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BIA Guidance Memorandums

2014 

Date

Program

Subject

Attachment

Sept. 23AdministrationAdministratively Determined Emergency Firefighter Training 
Sept 10Office of Wildland FireDOI Tribal Consultation Policy 

May 28

Administration

Coop Agreement Template
Assistance Agreement
Notification of Required Use of Cooperative Agreement Template
April 22AdministrationBIA Release of the Cohesive Wildland Fire Management Strategy (National Strategy)  
April 17AdministrationReconciliation of Fire Suppression Accounts 
April 17AdministrationTribal Resource Management Initiative Implementation2015 Tribal Resource Management Initiative Budget
Mar.13TrainingC-Faller Course Announcement 
Feb. 20Burned Area Emergency ResponseFY14 Burned Area Emergency Response Team Recruitment AnnouncementBIA Burned Area Emergency Response Team Nomination Form (PDF) (Doc)
Jan. 16Safety2014 BIA/Tribal Medical Standards Program and Drug Testing Procedures2014 BIA MSP Exam Matrix
2013  
Nov. 26AdministrationTransition to Employee Common Identifier (ECI) for Casual Administrative Determined (AD) Employees
 
Attachment 1: ECI Procedures
Nov. 6Cohesive StrategyNational Cohesive Strategy Direction to Department of the Interior Wildland Fire LeadershipTable/Roster of BIA Tribal Responsibilities
DOI Administratively Determined Personnel Bulletin NO. 14-03
DOI 2014 Administratively Determined Pay Plan for Emergency Workers
DOI Pay Plan
Sept.13AdministrationBIA Implementation of the DOI Administratively Determined AD Pay Plan 
Aug. 14Administration

Emergency Equipment Rental Operations Plan

 
June 5Fuels ManagementBIA Fuels Treatment Effectiveness Final Guidance 
May 22Wildfire PreventionRescind Hiring Exception Position for Prevention Technicians 
April 29Administration

2013 BIA Cover Memo - DOI Administratively Determined Pay Plan for Emergency Workers

 
April 17PlanningData Agreement Template/ Authorization and the LANDFIRE Program  
April 16PlanningWildland Fire Decision Support System Guidance 
April 16Safety/TrainingFire Season Planning and Preparedness - Fitness Challenge  
April 4Burned Area Emergency ResponseBurned Area Emergency Response Team Recruitment 
April 4Fire OperationsProcess for Reopening Bureau of Indian Affairs FireCodes  
March 20AdministrationAdministratively Determined Hiring by Tribally Contracted of Compact Fire Management Programs for Fire Suppression & Fuels Mgt 
Feb. 13SafetyBIA Wilderness First Responder, Wildland Fire First Aid Minimum Guidelines & Protocols 
Jan. 17Safety2013 BIA/Tribal Medical Standards Program and Drug Testing Policy 
2012 
Dec. 28AdministrationWildland Fire Preparedness Regional Program Reviews Schedule  
Oct. 30BudgetHurricane Sandy Support, Non-Fire Emergency Guidance 
Oct. 5TrainingInclusion of BIA All-Hazards Responders in IQCS and ROSS  
Oct. 4AdministrationNew Fire Management Position Descriptions

BIA Standard PDs

Sept. 25Fuels ManagementBIA Fuels Treatment Effectiveness Interim Guidance 
Aug.25Wildfire PreventionGuidance on Prevention Promotion Items 
June 5SafetyWildland Fire Boot Stipend Memo  
May 22AdministrationTimekeeping Protocol for "Base 8" Hours During Wildfire Assignments 
May 14CommunicationBIA Wildland Fire Media Relations Guidance 
Feb. 12Safety2012 Montezuma Fire Fatality Factual Report 
Jan. 25Safety

BIA/Tribal Medical Standards Drug Testing Policy Memo

 
2011   
March 16SafetyMarch 16 - Medical Standards Program Exam Process and Exam Protocol 
2010 
Aug. 23FacilitiesWildland Fire Program, Facility Construction FY-2010 
Aug.18TrainingInteragency Fire Program Management Responsibilities and Consequences

DOI Memo - Interagency Fire Program Management Qualification Standards Implementation Responsibilities and Consequences

Implementation of the Interagency Fire Program Management Qualifications Standards and Guide

June 7OperationsTerminology Updates Resulting from Release of the Guidance for the Implementation of federal Wildland Fire Management Policy (2009)

NWCG Memo # 024-2010

Terminology Updates (Crosswalk for terms found in policy)

June 1TrainingDelegation of C-Faller Program to Brian Billie, Navajo IHC 
March 29SafetyPayment for Emergency Medical Technicians in administration of the Work Capacity Test 
March 18Fuels Management2011 Department of the Interior HFPAS Process

FY2011 Department of Interior HFPAS Process

HFPAS Treatment Priority System 2011

ASPMB's October 2, 2009 FY 2010 HFR Treatment Priorities memorandum

BIA Supplemental Instructions - HFPAS Treatment Priority System 2011

Feb. 22AdministrationRookie Camps - Clarification of February 2, 2009 Policy on Training Emergency Wildland Firefighters 
Jan. 27SafetyUpdated Chainsaw Operator Policy

Program Description

Evaluation Form

Job Hazard Analysis

Jan. 5Information TechnologyApproval Process for the Use of Google Earth on TrustNet ComputersApproval Process for use of Google Earth on TrustNet Computers
2009   
Oct. 4TrainingInteragency Fire Program Management Decision Paper #4NWCG #021-2008
Sept. 28PlanningInterim Support Tool for Wildland Fire Decision Support System - DataPony 
July 13SafetyChainsaw Chap Standards 
June 24PreventionRelease of 90 IAM 1.4C (6) - H National Wildfire Prevention Handbook 
June 23PlanningFire Planning Analysis 
April 28Safety2009 BIA Motor Vehicle Policy Memo  
March 27OperationsUpdated Guidance for Implementation of Federal Wildland Fire Management Policy 
March 10PlanningAccessing the Wildland Fire Decision Support System (WFDSS) 
March 5PlanningWildland Fire Decision support System Transition-Schedule and Action Items 
2008 
Sept. 3Fuels ManagementHazardous Fuels Risk Assessment Framework 
Aug.12Fuels ManagementInteragency Prescribed Fire and Planning Implementation Procedures GuideNWCG #015-2008
June 26Fuels ManagementVerification of Wildland Fire Use Statistics 
April 25AdministrationAdministrative Fees Charged to Suppression Account 
2007 

Oct. 11

Planning

National Wildfire Coordinating Group Unit Identifiers

 

July 25

Operations

Use of Engine Operator (ENOP) Position

 

May 16

Fuels
Management

Hazardous Fuels Reduction Program Indirect Cost Funding FY2007

 

May 7

Operations

Filling Assistant Regional Office Positions with Technician Series Employees

DOI Personnel Bulletin NO. 05-01 - Wildland Fire Program Standardized Position Descriptions

Feb. 5

Planning

Current Complexity Ratings for Bureau of Indian Affairs Units

 

Feb. 21

Fuels
Management

Use of the Prescribed Fire Burn Boss - type 2 and Agency Responsibilities for Low and Very Low Complexity Prescribed Fire Planning and Implementation

 

Jan. 31

Training

Inclusion of BIA Law Enforcement Personnel in IQCS and ROSS

Jan. 16, 2007 National Fire and Aviation Executive Board Memorandum

2006   
Dec. 22AdministrationInternational Travel for BIA Firefighters 
Dec. 15AdministrationOrdering Contracted Resources for Non-Emergency Situations - Fire Severity Rehabilitation and Fuels Project Activities 
Oct. 11AdministrationNational Wildfire Coordinating Group Unit Identifiers 
Oct. 5Fuels
Management
Fire Ecologist PositionsPosition Description
Memorandum of Understanding
Oct. 3AdministrationCasual Pay Plan Technical Specialist PositionsPosition Description Format
Sept. 29AdministrationAlternative Hiring AuthoritiesCurrently Delegated Federal Appointment Authorities
Aug. 25PreventionWildland Fire Prevention Program Documentation Requirements 
Aug. 14TrainingIFPM Standards for Regional National Fire Management Positions 
July 21Fuels
Management
BIA Fuels Program Business Management Handbook Distribution 
July 19PreventionBIA National WeTip Arson Hotline and Rewards Program 
June 7TrainingInteragency Fire Program Management Standards UpdateNational Fire and Aviation Executive Board  Memo - May 17, 2006 IFPM Update
June 19SafetyClarification of Motor Vehicle Operation Policy for the Wildland Fire Program 
May 3AdministrationCareer Seasonal Employee in Non-Pay Status and Use of the Administratively Determined Pay Plan 
Jan. 24AdministrationRevised BIA FireCode Business Procedures

BIA FireCode System Business Procedures

BIA FireCode Activity Matrix

Jan. 10Fuels
Management
Interagency Prescribed Fire Planning & Implementation Guide 
2005   
Nov. 18Fuels ManagementClarification on Policy for the GS-0401 Fire Management Specialist Position

DOI Memo - Policy Interpretation of the Supplemental Qualification Standard for the GS-0401 Fire Management Specialist

2004   
May 4

Administration

Clarification on Training Policy for Administratively Determined Emergency Hires 
2003   
June 12Administration2003 Expanded Government Charge Card Purchase Authority During Emergency Wildland Fie Operations 
2001   
April 6Administration2001 Guideline for Tribally Operated Wildland Fire Management Programs