NWCG Position Task Book Catalog

Position Task Book decorative banner. Four photos of wildland fire operations with two pages of position task books. Female dispatcher pointing to an area on a wall map while reading papers. A firefighter walking at night using drip torch to ignite grasses. Female firefighter talking on a handheld radio. Far right photo of Navajo Hotshot pointing at heading on position task book paper.

NWCG position task books (PTBs) are a key component of the qualification process for specified NWCG positions. The PTB provides an observable, measurable, and standardized means to evaluate and document trainee proficiency.

NWCG member agencies maintain agency-specific position task books. These are available at https://www.nwcg.gov/publications/agency-taskbooks.

Task Books by functional area:
Air Operations | Area Command | Command & General Staff | Dispatch | Finance | Logistics | Operations | Planning | Prescribed Fire | Prevention & Investigation

Position Code PMS# Position Task Book Primary Committee Maintained By Date Published
ACAC 311-83 Area Command Aviation Coordinator NIAC National Interagency Aviation Committee 2009-06
ACDR 311-80 Area Commander IPSC Incident and Position Standards Committee 2009-06
ACLC 311-89 Assistant Area Commander, Logistics IPSC Incident and Position Standards Committee 2009-06
ACPC 311-88 Assistant Area Commander, Planning IPSC Incident Planning Subcommittee 2009-06