Search and Rescue – Emergency Support Team

OUR SAR-ES TEAM IS CURRENTLY  TRAINING WITH HOPES TO BE MISSION READY BY NOVEMBER 1 2017. ANY QUESTIONS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO SAR-ES@CO4X4RNR.ORG OR (720) 722-1204 EXTENSION 8001

Mission

Designed around a rapid response operating procedure, Co4x4RnR SAR-ES

Team is  made up of qualified individuals with a dedication to public service

as well as the 4x4 community, and will provide agency support during emergency

operations in the state of Colorado. SAR-ES Team will provide this support in

multiple ways including communications support, backcountry access support,

large area vehicle based searches, and other methods as deemed needed by SAR-ES Team

Leadership.

Officers

Chief of Operations - Jim Dixon

Assistant Chief of Operations -  Todd Bunger

Captain - Justin King

1st Luitenant - Matt Radder

Training

Our SAR-ES Team trains often, practicing Incident Management following ICS/NIMS Protocols, professional efficient communications, large area vehicle base search tactics, advanced recovery techniques, and wilderness first aid skills. These are skills which must be second nature when operating in this capacity, and training is an aspect which we take very seriously.  

Qualifications

To be considered for our SAR-ES Team, members must meet the following qualifications:

Advanced Member in good standing

Completed Recovery Skills I Course

First Aid/CPR Certified (Wilderness First Air Preferred)

Licensed Ham Radio Operator

Equipped with APRS and Voice Radio capabilities

Fema ICS courses 100, 200, 700, and 800 within 6 month of acceptance as probationary member. (100 and 700 for all members, 100, 200, 700, and 800 for Command Staff)