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THE QUEBEC REGION BULLETIN
OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2011/VOLUME 14/NUMBER 5
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Students Wanted
Student employed with the Inshore Rescue Boat Service
DFO  N. Letendre

Students interested in working in the fields of navigation, marine rescue and prevention in the summer of 2012 are invited to submit their applications to the Canadian Coast Guard’s Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) Service. You can do so from October 19, 2011 to January 19, 2012.

If your application is accepted, you will receive an intensive 10-day training session including simulated rescue exercises as well as first aid and fire fighting courses. You will also receive Transport Canada SVOP certification and Canadian Coast Guard RHIOT certification. While enrolled in the training session, the students will be provided with room and board as well as transportation and will be paid.

Those who successfully complete the training session will become crew members or life boat leaders. They will be assigned to one of the following six IRB stations: Pointe-aux-Anglais, Beaconsfield, Longueuil, Sorel, Trois-Rivières or Bainsville (Ontario).

You could have to deal with all sorts of incidents: disabled boats, grounding, person overboard, fire aboard, etc. You would also have to comply with several laws and regulations: Canada Shipping Act, Charts and Nautical Publications Regulations, etc.

This program offers a unique opportunity to be part of one of the most effective search and rescue teams.

For more information, call 418-648-5330 or 418-649-6830 or visit the website at www.marinfo.gc.ca.

Inshore Rescue Boat Service
Marinfo – Canadian Coast Guard



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