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Core Tasks

  • Guides horses or ponies and drives horse drawn vehicles to transport goods and passengers.
  • Operates and maintains locks, opens and closes moving bridges across inland waterways and docks, and measures depth of water in canals, rivers, etc. to determine possible dumping or dredging sites.
  • Operates and maintains lighthouses and navigational lights in harbours, and assists in mooring craft.
  • Checks that goods have been correctly loaded into vehicle, monitors and records information from tachograph, and arranges for servicing, refuelling, cleaning and repair of depot vehicles.
  • Organises relief and replacement crews as necessary, ensures compliance with regulations regarding the carrying of passengers and luggage, and submits reports of any irregularities.
  • Checks that vehicles run as scheduled, monitors number of passengers travelling particular routes and makes recommendations for improvement of services.

Education Requirements

Level Percentage
Level 0 7.270844%
Level 1 18.515358%
Level 2 24.98781%
Level 3 28.693321%
Level 4-5 (Higher Education) 3.364213%
Level 6 (Bachelors) 17.168455%

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