For Boise District BLM:
To find out more information and completion of the application for the Great Basin Trainee Program. REMEMBER you must have Supervisor approval prior to completing the form. Application process will be open from March 1 - April 1.
2020 GREAT BASIN PRIORITY TRAINEE PROGRAM
Please let me know if you have any questions or issues with the process.
Leigh Ann Hislop, Fire Training Officer
The intent of the Great Basin Priority Trainee Program is to facilitate the mobilization of Great Basin trainees for quality assignments to support position task book completion. The desired end result will be to continue to support the nation with high quality, professional Incident Management Teams into the future. Since the program was piloted in 2013, hundreds of Great Basin priority trainees have been mobilized to incidents within and outside of the geographic area resulting in the certification of hundreds of position task books.
The process to participate in the priority trainee program is:
-Trainees will work with local unit fire training officers to complete the nomination form
-Local unit training officers will prioritize trainees by position and submit their lists to the Zone Training Representative
-The Zone Training Representatives will determine trainee priorities by position for the zone
-The Zone Training Representatives and the Great Basin Training Committee will set final Great Basin priorities for each position
The positions included in the Great Basin Priority Trainee Program are:
-Incident Commander Type 1-3
-All Command Staff positions including Information Officer, Safety Officer, Liaison Officer, and Human Resource Specialist
-All Logistics Section positions
-All Finance Section positions including Incident Business Advisors and Buying Team Leaders & Members
-All Planning Section positions
-Operations Section positions from Task Force Leader and above
-Air Operations positions from Helibase Manager Type 2 and SEAT Manager and above
-All Dispatch positions