Job Aids

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Course Title Course Number Certification Date Parent Committee
Radio Operator J-158 2002-05 Incident and Position Standards Committee
Title: J-158 Radio Operator
NFES Number: NA
Product Date: 2002-05
Staging Area Manager J-236 2013-10 Incident and Position Standards Committee
Title: J-236 Staging Area Manager
NFES Number: NA
Product Date: 2013-10
Ordering Manager J-252 2003-10 Incident and Position Standards Committee
Title: J-252 Ordering Manager
NFES Number: NA
Product Date: 2003-10
Receiving and Distribution Manager J-253 2003-10 Incident and Position Standards Committee
Title: J-253 Receiving and Distribution Manager
NFES Number: NA
Product Date: 2003-10
Base Camp Manager J-254 2004-02 Incident and Position Standards Committee
Title: J-254 Base Camp Manager
NFES Number: NA
Product Date: 2004-02
Equipment Manager J-255 2004-07 Incident and Position Standards Committee
Title: J-255 Equipment Manager
NFES Number: NA
Product Date: 2004-07
Incident Communications Center Manager J-257 2003-10 Incident and Position Standards Committee
Title: J-257 Incident Communications Center Manager
NFES Number: NA
Product Date: 2003-10
Security Manager J-259 2004-07 Incident and Position Standards Committee
Title: J-259 Security Manager
NFES Number: NA
Product Date: 2004-07
Documentation Unit Leader J-342 2008-11 Incident and Position Standards Committee
Title: J-342 Documentation Unit Leader
NFES Number: NA
Product Date: 2008-11