Master Pay Scale Point 5 ($14,905 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 8 ($17,995 per month)
(a) have completed Primary 6 education, or equivalent;
(b) have attained a level of proficiency in Chinese and English Languages equivalent to Primary 6 standard;
(c) be able to swim unaided continuously for a distance of 50 meters; and
(d) be able to handle a small boat and pass a relevant test connected with small boat handling.
For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of BL in the community, assessment of BL knowledge will be included in the recruitment for all civil service jobs. Candidates who are invited to attend the recruitment interview will be tested orally on their BL knowledge during recruitment interview. The results of BL assessment will be taken into account only if two candidates are considered equal in all other aspects.
An Artisan (Aids to Navigation) is mainly deployed on:
(a) laying, removal, operation, repairing, maintenance and servicing of marine aids to navigation in Hong Kong. The work will be carried out in workshops and at remote sites, including land sites, water sites and remote islands. Aids to navigation include lighthouses, light beacons, light buoys, fog-signalling apparatus and any machinery or equipment connected with the operation of aids to navigation;
(b) transportation of stores and tools, etc.; and
(c) other duties such as prevention of fire, typhoon precautions and station cleaning, etc.
Note: (i) May be required to perform emergency duties, work outside normal office hours and outdoor in remote areas or during rigorous conditions; and (ii) will be required to wear uniform and protective clothing.
Terms of Appointment:
A new recruit will normally be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years. Upon passage of probation bar, he/she may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms.
(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) Civil service vacancies are posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates selected for these vacancies will be appointed on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service and will become civil servants on appointment.
(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) The information on the maximum pay point is for reference only and may be subject to changes.
(f) Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, and where appropriate, assistance in housing.
(g) 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.
(h) 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 further shortlisting.
(i) 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.
(j) Towards the application deadline, our on-line system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications. To ensure timely completion of your on-line application, it is advisable to submit the application as early as possible.
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) academic qualifications (including photocopies of certificates and transcripts showing the results achieved in Chinese and English languages); (b) professional/technical qualifications; and (c) support documents of working experience, should be forwarded to the below enquiry address on or before the closing date for application. Please specify the title of the post and discipline 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) academic qualifications (including photocopies of certificates and transcripts showing the results achieved in Chinese and English languages); (b) professional/technical qualifications; and (c) support documents of working experience by 4 September 2015 to the below enquiry address, and the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of supporting documents. Applications submitted by fax or email, and applications which are late, incomplete or without the required supporting documents will not be considered. If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as requested by 4 September 2015, their applications will not be considered.
Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about 12 to 14 weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Appointments Unit, Marine Department, 21/F., Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central, Hong Kong.