S-339, Division / Group Supervisor

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Course Description

This course prepares students to perform in the role of Division/Group Supervisor (DIVS). It provides instruction in support of the specific tasks of the Division/Group Supervisor, but will not instruct students in general management/supervision or in the Incident Command System (ICS), both of which the student should learn through prerequisite work. Topics include division or group management, organizational interaction, division operations, all-hazard operations, and tactical decision games (optional). There is a final examination in this course.

Course Objective:

  • At the successful completion of this course, the student will demonstrate an understanding of the duties required of a Division/Group Supervisor in preparation for completing position task book elements.

Course Delivery

Information not available at this time.

Course Components

Course ComponentCourse Time
Pre-course workN/A
Pre-selection assessment3
Online trainingN/A
Instructor-led training18-20
Total Hours21-23

Course Session Offerings

Nationally advertised course sessions can be found by searching for S-339 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:

Division Group Supervisor (DIVS)

Course Recommended For:

Personnel desiring to be qualified as a Division/Group Supervisor (DIVS).

Prerequisite Qualifications and Training

Qualified as Task Force Leader (TFLD),
Qualified as Incident Commander Type 3 (ICT3),
Qualified as Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4) and any two strike team leader positions (one must be STCR or STEN).

Satisfactory completion of pre-course work.

Associated Position Task Books

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