Εικόνες σελίδας
PDF
Ηλεκτρ. έκδοση

23

APPENDIX II.

REGULATIONS SETTLED SINCE 1st JANUARY 1876 RESPECTING

OPEN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS.

REGULATIONS.

Supplementary
Clerk, Office
of Woods.

REGULATIONS.

Third Assistant,
Observatory,
Cape of Good
Hope.

Architectural
Draughtsman,
Admiralty.

APPENDIX II.

REGULATIONS SETTLED SINCE 1ST JANUARY 1876 RESPECTING
COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS.

SPECIAL REGULATIONS (Supplementary to the General Regulations* issued 8th April
1872, and amended by subsequent Notices in the LONDON GAZETTE,) respecting
OPEN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS for the SITUATION of SUPPLEMENTARY
CLERK in the OFFICE of WOODS.

N.B.-These Regulations are liable to alteration.

I. The limits of age for this situation are 19 and 23, and candidates must be of the prescribed age on the first day of the examination.

II. Candidates will be required to show what preliminary training or technical education they have undergone to qualify themselves for a situation of this nature. No candidate will be eligible who has not for two years been serving as a clerk (not articled) in a solicitor's office.

III. The examination will be in the following subjects; viz. :—

1. Handwriting.

2. Orthography.

3. Arithmetic (to Vulgar and Decimal Fractions).

4. English Composition.

5. Précis.

6. An elementary knowledge of the law of Real Property, especially the law of Landlord and Tenant.

IV. Candidates failing in any of the above-named subjects will not be eligible.
V. A fee of 17. will be required from each candidate attending the examination.
Civil Service Commission,

14th February 1876.

SPECIAL REGULATIONS (Supplementary to the General Regulations* issued 8th April 1872, and amended by subsequent Notices in the LONDON GAZETTE,) respecting OPEN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS for the SITUATION of THIRD ASSISTANT in the ROYAL OBSERVATORY at the CAPE OF GOOD HOPE.

N.B.-These Regulations are liable to alteration for future Examinations.

1. The limits of age for this situation are 17 and 20. Candidates must be of the prescribed age on the first day of the examination.

2. No candidate will be eligible who shall not have produced to the Civil Service Commissioners a week before the day of the examination a certificate from the Astronomer Royal, or from the head of a recognised observatory, that he has had the preliminary training and possesses the technical knowledge necessary to qualify him for making observations.

3. The examination will be in the following subjects; viz. :

1. Handwriting and Orthography.

2. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions).

3. Calculations of instrumental corrections, and numerical reductions of observations.

4. Candidates failing in any of the above-named subjects will not be eligible.

5. Application for permission to attend an examination must be made at such times and in such manner as the Commissioners may appoint.

6. A fee of 15s. will be required from each candidate attending the examination. Civil Service Commission,

22nd April 1876.

REGULATIONS. SPECIAL REGULATIONS (supplementary to the General Regulations* issued 8th April 1872, and amended by subsequent notices in the LONDON GAZETTE,) respecting OPEN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS for the SITUATION of ARCHITECTURAL DRAUGHTSMAN in the DEPARTMENT of the DIRECTOR of ENGINEERING and ARCHITECTURAL WORKS in the ADMIRALTY.

I. The limits of age for this situation are 21 and 25, and candidates must be of the prescribed age on the first day of the examination.

II. Candidates will be required to show what preliminary training or technical education they have undergone to qualify themselves for a situation of this nature.

* For General Regulations now (August 1877) in force see page 38.

Evidence on this point must be sent in at least a week before the date of the ex- Regulations. amination. If it prove primâ facie satisfactory, the candidate will be admitted to examination, subject to such further inquiry as may be necessary. III. The examination will consist of two parts, and will be in the following Draughtsman, subjects, viz. :—

Architectural

Admiralty.

PART I.-PRELIMINARY.

1. Handwriting.

2. Orthography.

3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions).

No candidate who fails to show satisfactory proficiency in any of
the subjects specified above will be admitted to the competitive
part of the examination.

PART II.--COMPETITIVE.

1. Practical Geometry.

2. Algebra to Quadratic Equations, including Progressions and Logarithms.

3. Rudimentary Mechanics.

4. History and Styles of Architecture.

5. Drawings and Design of Architectural Works.

6. Drawings and Design of Architectural Ornament.

7. Perspective Drawing.

8. Architectural Water Colour Drawing.

9. Strength of Materials of Construction.

10. Use of Materials of Coustruction.

11. Details of Construction in Foundations, Masonry, Brickwork, Carpentry
Ironwork, Joinery, Plumbery, &c.

12. Details of Architectural Work.

13. Specifications for Architectural and Building Works.

14. Measurement of Quantities in Building Works.

15. Estimates of Cost of Building Works.

16. Any one Modern Language.

IV. Candidates must pass to the satisfaction of the Commissioners in the subjects numbered 1 to 15. The remaining subject is optional.

V. A fee of 10s. will be required from each candidate attending the preliminary examination, and a further fee of 31. from each candidate who may be admitted to the competitive part.

Civil Service Commission,

28th April 1876.

VI. Application for permission to attend an examination must be made at such times and in such manner as the Commissioners may appoint.

SPECIAL REGULATIONS (supplementary to the General Regulations* issued 8th April REGULATIONS. 1872, and amended by subsequent Notices in the LONDON GAZETTE,) respecting

OPEN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS for the SITUATION of ENGINEERING Engineering DRAUGHTSMAN in the DEPARTMENT of the DIRECTOR of ENGINEERING and Draughtsman, ARCHITECTURAL WORKS in the ADMIRALTY. Admiralty.

I. The limits of age for this situation are 21 and 25, and candidates must be of the prescribed age on the first day of the examination.

II. Candidates will be required to show what preliminary training or technical education they have undergone to qualify themselves for a situation of this nature. Evidence on this point must be sent in at least a week before the date of the examination. If it prove primâ facie satisfactory, the candidate will be admitted to examination, subject to such further inquiry as may be necessary.

III. The examination will consist of two parts, and will be in the following subjects, viz. :

PART I.-PRELIMINARY.

1. Handwriting.
2. Orthography.

3. Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions).

*No candidate who fails to show satisfactory proficiency in any of
the subjects specified above will be admitted to the competitive
part of the examination.

PART II.-COMPETITIVE.

1. Practical Geometry.

2. Algebra to Quadratic Equations, including Progressions and Logarithms.

For General Regulations now (August 1877) in force see page 38.

REGULATIONS.

[ocr errors]

Engineering
Draughtsman,
Admiralty.

[ocr errors]

3. Rudimentary Mechanics.
4. Drawings and Design of Engineering Works.
5. Drawings and Design of Bronwork.
6. Drawings and Design of Ordinary Machinery.
7. Calculations of Stability and Strength of Structures.
8. Calculations (Graphic) of Sırains on Braced Structures.
9. Calculations of Strength of Materials of Construction.
10. Calculations of Power and Work of Machines.
11. Use of Materials of Construction.
12. Details of Construction in Earthwork, Foundations, Brickwork, Ma-

sonry, Carpentry, &c.
13. Details of Construction in Ironwork.
14. Details of Construction in Hydraulic Engineering Works.
15. Specifications for Engineering Works.
16. Measurement of Quantities in Engineering Wo: ks.
17. Estimates of Cost in Engineering Works.
18. Levelling and Surveying.

19. Any one Modern Language.
IV. Candidates must pass to the satisfaction of the Commissioners in the subjects
numbered 1 to 18. The remaining subject is optional.

V. A fee of 10s. will be required from each candidate attending the preliminary
examination, and a further fee of 31. from each candidate who may be admitted to
the competitive part.

VI. Application for permission to attend an examination must be made at such
times and in such manner as the Commissioners may appoint.
Civil Service Commission,

28th April 1876.

REGULATIONS. REGULATIONS respecting OPEN COMPETITIVE EXAMINATIONS, held under the ORDER

in Council of 12th February 1876, for MEN CLERKSHIPs in the LOWER Men Clerks,

Division of the Civil SERVICE.* Lower Divi

1. Competitive examinations of candidates for clerkships in the lower division of sion,

the Civil Service will be held from time to time at such places as may be deemed
expedient.

2. These examinations are open, with such exceptions and under such conditions
as may be laid down, to all natural-born subjects of Her Majesty, being of the pre-
scribed age and of good health and character. The under-mentioned exceptions and
conditions are at present in force :
(i.) The following classes of persons are ineligible; viz.,

(a.) Persons actually serving in the Army and Navy.
(6.) Persons who have commuted, under the Act 32 & 33 Vict. c. 32.,

or the Act 34 & 35 Vict. c. 36. (the Pensions Commutations Acts,
1869 and 1871), any pension other than naval retired pay,
either alone or in conjunction with a pension for wounds, or a

pension for wounds alone, either in the naval or military service.
(c.) Persons who have previously succeeded at an examination for the

same situation or class of situations.

* Note.-The salaries, &c. of clerks of the lower division are stated in the Order in Council of

12th February 1876, as follows:13. The salaries of men clerks in the lower division will commence at 801., and will rise by

triennial increments of 157. to 2001. Provided that in any office in which a regular attendance of seven hours a day is required, the commencing salary may be 901., and the

maximum salary may be 2501. 14. The triennial increments of salary to men clerks will not be allowed in full without a cer.

tificate from the imp.ediate superior of each clerk, countersigned by the head of the Dee partment, or by such oflicer as he may designate for the purpose, to the effect that the clerk's conduct has been in all respects satisfactory. In cases of demerit, a part or the

whole of the increment may be withheld or deferred, according to circumstances. 16. Extra pay, not exceeding 1001. per annum, may be attached to certain situations open to

clerks of the lower division whose duties involve the superintendence of other clerks, or are otherwise of a more distiretly responsible character than such as the generality of their colleagues have to perform. The number of such situations in each Department, and the amount of extra pay, subject to the maximum of 1001., to be assigned to each such situation, will be fixed by the head of the Department, with the consent of the Commis

sioners of the Treasury. 17. Situations carrying extra pay will be conferred strictly according to positive merit, and not

according to seniority. 18. Promotion from the lower to the higher division of the service will not be made without a

sp#cial certificate from the Civil Service Commissioners, to be granted exceptionally, after not less than ten years' service, upon a special recommendation from the head of the De. partment, and with the assent of the Treasury; and every such promotion, including such recommendation, certificate, and assent, shall be published in the "London Gazette," and shall take effect only from and after the date of such publication.

(i.) The following classes of persons will not be eligible unless they shall have REGULATIONS.

produced to the Civil Service Commissioners, at least one week before the
date of the competition, the written permission of the authorities of their Men Clerks,
Department to attend the examination : viz. (a) Persons holding situations Lower Divi-
in the Civil Service, (b) Members of the Royal Irish Constabulary, of less sion.

than 12 years service, (c) Engineer students in Her Majesty's dockyards.
(ii.) Persons who have been trained in normal schools at the public expense

will not be qualified to receive appointments until the consent of the Com-
mittee of Council on Education, England, or the Commissioners of National
Education, Ireland, as the case may be, given in conformity with rules
sanctioned by the Lords of the Treasury, has been notified to the Civil Ser-

vice Commissioners.
(iv.) In reckoning age for competition the following allowances will continue to

be made as heretofore, viz., (1) members of the military and naval ser-
vices (whether commissioned or non-commissioned) may deduct from their
actual age any time during which they have served ; (2) persons who have
served for two full consecutive years (a) in any civil situation to which
they were admitted with the certificate of the Civil Service Commissioners,
(6) in the Royal Irish Constabulary, or (c) as registered copyists in con-
nexion with the Civil Service, may deduct from their actual age any time

not exceeding five years which they may have spent in such service.
3. A fee of 158. will be required from every candidate attending a preliminary
examination, and a further fee of 5s. from every candidate admitted to the competitive
examination.

4. Candidates must be over 17 and under 20 years of age on the first day of the competitive examination. 5. The subjects of examination will be as follows : – 1. Handwriting

6. Geography 2. Orthography.

7. Indexing or Docketing. 3. Arithmetic.

8. Digesting Returns into Summaries. 4. Copying MS. (to test accuracy). 9. English History. 5. English Composition.

10. Bookkeeping. No candidate can be admitted to the competition who has not previously satisfied the Civil Service Commissioners that he possesses the requisite annount of proficiency in Handwriting, Orthography, and Arithmetic (including Vulgar and Decimal Fractions). With this view, preliminary examinations in these subjects will be held at such times and places as the Commissioners may appoint. Application for permission to attend one of these preliminary examinations must be made in the writing of the candidate at such times and in such manner as may be fixed by the Commissioners.

6. The number of persons to be selected at each examination will he published as part of the notice of every such examination. A list of the competitors will be made out, in the order of merit, up to this published pumber, if so many are found by the examination to be qualified for appointments in the Civil Service.

7. Each competitor named in a list will remain thereon until he attains the age of 25 years, unless in the meantime he has been appointed to a situation in some public office.

Candidates on completing their 25th year, or on receiving appointments, will be removed from the list.

8. From these lists the Civil Service Commissioners, on the application of Departments having vacancies, will supply, on probation, the requisite clerks, whether for permanent or temporary duty. Selections will, as a general rule, be made by the Civil Service Commissioners according to the order of the names on the lists; but the Civil Service Commissioners may select any clerk who, in his examination, has shown special qualifications in any particular subject, if special application for such a clerk be made by any Department.

9. No clerk will remain more than one year in any Department unless at the end of that time the lead of the Department shall signify in writing to the Civil Service Commissioners that the clerk is accepted by the Department. If he is not accepted, the Department will report to the said Commissioners the reasons for not accepting him; and such Commissioners will thereon supply another clerk in his room, and will decide whether the name of the rejected clerk shall be struck off the lists, as unfit for the Service generally, or whether he shall be allowed a trial in another Department. Civil Service Commission, S.W.,

22nd May, 1876.

« ΠροηγούμενηΣυνέχεια »