National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Supply Unit Leader

SPUL decorative banner: photos depicting SPUL position. SPUL Position Description: The Supply Unit Leader (SPUL) is responsible for ordering personnel, equipment, and supplies; receiving and storing all supplies for the incident; maintaining an inventory of supplies; and servicing nonexpendable supplies and equipment.

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SPUL Qualification Requirements

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Satisfactory performance as an Ordering Manager (ORDM)
  • AND Satisfactory performance as a Receiving/Distribution Manager (RCDM)
  • AND Completion and Certification of NWCG Supply Unit Leader (SPUL) Position Task Book, PMS 311-34

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Position does not require a physical fitness level.

These Positions Maintain Currency For SPUL

  • Logistics Section Chief Complex (LSCC)
  • Logistics Section Chief Type 1 (LSC1)
  • Logistics Section Chief Type 2 (LSC2)
  • Logistics Section Chief Type 3 (LSC3)
  • Ordering Manager (ORDM)
  • Receiving/Distribution Manager (RCDM)

SPUL Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Logistics Section Chief Complex (LSCC)
  • Logistics Section Chief Type 1 (LSC1)
  • Logistics Section Chief Type 2 (LSC2)
  • Logistics Section Chief Type 3 (LSC3)
  • Ordering Manager (ORDM)
  • Receiving/Distribution Manager (RCDM)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills

Note

Once qualified as a SPUL, the LSC3 qualification may be granted by the certifying official. Certification must be documented on a “verification/certification” page of the LSC3 PTB.

SPUL Position Endorsement Requirements, 2022

Required Additional Training

  • None Required

Required Additional Experience

Physical Fitness Level: None Required

Alternative Pathways to NWCG Qualification

 

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Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2024-01-19

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