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Artisan(Lifeguard at Water Sports Centre)

Entry Requirements
(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) (i) a valid Local Certificate of Competency as Coxswain Grade 3 Certificate or above and valid Local Certificate of Competency as Engine Operator Grade 3 Certificate or above; or
(ii) a valid Local Certificate of Competency for Government Vessels; or
(iii) a valid local Pleasure Vessel Operator Grade 2 Certificate of Competency or above or equivalent; and
(f) attained a level of proficiency in Chinese and English Languages equivalent to Primary 6 standard.

[Notes :  
(i)     Candidates will be required to pass a trade test.
(ii)    Candidates without supporting documents of the Chinese and English Languages proficiency of (f) above may also apply.  There will be assessments of Chinese and English Languages proficiency during the selection interview.
(iii)   The Beach Lifeguard Award should be obtained or reassessed by the Hong Kong Life Saving Society within the preceding three years at the date of appointment.
(iv)   Exceptionally, candidates without First Aid Certificate from the St. John Ambulance Association / Hong Kong Red Cross / Auxiliary Medical Service may be appointed subject to their obtaining a valid First Aid Certificate at their own cost within three months from the date of appointment, failing which their service may be terminated.  In exceptional cases, the period specified above may be extended to allow the staff to attend the examinations leading to the required qualifications.]

(a)    performing lifesaving and first aid duties;
(b)    assisting in law enforcement and maintenance of order;
(c)    patrolling water sports activities areas on rescue boat and watching participants carrying out water sport activities;
(d)   directing participants in getting in and out of crafts and towing / launching the crafts into water and taking them out of water and back to the water sports centre;
(e)    assisting in issuing and collection of water sports equipment / gears and assuring that they are in good condition before and after use;
(f)    cleansing, minor repairs and maintenance of the water sports equipment;
(g)    assisting in cleansing work; and
(h)    winter work duties.

Selection Procedures
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$18,965 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 8 (HK$22,895 per month)