6223-Deep-sea fishery workers

Job Title: 

Deep-sea fishery workers

Job Description: 

Deep-sea fishery workers, as skippers or members of fishing vessel crews, catch deep-sea fish, for sale or delivery to wholesale buyers, marketing organizations or at markets.


Tasks include

  • preparing and repairing nets and other fishing gear and equipment
  • commanding and operating fishing vessels to from and at deep-sea fishing grounds
  • determining areas for fishing, plotting courses and computing navigational positions using compass, charts, tables and other aids
  • steering vessels and operating navigational instruments and electronic fishing aids
  • directing fishing operations and supervising crew activities
  • recording fishing progress, activities, weather and sea conditions on ship's log
  • baiting, setting and hauling in fishing gear
  • cleaning, freezing, icing or salting catch on- or offshore
  • selecting and training vessel crews.
Specific Occupations: 

Fisherman, deep-sea(market)

Crewman, drifter/trawler(market)

Fishery worker, skilled (deep-sea) (market)

Captain, fishing: deep-sea(market)

Skipper, trawler(market)

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2303