(a) Candidates should have attained Secondary 5, or equivalent; and
(b) Candidates should have knowledge in the application of common business software.
Candidates who are invited for interview will be invited to participate in a Chinese and English word processing speed test before the interview. Candidates who attain Chinese word processing speed of 20 words per minute and English word processing speed of 30 words per minute will have an advantage.
Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, shortlisting criteria will be applied to select the better qualified candidates for further processing. Under these circumstances, only shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend the interview.
(a) To assist in voter registration, the preparation and conduct of general elections;
(b) To handle public telephone enquiries and complaints and inputting data;
(c) To undertake general duties and provide office and warehouse support;
(d) To perform manual work and any other related support as and when required; and
(e) To perform outdoor work as required.
May be required to work overtime and work on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be employed on non-civil service contract terms for around 6 to 9 months.
8 days of annual leave, full pay sickness allowance and maternity leave whereas rest days and statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), where appropriate, will be granted in accordance with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance. An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted if the contract is satisfactorily completed with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity payable for the contract will be the sum which, when added to the Government's contribution to the MPF scheme, equals to 10% of the total basic salary drawn during the period of contract.
(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. Under these circumstances, only shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend the 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 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 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. Candidates can also download the form from the Civil Service Bureau’s Internet website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed application form should reach the specified address below on or before 5 November 2015. Please mark the post applied – “General Assistant” on the cover of envelope. Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid if the completed application form and the required supporting documents are sent by post. Applications not made in the prescribed application form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)], incomplete, or submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. Candidates who are not invited for interview within 10 weeks from the closing date for application may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Personnel Registry, Registration and Electoral Office, 10th Floor, Harbour Centre, 25 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.