Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department
Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 0 ($11,055) to Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 8 ($13,035) per month
Candidates, both male and female, should (a) have completed Primary 6 education, or equivalent; (b) have 2 years’ relevant experience in vegetation, public cleansing, construction or maintenance work; (c) be able to communicate in Chinese and simple English; read simple Chinese and simple English; and write simple Chinese or simple English; and (d) pass a trade test.
For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of BL in the community, assessment of BL knowledge will be included in the recruitment for all civil service jobs. Candidates who are invited to attend the recruitment interview will be tested orally on their BL knowledge during recruitment interview. The results of BL assessment will be taken into account only if two candidates are considered equal in all other aspects.
A Workman II is mainly deployed on (a) manual work associated with construction and maintenance of footpaths as well as recreational areas and facilities; (b) planting and maintenance of trees and plantations as well as grass cutting; (c) hill fire fighting; (d) plant propagation and seed collection; and (e) litter collection and disposal.
(Note : May be required to work in remote places with difficult access, wear uniform, work irregular hours and/or perform shift duties, and perform duties during inclement weather / typhoon / emergency hill fire.)
Terms of Appointment:
A new recruit will normally be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years. Upon passage of probation bar, he/she may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms.
(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) Civil service vacancies are posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates selected for these vacancies will be appointed on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service and will become civil servants on appointment. (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) The information on the maximum pay point is for reference only and may be subject to changes. (f) Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, and where appropriate, assistance in housing. (g) 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. (h) 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 further shortlisting. (i) 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. (j) Towards the application deadline, our on-line system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications. To ensure timely completion of your on-line application, it is advisable to submit the application as early as possible.
How to apply:
Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department and any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed forms should be forwarded to the below enquiry address of the recruiting department on or before the closing date for application. Please specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope. Online application can also be made available through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about eight to ten weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, 5/F.,Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (6 March 2015) & South China Morning Post (7 & 14 March 2015)