Coast Guard Rescue Diver

Marine science

what it takes to be a rescue Swimmer/Diver

Specific task and duties: inspect, service, maintain, troubleshoot, repair, cargo aerial delivery system, drag parachute system, diving.



Salary range: active-duty 20,000 and may be entitled to allowance free healthcare, dental and eye care 2.5 they paid vacation per month


Real world jobs: Aircraft ground handler, parachute rigging in repair, Insurance inspector.


Physical activities: monthly PT test that includes push up,set up, Chin up, 12 minute crawl/swim,(500 yards) 25 yard are underwater swim and 200 yard buddy tow.

Expirations(good score)


Working conditions: outside rain, heat in the ocean, after tornadoes, floods, hurricanes


Interest for personality qualities:

*putting others first-willing to die for them

*Quick thinking

*Physically fit


Specific Education- school18 week training


( http://dailynightly.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/06/14/18959212-inside-the-coast-guards-rescue-swimmer-training-program )

PT Test Standers

- Pushups - 100 in 2:00

- Situps - 100 in 2:00

- Pull ups - 15-20

- 12:00 Swim - swim 500-750yd

- 1.5 mile run - sub 9:00

- 25 yd underwater swim - complete

- 200 yd Buddy tow - complete