NWCG Position Catalog

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NWCG positions enable nationally interoperable wildland fire operations. Personnel are mobilized by position to work under NIMS-ICS principles on wildland fires and other all-hazard incidents. Position standards, qualifications requirements, and performance support capabilities are managed by the NWCG committees. Committee assignments are located at: https://www.nwcg.gov/positions/committee-responsibilities
Position Title Position Code Functional Area Primary Committee
Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 1 RXB1 Prescribed Fire FMC
Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 2 RXB2 Prescribed Fire FMC
Prescribed Fire Manager Type 1 RXM1 Prescribed Fire FMC
Prescribed Fire Manager Type 2 RXM2 Prescribed Fire FMC