Key Competencies * Dependability * Cooperation * Concern for Others * Attention to Detail * Self Control * Initiative * Social Orientation * Persistence * Integrity * Adaptability/Flexibility
Representative Tasks * Handle lines to moor vessels to wharfs, to tie up vessels to other vessels, or to rig towing lines. * Read pressure and temperature gauges or displays and record data in engineering logs. * Tie barges together into tow units for tugboats to handle, inspecting barges periodically during voyages and disconnecting them when destinations are reached.
IndustryTransportation & Warehousing, Government,
Job Family Transportation and Material Moving
Sample Job Titles Able Bodied Seaman (AB Seaman), Able Bodied Watchman (AB Watchman), Able Seaman, Barge Hand, Barge Worker, Bargeman, Boat Crew Deck Hand, Boat Deckhand, Boat Hand, Boat Laborer, Boat Person, Bosun, Buoy Tender, Cabin Worker, Cadet, Captain's Assistant, Chief Engineer's Helper, Chief Yeoman, Crew Member, Crewman, Deck Cadet, Deck Hand, Deck Mate, Deckhand, Deckhand Engineer, Ferry Hand, Ferryman, Float Tender, Floater, Floatman, Handyman, Lighterman, Lookout, Marine Firefighter, Marine Fireman, Marine Oiler, Marine Technician, Marine Water Tender, Mariner, Master at Arms, Merchant Seaman, Oiler, Ordinary Seaman, Pleasure Craft Sailor, Quartermaster, Refrigerating Oiler, River Transportation Worker, Riverman, Roustabout, Sailor, Scaler, Scow Hand, Scowman, Seaman, Ship Laborer, Steerer, Steersman, Tankerman, Vessel Ordinary Seaman, Water Tender, Wheelman, Wiper, Yacht Hand, Yachtsman.