Secure and remove ships' docking lines to and from docks.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Lines Tenders do?
Secures and removes ship’s docking lines to and from dock: Catches lines heaved from ship attempting to dock. Drags lines to bitts on dock and slips eye of docking lines over bitts. Removes lines from bitts when ships depart. May drive vehicle to pull in docking lines.
Should I be a Lines Tender?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
Also known as:
Flaker Tender, Loop Tender
How to become a Lines Tender
Most Lines Tenders 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.
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