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Aberdeen Lifeboat Station

Crew Vacancies

Aberdeen Lifeboat Crew are not recruiting new crew members at present, however, we are always interested to hear from anyone with an interest in joining the crew during our next recruitment period.

In order to join the crew, you must be at least 17 years old, medically fit and have excellent eyesight.

It is also essential that you have your own transport and you both live and work within 5 miles of the station.

You must be 110% committed to being a crewmember, as we are regularly called out from our beds, places of work and our families at anytime of the day or night throughout the year.

You will also be expected to attend weekly exercises and undertake further training, if applicable, both on station and at the Lifeboat College in Poole, Dorset.

In return for your commitment, you will be rewarded with one of the most exciting and fulfilling voluntary jobs available.

If you can meet all the criteria above and also think you have what it takes to be a member of a lifeboat crew, then please write a letter of interest to the address below, please also remember to state if you have any previous maritime experience or any experience you think would be relevant to the Lifeboat Service.

Your interest will be held on file and during our next recruitment period, applications will undergo a paper sift and suitable applicants will be invited for an interview.

Previous applicants need not re-apply.

Please write to:

Lifeboat Operations Manager


Aberdeen Lifeboat Station

Victoria Dock Entrance

York Place


AB11 5DF