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Seasonal Lifeguard (2018 Swimming Season)

Government of the Hong Kong S.A.R.

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Seasonal Lifeguard (2018 Swimming Season)

Full-time

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Job Description

Seasonal Lifeguard (2018 Swimming Season)

Location: Appointments and Establishment Unit, Support Section, Leisure Services Branch, 7/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong.

Duties

(1) To ensure the safety of swimmers at swimming pools, beaches or water sports centres of this department;
(2) To rescue swimmers in distress;
(3) To maintain order; and
(4) To assist in cleaning work. 

Entry Requirements

(1) possess a valid Pool Lifeguard Award or Beach Lifeguard Award or above issued by the Hong Kong Life Saving Society (Note: Candidates who possess a valid Pool Lifeguard Award only will be deployed to work at swimming pools of this department only while those possessing a valid Beach Lifeguard Award only will be deployed to work at beaches or water sports centres of this department.);
(2) preferably possess a valid First Aid Certificate issued by the St. John Ambulance Association, Hong Kong Red Cross or Auxiliary Medical Service
(Note : (i) Full-time Seasonal Lifeguards who possess a valid First Aid Certificate issued by the St. John Ambulance Association, Hong Kong Red Cross or Auxiliary Medical Service throughout the whole contract period as determined by this department (on a single contract basis) may be granted an additional amount of HK$300 per month as part of his/her salary during the whole contract period as determined by this department.
Note :(ii) Part-time hourly-rated Seasonal Lifeguards who possess a valid First Aid Certificate issued by the St. John Ambulance Association, Hong Kong Red Cross or Auxiliary Medical Service throughout the whole contract period as determined by this department (on a single contract basis) may be granted HK$83 per hour (Swimming Pools/Water Sports Centres) or HK$87 per hour (All Beaches) during the whole contract period as determined by this department.
To be eligible for the designated hourly rate/ additional monthly pay as specified above, selected candidates who are offered an appointment as Seasonal Lifeguard must present a true copy of valid First Aid Certificate, prior to his/her signing of a contract with the Department, and that the remaining valid period (calculated from the effective day of the contract) of that First Aid Certificate must be longer than or equivalent to the designated contract period as prescribed by the Department.);
(3) attain a level of proficiency in Chinese and English languages equivalent to Primary 6 standard;
(4) pass the swimming and trade tests; and
(5) pass an eyesight test and the Ishihara's Test. (An applicant's visual acuity should be at least 6/60, i.e. myopia not exceeding roughly 300 degrees. Wearing of plastic corrective lens and goggles with appropriate prescription while on duty is mandatory unless candidates have unaided good eyesight for lifesaving duties.)
[Note: Candidates without supporting documents of the Chinese and English languages proficiency of (3) above may also apply. There will be assessments of Chinese and English languages proficiency during the interview.] 

Enquiry Address

Appointments and Establishment Unit, Support Section, Leisure Services Branch, 7/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong. 

Enquiry Telephone

2601 8050 or 2601 8040 

Salary

Full-time: $16,060/month (Swimming Pools/Water Sports Ctr), $16,760/month (Beaches in Tsuen Wan/ Tuen Mun Districts), $17,060/month (Beaches in Islands/ Sai Kung/ Southern Districts)
Part-time: $82/hr (Swimming Pools/Water Sports Ctr), $86/hr (All Beaches)(at least 4 working hrs/session) 

Advertising Date

29/06/2018

Closing Date(dd/mm/yyyy)

31/07/2018 23:59:00 
Employment TypeFull-time
Education LevelNon-specified
QualificationPool Lifeguard Award
LanguageEnglish, Cantonese

2 Tim Mei Avenue, Central

directions_walk5 mins walk from Admiralty Station