Master Pay Scale Point 5 ($17,675 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 17 ($35,040 per month)
Candidates should have -
(a)(i) ‘Level 2’ or equivalent [See Note(1)] or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE), or equivalent [See Note(2)]; or
(ii) ‘Level 2’ [See Note(3)] / ‘Grade E’ or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) [See Note(2)], or equivalent;
(b) met the language proficiency requirements of ‘Level 2’ [See Note(3)] or above in Chinese Language and English Language in HKDSEE or HKCEE, or equivalent; and
(c) eyesight [See Note(4)] to be able to distinguish between white, red and green colours and lights for performing duties relating to harbour patrol, pollution control and vessel traffic regulation, etc.
(1) For civil service appointment purpose, “Attained” in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and ‘Grade E’ in Other Language subjects in HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to ‘Level 2’ in the New Senior Secondary subjects in HKDSEE.
(2) The subjects may include Chinese Language and English Language.
(3) For civil service appointment purpose, ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 2’ in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(4) Candidates are required to pass a pre-employment medical examination including visual assessment and colour perception screening test.
(5) For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of BL in the community, applicants for civil service jobs will be assessed on their BL knowledge. The BL test result will constitute an appropriate weighting in a candidate’s overall assessment.
A Marine Inspector II is mainly deployed on –
(a) carrying out inspection and licensing functions associated with local vessels in Hong Kong waters and processing port formalities;
(b) patrolling and regulating vessels, marine traffic and marine activities in Hong Kong waters;
(c) managing typhoon shelters, public piers, mooring areas, public cargo working areas, ferry terminals and pollution control;
(d) assisting and manning the Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre and other outstations when required;
(e) handling marine accident preliminary investigation and carrying out marine law enforcement and prosecution action;
(f) handling government fleet operations matters;
(g) assisting in seafarers matters and performing other Marine Department functions within Hong Kong waters; and
(h) supervising subordinate staff.
(Note : (i) Required to wear uniform and (ii) May be required to work shifts/irregular hours, at times of typhoon signals in force and on board patrol launches.)
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 requirements 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. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(i) Academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions / Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. Holders of such qualifications should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the contact address below.
(j) Civil service vacancies information contained in this column is also available on the GovHK on the Internet at http://www.gov.hk.
(k) Towards the application deadline, our on-line system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications. To ensure timely completion of your online 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 Home Affairs Enquiry 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).
Applications submitted in person or by post should reach the contact address below on or before 29 January 2021 (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application). Please specify “Application for the post of Marine Inspector II” on the envelope. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to this Department and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage. Applicants may also apply online through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
Copies of the relevant transcripts/diplomas/certificates or other qualification documents (including copies of transcripts/diplomas/certificates showing the results achieved in Chinese and English languages) should be submitted together with the completed application forms. For applicants who apply on-line, they should submit copies of the required supporting documents by post to the contact address below on or before 5 February 2021. The on-line application number should be quoted on the envelope and copies of the supporting documents. If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as required, their applications will not be considered.
Applications not made in the prescribed application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)], or which are late, incomplete, not duly signed, submitted by fax or e-mail or without copies of required supporting documents will not be considered.
Applicants are encouraged to provide their e-mail addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation (by e-mail or by post) in about eight to twelve 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
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News: 15 January 2021, South China Morning Post: 16 January 2021 and 23 January 2021