Becoming a Search and Rescue volunteer requires a large time commitment and months of training. There is always a need for highly dedicated people to become aircrew members, base support personnel, communication unit operators, and incident management team members.
Interested in becoming a volunteer? Here are the steps you'll need to complete before getting involved. These are the basic search and rescue volunteer requirements:
Once you have passed the background, FAA Pilot, driving and Washington State Patrol criminal records checks, you will be invited to:
- Complete WSDOT orientation course
- Have picture taken for database
For more detailed volunteer information or general questions, contact the WSDOT Aviation Emergency Services Coordinator: