*A job as a River Boat Captain falls under the broader career category of Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category. We are still seeking more specific information about this career from experts in this field. If you can provide us with more information, .
for Captains, Mates, and Pilots of Water Vessels :
Command or supervise operations of ships and water vessels, such as tugboats and ferryboats. Required to hold license issued by U.S. Coast Guard.