Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Volunteers Needed for Olympia Harbor

By Karen Robes Meeks

The Port of Olympia is in need of applicants for its Volunteer Harbor Patrol Program, which helps to provide safety and security to visitors of the Marine Terminal, Swantown Marina & Boatworks and the waterfront.

The unpaid work involves promoting boater education safety, special event patrols and ship escorts, assisting in emergency response situations such as search and rescue, distressed vessels, emergency medical services and fire responses.

Eligible candidates must be 21 years old, have a Washington State driver’s license, be a US citizen or have the legal right to reside in the US, graduated high school or have completed GED requirements, have no felony convictions, no misdemeanor convictions within the previous five years and agree to serve in the program for at least one year.

The deadline to submit applications in January 22.

For more information, visit www.governmentjobs.com/careers/portofolympia or contact Jeri Sevier, Administrative Services Director at JeriS@portolympia.com or at 360-528-8003.