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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Institute of Aviation at Parkland College1 Airport RdSavoy, IL 61874

About

Are you organized and detail orientated? Can you work independently or in a team environment? Are you interested in serving your country? Then Civil Air Patrol is looking for you, we are in need of an Communications Officer who can complete the following tasks.

  • Maintains and operates radio equipment

  • Familiarizes communications trainees with the basic concept of CAP communications operations

  • Operates CAP radio stations

  • Develops and implements communications plans, programs and directives

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Civil Air Patrol, the longtime all-volunteer U.S. Air Force auxiliary, is the newest member of the Air Force’s Total Force, which consists of regular Air Force, Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve, along with Air Force retired military and civilian employees. CAP, in its Total Force role, operates a fleet of 550 aircraft and performs about 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and is credited by the AFRCC with saving an average of 78 lives annually. Civil Air Patrol’s 56,000 members nationwide also perform homeland security, disaster relief and drug interdiction missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. Its members additionally play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to more than 24,000 young people currently participating in the CAP cadet program. Performing missions for America for the past 75 years, CAP received the Congressional Gold Medal in 2014 in honor of the heroic efforts of its World War II veterans. CAP also participates in Wreaths Across America, an initiative to remember, honor and teach about the sacrifices of U.S. military veterans. Visit www.capvolunteernow.com for more information.

Skills

  • Electronics
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Telecommunications
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Every Monday

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