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SLSNR Support Services | SurfCom

SurfCom is a communication and co-ordination position based out of the Auckland Marine Rescue Centre in Mechanics Bay. As a SurfCom Operator your role will be to proactively coordinate frontline communications and operations of SLSNR services to ensure the provision of highly effective lifesaving.

Becoming a SurfCom Operator

SurfCom applications are open year round, with training also occurring year round too.

To apply please click here.

Pre requisites for this role are:
- 18 years of age
- Must be able to commute to the Auckland Marine Rescue Center
- Successful Police Vetting
- SLS Member
- Surf Lifeguard Award or Patrol Support Award (refreshed)
- Club Endorsement
- First Aid Level 2 (refreshed)
- Marine VHF Radio Operators Award
- At least 2 seasons patrolling experience

Required skills and attributes are:
- Sound computer skills
- Calm under pressure
- Ability to multi-task
- Leadership & decision making qualities
- A background within Surf Lifesaving or understanding of Surf Lifesaving operations

Note: SLSNR reserves the right to accept members into the SurfCom program at their discretion