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LSUR New Member DIVER Application

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Lee’s Summit Underwater Rescue & Recovery!

We welcome all qualified individuals with the ability to commit their time, energy and expertise to help us with our mission.

Important: This is a very demanding volunteer position. Our team holds required meetings once a month, training days six times per year, and quarterly equipment maintenance days. Due to the nature of emergency calls, every team member needs to be available 24/7/365 and notify the Director anytime they will not be available for an operation (e.g., vacations, etc.)


• Complete the online LSUR New Member Application (below)

• Meet with a LSUR Board Member for an interview (must bring copies of all certifications and Dive Logbook or copy of last 12 months)

• Be at least 21 years of age

• Have a valid Driver’s License

• Be a citizen of the United States

• Consent to a criminal background check. Applicant must not have any felony, alcohol or illicit drug related convictions within the last five years. ($25 Donation to LSUR to cover cost is appreciated.)

• Show a willingness to help LSUR accomplish its goals and objectives

• Allot sufficient time for training and responses

• Have reliable personal transportation

• Accept advice and directions willingly

• Have the ability to lift 50 pounds without assistance

• Be in a physically fit condition to perform duties without risk of injury to themselves or others

• Satisfactorily complete a surface swim test and survival float 


• Have a minimum of 10 hours of logged down time within the last two years

• Be certified as an Open Water Diver of a nationally certifying agency or an equivalent rating

• Have the ability to don and doff their SCUBA equipment, without assistance, in and out of the water

• Be able to successfully pass a Medical Examination and complete a Medical History form SF93 (will be issued to applicant at a later time)

• Satisfactorily complete a basic SCUBA skills evaluation.

Revised 10.8.2020

Contact Information

First Name
Last Name



Address Line 1
Address Line 2
ZIP/Postal Code

Diving Certifications

Diving Experience
Reference #1

Please provide name, address and phone number of your first reference.
Reference #2

Please provide name, address and phone number of your second reference.
After Submission and Payment Processing

Please hang around, after submission is complete and your payment has been processed, you will be redirected to fill out the background screening consent forms electronically, via our Partner Choice Screening.  Please complete these forms, which will start the background screening process.