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Whitfords Volunteer Sea Rescue

Whitfords Volunteer Sea Rescue logo

Joining the radio group is open to all members of the public but may be of particular interest but not limited to retirees who may or may not have a marine background and are seeking an interest. You will be contributing to the community through rewarding and satisfying work.   Our radio tower is operated by members over a range of ages.

Adequate reading, writing and communications skills are necessary as a written log is maintained.


  • National Police Certificate *

The applicant should be able to confidently operate the VHF radio after completion of training.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.

  • Location

    Ocean Reef WA

  • Service

    • Marine Rescue
  • Time Required

    Commitment is one to two half days per month but can be more if desired. Initial duties would be on a weekend but you may wish to be involved midweek . experience. No previous radio experience is required.

  • Training

    Training is on the job as part of a small team with experienced operators. A VHF marine radio operators license will be required after a settling in period. This can be gained with our assistance through a course in our HQ.

Express your interest

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