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Employer Ref: C/MSTI/SI_RPO/05/22-AP1
Recruit Ref: L053930108
Posting Date: 2022-05-19
Vocational Training Council
Vocational Training Council

Vocational Training Council (VTC), established in 1982, has always been at the forefront of vocational and professional education and training (VPET). As a statutory body, we exist within Hong Kong education system to ensure the skills of the Hong Kong workforce remain fresh and future ready. Our mandate to provide VPET is vital in meeting industry needs, and in fulfilling the aspirations of the quarter of a million young people and in-service workers who attend a programme every year at one of our 13 member institutions. Join us if you share our mission.

Senior Instructor / Recruitment and Placement Officer

Maritime Services Training Institute
Ref. no :
Major Duties:
(a)  To conduct programmes and practical training on port services and seamen’s training / marine engineering and marine-related programmes, and supervise instructors in programme delivery;
(b)  To perform teaching duties in the subject area of maritime studies, including student assessments;
(c)  To maintain and strengthen networks with industries, professional bodies and government departments; and
(d)  To assist in:
      (i)  planning and developing programme / training modules;
      (ii)  formulating  manpower plan,  financial  estimates,  purchase and requisition, training and resources deployment plans;
      (iii)  planning and monitoring the repairs and maintenance, installation, commissioning and application of training equipment and related facilities; and
      (iv)  implementing the quality management system and safety management system; and
(e)  For Recruitment and Placement Officer:
      (i)  To recruit trainees and provide job placement assistance to trainees;
      (ii)  To prepare and analyse statistical records and periodical reports on trainee recruitment and placement;
      (iii)  To formulate and carry out publicity programmes, road shows, exhibitions and career seminars;
      (iv)  To liaise with schools, employers, employers’ associations and relevant government departments to promote trainee recruitment and placement; and
      (v)  To handle correspondence in relation to programme publicity and administration, and answer enquiries regarding trainee recruitment and job placement.
(a)  A relevant recognised higher diploma or equivalent;
(b)  At least 6 years’ relevant industry experience (including experience on board ships) or teaching experience in recognised maritime training institutions;
(c)  Certificate of Competency (Class 2/3) for Ocean-going Deck Officer or Marine Engineer Officer;
(d)  Preferably Certificates of Standards on Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) 95/STCW 2010 training in first aid, fire-fighting, survival crafts and personal survival techniques;
(e)  Good language proficiency in written and spoken English and Chinese, preferably including Putonghua;
(f)  Proficiency in computer software applications; and
(g)  The ability to pass a trade test.
(1)  The post of Recruitment and Placement Officer is in the rank of Senior Instructor.
(2)  Candidates without the required academic qualification stated in the Requirement (a) but possessing (i) Professional Maritime Qualification at Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 4 or above; OR (ii) relevant qualification at Qualifications Framework (QF) Level 3 plus 12 years’ maritime work experience (including on-board experience in Ocean-going or River Trade) or teaching experience in recognised maritime training institutions may also apply.
(3)  The appointee(s) will be required to wear working gear provided by the Institute.
(4)  The appointee(s) may be required to perform duties outside normal working hours and in designated places as assigned.

Application Procedures:
Interested applicants should apply for the post via email.  A completed application form [VTC-1 (Rev. 1/2018)], together with a full curriculum vitae, should be sent to
Candidates should take note of the following:
(1)  Completed application form (VTC-1) and detailed curriculum vitae (CV) should be combined into one file in PDF format with total file size below 10MB.
(2)  The file should be saved with name as “surname and given name”, e.g. “CHAN Tai-man.pdf”.
(3)  For the email subject, please specify the post applied for and cite “Application for Senior Instructor (Ref. No.: C/MSTI/SI_RPO/05/22-AP1)” or “Application for Recruitment and Placement Officer (Ref. No.: C/MSTI/SI_RPO/05/22-AP1)”.
(4)  Original and copy of other supporting documents are to be provided at a later stage upon request.
Closing date for application: 30 May 2022
Applicants not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful.
The Council reserves the right not to fill the post(s).
Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.  Information on unsuccessful candidates will normally be destroyed 12 months after the completion of the recruitment exercise.

    Download Application Form in PDF format

Education / Training 
Job Position Level:
Employment Term:
Full Time 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
Associate Degree / Higher Diploma 
Minimum QF Level attained:
Total Working Exp:
6 or above 
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