Information Officers

Information officers keep the public informed during a wildfire or prescribed fire. They serve as the public face of the fire and speak to the media, the public, elected officials, and others.

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Learn How to Become an Information Officer

Understand the job requirements, position qualifications, and the steps you need to take to become and information officer.

NWCG Information Officer (PIOF) Task Book

National Wildfire Coordinating Group Position Task Book (PTB) that lists the performance requirements in a format that allows a trainee to be evaluated against written guidelines.

NWCG Information Officer Type 1 / Type 2 Task Book

National Wildfire Coordinating Group Position Task Book (PTB) that lists the performance requirements in a format that allows a trainee to be evaluated against written guidelines.

PIO Incident Organizer

Contains materials needed for an information officer to get organized on an incident assignment.

NIFC PIO Bulletin Board

Interagency and agency-specific information to assist PIO’s during fire season.