HM Coastguard - Western Isles, Skye and Lochaber is currently looking for new team members for the Teams in Skye, Harris, West side of Lewis and Benbecula.
What the Coastguard Rescue Service does
The Coastguard Rescue Service is made up of volunteers and is part of HM Coastguard.
As a coastguard rescue officer you may have to:
help rescue people trapped on the coast, eg on cliffs, stuck in mud or in the water
search for missing people
report and deal with pollution and other hazards
help emergency services and local authorities during emergencies, eg flooding
gather information for the coastguard operations centre
go to schools, clubs and other public places to tell people about staying safe at sea and along the coast
carry out duties for the Receiver of Wreck, eg dealing with wreckage or dead whales and dolphins on the shoreline