Boat Rescue

Participate in on-water rescue and search activities

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A qualified Deckhand works in a crew of at least two people and has the required basic knowledge and skills for crewing and helming a rescue boat.  This is an important role in units located on the coast or in areas where there are lakes and inland waterways or locations prone to flooding.

Key tasks:

  • Assisting rescue boat launch and retrieval.

  • Performing basic helming activities under the direction of the Coxswain.

  • Maintaining lookout during search activities.

  • Assisting with the loading/porting of cargo. 

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Explore the wide range of opportunities available to you in developing new skills, forming new friendships, accepting high levels of responsibility and enjoying the team spirit of VICSES.