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ID
4-509-1019
Name
Firefighter (Structural)
Status
Published
Updated
7/2/2019 9:08:35 AM
Released
04/01/2007
Resource Category
Fire/Hazardous Materials
Primary Core Capability
Fire Management and Suppression
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Firefighter (Structural) provides structural fire suppression
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
Fire Engine Strike Team – Structural
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: This position may direct a firefighting team, including Type 1 and Type 2 Firefighters (Structural)
Type 2A Firefighter (Structural) is an integral member of a firefighting team working under direct supervision
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Type 2Not Specified
TrainingNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 1. Training in accordance with NFPA 1001 standards for Fire Fighter Level II
Type 2Completion of the following: 1. IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100 2. IS-200: Basic Incident Command System for Initial Response, ICS-200 3. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 4. IS-800: National Response Framework, An Introduction 5. Training in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Operations Level or equivalent basic instruction on responding to and operating in a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, explosive (CBRNE) incident 6. Training in accordance with NFPA 1001 standards for Fire Fighter Level I 7. Additional AHJ-determined training
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Relevant, full-time firefighting experience, or equivalent, as the AHJ determines
Type 2Not Specified
Physical/Medical FitnessNational Incident Management System (NIMS) Guideline for the National Qualification System (NQS) defines Physical/Medical Fitness levels for NIMS positions.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 21. Arduous 2. Maintains Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ)-determined physical fitness standards suitable for the environment and typing; meets or exceeds the physical fitness standard in NFPA 1582: Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments 3. Maintains immunizations in accordance with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommended adult immunization schedule for the United States of America
CurrencyThe provider must carry out and use any background checks as applicable law specifies; this may include the following: background check currency within 12 months; sex-offender registry check; and a local, state, and national criminal and driving history.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Same as Type 2
Type 21. Currently functioning in this position full time for at least one year 2. Functions in this position during an operational incident, planned event, exercise, drill, or simulation at least once every year 3. Background checks as applicable law permits or requires
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Same as Type 2, PLUS: 1. AHJ certification equivalent to NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Firefighter Level II
Type 21. AHJ certification equivalent to NFPA 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents Operations Level or OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910.120: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response 2. AHJ certification equivalent to NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, Firefighter Level I 3. Any other AHJ-determined certification and recertification requirements
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as working conditions, length of deployment, security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
997
Notes
References
Reference
FEMA, NIMS 508: Fire Engine Strike Team – Structural
FEMA, NIMS Guideline for the National Qualification System, November 2017
National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) 472: Standard for Competence of Responders to Hazardous Materials/Weapons of Mass Destruction Incidents, 2018
NFPA 1001: Standard for Fire Fighter Professional Qualifications, 2013
NFPA 1582: Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments, 2018
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1910.120: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response, latest edition adopted
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Immunization Recommendations for Disaster Responders