Thank you for your interest in Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue. The volunteer members of our team are selected from the community. We accept applications on a continual basis. When openings are available in the group, we interview from the applications on file. We typically conduct these interviews once a year, late in the winter or early spring.
to submit an application, you must:
If you are accepted by the team, you will need to pass a UPD background check. To pass this, you must NOT:
If your medical certification has lapsed, please complete the re-certification process before submitting an application to Search and Rescue. Courses are available from the American Red Cross, among others. Lapsed EMT's and others of higher medical training can often re-certify at the Emergency Response level by challenging the test. Contact the American Red Cross or other instruction agency to schedule a test.
To apply to join the group, you may pick up an interest form at our office or download a Search and Rescue Interest Form. Return this form and a copy of your current medical certification to:
Salt Lake County Search and Rescue
3510 South 700 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84119
FAX: (385) 468-9551