Technical Specialist (THSP) 

  • An individual with specialized job skills requiring no established minimum qualifications standards by the wildland fire community. THSP may perform the same duties during an incident that are performed in their regular job assignment with supplemental training in the Incident Command System and/or adaptations of their specialized skills for the incident environment that they are assigned. These specialized individuals whose skills may be gained through educational degree programs or industrial training required by established standards may be utilized anywhere within an incident organization. 
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THSP