Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 0 ($13,730) to Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 8 ($16,175) per month.
The post is open to both male and female candidates. Candidates should be able to :
(a) communicate in Chinese and simple English;
(b) read simple Chinese and simple English; and
(c) write simple Chinese or simple English.
(1) Candidates will be required to pass a trade test.
(2) 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) general manual duties such as moving office furniture/equipment, loading and unloading stores, replenishing distilled water, pantry and cleansing services etc.;
(b) messengerial duties including by-hand/receipt and delivery of documents and files and other mailing services;
(c) general administrative support duties including counter duties, locking/unlocking of doors and handling the operation of photocopiers, other automated office machines and the Bar-Coding File Management System; and
(d) assisting departmental officers on outdoor duties in the transportation of tools and equipment.
(Note: May be required to work irregular hours.)
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. Successful candidates are subject to posting to fill vacancies 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 requirements 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 interview and/or trade test.
(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. 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) 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 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 Home Affairs Enquiry Centre 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).
Applicants must state in detail in the application forms their academic qualifications and work experience (if applicable) which they have attained by the closing date for application, including the exact start and end dates of their period(s) of employment. Completed application forms, together with (i) ALL copies of official certificates and transcripts of their academic qualifications; and (ii) ALL copies of proof of their working experience specifying their period(s) of employment, should be sent with the envelope clearly marked “Application for the post of Workman II” to the enquiry address on or before 30 September 2020. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who apply online should submit copies of the required supporting documents stated above with the envelope clearly marked “Application for the post of Workman II” on or before 9 October 2020 to the enquiry address. The online application number should be quoted on the envelope and on every page of the copies of supporting documents.
Applications which are incomplete, late or submitted by fax or e-mail, not duly signed or not made in the prescribed form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] will NOT be considered. If the required supporting documents are not provided, insufficient or are submitted after the above specified dates, such applications will also NOT be considered.
If the application is submitted by post, the Hong Kong postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission of the application form and/or copies of the supporting documents. This department will not accept any unpaid or underpaid mail items. Applicants should ensure that sufficient postage is paid to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be returned or disposed of in accordance with the established procedures of the HongKong Post.
Applicants are encouraged to provide their personal Internet e-mail addresses on their application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview and/or trade test will normally receive an invitation in about four months from the closing date for application. This period may be longer in the event that there are a large number of applications or other exceptional circumstances. Those who do not receive any invitation for the interview and/or trade test may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Appointments Registry, Lands Department, 21/F., North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong
2231 4196 / 2231 3182
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (18 September 2020) and South China Morning Post (19 September 2020)