Crew Operator

Crew Operator

Due to expansion of our fleet we have a vacancy for a part-time (24 hrs/week) Crew Operator.
He/she is responsible for the crewing operations and reports to the Managing Director and Crewing Manager.

The Crew Operator:

  • Is involved in recruitment and selection of crew;
  • Is responsible for the crew planning and identifying upcoming vacancies;
  • Directs and checks the manning agency that qualified and certified crew are ready in a timely matter;
  • Coordinates, executes and communicates crew changes to all parties involved, including making all necessary arrangements for obtaining required visa, flight tickets, accommodation and transportation in the most cost-efficient way;
  • Monitors, registers and evaluates performance and development of crew;
  • Keeps data in the crew management program up to date;
  • Monitors and arranges all required crew documentation, certification and trainings;
  • Periodically visits our vessels;
  • Is responsible for the budget of the assigned vessels.



The ideal candidate should have:

  • An intellectual and professional level at least equivalent to having completed Dutch ‘higher professional education’;
  • Relevant working experience in a crewing department and/or maritime experience is a plus;
  • Knowledge of STCW/ILO/MLC/ flag state requirements;
  • Excellent command of the English language at business level both verbally and in writing;
  • Good communication skills, a team player mentality, accuracy, initiative and a service minded attitude;
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills;
  • A 24/7 mentality;
  • The ability to work under pressure.


What can ForestWave Navigation offer you?

  • We offer an interesting and challenging position in a competitive yet friendly global teamwork environment;
  • Possibilities to grow professionally in our organization;
  • Good remuneration in line with experience and future development;
  • Dedicated and experienced colleagues;
  • International working environment.


English applications, including résumé, should be addressed to:

ForestWave Navigation B.V.
Attn. Ms. Marloes Stuivenberg


No agency acquisition please