Applicants should -
(a) be a Hong Kong permanent resident aged 18 or above; and
(b) possess good communication skills.
Possession of work experience in cultural venue management/ library services/ crowd control/ property management will be an advantage.
(a) To assist in visitor management of venues such as crowd control in reception/ waiting areas and other area in culture venues;
(b) To perform patrol to ensure visitors/users’ compliance with the venue rules;
(c) To advise visitors/users to be mindful of proper health measures and social distancing;
(d) To perform body temperature check on visitors/users; and
(e) To assist venue management in other general duties (including back-end support and outdoor duties, as well as assisting in handling of library materials including sanitising of books if working at public libraries).
45 hours per week (excluding meal breaks). Appointees may be required to perform shifts duties, work irregular hours and overtime (including on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays). Outdoor work may be required. Actual working hours will be arranged by supervisors.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful applicants will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for 12 months.
Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity/paternity leave and sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted 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 further shortlisting. 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 the enquiry address.
How to apply:
(1) Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry 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 web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
(2) Completed application forms should reach the enquiry address on or before the closing date (The postmark will be referred to for the submission date of the application by mail). Please specify on the envelope “Application for the position of Cultural Venue Helper”. Applications which are incomplete, late, not duly signed, submitted by fax / e-mail, or not made in the prescribed form will not be accepted. 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 the enquiry address 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.
(3) Applicants who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within 8 to 10 weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. Information on unsuccessful applicants will normally be destroyed 24 months after rejection of the applicants’ applications.
Administration Unit, Hong Kong Public Libraries, Leisure & Cultural Services Department,
11/F, Hong Kong Central Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong