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IFPM Information

IFPM Qualification Standards became effective October 1, 2010  

Interagency Fire Program Management (IFPM) Qualification Standards for temporary positions will be required at the GS-5 and above.  Refer to the following table showing the National Wildland Coordinating Group (NWCG) qualification selective placement factors.

NOTE:  These requirements are in addition to the basic/minimum qualification requirements that are stated in the vacancy announcement.

Effective October 1, 2010

Grade

NWCG Selective Placement Factor Requirements

GS-3

None

GS-4

90 days of prior on-the-line wildland firefighting experience

GS-5

FFT1 AND completion of S-290 course.

GS-6 and above

NWCG qualification requirements vary by position.  Check with your local Fire Office for more detailed information

 

For Further information on IFPM go to: http://www.ifpm.nifc.gov/

 

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