S-261, Applied Interagency Incident Business Management

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Course Description

This is an instructor-led course designed for entry-level finance positions. The format is a mix of exercises, facilitated group discussions, and lecture supported by PowerPoint presentations. Students work directly from the NWCG Standards for Interagency Incident Business Management, PMS 902, for most of the exercises.

S-261, Applied Interagency Incident Business Management, is designed to be taken after completion of S-260, Interagency Incident Business Management.

Course Objective:

At the successful completion of this course, students will describe roles and responsibilities, and demonstrate proficiency in the skills/knowledge required to perform the tasks of the following positions:

  • Equipment Time Recorder (EQTR)
  • Compensation for Injury Specialist (INJR)
  • Claims Specialist (CLMS)
  • Personnel Time Recorder (PTRC)

Course Delivery

Information not available at this time.

Course Components

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course workN/A
Pre-selection assessmentN/A
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training16-20
Total Hours16-20

Course Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for s-261 on the National Wildland Fire Training website. Contact your local Training Officer or Geographic Area Training Representative for more information about local course sessions.

Course Required For:

None.

Course Recommended For:

Personnel desiring to be qualified as one or more of the financial positions: Equipment Time Recorder (EQTR), Compensation for Injury Specialist (INJR), Claims Specialist (CLMS), or Personnel Time Recorder (PTRC).

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

None.

Associated Position Task Books

Information not available at this time.

Functional Area: 
Finance/Administration
Primary Committee: 
Page Last Modified / Reviewed: 
2018-11-09

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