Police Inspector, Hong Kong Police Force (Ref: 43008)

Department: Hong Kong Police Force

Publish Date: 2020-12-02 13:00:00

Job Title: Police Inspector

Salary (Monthly): $44910

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

(a)(i) a Hong Kong Degree, or equivalent, with “Level 1” results in the two language papers (“Use of Chinese” and “Use of English”) in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE) (Notes 2 to 5) [Entry point: Police Pay Scale Point 25 ($47,690 per month) (Note 6)]; or

(ii) a Hong Kong Degree, or a Higher Diploma from a Hong Kong polytechnic/polytechnic university/ Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education/ technical college, or an accredited Associate Degree from a Hong Kong tertiary institution, or a Diploma from a registered post-secondary college awarded after the date of its registration, or equivalent, and Level 2 (Note 7) or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent; or have a pass in the English Language Proficiency Test and Chinese Language Proficiency Test for Police Inspector recruitment exercise (Note 2), or equivalent [Entry point : Police Pay Scale Point 24 ($46,295 per month)]; or
(iii) A pass in two subjects at Advanced Level in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (2A) plus three other subjects at Grade C or above in the HKCEE (3O), or a combination of results in five HKDSEE subjects of Level 3 in New Senior Secondary (NSS) subjects, “Attained with Distinction” / “Attained with Distinction (I)” in Applied Learning (ApL) subjects (subject to a maximum of two ApL subjects) and Grade C in Other Language subjects, or equivalent, and Level 2 (Note 7) or above in Chinese Language and English Language in HKDSEE or HKCEE or equivalent, or have a pass in the English Language Proficiency Test and Chinese Language Proficiency Test for Police Inspector recruitment exercise (Note 2) or equivalent. [Entry point : Police Pay Scale Point 23 ($42,665 per month)];
(b) be able to read and write Chinese and speak fluent Cantonese;
© minimum physical standards as follows:-
Male : height 163 cm, weight 50 kg; Female : height 152 cm, weight 42 kg; physical fitness test is a pre-requisite;
(d) pass an initial eyesight test without the aid of any eyesight correction tools; and
(e) must be permanent resident of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and have resided in Hong Kong for at least seven years.

Duties:

A Police Inspector will be deployed on various duties, including supervisory and operational duties, covering all aspects of police work. He/she will be subject to discipline under the Police Force Ordinance and is required to work shifts and / or irregular hours and work in an area outside the HKSAR.

Terms of Appointment:

New recruits will be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years, and may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms upon satisfactory completion of the probationary period.

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.
© 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 below enquiry address.
(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.
(k) 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.

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 Centre of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk). 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. Please also specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope. 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). Applications submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.


Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from HK institutions/HK 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 below enquiry address.

Enquiry Address:

Police Recruitment Division, 37/F, Arsenal House, Police Headquarters, 1 Arsenal Street, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Enquiry Telephone: 2860 2860

Application Start Date: 2020-12-02 13:00:00

Application End Date: 2099-12-31 23:59:00