Submitted by Port of Olympia
Port of Olympia is accepting applications for its Volunteer (not paid) Harbor Patrol Program. Harbor Patrol volunteers help protect the security and safety of the Marine Terminal, Swantown Marina & Boatworks, Port customers and citizens who are enjoying the waterfront.
Harbor Patrol volunteers promote safety with boater education, special event patrols and ship escorts. Along with Port staff, the volunteers also provide emergency response including search and rescue assists, aid to distressed vessels, emergency medical services and fire responses.
To qualify for the Volunteer Harbor Patrol, a candidate:
- Must be 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
- Possess a Washington State driver’s license,
- Be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to reside in the United States,
- Be a high school graduate or have completed GED requirements,
- Have no felony convictions,
- Have no misdemeanor convictions within the previous five years,
- Agree to serve on the Volunteer Harbor Patrol for no less than one year, and
- Sign an application and legal waiver form.
Complete information, such as basic standards, performance standards and the required supplemental questions, is available here.
The Port is accepting applications for Harbor Patrol Volunteers through January 22, 2018, at 11:59 p.m.
For job information questions, contact:
Jeri Sevier, Administrative Services Director