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Careers

As at June 2020, 12,831 people are involved in the search and rescue sector in New Zealand.

The NZSAR Secretariat are paid staff who are employees of the Ministry of Transport. Any relevant job listings will be posted here.

Current vacancies

There are no vacancies at this time.

SAR volunteers

Over 95% of the people involved in the search and rescue sector are volunteers. NZ Search and Rescue supports volunteer agencies with governance, strategy and leadership, but does not recruit volunteers for search and rescue operations. Please contact one of the volunteer agencies listed below if you would like to volunteer for search and rescue: 

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