In a boating emergency

Radio for help on

Channel 16 on VHF 
(distress and calling channel)

Channel 88 (27.880 MHz) 
on a 27 MHz radio

Call MRNSW on

9450 2468

Or call

MarineRescue App

The new MarineRescue App is making it easier than ever for boaters to Log On, Log Off and stay safe on NSW waters. It's the only app that will connect you directly to Marine Rescue NSW.

Weather Warnings

Weather Warnings for New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory - marine areas. Issued by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology
Current weather warnings for New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory, Australia including strong wind, gale, storm force and hurricane force wind warnings; tsunami; damaging waves; abnormally high tides; and tropical cyclones.
Weather Warnings for New South Wales / Australian Capital Territory - marine areas. Issued by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Current Vacancies

Chief Financial Officer

A unique opportunity exists for an experienced Accounting professional to join Marine Rescue NSW, an exciting, modern emergency service organisation.

Finance expert with a hands-on approach

• Cronulla based – best office in Sydney (ocean views, ample parking)

• Leading not-for-profit organisation and volunteer-based NSW emergency service

Based in 44 rescue units along the coastline and key inland waterways, the 3,000-plus volunteer members of MRNSW provide essential services to protect and support the boating community, including emergency search and rescue operations, 24/7 coastal marine radio distress monitoring and safe boating education and advocacy.

As Chief Financial Officer, you will work closely with the Commissioner, Finance Team, Board, Staff and Units to ensure the financial integrity of the organisation. With your advanced financial leadership skills and a hands-on approach, you will be making a clear and rewarding contribution to our mission of saving lives on the water.

You will be a CA or CPA qualified accountant with the ability to fit into the culture by working with volunteer members. Your highly developed inter-personal skills and proven ability to manage and coach staff and volunteer leaders to achieve improved performance is essential. Working in support of MRNSW Headquarters and 44 Units (and Unit Treasurers) you will have the ability to manage and oversee a range of business outputs and projects. Importantly, you will have a strong planning and time management focus for you and your team.

Experience in not-for-profits and/or emergency/government organisations is highly desirable, as well as experience in using and educating others in the use of the NetSuite financial system.

The position description for this full time position based at our Cronulla Headquarters can be found here

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All applications must be lodged via the position advertisement on



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