Candidates should have
(a)(i) Level 2 or equivalent or above in five subjects including Chinese Language, English Language and Mathematics in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) (Note 1), or equivalent; or (ii) 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) (Note 2), or equivalent;
(b) a minimum of two years' full-time clerical working experience;
(c) good knowledge in the application of common business software (such as MS Word and Excel); and
(d) typing speed of 30 words per minute in English and 20 traditional Chinese characters per minute.
(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 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 2’ in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(a) to perform general clerical duties, such as general administration and logistic support, office accommodation, personnel, accounting and information technology;
(b) to process applications including vetting, data entry and following up with the progress of applications;
(c) to perform customer service duties, such as manning counter and handling public enquiries;
(d) to prepare and compile statistical reports and tables for analysis;
(e) to provide general clerical support, such as data entry, filing, photocopying, printing and mailing letters; and
(f) to undertake any other duties as assigned.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a maximum period of 12 months. Renewal of contract will be subject to operational needs of the Department as well as conduct and performance of the candidate.
Rest days, general holidays, annual leave, maternity leave, paternity leave, sick leave, where appropriate, will be granted in accordance with the provisions of the contract and 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 requirements 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.
(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 diplomas/certificates by mail or by hand to the enquiry address below.
How to apply:
Application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service 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). Completed forms should be sent by mail or by hand to the Personnel Section, Trade and Industry Department, Room 912B, Trade and Industry Department Tower, 700 Nathan Road, Mongkok, Kowloon on or before the closing date for application with the envelope clearly marked “Application for the Position of General Clerk”. Applications which are incomplete, without the required supporting documents, late, or submitted by fax/email will not be considered. Candidates selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Personnel Section, Trade and Industry Department, Room 912B, Trade and Industry Department Tower, 700 Nathan Road, Mongkok, Kowloon.