National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Status/Check-In Recorder

SCKN decorative banner: photos depicting SCKN position. SCKN Position Description: Status/Check-in Recorders (SCKN) are used at each check in location to ensure that all resources assigned to an incident are accounted for. (Where practical, employ Demobilization Unit Leader (DMOB) as a Status/Check-in Recorder to ensure complete information is obtained at check-in.)

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SCKN Qualification Requirements

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Completion and Certification of NWCG Status/Check-In Recorder (SCKN) Position Task Book, PMS 311-32

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For SCKN

  • Demobilization Unit Leader (DMOB)
  • Planning Section Chief Complex (PSCC)
  • Planning Section Chief Type 1 (PSC1)
  • Planning Section Chief Type 2 (PSC2)
  • Planning Section Chief Type 3 (PSC3)
  • Resources Unit Leader (RESL)

SCKN Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Planning Section Chief Type 3 (PSC3)
  • Resources Unit Leader (RESL)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills




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