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Join LSUR

LSUR is always looking for divers and support personnel as well as non-operational staff to augment our organization​.

Members are drawn from the community on a "free will" basis. Interested prospects contact the team for an interview before proceeding through the rigorous screening process. Membership consists of men and women with diverse professional backgrounds and a common interest in SCUBA diving and helping the community.  Over the 50 ​years of its existence, the team has had on its roster over 250 Members.  This high number is attributed to the demanding type of work, volunteer schedule changes, financial, family, work, and school requirements.​

Diver Candidate

  • Have a minimum of 10 hours of documented, verifiable logged down time within the last 2 years of application date;

  • Be at least 21 years of age;
  • Have a valid Driver's License;
  • Be certified as an Open Water Diver of a national certifying agency such as PADI, NAUI, YMCA, SSI, Dive Rescue, or other equivalent course approved by the Diving Control Board;
  • Show a willingness to help LSURR accomplish its goals and objectives;
  • Allot sufficient time for training and responses;
  • Have personal transportation;
  • Accept advice and directions willingly;
  • Be a Citizen of the United States;
  • Provide information or consent to a criminal background check.  The applicant must not have either
    • A felony conviction(s), or
    • ​Alcohol or illicit drug related convictions within the last five years;
  • If warranted based on the Medical History form, successfully pass a Medical Examination;
  • Satisfactorily pass the Pool Qualification Dive;
  • Have and demonstrate the ability to lift, without assistance, 50 pounds;
  • Be in a physically fit condition to perform their duties without risk of injury to themselves or others;
  • Have the ability, without assistance, to traverse rugged terrain.

Support Candidate

  

  • Be 21 years of age;
  • Have a valid Driver's License;
  • Show a willingness to help the LSUR accomplish its goals and objectives;
  • Allot sufficient time for training and responses;
  • Have personal transportation;
  • Accept advice and directions willingly;
  • Be a Citizen of the United States;
  • Provide information or consent to a criminal background check.  The applicant must not have either
    • A felony conviction(s), or
    • ​Alcohol or illicit drug related convictions within the last five years;
  • Must pass a "Surface swimming test".
  • Have and demonstrate the ability to lift, without assistance, 50 pounds;
  • Be in a physically fit condition to perform their duties without risk of injury to themselves or others;
  • Have the ability, without assistance, to traverse rugged terrain.

Non-Operational Members

​​LSUR effectiveness comes from the community we serve helping to maintain our organization.  We have plenty of need for support in non-operational modes for items such as but not limited to: bookkeeping, filing, cleaning, vehicle maintenance, IT support, fund-raisers, grant writing etc.  

​​We need the support of our community​

​To  join LSUR - please email your interest and capacity to:   Director​   and someone will contact you soon to set-up an interview.​