Central/ Western and Sai Kung District Environmental Hygiene Offices
HK$10,500 per month
(a) be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
(b) be undergraduate students currently enrolled in full-time Bachelor degree courses majoring in Government/ Public Administration, Social/ Public Policy and related subject(s) of local / non-local post-secondary institutions; not be studying or have just completed the final year of study before the internship period commences; preferably have completed the second year / third year of study;
(c) have obtained (i) Level 3 or above in both Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or (ii) Level 3/ Grade C or above in both Chinese Language and English Language in Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) [Note (1)], or equivalent;
(d) be proficient in Chinese typing and computer applications, such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS Powerpoint, etc.;
(e) have a good command of written Chinese and English, and be able to speak fluent Cantonese and English; and
(f) have good organisation and communication skills, with sense of responsibility and positive thinking.
(1) For appointment purpose, ‘Grade C’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
The intern will be required to carry out the following tasks:-
(a) To assist in processing applications of Subsidy Schemes under Anti-epidemic Fund and handling licensing related enquiries;
(b) To assist in handling general administrative matters, including office accommodation, information technology management, building management, compilation of reports, etc; and
(c) To perform any other duties as assigned by supervisors.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be engaged under non-civil service appointment terms. The period of employment is in August 2020 for about 1 month. Interns are normally required to work 44 hours per week and may also be required to work outside normal office hours, during weekends or public holidays. Overtime work, where necessary, will be compensated by time-off in lieu.
Except otherwise provided in the appointment letter, rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), general holidays, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted mainly in line with the provisions of the Hong Kong 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 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 selection interview/ written examination.
(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. 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”.
(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 below enquiry address.
How to apply:
Applications must be made in the standard application form available at Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk/english/admin/appoint/782.html). Completed application forms must be accompanied by a copy of HKDSEE / HKCEE certificate and an essay of around 300 words in Chinese or English on the reasons of applying for this position and what he/she could contribute.
Hong Kong students studying in local post-secondary institutions should apply through the Student Affairs Offices / Career Centres of their respective institutions. They are advised to note the deadlines set by the respective institutions. Direct applications from local students will not be considered.
Students studying in non-local post-secondary institutions should complete the application form, together with other required documents and send to the enquiry address below on or before the closing date for application (The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application). Please also mark “Application for the Summer Intern” on the envelope. Underpaid mail items are subject to surcharge by Hongkong Post. This department will not accept underpaid mail items, which will be handled by Hongkong Post. To ensure mail items be duly received by the department, and to avoid unnecessary delivery delay (e.g. return to sender), please pay sufficient postage before posting mail items to this department.
As invitations or notifications will be sent to applicants by email, candidates should provide an accurate email address in their application. Candidates are responsible for checking their emails to ensure that invitation(s) or notification(s) could be duly received.
Candidates who are not invited to selection interviews by the end of July 2020 may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
FEHD Sai Kung District Environmental Hygiene Office, 8/F, Sai Kung Tseung Kwan O Government Complex, 38 Pui Shing Road, Tseung Kwan O, New Territories (Attn: District Secretary (Sai Kung)1)