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ID
4-509-1030
Name
Wildland/Urban Interface Protection Specialist
Status
Published
Version
1.7
Updated
11/4/2020 2:49:55 PM
Original Release
04/01/2007
Last Major Release
11/04/2020
Resource Category
Fire/Hazardous Materials
Primary Core Capability
Fire Management and Suppression
Secondary Core Capability
 
Resource Kind
Personnel
Overall Function
The Wildland/Urban Interface Protection Specialist is responsible for the development and/or implementation of a plan to protect people, animals, communities, individual structures, and other improvements from wildland fire
Single resource
In conjunction with a NIMS typed team
NIMS Typed Team
 
In conjunction with a NIMS typed unit
NIMS Typed Unit
 
Description Notes
Not Specified
Supporting Core Capabilities
None
Types
Type Description
Type 1A Wildland/Urban Interface Protection Specialist is responsible for the development and/or implementation of a plan to protect people, animals, communities, individual structures, and other improvements from wildland fire
Components
Component Notes  
EducationNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
TrainingPer NIMS compliance at the time of publication, ICS- and IS- training courses are listed. Equivalent courses must meet the NIMS National Standard Curriculum.
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Completion of the following: 1. IS-100: Introduction to the Incident Command System, ICS-100 2. IS-200: Incident Command System for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents 3. ICS-300: Intermediate Incident Command System for Expanding Incidents 4. IS-215: Fire Operations in the Wildland/Urban Interface 5. IS-700: National Incident Management System, An Introduction 6. NFPA 1051 or NWCG 310-1 or State equivalent Completion of the following baseline criteria: 1. Post-incident Data Collection 2. Suppression 3. Wildland/Urban Interface Protection Specialist Recommended: First Responder, including AED and/or any additional training determined by the AHJ
ExperienceNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Physical/Medical FitnessNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Compliance with the following baseline criteria: 1. NFPA 1582 or NWCG requirements: a. Medical Baseline b. Fitness Status c. Annual Medical d. Work Capacity Test
CurrencyNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Not Specified
Professional and Technical Licenses and CertificationsNot Specified
Component Types
Type Criteria
Type 1Certification: NFPA 1051 or NWCG 310-1 NWCG Red Card Recommended Certification: The AHJ determines recertification requirements (for NFPA 1051), if any
Composition and Ordering Specifications
Specification
Discuss logistics for deploying this position, such as security, lodging, transportation, and meals, prior to deployment
This position typically works 12 hours per shift, is self-sustainable for 72 hours, and is deployable for up to 14 days
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Notes
References
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