Captains, Mates, & Pilots of Water Vessels
Boat Captain, Captain, First Mate, Mate
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Aerospace Medical Service; Aerospace Medical Service Apprentice, Independent Duty Medical Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Craftsman, Independent Duty Medical Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Helper, Independent Duty Medical Technician; Aerospace Medical Service Journeyman, Independent Duty Medical Technician; Health Services Management Apprentice; Health Services Management Journeyman, Health Information Technology; Pararescue Helper; Special Reconnaissance Craftsman; Survival, Evasion, Resistance, Escape (SERE) Specialist Apprentice
Bridge Crewmember; Cannon Crewmember; Cavalry Scout; Combat Engineer; Combat Medic Specialist; M1 Armor Crewman; Marine Deck Officer; Military Police; Unit Supply Specialist; Watercraft Operator
Boat Forces Operations; Boatswain; Boatswain Specialty; Boatswain's Mate; Diving Specialist; Ice Operations; Marine Safety Specialist Deck; Operations Afloat; Operations Systems Specialist; Seaman
Combat Engineer; Combat Rubber Reconnaissance Craft (CRRC) Coxswain; Critical Skills Operator; Reconnaissance Marine
(11) Meter Rigid Inflatable Boat (RIB) Coxswain; CWO - Boatswain, Surface; Commanding Officer, Afloat (Lieutenant Commander); Diving Officer (Saturation); Hospital Corpsman; Landing Craft Air Cushion Operator/Navigator; Navigation Manager; Quartermaster; Ship's Navigator (Inertial Systems); Submarine Assistant Navigator (ANAV)
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What they do:
Command or supervise operations of ships and water vessels, such as tugboats and ferryboats. Required to hold license issued by U.S. Coast Guard.
On the job, you would:
Direct courses and speeds of ships, based on specialized knowledge of local winds, weather, water depths, tides, currents, and hazards. Prevent ships under navigational control from engaging in unsafe operations. Serve as a vessel's docking master upon arrival at a port or at a berth.
movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
Safety and Government
public safety and security
law and government
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
talking to others
noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
changing what is done based on other people's actions
teaching people how to do something
communicate by speaking
listen and understand what people say
know where things are around you
imagine how something will look after it is moved around or changed
Hand and Finger Use
keep your arm or hand steady
hold or move items with your hands
quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
People interested in this work like activities that include
practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
Attention to Detail
You might use software like this on the job:
Route navigation software
FURUNO navigational chart software
Navigational chart software
Education: (rated 3 of 5)
high school diploma/GED or certificate after high school usually needed
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