Pull ferryboats guided by an overhead cable.
What does a Cable Ferryboat Operator do?
Pulls ferryboat guided by overhead cable to transport passengers and freight across river: Signals passengers to board ferryboat and directs workers engaged in loading of freight [FERRYBOAT-OPERATOR HELPER]. Pays out rope on one side of ferryboat and pulls in rope on other side to propel ferryboat across river. Inspects equipment, such as cables, ropes, pontoons, and railings and repairs or replaces defective equipment.