Hartlepool coastguard are hosting a open evening tonight for anyone interested in joining there awar - Thursday 08 August 2019
By Hartlepool Alert
Hartlepool coastguard are hosting a open evening tonight for anyone interested in joining there award winning team. Be part of the towns volunteer life saving team and learn all new skills RECRUITMENT OPEN EVENING TOMORROW We are holding an open evening tomorrow for anyone who wishes to come along and see what we do and potentially join the team.. It will be from 6pm on 8th August at Hartlepool Coastguard Station ARE YOU UP FOR A CHALLENGE? HM Coastguard are now recruiting volunteer Coastguard Rescue Officers to join our teams in Area 5 which is Whitby to Berwick. Coastguard Rescue Teams are made up entirely of specially trained and equipped volunteer Coastguard Rescue Officers who are on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to a wide range of emergency incidents including persons in the water, technical rope rescue incidents, mud rescue incidents, Search and Rescue Helicopter Operations, and vulnerable missing person searches. As a Coastguard Rescue Officer you may be called out at any time of the day or night in all weather conditions and may have to work in hazardous situations and carry out physically demanding tasks. If this sounds like something you would be interested in then we want to hear from you. Full training and equipment is provided and no previous emergency service or maritime experience is required. We do require you are aged over 18 years, have a full UK driving licence and live within 25 minutes driving time of your local station You also need to be reasonably fit and in good health and will require to take a health and fitness test and meet eyesight and hearing requirements prior to becoming operationally deployable. Being part of a Coastguard Rescue Team is a big commitment and requires regular attendance at training sessions and at emergency incidents. We are particularly interested in people with good daytime availability during the course of the standard Monday to Friday working week. If you meet the above criteria and interested in applying, please send a note of interest via email including your name, age, current address, contact number, current employment status and a bit of information about yourself to email@example.com If you require any additional information you can also get in touch via the email address above or please feel free to post any questions in the comments below. This will close on the 23rd July. If you wish to apply you MUST be available to attend training courses at Seaham on 4th 8th November 2019. 23rd24th November 2019. 7th8th December 2019. #999Coastguard Search and Rescue its what we do. In a coastal, beach or cliff emergency dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.
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