Chief Technician

Chief Technician
Campus
  • Blue Pool Road, Jardine's Lookout
Contract Type
  • Full-Time
Category
  • Administrative staff
Application Deadline
  • 12/07/2024
About the French International School

Established in 1963, the French International School (FIS) is the oldest international school in Hong Kong and was the first school in Hong Kong to offer the IB (in 1988). It is a dynamic educational institution, which welcomes over 2,700 students from around the world. It offers both French and international curricula and is one of the largest French schools in Asia.

FIS currently operates four campuses, next year all of which will accommodate students in the International Stream. Regarding the three primary schools, one is surrounded by greenery in Jardine’s Lookout and another campus is by the sea in Tseung Kwan O and the third is a beautiful campus in Chai Wan.

FIS is a private, not-for-profit organization. In the last five decades, it has grown from a small school with 35 students to one of the most renowned international schools in the region. Its students are from 40 countries speaking some 30 languages – it is a truly multicultural learning environment.

FIS operates two streams, French and International. The French Stream follows the French national curriculum and has approximately 1700 students. The International Stream follows an English and Mathematics curriculum based on the English national curriculum and also the International Early Years Curriculum (IEYC) and International Primary Curriculum (IPC) leading to the International Middle Years Curriculum (IMYC) in years 7 and 8, then to IGCSE and finally the International Baccalaureate in Years 12 and 13. It currently has over 1000 students registered. In 2020/21 the international stream successfully went through the IEYC/IPC Accreditation process.

Job Description

The French International School – Hong Kong is currently seeking a Chief Technician to manage our Jardine’s Lookout and Blue Pool Road Campuses.  The Chief Technician will report to the Facilities Officer and will be joining a team of 15 staff dedicated to our 4 campuses.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities
  • Assist the Facilities Manager in providing daily facilities operations of both hard and soft services
  • Supervise a team of maintenance staff (Technicians) to upkeep the facilities in good condition with practical preventive and corrective maintenance
  • Carry out routine checks, minor repairs and maintenance on all school systems, including tiling, painting, basic engineering and builder’s works
  • Assist with moving furniture, equipment and other items
  • Liaise with and supervise external contractors on builder’s and repair work
  • Help monitor the storage and inventory of tools, furniture and site equipment
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Supervisors

Occasional rotation to other campuses will be required

Requirements
  • Experience in Facilities Management or Building Construction; Electrical, Air Conditioning or Plumbing qualifications; good technical knowledge on building services maintenance, able to supervise the technical team
  • Holder of Registered Electrical Worker (Grade A) and Plumber’s licence
  • Positive attitude, proactive with “can-do” mind-set
  • Available for exceptional emergency interventions during evening or weekends
  • Basic knowledge on BMS (Building Maintenance System)
  • Good language skill with fluency in written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Legally permitted to work in Hong Kong
  • Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience
Benefits
  • 39 hours per week – Full time
  • Entitled to 5 weeks of holiday per year

 

Please submit your application (resume and cover letter) via this link: https://fis.zohorecruit.com/jobs/Careers on or before 12 July 2024.

All information provided by the applicants will be kept confidential and used for employment-related purposes only.

 

The French International School – Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer.

At our School, we value all employees and job candidates as unique individuals, and we welcome the variety of experiences they bring to our School. As such, we have a strict non-discrimination policy. We believe everyone should be treated equally regardless of race, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, native language, religion, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by local laws and regulations.

 

 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All personal data will be collected and processed in accordance with our personal data policy.

The French International School - Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. At our School, we value all employees and job candidates as unique individuals, and we welcome the variety of experiences they bring to our School. As such, we have a strict non-discrimination policy. We believe everyone should be treated equally regardless of race, sex, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, native language, religion, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by local laws and regulations.