Subtitling Unit, Television & Corporate Businesses Division
Temporary Assistant Subtitling Officer
HKD$11,260 – HKD$14,480 per month
(salary depending on qualification and experience)
Candidate should have –
(a) (i) a Hong Kong degree, major in Language Studies, Translation, Journalism and
Communication, or equivalent; OR
(ii) an accredited Higher Diploma or an accredited Associate Degree, major in Language Studies, Translation, Journalism and Communication, from a Hong Kong tertiary institution, or equivalent; and 1 year’s media or journalistic experience; AND
(b) Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [See Note (1)].
[Note: (1) “Grade E” in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in previous HKCEE are accepted administratively as comparable to “Level 2” in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(a) Responsible for providing subtitling service in studio and live production; (b) Transcribing and proof-reading subtitles for Chinese and English programmes, operating television subtitle system; (c) Handling and operating character generators for high definition television; and (d) Creating Chinese and English captions and credit rollers and providing all subtitle-related logistics and coordination duties.
(Note: Required to work irregular hours/work on weekend and public holidays/over-night shifts.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on short-term non-civil service contract terms for not more than one year.
Rest days, general holidays, annual leave, maternity leave, paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted not less favourable than 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 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. Applicants who have declared disabilities and are 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 the above contact address.
How to apply:
Application forms (G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)) are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centre 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) or Radio Television Hong Kong’s website (http://app3.rthk.hk/recruit/index_e.php). Applications submitted in person or by post should reach the above contact address during office hours (Monday to Friday 8:45 a.m – 6 p.m. Lunch break 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.) on or before the closing date of application. Please specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to this Department and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage. For applications received by post, the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission of application. Applications submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as required, their applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Central Administration Unit, Television & Corporate Businesses Division, Radio Television Hong Kong, 5/F One Mongkok Road Commercial Centre, 1 Mongkok Road, Kowloon