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Motorboat Operators
(SOC Code : 53-5022)
in California

Operate small motor-driven boats to carry passengers and freight between ships, or ship to shore. May patrol harbors and beach areas. May assist in navigational activities.

Employers usually expect an employee in this occupation to be able to do the job after Moderate-term on-the-job training (1-12 months) .

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AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20131st Qtr$23.17$15.79$25.61$27.10

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Maintain desired courses, using compasses or electronic navigational aids.
Follow safety procedures in order to ensure the protection of passengers, cargo, and vessels.
Direct safety operations in emergency situations.
Operate engine throttles and steering mechanisms in order to guide boats on desired courses.
Oversee operation of vessels used for carrying passengers, motor vehicles, or goods across rivers, harbors, lakes, and coastal waters.
Secure boats to docks with mooring lines, and cast off lines to enable departure.
Service motors by performing tasks such as changing oil and lubricating parts.
Arrange repairs, fuel, and supplies for vessels.
Maintain equipment such as range markers, fire extinguishers, boat fenders, lines, pumps, and fittings.
Organize and direct the activities of crew members.

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Top Skills used in this Job
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.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
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.
Equipment Maintenance - Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
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.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Quality Control Analysis - Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
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.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Relationships - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Support - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Realistic - Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Enterprising - Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.

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