Artisan (Tactical Training and Range Works), Hong Kong Police Force (Ref: 43986)

Department: Hong Kong Police Force

Publish Date: 2021-03-05 00:00:00

Job Title: Artisan (Tactical Training and Range Works)

Salary (Monthly): $17675

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should have –

(a) at least one year’s working experience in the operation of mechanical, electrical or electronic equipment; and
(b) attained a level of proficiency in Chinese and English Languages equivalent to Primary 6

(Note: Candidates will be required to pass a trade test.)


An Artisan (Tactical Training and Range Works) is mainly deployed on handling special effect and simulation equipment and electronic target systems for tactical training and range works.

(Note: Required to –
(i) work shifts and irregular hours; and
(ii) wear personal protective clothing.)

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.

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 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 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 contact 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.

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 (

Applicants should state clearly in their application forms details of their academic qualifications and working experience. Completed application forms, together with copies of (a) certificates and transcripts in support of the academic qualifications; (b) supporting documents of working experience; and (c) supporting documents of level of proficiency in Chinese and English Languages, should be submitted by post and reach the Appointments Unit, 35/F, Arsenal House, Police Headquarters, 1 Arsenal Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong on or before 18 March 2021. Please specify the title of the post being applied for 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. The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application and /or submission of supporting documents.

Applicants may also apply online through the Civil Service Bureau’s website ( For applicants who apply on-line, they should submit copies of the required supporting documents by post to the above contact address on or before 25 March 2021. The on-line application number should be quoted on the envelope and copies of the supporting documents.

If applications are late or incomplete, or not made in the prescribed form, or submitted by fax or e-mail, or without copies of the relevant supporting documents, or if the relevant supporting documents are received after the above specified dates or are insufficient, such applications will NOT be considered.

Candidates who are selected for interview/trade test will normally receive an invitation in about 8 to 10 weeks from the closing date for application. Longer time may be required under certain circumstances, e.g. when a large number of applications are received. Those who are not invited for interview/trade test may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

Appointments Unit, 35/F, Arsenal House, Police Headquarters, 1 Arsenal Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Enquiry Telephone: 2860 3693

Application Start Date: 2021-03-05 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-03-18 23:59:00