Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 1

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Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 2 (RXB2)Qualified As:FIRB + ICT4Required Training:RT-130RX-410S-390Fitness: M Prescribed Fire Manager (RXMG)Qualified As:RXB2Required Training:RT-130Fitness: N Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 1(RXB1)Qualified As:RXB2Required Training:RT-130S-490Fitness: L

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

RXB1 Qualification Requirements,

Required Training

  • Wildland Fire Safety Training Annual Refresher (WFSTAR) (RT-130)
  • Advanced Fire Behavior Calculations (S-490)

Required Experience

  • Satisfactory performance as a Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 2 (RXB2)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 1 (RXB1) Position Task Book (PMS 311-74)

Physical Fitness Level: Light

Duties mainly involve office-type work with occasional field activity characterized by light physical exertion requiring basic good health. Activities may include climbing stairs, standing, operating a vehicle, and long hours of work, as well as some bending, stooping, or light lifting. Individuals can usually govern the extent and pace of their physical activity.

These Positions Maintain Currency For RXB1

  • Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 2 (RXB2)
  • Prescribed Fire Manager Type 1 (RXM1)
  • Strategic Operational Planner (SOPL)

RXB1 Maintains Currency For These Positions

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

  • Advanced Fire Effects (RX-510)
  • Fire Program Management, an Overview (M-581)
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