Arkansas River Valley Wildland Fire Academy

Crew Boss | S-230 | May 20th - 22nd

Location Russellville, AR
Event Date(s) May 20, 2019 to May 22, 2019
Register By May 19, 2019 11:59pm CST

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Event Description

S-230 - Crew Boss

 

This is a classroom course designed to produce student proficiency in the performance of duties associated with the single resource boss position from initial dispatch through demobilization to the home unit. Topics include operational leadership, preparation and mobilization, assignment preparation, risk management, entrapment avoidance, safety and tactics, offline duties, demobilization, and post incident responsibilities.

Crew Boss | Cost: $125

All classes on Monday May 13th will begin at 0900 (CT).

All classes on Monday May 20th will begin that day at 0900 (CT).


On all other days, classes will begin at 0800 (CT).

Classes are scheduled to end each day by 1700 (CT).

Target Group:

Personnel desiring to be qualified as any single resource boss.

Course Prerequisites:

  • Qualified as firefighter type 1 (FFT1).
  • Successful completion of Intermediate Wildland Fire Behavior (S-290).

Source:

PMS 901-1 - Field Manager's Course Guide - March 2016

Course Coordinator:

Jeff Henderson
United States Forest Service
Email: jeffahenderson@fs.fed.us