Candidates should have – (a) a Diploma or Higher Certificate in an environmental management, science or engineering subject from a Hong Kong university / polytechnic, or Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education/technical institute/technical college, or equivalent; (b) met the language proficiency of Level 2 or above in the Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent (Note : For non-civil service appointment Purpose, “Grade E” or above in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in previous HKCEE are accepted administratively as comparable to “Level 2” or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth); (c) at least one-year full time relevant post-qualification working experience in environmental protection, preferably in air pollution control or related areas; and (d) Knowledge and experience in computer work.
Holders of academic/professional qualifications obtained from institutions outside Hong Kong should attach copies of their official transcripts and certificates to their applications.
The main duties include to (a) provide technical support to professional officers for the ex-gratia payment scheme for phasing out pre-Euro IV diesel commercial vehicles or other air pollution control programmes; (b) answer and handle public enquiries on specific air pollution control programmes; (c) perform outdoor work and provide field support on site; (d) provide technical support for updating web-page; and (e) perform any other duties assigned by professional officers.
(Note: The hours and venues of work may be varied having regard to the operational needs of the department. )
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for one year.
14 days paid annual leave per year will be granted to the successful candidate. The eligibility for rest days, statutory holidays (or substitute holidays), maternity / paternity leave and sickness allowance, where appropriate, is in line with those provided for under the Employment Ordinance. A gratuity may be granted at the end of the contract period if the contract is satisfactorily completed with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, if granted, plus any contribution made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 15% of the total basic salary received during the contract period.
(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 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 website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed application forms together with copies of academic qualifications including official transcripts and documentary proof indicating the relevant work experience should reach the Enquiry Address on or before the closing date for application. Please indicate the post applied for on the envelope. Applications which are late or incomplete/without the relevant supporting documents or submitted by fax/email will not be considered. On-line application is not accepted. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date of application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Vehicle Programme Section, Mobile Source Group, Air Policy Division, Environmental Protection Department, 34/F, Revenue Tower, 5 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. (Attn: E(MS)12).