Join PCSAR

* NOTICE: This application is for Park County Search and Rescue in COLORADO.
** There are 3 parts to the application: Personal Resume, Release and waiver of liability and Emergency Notification Request. All 3 forms must be filled out in order to request an interview. A link to schedule the interview will be provided after the Emergency Notification Request has been submitted.


What is a "Team Member"?

Our membership consists of persons trained in technical rope rescue techniques, emergency medical skills, as well as technical search and rescue skills.

PCSAR members give freely of their own time and money in order to acquire the life-saving skills and knowledge required to provide safe and successful search and rescue operations.

There are many different roles and levels of support - you don't have to be a world-class climber to provide an indispensable service to the search and rescue community. New members are accepted at any time throughout the year. If you are interested in becoming a member of PCSAR you will need to complete a resume, waiver, and submit information for a background check. The PCSAR Interview Team will review your resume and if your background check clears with the Park County Sheriff you will be invited to join our team as a prospective member. Prospective members will need to complete a checklist of skills, with the support of a mentor, taking approximately three months. Upon completion of the prospective member checklist you will rank up to a full team member ready to respond to mission callouts.

What is an "Affiliate Member"?

An Affiliate Member is someone that is available to support the team in various situations and new affiliate members are accepted at any time throughout the year.

There are many different roles in which an affiliate member may support PCSAR. Some situations may involve assisting with communications, performing scribe duties, parking trailers and vehicles after a long mission, cooking, picking up and delivering food or supplies, assisting with cleaning, assisting with winter/summer equipment change over and other various responsibilities.

PCSAR affiliate members give freely of their own time in order to assist team members in providing safe and successful search and rescue operations, training and other events.

If you are interested in becoming an affiliate member of PCSAR you will need to complete a resume, waiver, and submit information for a background check. The PCSAR Interview Team will review your resume and if your background check clears with the Park County Sheriff you will be invited to join our team as an affiliate member.
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