Fish Bailer

Tend pumps to unload fishes from hold of ship into screening tank on dock.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $66,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fish Bailers do?

Tends pumps to unload fish from hold of ship into screening tank on dock: Swings end of suction hose over hold of ship, and clamps hose in position. Forces fish from various parts of hold to point under suction pipe, using water hose. Climbs into hold of ship to guide suction hose into hard-to-reach areas.

Should I be a Fish Bailer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Bobbin Hauler, Brick Wheeler, Hauler, Wood Piler

    How to become a Fish Bailer

    Fish Bailers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Fish Bailer-related education!
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