Candidates should have (a) a Diploma or Higher Certificate in Building Studies, Building Surveying or Building Technology from a Hong Kong Polytechnic / University, the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education or technical institute / college, or equivalent; and (b) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 (Note 1) or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination, or equivalent.
(1) ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 2’ respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(2) Successful candidates will be required to undertake outdoor duties.
A part-time Survey Officer is mainly deployed on (a) inspecting and reporting on licensed premises for compliance with the licensing conditions or other building related issues, (b) researching and collecting building information of licensed premises from office records, (c) providing technical support in compilation of statistics on building related issues of licensed premises, under the Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation Ordinance (Cap.349), Clubs (Safety of Premises) Ordinance (Cap.376), Bedspace Apartments Ordinance (Cap.447) and Karaoke Establishments Ordinance (Cap.573).
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be offered a 12-month employment on non-civil service contract terms.
Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be provided 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:
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 web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Applications which are not made in the prescribed form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)], incomplete, late, or submitted by fax or e-mail will not be considered. The language skill possessed should be stated in the application forms and the completed forms together with copies of academic and professional qualification certificates and official transcripts should reach the following address on or before the closing date for application (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission). Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about four to six weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
The Office of the Licensing Authority, Home Affairs Department, 14/F, Cornwall House, Taikoo Place, 979 King’s Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong