Candidates should (a)(i) have Level 2 or above in five subjects including Chinese Language, English Language and Mathematics in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE), or equivalent [Note (1)]; or (ii) have Level 2/Grade E or above in five subjects including Chinese Language, English Language and Mathematics in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [Note (2)]; (b) have good computer and Chinese and English word-processing skills [Note (3)]; (c) have one year relevant full-time working experience; and (d) be able to speak fluent Cantonese and simple English.
(1) For appointment purpose, "Attained" in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade E in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE.
(2) For appointment purpose, "Grade E" in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to "Level 2" in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(3) Candidates will be required to pass a skills test on word processing in both Chinese and English, as well as the use of MS Excel.
To (a) perform secretarial duties such as word-processing and answering phone calls; (b) provide general clerical duties such as filing, photocopying, data entry and vetting, … etc; and (c) carry out outdoor duties if required.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for 12 months.
A gratuity will be granted if the contract is satisfactorily completed with a consistently high standard of performance and conduct. The gratuity, plus any contribution by the Government towards a mandatory provident fund as required by the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 10% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), maternity 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:
(a) Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service 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).
(b) Completed application form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] together with public examination certificates should reach the Personnel Registry, Official Receiver's Office, 10/F, Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong by post or by hand on or before 18 June 2015 at 6 p.m. Hong Kong Time. Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid if the application is sent by post. Application with incomplete or unclear information will not be considered. Please state "Application for Contract Clerk" on the envelope.
(c) Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about eight weeks after the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please telephone 2867 2443 or 2867 2444.
Personnel Registry, Official Receiver's Office, 10/F, Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong