FIRE 293 : S-339 Division Group Supervisor

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S-339 Div. Group Supervisor



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FIRE 200, FIRE 290 and FIRE 292.


Prepares student to perform in the role of division/group supervisor. Provides instruction in support of the specific tasks of division/group supervisor, but will not instruct the student in general management/supervision or in the incident command system (ICS). Topics include: division/group management, organizational interaction, and division operations. This is an NWCG certified course and students are required to be qualified as a Task Force Leader (TFLD); OR qualified as Incident Commander Type 3 (ICT3); OR qualified as Incident commander Type 4 (ICT4) AND any two (2) Strike Team Leader positions (one must be STCR or STEN).

Learning outcomes

The following learning outcomes are those of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group (NWCG).

1. Define Division/Group Supervisor positions and describe the differences between the two positions.
2. Apply the IRPG risk management process to activities on the division or group and adjust the tactical plan based on changing conditions to accomplish incident objectives.
3. Identify the Division/Group Supervisor roles and responsibilities in regard to all hazard incidents and working with all hazard teams.
4. Demonstrate ability to perform in the role of Division/Group supervisor.
5. Discuss the interactions with the Command and General Staff and other ICS functional areas that are required to perform the Division/Group Supervisor’s job.

Content outline

• Introduction
• Division and Group management
• Division Operations
• All Hazard
• Tactical Decision Games
• Interaction

Required materials

All materials are provided to the student.

Grading methods

Students are assessed by exercises, scenarios, quizzes, final exam and a final scenario.

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