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The Fire Services Department welcomes applicants of all ethnic backgrounds to apply and will do its best to meet all their needs in the training and in the working environments. Vietnamese firemen Yuen Man Shing and Tan Hoang LinhThe video below shows firemen Yuen Man Shing and Tan Hoang Linh, both of Vietnamese descent, sharing their stories. Even though different members may grow up with different cultural backgrounds, as long as all share the same beliefs, everyone in the team can perform well in firefighting jobs. They help each other, learn and progress together.The Fire Services Department provides a lot of practical support to ethnic minorities during the application and training process. Watch the video to the end for more details!
The Fire Services Department welcomes applicants of all ethnic backgrounds to apply and will do its best to meet all their needs in the training and in the working environments. Scottish Probationary Station Officer Lau Gavin The video shown below is the story of Probationary Station Officer Lau Gavin who is of Scottish descent. He has been bubbly since childhood and has had the inkling that firefighting could be a career for him. As a young leader in the team, he quickly got along well with the team members and takes his job seriously to serve the public. Gavin's parents on the other side of the globe also shared their views on his joining the Fire Services Department in a video interview through the internet.
The Fire Services Department welcomes applicants of all ethnic backgrounds to apply and will do its best to meet all their needs in the training and in the working environments.Pakistani firemen Minhas Mohammad Osama and Khan Mohammad RazaThe video below shows firemen Minhas Mohammad Osama and Khan Mohammad Raza, both of Pakistani descent, sharing their work and the journey of pursuing their dreams. As long as you have the passion, you could also be a member of the Fire Services Department and serve the community.
"The Fires Service Department (FSD) currently has many non-ethnic Chinese members in the fire and ambulance streams. Their ethnic backgrounds include Pakistani, Filipino, Vietnamese, etc. As you can see, in FSD there are now many successful cases where people from different ethnic backgrounds have become Firemen and Ambulancemen. When they can do it, you can do it too." Rocky Ng Wai-nok, Senior Station Officer, encourages non-ethnic Chinese citizens to join FSD to serve the community.
It is Minhas Mohammad Osama’s dream to be a fireman! This day he finally completed his training! Everyone, regardless of race, can unleash their potentials at work and make contribution to Hong Kong! (The video is broadcasted in Cantonese)
(Please click here to watch the same video narrated in English) Assistant Primary School Mistress, Miss Amypreet Kaur, "I know that applicants for civil service posts at degree or professional level are required to attain specific results in the Common Recruitment Examination (CRE). At first, I was worried that my Chinese reading and writing abilities would not be sufficient for me to obtain the necessary result in the Use of Chinese paper. After two attempts, I successfully obtained “Level 2” result. I am glad that my efforts in preparing for the exam paid off." "Why don’t you give it a try like me and apply for a government job?" Please watch the video for more information about the Government measures to facilitate the employment of non-ethnic Chinese in the civil service. Official recruitment page