Wharf Attendant

Launch and moor boats on lake or similar amusement places.

What does a Wharf Attendant do?

Launches and moors boats on lake or similar amusement place and shows patrons how to guide crafts, such as rowboats, canoes, and electric or gasoline motorboats: Assists patrons stepping in or out of boats. Takes tickets from patrons. Demonstrates how to row, paddle, or guide boats. Tows disabled boats to dock for repair. Changes batteries of electric motorboats and refuels gasoline motors. Cleans, paints, varnishes, and makes minor repairs on motors, using handtools, to maintain boats in good condition. When working in boat-tank facility of amusement park, is designated Boat-Tank Attendant. See BOAT-RENTAL CLERK for rental of canoes, motorboats, rowboats, sailboats, and fishing equipment.