Fire Management
Advisory Team
Fire Management
Fire Manager
Burn Boss (RxB2)
Incident Commander
Type 4 (ICT4)
Burn Boss (RxB3)
Single Resource Boss
Squad Boss (FFT1)
Firefighter (FFT2)
RX Crew Member
Chainsaw Operator
ATV Operator (ATVO)
Fire Planner
Fire Observer


The Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2) participates in prescribed fire and other wildland fire operations, including: ignition, control, mop-up, suppression, monitoring, etc. All Conservancy staff and volunteers actively participating on a prescribed burn must be qualified as either a FFT2 or Prescribed Fire Crew Member (RXCM).

How to become a Firefighter Type 2

A Firefighter must meet minimum training, experience and physical fitness requirements listed below.

Required Training:

Required experience:
Participate on one wildland fire as a trainee

Minimum Required Physical Fitness:

Position Currency

To remain qualified as a Firefighter:

Position Documentation

A Firefighter Type 2 is responsible for maintaining awarded training certificates, fitness test documentation, and a log or record of their wildland fire experience. Typical fire experience log will contain: specific dates and locations of fire assignments; fire name, size, type and fuels; and assignment(s) held (e.g. holding crew, ignition crew, Engine patrol, Fire Weather, etc). The Conservancy may retain copies of these documents in a state or local office for documenting an individual's information in the IQCS database.

Last updated November 30, 2014.

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