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HTS Aqua is your gateway to a job in inland navigation. We have a suitable job for everyone who wants to come on board. The modern container barges for which we provide crews sail throughout the entire Benelux and the Rhine area. If you’re a doer, flexible, persistent and decisive and of course have the right qualifications - or are willing to obtain them - then we are looking forward to your application. You will have a great degree of freedom in our fleet and we appreciate own initiative. We attach great value to safety, quality and service-mindedness.

Boatman/Captain

Inland navigation

Company profile

HTS Aqua is a dynamic staffing agency that focuses on providing crew members for various ships that are active in the transport of sea containers in the Benelux and the Rhine area.

Corporate culture

The success of HTS Aqua is partially attributable to the corporate culture and the standards and values ‚Äč‚Äčthat play a prominent role in our operational approach. We are proud of the flexibility, perseverance and decisiveness that we are consequently able to display. By combining involvement and professionalism, we are able to work together and deliver quality at all times. We value initiative. Our certified work placement company is characterised by an atmosphere of no-nonsense and trust.

Job description

For one of our container ships we are looking for a skipper/captain inland shipping. The activities include:

  • Responsible for all tasks and activities that are performed both in and outside his/her assignment.
  • Has the knowledge of the work of the sailor and the helmsman.
  • His/her way of acting is aimed at compliance with the concept of safety in the broadest sense of the word.
  • When defects are found, it is his/her duty to resolve the unsafe situation as soon as possible.

Job requirements

  • MBO/HBO work and thinking level.
  • Experience as a helmsman/2nd captain in inland shipping is a plus.
  • Good communication skills in Dutch, German and English.
  • Problem-solving way of thinking.
  • Be aware of BPR and RPR and act accordingly.
  • In possession of a radar patent, major navigation license, rhine patent, ADN certificate and VHF certificate.

Employment contract

  • Permanent position might be possible.

We offer

  • A dynamic position with appropriate responsibilities.
  • A competitive salary with good fringe benefits.
  • Negotiable working hours.

Apply?

You can email your cover letter and your CV to vacature@htsaqua.nl or you can send it by post to:
HTS Aqua BV
Attn. HR department
PO Box 3000
4200 EA Gorinchem
The Netherlands

If you are not invited for an interview, we have chosen another candidate.

For more information about this vacancy, please contact the HR department at  +31(0) 88 - 66 88 780 of mail naar vacature@htsaqua.nl.

Your can email your cover letter and your CV to vacature@htsaqua.nl or you can send it by post to:

HTS Aqua BV
Attn. HR department
PO Box 3000
4200 EA Gorinchem
The Netherlands