84 hours


Maroff/Mate DPO

Van Wijngaarden Marine Services has a position available for Maroff/Mate in possession of DPO Certificate, preferably with experience on workboats willing to work on our Tugs, Shoalbusters, Multicats and Multi Purpose Workboats.

Amstel 2017

About this position

The Maroff/Mate is part of the crew on board and takes care of his watch on the bridge, takes the lead on deck and as a Maroff in the engine room. The Maroff/Mate plays a crucial role in the operational process of the vessel and the development of the crew.

Linge 2019

Your duties:

  • Lead and motivate a small team.
  • You have knowledge of the safety system applicable on the vessel regarding usage, application and monitoring of the safety system on board.
  • You are familiar with works on deck. You take charge and coordinate the works on deck and working with the crane.
  • You are capable of manoeuvring the vessel in when under tow and when sailing. You know how to manoeuvre the vessel in ports.
  • As the key user of the Navigation equipment you understand the working principles of the equipment and are capable of solving issues and determining the root malfunctioning cause.
  • The Maroff is on duty in the engine room and assesses the functioning of the machinery. You can determine the malfunctioning of equipment and find solutions to solve any issues.
  • You take responsibility for the maintenance management system (Marad).
  • You are DPO certified and know how to operate the system.

You will receive:

  • Working in Europe 4 weeks On/4 weeks Off, working outside Europe working 6 weeks On/6 Weeks Off
  • Working 12 hours-7 days
  • Training internally and externally
  • Growth of your position towards Senior Maroff and/or Captain
  • Personal development and coaching
  • A clean, tidy work and living space
  • Good food
  • Pension scheme as per Bedrijfspensioenfond Koopvaardij
  • Competitive salary while working and on leave

You communicate with:

  • Crew on board and in your watch.
  • Customer representatives on board and onshore.
  • Crew department regarding work schedules and crew changes.
  • Operational department regarding vessel planning as well as daily and weekly reports regarding on- and off-hire surveys.
  • Technical department regarding order processes, maintenance and technical issues.
  • QHSE department regarding usage of the SMS-system as well as accident and incident related topics.
  • DPA in case of major incidents.
  • Directors regarding overall progress and welfare.

Your profile:

  • Maroff (Maritime Officer degree at a Dutch Nautical School) or Mate diploma.
  • STCW documents, COC.
  • Multiple years of experience on contractors material or workboats.
  • Able to work under supervision and willing to supervise while working with instructions and procedures.
  • You contribute to a good working environment.
  • Able to give and receive feedback.
  • Writing and verbal communication skills in both Dutch and English.
  • Committed to safe working and promoting safety on board of the vessel.

Why work at

Wijngaarden Marine Services B.V.

You will experience working in an open culture where you will be coached to work together in a team.

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Office in Hardinxveld-Giessendam

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Working in Europe, Falkland Islands and World Wide

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Steady teams on board and in the office

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11 People working in our office to support you. 51 People working on our fleet

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Equal chances for all positions

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Average age 35 years


Apply for this position

For questions regarding this position, please contact Hilda van Veen (HR) or Peter De Smet (Operations Director) at telephone number +31 (0) 184 490 244 or send an e-mail to HR@wijngaarden.com.

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