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*Student Aeronautical Communications Officer - Civil Service Vacancy

Salary :

Training Pay Scale Point 5 ($13,400 per month) to Training Pay Scale Point 6 ($14,290 per month)

Entry Requirements :

Candidates should –

(a) (i) have Level 2 or equivalent (Note 1) or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) (Note 2), or equivalent; or (ii) have Level 2 (Note 3) / Grade E or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) (Note 2), or equivalent; and

(b) have met the language proficiency requirements of Level 3 (Note 3) or above in English Language and Level 2 (Note 3) or above in Chinese Language in the HKDSEE or HKCEE, or equivalent; and

(c) be able to communicate effectively in English.

Notes :

(1) For civil service appointment purpose, "Attained with Distinction" in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and "Grade C" in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 3 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE. "Attained" in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and "Grade E" in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE.

(2) The subjects may include Chinese Language and English Language.

(3) For civil service appointment purpose, "Grade C" and "Grade E" in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to "Level 3" and "Level 2" respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.

(4) 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 assessed on their BL knowledge through a written test to be conducted immediately before or after the recruitment interview on the same day. The BL test result will be one of the considerations to be taken into account in assessing the suitability of a candidate.

Duties:

A Student Aeronautical Communications Officer is mainly deployed on undergoing training to acquire the mandatory certification in Aeronautical Communication issued by the Civil Aviation Department under the International Civil Aviation Organisation Safety Management System to-

(a) assist to provide operational support in the Aeronautical Network Centre;
(b) consolidate skills in operational and technical support in cyber security management, system administration and related tasks;
(c) consolidate skills in technical support to aviation related tasks on safety and quality management, audits and inspections; and
(d) assist to compile statistics on flight movements and aeronautical communication operations for planning and revenue purposes.

A Student Aeronautical Communications Officer is required to work shifts on a 24-hour basis.
Terms of Appointment :

A new recruit will normally be appointed on civil service agreement terms for three years. He/she will be required to serve on agreement terms for at least 3 years before they can be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms.

Enquiry Address and Tel. No :

Personnel Registry, Civil Aviation Department, Level 5, Office Building, Civil Aviation Department Headquarters, 1 Tung Fai Road, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong (Tel: 2910 6395)

Closing Date of Application : 11 September 2015
Newspaper(s) Advertised (with date) :

Ming Pao Daily News (28 August 2015) and South China Morning Post (29 August 2015 and 5 September 2015)

General Notes :

(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 any 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 above enquiry address.
(j) Civil service vacancies information contained in this column is also available on the GovHK website 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 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). Candidates must state clearly results of all subjects obtained in the public examinations on the application forms or a separate sheet attached to their applications.  Completed forms, together with copies of official transcripts and certificates (for holders of non-local academic qualifications), should be forwarded to the above enquiry address of the recruiting department on or before the closing date for application.  Please specify the title of the post 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 with non-local academic qualifications who apply online should submit their copies of official transcripts and certificates within one week after the close of application period to the above enquiry address, and the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of supporting documents.  If candidates fail to state clearly results of all subjects obtained in the public examinations or fail to provide the supporting documents as requested by the deadline, their applications will not be considered.  Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms.  Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about eight to ten weeks from the closing date for application.  Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.  For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated.