Candidates should (a)(i) have a Certificate of Competency (Deck Officer) (Seagoing) Class 2 issued by the Director of Marine, or equivalent; or (ii) have a Hong Kong Licence (Deck Officer) (Seagoing) Class 2 issued by the Director of Marine; or (iii) have a Certificate of Competency (Deck Officer) (River Trade) Class 2 or above issued by the Director of Marine with four years of relevant post-qualification experience; (b) have completed an accredited course of basic training in Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) in accordance with International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) Recommendations V-103, as approved by the Marine Department, the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region; (c) be able to speak fluent Cantonese and Putonghua, read and write good Chinese; and (d) be able to speak fluent English, read and write good English.
Required to (i) pass a trade test on the interview date, (ii) wear uniform on duty, (iii) work shifts (with a minimum of 5 hours per shift) or undertake standby duties.
A Part-time Assistant Marine Controller is mainly deployed on assisting Marine Officers and Marine Controllers in port service operations, including vessel traffic management.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for 18 months.
(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise. (b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race. (c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service. (d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made. (e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview. (f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria. (g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the below enquiry address.
How to apply:
Application Forms (G.F. 340 [(Rev. 3/2013)]) are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
Completed forms, together with copies of certificates and transcripts in support of the (a) professional/technical qualifications; and (b) support documents of working experience, should be forwarded to the below enquiry address of the recruiting department on or before the closing date for application. Please specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope.
Online application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who apply online should submit copies of certificates and transcripts in support of the (a) professional/technical qualifications; and (b) support documents of working experience by 22 January 2015 to the below enquiry address, and the online application number and the post applied should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of supporting documents.
Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Appointments Unit, Administration Secretariat, Marine Department, 21/F., Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central, Hong Kong
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao (2 January 2015) and South China Morning Post (3 January 2015 and 10 January 2015)