Candidates should have – (a) (i) Level 2 or equivalent [See Note (1)] or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) [See Note (2)], or equivalent; or (ii) Level 2 [See Note (3)] / Grade E or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) [See Note (2)], or equivalent ; (b) ability to type English at 30 wpm and Chinese at 20 wpm [See Note (4)]; and (c) knowledge in using MS Word and Excel.
(1) For appointment purpose, "Attained with Distinction" in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade C in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 3 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE. "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) The five subjects must include Chinese Language and English Language. (3) For appointment purpose, 'Grade C' and 'Grade E' in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to 'Level 3' and 'Level 2' respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth. (4) Shortlisted candidates will be required to attend a typing test. Only candidates who pass the typing test will be invited to attend the interview.
To provide general office support including inputting data, typing, carrying out general clerical work, answering telephone calls, receiving visitors, and delivering internal and external documents.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for 6 to 12 months. The offer of further appointment beyond the existing contract is subject to the service need and the satisfactory performance and conduct of the candidate.
(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 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 together with the application form to the enquiry address on or before the closing date for application. Late submission will not be considered.
How to apply:
Applications must be made on the form "Application Form for Employment with the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region" [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)], which is 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). Candidates should provide a detailed account of their academic attainment and working experience in the application forms. The information should include – (a) gradings of all subjects taken in public examinations from secondary education onwards; and (b) employment records with detailed description of duties.
Completed application forms should reach the enquiry address of the recruiting department on or before the closing date for application (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application). Please specify on the envelope "Application for the post of Contract Office Support Assistant". Applications which are incomplete, late and applications submitted by fax or email will not be considered.
Candidates who are selected for tying test will normally receive an invitation in about eight to twelve weeks from the closing date for applications. Those who are not invited for typing test may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Appointments Section, Social Welfare Department, Room 754, 7/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.