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Functions

1. Active Field Members - must be at least 18 years old, completed the Verified Volunteer  background check and completed the minimal level of training:

Minimum

  • Meet the prerequisites established before joining (see our Join page)

  • Complete a SARFUN/FUNSAR Course - ERI or NASAR Version

  • Participate in an at least one mock search exercise (2-4 offered per year) and 3 SAR in-services per year (12 plus offered)

  • Participate in at least 1 SAR mission per year

Preferred:

  • Meet all the requirements noted above

  • Test and pass NASAR SAR II

  • Take the TEEX Course: Wide Area Search

  • Participate in all mock search exercise opportunities and 6 of the 12 SAR in-services

  • Participate in several SAR missions per year

We realize we have little control over how many SAR activations we have but based on recent history a requirement of participating on at least one SAR mission is not unreasonable.  Please note, the requirements are subject to change.

 

2:  Mapping Team - Must be at least 18 years old, completed the Verified Volunteer Background Check and the minimum level of training:

 

Minimum

  • Meet the prerequisites established before joining (see our Join page)

  • Complete a SARFUN/FUNSAR Course - ERI or NASAR Version

  • Participate in an at least one mock search exercise (2-4 offered per year)), 3 SAR in-services per year (12 plus offered), and 3 mapping in-services per year (12 offered)

  • Participate in at least 1 SAR mission per year

  • Maintain a level of proficiency with Garmin Basecamp, Terrain Navigator Pro, and SARTOPO.com

Preferred:

  • Meet all the requirements noted above

  • Test and pass NASAR SAR II

  • Take the TEEX Course: Wide Area Search

  • Participate in all mock search exercise opportunities, 6 of the 12 SAR in-services and 6 of the 12 mapping in-services

  • Participate in several SAR missions per year

  • Teach In-Services on Garmin Basecamp, Terrain Navigator Pro, SARTOPO.com, and other mapping tools/resources

3:  IMT Team - Must be at least 18 years old, completed the Verified Volunteer Background Check and the minimum level of training:

 

Minimum

  • Meet the prerequisites established before joining (see our Join page)

  • Complete a SARFUN/FUNSAR Course - ERI or NASAR Version

  • Participate in an at least one mock search exercise (2-4 offered per year) and 3 SAR in-services per year (12 plus offered)

  • Participate in at least 1 SAR mission per year

  • Took IS200, IS300, IS400, and IS800

  • Display a level of proficiency in utilizing the IMT Tool Kit, Clue Manager, etc

Preferred:

  • Meet all the requirements noted above

  • Test and pass NASAR SAR II

  • Take the TEEX Course: Wide Area Search

  • Participate in all mock search exercise opportunities/playing of the role of an IMT team in one of those exercises

  • Participate in several SAR missions per year

  • Take ERI Managing Land Search Operations

  • Take NASAR ADSAR course 

4.  Communications Team -

Must be at least 18 years old, completed the Verified Volunteer Background Check and the minimum level of training:

 

Minimum

  • Meet the prerequisites established before joining (see our Join page)

  • Complete a SARFUN/FUNSAR Course - ERI or NASAR Version

  • Participate in an at least one mock search exercise (2-4 offered per year) and 3 SAR in-services per year (12 plus offered)

  • Participate in at least 1 SAR mission per year

  • Become a licensed Ham Radio Operator to increase your flexibility in communication

Preferred:

  • Meet all the requirements noted above

  • Test and pass NASAR SAR II

  • Take the TEEX Course: Wide Area Search

  • Participate in all mock search exercise opportunities/playing of the role of an IMT team in one of those exercises

  • Participate in several SAR missions per year

  • IS244b - Effective Communication

  • Display a level of proficiency in utilizing the Communications Tool Kit

5.  Support Services -

Must be at least 18 years old, completed the Verified Volunteer Background Check and the minimum level of training:

 

Minimum

  • Meet the prerequisites established before joining (see our Join page)

  • Complete a SARFUN/FUNSAR Course - ERI or NASAR Version

  • Participate in an at least one mock search exercise (2-4 offered per year) and 3 SAR in-services per year (12 plus offered)

  • Participate in at least 1 SAR mission per year

Preferred

  • Meet all the requirements noted above

  • Test and pass NASAR SAR II

  • Take the TEEX Course: Wide Area Search

  • Participate in all mock search exercise opportunities/playing of the role of an IMT team in one of those exercises

  • Participate in several SAR missions per year

  • Participate in at least 50% of Communication Based training opportunities

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