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Motorboat Operators
The Benchmark Job Description below represents the specific Position Characteristics of the job used in the Salary Survey. Benchmark Job Descriptions should be inspected carefully to review the degree of matching between an organizations' Job and the Salary Survey Benchmark. Matching internal Jobs to Salary Survey Benchmark Jobs should not be done on Job Title alone. A thorough comparison of Salary Survey Benchmark to Internal Job Descriptions is recommended. A good overlap should exist on any comparisons used on critical Job Dimensions and Competencies.
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Transportation
Job Family: Marine Transportation
Benchmark Title: Motorboat Operators
 
Summary Job Description Tasks
Operate small motor-driven boats. May assist in navigational activities. Maintain desired courses, using compasses or electronic navigational aids.
 
Follow safety procedures in order to ensure the protection of passengers, cargo, and vessels.
 
Operate engine throttles and steering mechanisms in order to guide boats on desired courses.
 
Direct safety operations in emergency situations.
 
Issue directions for loading, unloading, and seating in boats.
 
Secure boats to docks with mooring lines, and cast off lines to enable departure.
 
Maintain equipment such as range markers, fire extinguishers, boat fenders, lines, pumps, and fittings.
 
Report any observed navigational hazards to authorities.
 
Service motors by performing tasks such as changing oil and lubricating parts.
 
Arrange repairs, fuel, and supplies for vessels.
 
Organize and direct the activities of crew members.
 
Tow, push, or guide other boats, barges, logs, or rafts.
 
Clean boats and repair hulls and superstructures, using hand tools, paint, and brushes.
 
Oversee operation of vessels used for carrying passengers, motor vehicles, or goods across rivers, harbors, lakes, and coastal waters.
 
Take depth soundings in turning basins.
 
Perform general labor duties such as repairing booms.
 
Position booms around docked ships.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Transportation
Job Family: Marine Transportation
Benchmark Title: Motorboat Operators
 
Important Knowledge Competencies Competency Description
Customer and Personal Service Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
 
Geography Knowledge of principles and methods for describing the features of land, sea, and air masses, including their physical characteristics, locations, interrelationships, and distribution of plant, animal, and human life.
 
Mechanical Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
 
Transportation Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits.
 
Public Safety and Security Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions.
 
Biology Knowledge of plant and animal organisms, their tissues, cells, functions, interdependencies, and interactions with each other and the environment.
 
English Language Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Transportation
Job Family: Marine Transportation
Benchmark Title: Motorboat Operators
 
Important Skill Competencies Competency Description
Operation and Control Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
 
Operation Monitoring Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
 
Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.
 
Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
 
Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
 
Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
 
Monitoring Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
 
Equipment Maintenance Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
 
Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
 
Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people.
 
Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
 
Troubleshooting Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
 
Quality Control Analysis Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.
 
Active Learning Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
 
Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
 
Management of Personnel Resources Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
 
Repairing Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.
 
Instructing Teaching others how to do something.
 
Equipment Selection Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
 
Time Management Managing one's own time and the time of others.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Transportation
Job Family: Marine Transportation
Benchmark Title: Motorboat Operators
 
Important Ability Competencies Competency Description
Control Precision The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.
 
Far Vision The ability to see details at a distance.
 
Problem Sensitivity The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
 
Spatial Orientation The ability to know your location in relation to the environment or to know where other objects are in relation to you.
 
Arm-Hand Steadiness The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
 
Manual Dexterity The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
 
Multilimb Coordination The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
 
Selective Attention The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
 
Oral Expression The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
 
Perceptual Speed The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.
 
Auditory Attention The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.
 
Speech Clarity The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
 
Response Orientation The ability to choose quickly between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures). It includes the speed with which the correct response is started with the hand, foot, or other body part.
 
Depth Perception The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
 
Flexibility of Closure The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.
 
Time Sharing The ability to shift back and forth between two or more activities or sources of information (such as speech, sounds, touch, or other sources).
 
Finger Dexterity The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
 
Reaction Time The ability to quickly respond (with the hand, finger, or foot) to a signal (sound, light, picture) when it appears.
 
Near Vision The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
 
Speech Recognition The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
 
Oral Comprehension The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
 
Deductive Reasoning The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
 
Visualization The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
 
Static Strength The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.
 
Glare Sensitivity The ability to see objects in the presence of glare or bright lighting.
 
Inductive Reasoning The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
 
Information Ordering The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).
 
Category Flexibility The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
 
Rate Control The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.
 
Peripheral Vision The ability to see objects or movement of objects to one's side when the eyes are looking ahead.
 
Hearing Sensitivity The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
 
Written Comprehension The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
 
Speed of Closure The ability to quickly make sense of, combine, and organize information into meaningful patterns.
 
Speed of Limb Movement The ability to quickly move the arms and legs.
 
Visual Color Discrimination The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Transportation
Job Family: Marine Transportation
Benchmark Title: Motorboat Operators
 
Prerequisite Qualification Category Education and Experience Level
Related Work Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
 
Required Level of Education Post-Secondary Certificate - awarded for training completed after high school (for example, in Personnel Services, Engineering-related Technologies, Vocational Home Economics, Construction Trades, Mechanics and Repairers, Precision Production Trades)
 
On-Site or In-Plant Training Up to and including 1 month
 
On-the-Job Training Over 1 month, up to and including 3 months
 
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Transportation
Job Family: Marine Transportation
Benchmark Title: Motorboat Operators
 
Alternate Job Title(s)
Boat Captain
Boat Driver
Boat Operator
Boat Person
Boatman
Captain
Charter Boat Operator
Crew Boat Operator
Deckhand
Dock Hand
Harbor Master
Harbormaster
Launch Operator
Launchman
Motorboat Operator
Outboard Motorboat Operator
Pilot Boat Captain
Pilot Boat Operator
Relief Captain
Speedboat Driver
Speedboat Operator
Towboat Captain
Tugboat Captain
Watch Leader
Water Taxi Ferry Operator
Water Taxi Operator
 
CompGeo Occupation Group: Transportation
Job Family: Marine Transportation
Benchmark Title: Motorboat Operators
 
 
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