Fishers & Related Fishing Workers


Use nets, fishing rods, traps, or other equipment to catch and gather fish or other aquatic animals from rivers, lakes, or oceans, for human consumption or other uses. May haul game onto ship.
Also called: Captain, Clam Digger, Commercial Fisherman, Deckhand

Knowledge:

    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • food production
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
    Transportation
  • movement of people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road
    Math and Science
  • geography

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • talking to others
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Controlled Movement
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Initiative
  • Persistence
  • Attention to Detail
  • Self Control
  • Achievement/Effort

Technology:

    Map creation software
  • MaxSea TIMEZERO
  • P-Sea WindPlot
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Catchlog Trading Catchlog
  • OLRAC Electronic Logbook Software Solution
    Route navigation software
  • MaxSea Time Zero Navigator NOAA

Education:

    no high school diploma/GED
    high school diploma/GED
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