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Boatman

Aliases: Will be updated

Industry/Sector(s): Shipping


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks of a Boatman is expected to perform include:
  • Piling boat to carry men and material across waterways, working alone and in groups
  • Checking boat for leakage and other damage
  • Mooring boat in convenient place for enabling entry of persons and loading of cargo
  • Ensuring that boats capacity is not exceeded
  • Maintaining boats balance on water
  • Covering cargo if required to protect it from weather
  • Getting conversant with routes
  • Unmooring boat propels and directing it by means of oars, rudder, pole, sails, etc.
  • Mooring boat on reaching destination for persons to alight and for cargo to be unloaded
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It is a not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job
  • Part-time work is not available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Ship usually sails for 5/6 days a week and works for 14/15 hours every day. This may vary from ship to ship
  • Being self-employed is also an option
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe 

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 

Coming soon

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Ability to load and unload materials from vessel
  • Knowledge of mooring and unmooring
  • Well-versed in technical know-how of a boat
  • Proficient in water routes
  • Ability to ferry passengers safely
  • Ability to maintain balance of boat with passengers on it
  • Physically fit
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Ability to load and unload cargo

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Coming soon

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 2
  • For Boatman - ₹ 12,000 to ₹ 15,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Indian Navy
  • Shipping companies across India
KEYWORDS 

Boatman

OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 8350.0600 Boatman
ISCO 2008 8350 Ships’ Deck Crews and Related Workers
NIC 2008 50119 Other sea and coastal water transport n.e.c
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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