Applicants should have (a) a Diploma or Higher Certificate in Building studies from a Hong Kong polytechnic, polytechnic university, the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, a technical college or a technical institute, or equivalent; (b) (i) Level 2 or equivalent [See Note (1)] or above in five subjects, including Chinese Language and English Language, in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE), or equivalent; or (ii) Level 2 [See Note (2)] / Grade E or above in five subjects including, Chinese Language and English Language, in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent; and (c) at least five years' full-time working experience in building works.
(1) For non-civil service appointment purpose, “Attained” in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade E in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE. (2) For non-civil service appointment purpose, ‘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) To assist in monitoring the progress of maintenance, repair and restoration works of historic buildings assigned and initiated by the Antiquities and Monuments Office (AMO) and preparing site inspection report of the works; (b) To assist in carrying out condition surveys of historic buildings and preparing notes and relevant photographic records; (c) To assist in preparing tender documents including survey, estimation and details / tender drawings; (d) To assist in checking quantities for the estimates of works and assist in checking contractors’ payment applications, and vetting contractor’s submissions of technical and construction related documents; (e) To arrange and carry out site inspections of declared monuments and other historic buildings and the related maintenance, repair and restoration works that are under the management of the AMO on a regular basis and when necessary; and (f) To prepare inventories of salvaged materials and relics from historic buildings and update stock lists for possible beneficial reuse of these materials in repair and restoration works.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful applicants will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for one year.
An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted to the appointee upon satisfactory completion of the contract with a consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity plus the Government’s contribution to the Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will equal to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity leave, 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 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 should reach the following address on or before the closing date for application (The postmark will be referred to for the submission date of an application by mail). Please mark on the envelope “Application for the position of Assistant Project Officer”. Applications which are late or incomplete will not be considered. Applicants who are not invited for interview six to eight weeks after the closing date for application may assume their applications unsuccessful.
Executive Officer I (AM) 2, Antiquities and Monuments Office, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, 136 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News : 2 Jan 2015 South China Morning Post : 2 & 3 Jan 2015 Sing Tao Daily : 2 Jan 2015