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Radio Monitor

Marine Rescue Lancelin

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Consider this exciting and rewarding role by joining this local, volunteer-run, emergency service team by monitoring and operating the Marine Radio for sea rescue purposes. Radio Operators keep ongoing computer logs of outgoing boats and operates radio to respond to situations. Volunteer members enjoy contributing to their community through their rewarding and satisfying work, whilst obtaining a high degree of training and qualifications in the maritime industry and safe boating practices generally. In critical situations, the duties performed by Volunteers can mean the difference between life and death. All Radio Operators are required to hold a Marine Radio Operator Certificate of Proficiency. Uniform is also supplied after a 3 month period of ongoing volunteering. All volunteers must become members prior to training.

Requirements

Suitable applicants will need to have an understanding of, and commitment to, the community, particularly demonstrating empathy and compassion towards the needs of persons in distress. Adequate reading, writing and communications skills necessary. Suitable for: travelling volunteers, wheelchair access.

  • Location

    Lancelin WA

  • Service

    • Marine Rescue
  • Commitment

    Regular - more than 6 months

  • Time Required

    The hours of work are variable and subject to negotiation, taking into account volunteers availability. Currently, the base is only open on Weekends/Public Holidays between the hours of 08:00 - 16:00. There is no specific training night for Radio Operators unless they wish to understand navigation so they can follow crews on water.

  • Training

    Radio Operator's License (LROCP), Computer based Communication Console Operation

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