Business Administration and Management
The areas of contracting and incident business management are very important to maintaining a complex fire management program at all levels of the organization.
- Washington Contracting & Procurement—Wildland Fire Management Contracting
Information related to contracting for wildland fire in the National Park Service.
- USDA Forest Service—National Interagency Fire Center Contracting
The USDA, Forest Service Incident Support Branch for Acquisition Management located at the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho is a detached Washington Office Unit. This unit is responsible for contracting the "National Shared Resources" utilized for wildland fire suppression and prevention, as well as oth er emergency incident response activities.
- Emergency Equipment Rental Agreements (EERAs)
The local area procurement office of the USDA Forest Service handles other types of business opportunites for products, services, and equipment such as water tenders, bulldozers, communication trailers, laundries, portable toilets, or other incident support equipment.
Incident Business Management
- DOI Casual Payment Center
The Casual Payment Center (CPC) delivers excellent customer service in the cost effective and prompt processing of payment of casual hires for the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), and the National Park Service (NPS).
- Adminstratively Determined (AD) Pay Plan for Emergency Workers
This plan authorizes direction relative to the hiring of emergency workers.
- Interagency Incident Business Management Handbook (NWCG Handbook 2)
This handbook was developed to assist participating agencies of the National Wildfire Coordinating Group to constructively work together to provide effective execution of each agency's incident management program.
- National Business Center—Payroll Manual Download Area
Offers answers to the most frequently asked questions posed to the Payroll Information Line plus other pertinent general information such as that found in our Employee Express section.
- NWCG Incident Business Committee
Coordinate business practices for wildfire, non-fire, and FEMA emergency responses among the Federal and State agencies.