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"Motorboat Operator"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Operate small motor-driven boats to carry passengers and freight between ships, or ship to shore. May patrol harbors and beach areas. May assist in navigational activities.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Motorboat Operator"

1) Arrange repairs, fuel, and supplies for vessels.

2) Clean boats and repair hulls and superstructures, using hand tools, paint, and brushes.

 

3) Direct safety operations in emergency situations.

4) Maintain equipment such as range markers, fire extinguishers, boat fenders, lines, pumps, and fittings.

5) Organize and direct the activities of crew members.

 

6) Report any observed navigational hazards to authorities.

7) Service motors by performing tasks such as changing oil and lubricating parts.

8) Tow, push, or guide other boats, barges, logs, or rafts.

9) Perform general labor duties such as repairing booms.

10) Position booms around docked ships.

11) Take depth soundings in turning basins.

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12) Follow safety procedures in order to ensure the protection of passengers, cargo, and vessels.

13) Issue directions for loading, unloading, and seating in boats.

14) Maintain desired courses, using compasses or electronic navigational aids.

 

15) Operate engine throttles and steering mechanisms in order to guide boats on desired courses.

16) Oversee operation of vessels used for carrying passengers, motor vehicles, or goods across rivers, harbors, lakes, and coastal waters.

17) Secure boats to docks with mooring lines, and cast off lines to enable departure.

Job Description for "Motorboat Operator" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Motorboat Operator"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-E-C        SOC:  53-5022.00


 

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