Recruitment is Now CLOSED
Have you got the Time and Skills to be a Team Player in a Voluntary Mountain Rescue Service?
We are currently looking for new members living in Wicklow and surrounding areas to work on one of the busiest teams in the country.
We’re looking for Energetic , Enthusiastic, and Motivated mountain users to be on call 24/7 for Rescues and to Train on a weekly basis in several rescue related disciplines.
You will also be required to contribute the on-going operation & development of the Team.
Prerequisites for joining
All aspirant members must hold;
- A Mountain Skills award (equivalent competency may be accepted) as administered by Bord Oiliunt Sleibhte, the Irish Mountain Training Board. This is to ensure that all members are personally competent in navigation and proficient at looking after themselves on the hill. For more information on the award contact www.mountaineering.ie
As a Red Cross unit all new members will have to be trained in our system and will undergo a Red Cross occupational first aid course. However we do require aspirant members to have a basic understanding of first aid.
In addition, we require that new members,
- Have a competence and comfort for working on steep ground (not necessarily crag).
- Live in Co Wicklow or on the border areas of Kildare or Dublin. This is to ensure effective response times. Preference will be given to those living within a 20km radius of Glendalough.
Closing date for applications: 31st August 2012.
Application forms are available by clicking the link below.