Ferryboat Operator Helper

Assist Cable Ferryboat Operators.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Ferryboat Operator Helpers do?

Assists FERRYBOAT OPERATOR, CABLE in operation of cable-guided ferryboat to transport passengers, motor vehicles, and freight across river, by performing following duties: Signals vehicle operators to drive vehicles onto ferryboat, or drives vehicles onto ferryboat. Places blocks under wheels of vehicles. Transfers freight onto ferryboat, using handtruck or power truck. Raises ferryboat gates by hand or by turning windlass. Unties stay ropes from dock. Collects fares from customers. Refuels engines and lubricates mechanical equipment. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.

Should I be a Ferryboat Operator Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Ferryboat Helper

    How to Become a
    Ferryboat Operator Helper

    Most Ferryboat Operator Helpers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9adaac&chl=no+college+%2890%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|||doctorate+%284%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,90,90
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