Technician Trainee II (Waterworks) (2-year training programme), Water Supplies Department (Ref: 44188)

Department: Water Supplies Department

Publish Date: 2021-04-09 00:00:00

Job Title: Technician Trainee II (Waterworks) (2-year training programme)

Salary (Monthly): $13825

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

(i) successfully completed a One-year Full-time Basic Craft Course in Plumbing and Pipe-fitting / Certificate in Construction (Plumbing) Course offered by the Construction Industry Council (CIC) / Hong Kong Institute of Construction; and

(a) currently studying the Craft Certificate in Plumbing and Pipefitting Course / Certificate in Plumbing and Pipefitting Course offered by the Vocational Training Council (VTC) and have successfully completed at least the year-one study; or
(b) have successfully completed the Craft Certificate in Plumbing and Pipefitting Course offered by the Vocational Training Council (VTC); and

(ii) attained a level of proficiency in Chinese and English Languages equivalent to Secondary 3 standard.


(1) Undergo on-the-job technical training and perform duties under the supervision of the senior officers; and (2) Successful candidates may be required to: (a) be posted to all Branches of the Department for practical training; (b) work in remote areas; © be engaged in physically demanding work; (d) work with computer; (e) wear uniform/protective clothing; and (f) perform any other related duties as required.

Terms of Appointment:

Successful candidates will be appointed on contract terms and receive training for a period of 2 years

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.
© Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(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) 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.
(f) 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. 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”.
(g) 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 contact address.
(h) 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 Centre 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 website (

Applications submitted in person or by post should reach the contact address. Please specify “Application for Technician Trainee II (Waterworks)” 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. Applicants may also apply online through the Civil Service Bureau’s website ( Applications submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. Applications not made in the prescribed form or which are incomplete or late will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to ten weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

Recruitment Unit, Water Supplies Department, 48/F, Immigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

Enquiry Telephone: 2294 2681

Application Start Date: 2021-04-09 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-04-23 23:59:00