(a) completed Primary 6 education, or equivalent;
(b) visual acuity of 6/60;
(c) a valid Beach Lifeguard Award and Pool Lifeguard Award from the Hong Kong Life Saving Society;
(d) a valid First Aid Certificate of the St. John Ambulance Association, Hong Kong Red Cross, or Auxiliary Medical Service;
(e) attained a level of proficiency in Chinese and English Languages equivalent to Primary 6 standard; and
(f) passed a trade test.
(i) Candidates without supporting documents of the Chinese and English Languages proficiency of (e) above may also apply but they will be required to pass the assessments of Chinese and English languages proficiency during the selection interview.
(ii) The Beach Lifeguard Award and Pool Lifeguard Award should be obtained or reassessed by the Hong Kong Life Saving Society within the preceding three years at the date of appointment.
(iii) Exceptionally, candidates with only the Beach Lifeguard Award and Pool Lifeguard Award from the Hong Kong Life Saving Society but without First Aid Certificate may be appointed subject to their obtaining a valid First Aid Certificate at own cost within 3 months from the date of appointment, failing which their service may be terminated. In exceptional cases, the specified period may be extended to allow the staff to attend the examinations leading to the required qualifications.]
(a) performing lifesaving duties;
(b) performing first aid duties;
(c) assisting in law enforcement and maintenance of order;
(d) assisting in cleansing work; and
(e) performing winter work duties.
Candidates are required to pass the selection procedures including physical fitness tests, trade tests, selection interviews and medical examination etc.
Basic Law Knowledge Assessment
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.
Master Pay Scale Point 5 (HK$17,675 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 8 (HK$21,340 per month)