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Senior Technical Officer (Fire Services) in the Campus Development Office [Ref. C/494/09]


Oversee the operation, upgrading, repair and maintenance of all fire services and interfacing systems (including builder’s works) in campus buildings, staff quarters, student hostels and off-campus areas.  Main duties include to:

  1. Ensure fire service installation in full compliance with statutory requirements and in a continuous ready state;
  2. Prepare specifications for the procurement of maintenance and alteration works;
  3. Coordinate and supervise contractor’s works according contract requirements;
  4. Supervise in-house staff for minor maintenance, repair and inspection works;
  5. Assist in the coordination of fire drills and provision of technical training;
  6. Attend to emergency calls; and
  7. Perform any other assignments.

The appointee is required to work on shift and perform on-call duties.


A good honours degree/Higher Diploma/Higher Certificate/Diploma in Fire Services/Building Services/Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering or related disciplines, a registered electrical worker (Grade A), with a valid safety training course certificate (commonly known as “Green Card”) or equivalent issued by organisations recognised by the Commissioner for Labour, and at least 7 years’ hands-on experience in operation, maintenance or project works related to fire services.  Proficiency in MS Office applications (including Word and Excel) and AutoCAD; good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; strong sense of risk awareness and responsibility; commitment to teamwork; good interpersonal skills; being self-motivated; capability to supervise in-house and out-sourced works; and ability to work independently under pressure against tight schedules are required.  Candidates with good knowledge of design and operation of fire service installations and systems in compliance with statutory regulations (e.g. FSD, BD) and substantial fire service experience in education institutions are preferred.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a written test.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract; fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes.

Information and Application

Further information on the post and the University is available at, or from the Human Resources Office, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong [Email : : 2788 1154 or 3442 0311]. 

To apply, please submit an online application at The closing date is 21 September 2018.  Applications will receive full consideration and only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.  The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity.  Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 55th, and 5th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2019); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).


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