASGSRequired Training:ICS-400S-470Fitness: N Air Support Group Supervisor (ASGS)Qualified As:HEBMRequired Training:RT-130Fitness: N Helibase Manager (HEBM) Qualified As:HMGBRequired Training:ICS-300IS-800RT-130S-371Fitness: L Helicopter Manager, Single Resource (HMGB)Qualified As:HECM + FFT1Required Training:A-110ICS-200RT-130RT-372S-230S-290S-372Fitness: M Air Tactical Group Supervisor (ATGS)Qualified As:DIVSorICT3Required Training:CRMRT-130S-378Fitness: N Helicopter Coordinator (HLCO)Qualified As:TFLDor any STLRequired Training:RT-130S-378Fitness: N Single Engine Airtanker Manager (SEMG)Qualified As:RAMPRequired Training:A-103A-115A-203ICS-100ICS-200IS-700RT-273S-270S-273Fitness: N Helicopter Crewmember (HECM)Qualified As:FFT2Required Training:A-110RT-130S-271Fitness: A Deck Coordinator (DECK)Qualified As:HECM + TOLCRequired Training:ICS-200Fitness: L Aircraft Base Radio Operator (ABRO)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:NoneFitness: N Unmanned Aircraft System, Module Leader (UASL)Qualified As:UASPRequired Training:RT-373Fitness: L Unmanned Aircraft System, Manager (UASM)Qualified As:UASPRequired Training:RT-373Fitness: L Unmanned Aircraft System, Data Specialist (UASD)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100IS-700IS-800Fitness: N Unmanned Aircraft System Pilot (UASP)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:ICS-100ICS-200IS-700IS-800OAS A-450RT-373S-373Fitness: L Ramp Manager(RAMP)Qualified As:FWPTRequired Training:A-100A-107ICS-100IS-700S-270Fitness: N Fixed WIng Parking Tender (FWPT)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:A-100A-104A-109A-116ICS-100IS-700FWPT-IATFitness: N Aircraft Timekeeper(ATIM)Qualified As:Noneor ATBMRequired Training:A-107A-109A-115ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Airtanker Base Manager (ATBM)Qualified As:RAMPRequired Training:A-100A-103A-110A-112A-115A-202A-204ICS-100ICS-200IS-700N-9057S-260Fitness: N Fixed Wing Base Manager (FWBM)Qualified As:RAMPRequired Training:A-100A-103A-110A-112A-115A-200A-202A-203A-204ICS-100ICS-200IS-700S-260Fitness: N Retardant Crewmember(RTCM)Qualified As:NoneRequired Training:A-100A-104A-116ICS-100IS-700Fitness: N Mixmaster(MXMS)Qualified As:RTCMRequired Training:A-100A-104ICS-100IS700S-270Fitness: N

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

RTCM Qualification Requirements,
2019

Required Training

  • Basic Aviation Safety (A-100)
  • Overview of Aircraft Capabilities and Limitations (A-104)
  • General Awareness Security Training (A-116)
  • Introduction to ICS (ICS-100)
  • National Incident Management System, An Introduction (IS-700)

Required Experience

  • Completion and Certification of PTB as a Retardant Crewmember (RTCM)

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

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RTCM Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • None

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

  • Geographic Area Mixmaster Training
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2019-09-30

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