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Ferryboat Operator Helper

Assist Cable Ferryboat Operators.

What does a Ferryboat Operator Helper do?

Assists FERRYBOAT OPERATOR, CABLE in operation of cable-guided ferryboat to transport passengers, motor vehicles, and freight across river, by performing following duties: Signals vehicle operators to drive vehicles onto ferryboat, or drives vehicles onto ferryboat. Places blocks under wheels of vehicles. Transfers freight onto ferryboat, using handtruck or power truck. Raises ferryboat gates by hand or by turning windlass. Unties stay ropes from dock. Collects fares from customers. Refuels engines and lubricates mechanical equipment. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.