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Aviation Rescue Swimmer

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NavyNorth Providence, RI
Full-time
  • RESPONSIBILITIES As an AIRR, you must be prepared to enter the most treacherous conditions to provide recovery and relief for rescue missions, humanitarian assistance and operational support.
  • Transporting troops and cargo to and from ships WORK ENVIRONMENT Aviation Rescue Swimmers may help just about anyone, in almost any environment.
  • They might have to save a family on the other side of the globe who is desperately trying to survive a destructive storm, the crew of a sinking ship off the Pacific coast, or a wounded mountain climber hanging from a nearly inaccessible cliff.
  • AIRRs may be assigned to Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) sea or shore duty in any part of the world.
  • They are assigned to squadrons at Naval Air Stations and typically deploy aboard aircraft carriers, surface combatants and support ships.
  • TRAINING & ADVANCEMENT Aviation Rescue Swimmers must be prepared to operate in any challenging environment.
  • AIRR training is realistic and one of the most demanding, life-altering training programs in the Navy. AIRR candidates undergo almost two years of training in advanced swimming/lifesaving techniques, helicopter mission equipment and crew served weapons systems" before reporting to their first squadron.
  • Throughout training, candidates will be continually tested, mentally and physically, as they advance to more rigorous and challenging scenarios.
  • Advanced Education & Training Based on performance and the needs of the Navy, you could potentially be eligible to receive additional training in: EMT training Advanced Rescue Swimmer School (includes swift water, high seas, cave and cliff rescue training) Senior Enlisted AIRRs may also be selected to become: Schoolhouse instructors Weapons instructors Master rappellers/instructors Promotion opportunities are regularly available but competitive and based on performance.
  • It's also important to note that specialized training received and work experience gained in the course of service can lead to valuable credentialing and occupational opportunities in related fields.
  • EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES Members of the Naval Special Warfare/Naval Special Operations (NSW/NSO) community have any number of unique opportunities to advance their knowledge.
  • Navy training provides skills and knowledge in everything from military tactics and small arms use to survival and a number of other tactical military procedures.
  • Beyond offering access to professional credentials and certifications, Navy training in the NSW/NSO community can translate to credit hours toward a bachelor's or associate degree through the American Council on Education.
  • Training is tough and ongoing.
  • NOTE: You should consult your physician or other health-care professional before starting any exercise regime or other fitness program to determine if it is right for your needs.
  • This is particularly true if you (or your family) have a history of medical illnesses or ailments that could be made worse by a change in physical activity.
  • Do not start a fitness program if your physician or health-care provider advises against it.
  • General qualifications may vary depending upon whether you're currently serving, whether you've served before or whether you've never served before.

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