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Motorboat Operator

Job Summary

Responsible for operating motorboats for touring or working purposes. Operates, maintains, inspects, and cleans motorboat regularly.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operate motorboats to provide tours in a particular area.
  • Change oil and check fluids on motorboat.
  • Clean and fuel motorboat regularly.
  • Carry passengers and freight between ships.
  • Take passengers to shore.
  • Patrol harbors and watch for accidents or suspicious activity.
  • Repair hulls and superstructures.
  • Maintain equipment such as range markers, fire extinguishers, boat fenders, lines, pumps, and fittings.
  • Direct crew members.
  • Tow or push other boats.
  • Repair booms.
  • Perform other general labor.
  • Use turning basins to take depth soundings.
  • Load and unload boats.
  • Use navigational aids to maintain desired course.
  • Guide boats using engine throttles and steering mechanisms.
  • Secure boats to dock.
  • Find shelter for boat during rough weather.