The Recruitment Process

Congratulations on taking the first step towards joining the team at York Rescue Boat, we've included more information about our recruitment process and the application form below

Next Steps


Complete and return the application form in full


Shortlisted Applicants will be invited to attend an open evening to learn more about the initial training


Applicants will be invited to a training selection session


Upon successful completion of the selection, session application will be invited to join our next training intake beginning in Septemeber

How to Apply

The Application process will close at midnight on 5th August or 10th August for postal applicants. Any applications received after these dates may not be processed

Apply Online

Click here to download the application form, when complete please return to

By Post

Download the application form above and send to

FAO The Recruitment Team

York Rescue Boat

York Eco Business Center

Amy Johnson Way 


Yo30 4AG

If you have any questions about joining the team or the recruitment process please contact

** Please note any incomplete applications will not be considered**


York Rescue Boat is an inshore lifeboat and search and rescue team covering York and the surrounding area

York Rescue Boat members are on call 24/7, 365 days of the year to support North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service as well as carrying out weekly patrols

York Rescue Boat is an independent organisation and is a proud member of Surf Lifesaving Great Britain

Contact Info

York Rescue Boat

York Eco Business Centre

Amy Johnson Way


YO30 4AG


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York Rescue Boat is a charity registered in England and Wales (1155849).

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