ID: 166346

Duty Officer Phone Monitor

Emergency Response Regular - less than 6 months Exmouth WA

About this opportunity

Consider this exciting and rewarding role by joining this local, volunteer-run, emergency service team by monitoring and monitoring the Marine Radio Duty Officer Phone. This person will monitor a cell phone (from their home or wherever) 24/7 for any incoming calls from persons in need. If a call is received you will notify crew to respond. This role is pivotal in the coordination of Emergency Response. . When on duty, you will be given a cell phone with a booklet that has all the information on how to do the job step by step incase you forget what to do. When you receive a phone call from a persons in need you will collect as much information as possible (ie: Name, Number, Location, etc). Next you will notify the Rescue Crew, and then the active Rescue Crew will respond to the job. If needed (job dependant), you will liaise with WAPOL, Medical Personnel, DFES District Manage, and Commander. . The one cell phone is shared between members in the the group, when you are unable to be on duty you can pass the phone off to another member. "On Duty" can vary based upon the days/hours you are able to give to the group. This role is pivotal in the coordination of Emergency Response for the Marine Rescue group in Exmouth.

. Benefits... . . . -Option to receive training and qualification in the Maritime Industry and Safe Boating practices. -Join the team and receive an amazing Exmouth Marine Rescue club shirt. -Be part of a fantastic welcoming team delivering need emergency service to the community. -As this role is land based, its open to people with all varying abilities.

Can you do it?: . . . -Almost everyone can provide emergency response. -We provide a supportive environment in which you can develop and apply your skills. -All you need is an enthusiasm to learn new skills, enjoy being part of a positive team and an open mind to problem solving and using your initiative.

Additional requirements

National Police Certificate *.

Ability to answer a phone, take notes, and basic competence of a cell phone application.
Demonstrate empathy and compassion towards the needs of persons in distress.
Adequate reading, writing, and communication skills necessary.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required


Suitable for
  • Families with Children
  • Online & Remote Volunteers
  • People with disability
  • Travelling Volunteers
  • Wheelchair Access
Type of work
  • Safety & Emergency Services
  • Writing & Editing

None needed.