Recruitment of Other Ranks at Grade I (Year-round Recruitment and On-site Recruitment)

Application is invited from eligible candidates for enrolment as Grade I member of the Civil Aid Service (CAS).

Major Duties

The Civil Aid Service (CAS) is a government auxiliary emergency service established under the Civil Aid Service Ordinance. The primary duty of the CAS is to provide civil support services during emergencies. Members of the Service are trained to perform emergency duties during typhoons, flooding and landslips, search for and rescue people in distress in mountains; help evacuate or rescue victims trapped under collapsed buildings or buried in landslips; combat vegetation fires and conduct youth training.

Requirements for Enrolment

Other Ranks at Grade I
All Applicants should be:-
  1. at least 16 years of age, any applicant under 18 years of age should obtain from his/her parent or guardian a written consent;
  2. a permanent resident of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
  3. able to speak Cantonese, able to read and write Chinese, a Form 3 graduate or above;
  4. able to pass Medical Examination; and
  5. able to pass the Functional and Fitness Tests.

How to Apply

Other Ranks at Grade I
Completed [Enrolment Form] should reach Records Office, 4/F, CAS Headquarters, 8 To Wah Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon or emailed

The electronic form can be filled in here:
Enrolment Form can be obtained through:
  1. the Civil Aid Service's Website;
  2. Fax at 2576 3021; or
  3. E-mail at:
For enquiry, please call 3651 9383 or 3651 9375.


Where any member attends training or performs duties, he/she shall be eligible to be paid the allowances in accordance with the Auxiliary Forces Pay and Allowances Ordinance, Cap 254.


Other Ranks at Grade I member should complete Certificate in Auxiliary Forces Basic Training (Civil Defence).

Adult Recruitment
Recruitment of Other Ranks at Grade I (Year-round Recruitment) and On-site Recruitment

Recruitment Reminders for the Year 2023

Recruitment Dates: 10 April, 7 May, 25 June and 23 October
Reporting Time: 9:00 a.m. / 10:00 a.m. / 1:00 p.m. / 2:00 p.m.
(each recruitment consists four test items)
Reporting Venue: Lobby, G/F, Civil Aid Service Headquarters, 8 To Wah Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, HK
Dress code: Exercise Attire
Necessary Documents: 1) Hong Kong identity card (present the original);
2) Academic qualifications (present the original and submit a copy for office record)

Registration Validity Period: 15/04/2016 to 14/04/2025

Certificate in Auxiliary Forces Basic Training (Civil Defence) has been accredited by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications at QF Level 3