National Wildfire Coordinating Group

Unmanned Aircraft System, Manager

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UASM Qualification Requirements

Required Training

Required Experience

  • Satisfactory performance as an Unmanned Aircraft System Pilot (UASP)


  • Completion and Certification of NWCG Unmanned Aircraft System, Manager (UASM) Position Task Book, PMS 311-79

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 UASM

  • None

UASM Maintains Currency For These Positions

  • Unmanned Aircraft System Pilot (UASP)
  • Unmanned Aircraft System, Module Leader (UASL)

Other Training Which Supports Development Of Knowledge And Skills




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