Customs, Ship and Other Brokers (1236)
The following characteristics concern the occupation of
Ship Brokers (1236.2)
Ship brokers buy and sell cargo space on ships and buy and sell ships, yachts and other watercraft on behalf of clients.
Note: The codes in brackets and under the Aptitudes heading are for career development specialists. Under the Interests heading, the code is in upper or lower case letters depending on the degree of importance.
Methodical persons like to have clear rules and organized methods to guide their activities. They prefer working under the direction or supervision of others according to given instructions, or to be guided by established policies and procedures. Methodical persons like to work on one thing until it is completed. They enjoy following a set routine and prefer work that is free from the unexpected.
Social persons like dealing with people. They enjoy caring for and assisting others in identifying their needs and solving their concerns. Social persons like working and co-operating with others. They prefer to be involved in work that requires interpersonal contact.
Directive persons like to take charge and control situations. They like to take responsibility for projects that require planning, decision making and co-ordinating the work of others. They are able to give direction and instructions easily. They enjoy organizing their own activities. They see themselves as independent and self-directing.
Near and far vision (V3)
Some work activities involve the monitoring of processes, objects or situations in the work environment that are far from the worker. Other work activities involve Near vision (2).
Not relevant (C0)
Colour discrimination is not relevant in the performance of the work.
Verbal interaction (H2)
Work activities involve communication with colleagues, clients and/or the public on a regular basis.
Sitting, standing, walking (B3)
This level involves work activities in combinations and varying degrees of Sitting (1) and Standing and/or walking (2).
Not relevant (L0)
Work activities do not involve co-ordination of limbs.
Work activities involve handling loads up to 5 kg.
Determining time, place and sequence of operations or actions to be taken based on analysis of data executing determinations and/or reporting events.
Exchanging ideas, information and opinions with others to arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions or solutions; often collaborating with others to formulate policies and programs.
Not significant (C8)
Regulated inside climate (L1)
A normal controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school.
An outdoor work environment where the worker is exposed to variations in weather conditions and seasonal weather patterns.