Master Pay Scale Point 5 ($17,675 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 8 ($21,340 per month)
Candidates should have (a)(i) completed a recognized apprenticeship or other approved course of practical training in air-conditioning engineering; or (ii) at least four years' experience in air-conditioning engineering; and (b) completed Primary 6 education, or equivalent; and (c) attained a level of proficiency in Chinese and English Languages equivalent to Primary 6 standard.
(Note: Candidates are required to pass a trade test at an appropriate level. Preference will be given to candidates who have relevant working experience in the air-conditioning engineering field.)
1. 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 be taken into account only if two candidates are considered equal in all other aspects.
2. Successful candidates may be posted to other departments and may be required to (a) perform shift duties, emergency duties, stand-by duties/on-call duties and work irregular hours; (b) work in remote areas or harsh conditions; (c) drive a departmental vehicle under the self-drive scheme; (d) wear uniform/protective clothing; and (e) carry pager/mobile phone.
An Artisan (Air-conditioning) is mainly deployed to install, operate, repair, maintain and overhaul all types of central air-conditioning plants, refrigerating systems, air-handling systems, air-conditioners and dehumidifying equipment.
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. 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) 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 enquiry address below.
(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 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 on G.F. 340 should reach Recruitment and Promotion Section, Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, 7/F, 3 Kai Shing Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong not later than 17 September 2020. Please specify "Application for the post of Artisan (Air-conditioning)" 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. On-line application can also be made through Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
Your application will not be considered if late, submitted by fax or email, or if you fail to provide in G.F. 340 all information as requested or it is not clear from your statements that you have the minimum qualifications, training, experience or other requirements for the job. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation anytime during the ten-week period from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, 3 Kai Shing Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong