Salary: HK$10,985 – $14,125 per month (salary depending on qualification and experience)
Candidate should have –
(a) (i) a Hong Kong Bachelor’s degree, major in Language Studies / Translation / Journalism / Communication, or equivalent; OR
(ii) an accredited Higher Diploma or an accredited Associate Degree, major in Language Studies / Translation / Journalism / Communication, from a Hong Kong tertiary institution, or equivalent; and 1 year’s media or journalistic experience; AND
(b) Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [See Note (1)].
Candidates who possess –
(i) experience in TV programme subtitle production; and
(ii) good understanding of local and international current affairs will have an advantage.
Responsible for providing subtitling service in studio and live production; transcribing & proof-reading subtitles for Chinese and English programmes, operating television subtitle system; handling and operating character generators for high definition television; creating Chinese and English captions and credit rollers and providing all subtitle-related logistics and coordination duties.
(Note: Required to work irregular hours/ work on weekend and public holidays/ over-night shifts.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on short-term non-civil service contract terms for not more than 1 year.
Rest days, general holidays, annual leave, maternity leave, paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.
(a) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
(b) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancy advertised is open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirement irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(c) Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(d) The entry pay, terms of appointment and conditions of service to be offered are subject to the provisions prevailing at the time the offer of appointment is made.
(e) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the recruiting department may devise shortlisting criteria to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. In these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend recruitment examination and/or interview.
(f) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled candidate meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting criteria.
(g) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority may also apply but their qualifications will be subject to assessments on equivalence with the required entry qualifications. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the below enquiry address.
How to apply:
Application forms (G.F. 340 (Rev.3/2013)) are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk) or RTHK’s web site (http://rthk.hk/recruit). Completed forms should be sent to the address below on or before the closing date for application. Please specify the post of application on the envelope. Applications not made in the prescribed form or which are incomplete, late or without required photocopies of the supporting documents will NOT be considered. Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid if the completed application form and the required supporting documents are sent by post. Underpaid mails will not be delivered by the Hong Kong Post. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about 10 weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.
Central Administration Unit, Television Division, Radio Television Hong Kong, Room 407-409, 4/F, InnoCentre, 72 Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon.