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Job Aid Updates

DATE
CHAPTER/
SECTION
UPDATE

06/01/11

 1
Responsibilities and Committee Relationships

"Chief Preparedness/Suppression Standards (NIFC)" - position added to the job aid to reflect reorganization structure. (p. 2)

06/01/11

 1
Responsibilities and Committee Relationships

BLM Fire Training Unit was moved under Chief Preparedness/Suppression Standards. Some BLM Fire Training duties moved to the Chief. (p. 3)

06/01/11

 1
Responsibilities and Committee Relationships

BLM Fire Training Committee added after it was chartered under the BLM FOG. (p. 10)

06/01/11

 2
Mandatory & Recurring Training 

 "Privacy and Records Management Program" added to Federal Information Systems Security Awareness" training (p. 6)

06/01/11

 2
Mandatory & Recurring Training 

 NIMS compliance training was organized and additional courses added (pp. 11 and 12).

06/01/11

 2
Mandatory & Recurring Training 

 "Interagency Serious Accident Investigation Course (1112-05)" added to 2011 Redbook.

06/01/11

 3
BLM-Specific Requirements and Positions Supplemental to PMS 310-1

Chapter 3 was revised to incorporate 310-1 requirements into specific positions and deleted links to other 310-1 positions for which BLM has no additional requirements (p. 1).

06/01/11

 3
BLM-Specific Requirements and Positions Supplemental to PMS 310-1

Hotshot Squad Boss -  Removed "Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior (S-290)" from "Required Training" (p. 7).
  06/01/113
BLM-Specific Requirements and Positions Supplemental to PMS 310-1
Hotshot Senior Firefighter - Added "Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior (S-290)" to "Required Training" (p. 7).
 

06/01/11

 3
BLM-Specific Requirements and Positions Supplemental to PMS 310-1

 RXB3 - Added "Followership to Leadership (L-280)" to "Additional Training... (p. 11).
  06/01/11

3
BLM-Specific Requirements and Positions Supplemental to PMS 310-1

Fire Helicopter Crew Supervisor - Deleted "Assistant Fire Helicopter Crew Supervisor, Fire Helicopter Squad Lead, and Fire Helicopter Crewmember under "Required Training" (p. 17).
  06/01/11

3
BLM-Specific Requirements and Positions Supplemental to PMS 310-1

Assistant Fire Helicopter Crew Supervisor - Deleted following required training: Basic ICS (I-200), Initial Attack Incident Commander (S-200), Fire Operations in the Wildland/Urban Interface (S-215), Crew Boss (S-230), Ignition Operations (S-234), Interagency Incident Business Management (S-260), Basic Air Operations (S-270), Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior (S-290), Helibase Manager (S-371), Helicopter Management (S-372) (p. 17).
  06/01/11

 3
BLM-Specific Requirements and Positions Supplemental to PMS 310-1

Fire Helicopter Squad Leader - Deleted "Firefighter Type1 (S-131), Look Up, Look Down, Look Around (S-133), Portable Pumps and Water Use (S-211), Wildland Fire Power Saws (S-212) under "Required Training".Deleted "Fire" from "Fire Helicopter Crewmember." Deleted "(one season)" after "Helicopter Crew member (p. 17).

  06/01/11

 3
BLM-Specific Requirements and Positions Supplemental to PMS 310-1

 Helicopter Senior Crewmember - New position added (p. 18)

 06/01/11

3
BLM-Specific Requirements and Positions Supplemental to PMS 310-1

 Helicopter Crewmember -  Deleted "Fire" from title. Deleted all required training: Introduction to ICS (I-100), Firefighter Training (S-130), Introduction to Wildland Fire Behavior (S-190). Removed "plus as a refresher for this course (or help instruct this course every three years)" from Helicopter Crewmember (S-271) (p. 18).
08/17/103
BLM-Specific Requirements and Positions Supplemental to PMS 310-1
Engine Crewmember change: BL-300 from one time requirement to annual requirement and deleted RT-301
07/01/10

 1
Responsibilities and Committee Relationships

 F&A Assistant Director: Term "working teams" changed to "branch committee"

OWDC: New committee formed when IOSWT and TWT combined. Removed IOSWT and TWT sections.

BLM Wildland Fire Training Committee: Refinement of purposes. Deletion of charter link.

FOG: Removed the BLM National Fire Equipment Committee and the BLM Hotshot Superintendents Committee.

07/01/10 2
Mandatory & Recurring Training

Required Training: Deleted Annual Leadership training

Bloodborne Pathogen:

  • Added "Red Book" as an authority.
  • Added "but annually for employees at increased risk due to assigned duties (e.g., IHC, helitack, engine crews, SMJ): to recurrence requirement.

CPR: Change recurrence requirement from "Every 2 years" to Every 3 years or per certifying authority."

First Aid:

  • Added "and firefighters" to "Type of Employee."
  • Changed authority from BLM Manual to Red Book.
  • Added "or per certifying authority" to recurrence requirement.

Hazmat First Responder Awareness Level:Added HazMat to the course title

Safety Orientation: Added course.

The Diversity Advantage: Food for Thought - Added course.

Specialized Required Training:

  • Split into two tables—ATV Operations & Miscellaneous
  • Deleted IQCS User Training

Introduction to Basic ATV Operation: Added course.

ASI ATV Rider Course:

  • Changed course title from "ATV Operation" to "ATV Safety Institute (ASI) ATV Rider Course."
  • Change authority from "Chapter 11.4" to "Chapter 27."

BLM Basic ATV Operator Field Training: Added course.

Application Training: Removed RAMS training.

ROSS: Slight change in verbiage.

WFDSS: Deleted WFSA and replaced with WFDSS training.

 

 

 

Do What's Right: Changed length requirement from "2 hours" to "1 hour minimum."

 

EEO and Diversity: Changed the authority from Debie Chivers to WO IM 2010-015.

07/01/103
BLM-Specific Requirements and Positions Supplemental to PMS 310-1

Chapter 3 was completely revised to incorporate 310-1 requirements into specific positions and deleted links to removed to other 310-1 positions for which BLM has no additional requirements such as ICT5 and FFT1.

Water Tender Operator was removed.

ATV Operator: Added Introduction to Basic ATV Operation and BLM Basic ATV Operator Field Training courses to "Required Training."

Hotshot Crew Personnel:

  • Title change from "Assistant Superintendent/Captain" to "Assistant Superintendent"
  • Title change from "Squad Lead" to "Squad Boss"
  • Title change from "Lead Crewmember/Senior Firefighter" to "Senior Firefighter"

RXB2: BLM Required Training course change from "Prescribed Fire Burn Boss (RX-300)" to "Prescribed Fire Implementation (RX-301)"

RXB3:

  • Addition of "Followership to Leadership (L-280)" to "Additional Training..."
  • Required Experience change to "Incident Commander Type 4 (ICT4) from "ICT5 or FFT1 and Satisfactory performance...as RXB3"

Historical Reference: Updated from FA IM-2007-023, Change 1 to FA IM-2010-009.

FIRL: Deletion of some "Required Training" and "Successful position performance...as FIRL..."

Helicopter Rappel Personnel

  • Notation that BLM does not conduct rappel operations added.
  • Cargo Letdown Spotter added.
  • Assistant Fire Helicopter Supervisor: Reworded RT-372 workshop information.
  • Fire Helicopter Squad Leader: Deleted "Helicopter Crewmember (S-271) Refresher" under "Required Training"
  • Fire Helicopter Crewmember:  Deleted Helicopter Crewmember (S-271) and reworded refresher information under "Required Training" and deleted "Interagency Helicopter Transport of External Load (A-219)" from "Required Training"
07/01/10 4
NWCG and Its Training Process

Significant changes were made to this document resulting from the NWCG reorganization. Historical information regarding previous team structure is provided.

07/01/10 5
NIIMS 
PMS 310-1
Significant changes were made to bring this chapter current with the NWCG reorganization and to remove out-of-date and unnecessary information.
07/01/10
IFPM Standard and Guide
Updated to reflect present status of IFPM including designation of key fire management positions
07/01/10

7
Training Program Records Management and Administration

Chapters 7 and 9 were combined. Information was updated to address present status of IQCS and addition of new training programs.

07/01/108
Workforce Development Programs
Chapter title changed. The entire chapter was updated to reflect current requirements. Operations OJT Program added.
07/01/10

9
Training Program Management

Chapter incorporated into Chapter 7 now called Training Program Records Management and Administration
03/18/09

1
Responsibilities & Committee Relationships

Change of position in title and text from Fire and Aviation Director to Fire and Aviation Assistant Director
03/18/09
2
Mandatory &
Suggested Training
Added Oil and Gas Hazard Recognition and Mitigation to Specialized Required Training
03/18/09

3
BLM-Specific Requirements & Positions--Supplemental to the PMS 310-1

Updates were made to this chapter to reflect changes made in the 2008 Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations and reflect RX training requirements due to FA IM-2009-014.
12/11/08

3
BLM-Specific Requirements & Positions--Supplemental to the PMS 310-1

Update to reflect interagency requirement as found in the "Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning and Procedures Guide."

07/21/2008

3
BLM-Specific Requirements & Positions--Supplemental to the PMS 310-1

Updates were made to this chapter to reflect changes made in the 2008 Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations and to the Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1)
03/24/2008References

Some links were broken. Updated links were inserted.

05/13/20089
Training Program Management and Administration

Changes were made to update URLs and identify the change of title to from Director, OF&A to Deputy Assistant Director (NIFC)

05/13/20088
Training Programs

References of OF&A were changed to F&A and URLs due to conversion to BLM Web template.

Updates made to reflect current costs and procedures of the TFM and UNLV programs as well as a name change of Director, OF&A to Deputy Assistant Director (NIFC), Fire and Aviation

05/13/20085
NIIMS Wildland Fire Qualification System Guide (PMS 310-1)

The NRP was replaced by the NRF effective March 22, 2008.

03/20/2008

4
The NWCG and Its Training Process

Purpose of change: Office of Fire and Aviation Director (OF&A Director) was changed to Fire and Aviation Director (F&A Director)

Changes have occurred in the membership and leadership of various teams.

Instead of listing all NWCG courses, a link to the Field Manager’s Course Guide was given.

05/21/08

3
BLM-Specific Requirements & Positions--Supplemental to the PMS 310-1

New requirements were added to Chapter 3 as a result of changes to the Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation (Redbook).

03/07/08

1
Responsibilities & Committee Relationships

Change of position in title and text from Office of Fire and Aviation to Fire and Aviation Director

Change of name from National Operations Committee (NOC) to Fire Operations Group (FOG)

02/28/08

3
BLM-Specific Requirements & Positions--Supplemental to the PMS 310-1

All changes are the result of requirement updates from the 2008 Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations (Redbook). Additional changes will be forthcoming regarding RX positions.
02/28/08
2
Mandatory &
Suggested Training

Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategies (RAMS) was added to Application Training.

The Application and Suggested Training sections were alphabetized.

01/22/08

2
Mandatory &
Suggested Training

Integrated Charge Card Training

OC-2008-12 was released requiring all BLM Integrated Charge Cardholders to complete new training no later than March 31, 2008, and complete a refresher training a minimum of every three years.

Orientation to the Privacy Act

IM TC 2008-02 was released requiring said employees to complete Orientation to the Privacy Act no later than May 16, 2008.

Records Management Awareness

IM TC 2008-02 was released requiring said employees to complete Records Management Awareness no later than May 16, 2008.

11/01/07

3
BLM-Specific Requirements & Positions--Supplemental to the PMS 310-1

Firing Boss Leader (FIBL)
 
Addition of a new position and its related training and qualification requirements.
 
Firing Boss (FIRB)
 
Change made to update training and prerequisite requirements
 

This Instruction Memorandum (IM) transmits the reclassification of the National Wildland Fire Coordinating Group (NWCG) FIRB position into two positions; the current FIRB position with modifications and a new Firing Leader (FIRL) position.

5/4/07
2
Mandatory &
Suggested Training
Discrimination and Whistleblowing in the Workplace
 
Change made to reflect error in recurrence. Was annually. Should have been initially then once every two years.