Motorboat Operators:

Operate small motor-driven boats. May assist in navigational activities.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 197
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 8.61 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Following Directions
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Repair ship or boat engine, machinery, or equipment
Repair boat or ship hull
Maintain ship or boat engine, machinery, or equipment
Maintain boat or ship hull
Clean marine vessels or equipment
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts

Handling and Moving Objects

Handle boat or ship tie-off lines
Deploy running gear on watercraft
Secure watercraft to docks, wharves or other vessels
Position material handling equipment
Don/Doff transportation or shipping related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Direct operation of boats and crews
Direct material handling or moving activities
Direct vessel steering
Direct passenger or freight transport activities

Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment

Operate ships or other watercraft
Transport cargo
Transport passengers
Steer vessel, vehicle, or craft

Controlling Machines and Processes

Operate navigation technology or equipment
Operate Geographic Positioning System (GPS) equipment
Operate cleaning equipment

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Flight Planning
Federal Aviation Regulations
Aviation Regulations
Contract Management

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