Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 0 (HK$13,730 per month) to Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 8 [Note (1)] (HK$16,175 per month)
Candidates, both male and female, should be able to -
(a) communicate in Cantonese/Chinese and simple English;
(b) read simple Chinese and simple English; and
(c) write simple Chinese or simple English. [Note (2)-(3)]
(1) The information on the maximum pay point is for reference only and may be subject to changes.
(2) Candidates will be required to pass a trade test.
(3) For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of BL in the community, applicants for civil service jobs will be assessed on their BL knowledge. The BL test result 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 in survey gang, sewer gang, sewage treatment facilities and stormwater pumping facilities;
(b) simple office work including operating photocopying machine, binding machine, shredder and sorting and binding documents;
(c) indoor and outdoor collection and delivery of documents, stores and stationery items;
(d) general manual work including cleansing, moving furniture and equipment, loading and unloading documents, stores and supplies items; and
(e) general office support duties including opening and locking exits, manning reception counter, providing pantry service and assisting in setting up meeting venue.
(1) Subject to deployment to take up different types of duties to meet operational needs.
(2) May be required to work in remote areas, on outlying islands, or outdoors; work irregular hours, shifts and/or overtime, or in times of inclement weather.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will normally be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years. Upon passage of probation bar, the officer may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms. Successful candidates, except for those who are of Category B status, are subject to posting to fill vacancies and carry out different duties in the same grade in other government bureaux/departments when the need arises.
(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 trade test 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/trade test without being subject to further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(i) Civil service vacancies information contained in this column is also available on the GovHK on the Internet at http://www.gov.hk.
(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 Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or 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).
Applications submitted in person or by post should reach the below contact address on or before the closing date for application. Please specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to this Department and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage. Applicants may also apply online through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Applications submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.
Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for trade test or/and interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about ten to twelve weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for trade test or/and interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. Only candidates who are selected for trade test/interview will be notified.
Appointments and Establishment Registry, Drainage Services Department, 43/F, Revenue Tower, 5 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong