National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 2

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RXB2 Qualification Requirements

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Satisfactory performance as a Firing Boss, Single Resource (FIRB)
  • AND Satisfactory performance as an Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 2 (RXB2) Position Task Book, PMS 311-74

Physical Fitness Level: Moderate

Duties involve fieldwork requiring complete control of all physical faculties and may include considerable walking over irregular ground, standing for long periods of time, lifting 25 to 50 pounds, climbing, bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, and reaching. Occasional demands may be required for moderately strenuous activities in emergencies over long periods. Individuals usually set their own work pace.

These Positions Maintain Currency For RXB2​

  • Prescribed Fire Burn Boss Type 1 (RXB1)
  • Prescribed Fire Manager (RXMG)
  • Strategic Operational Planner (SOPL)

RXB2​ Maintains Currency For These Positions

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills




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