Technical Officer II (Engineering) (Cultural Services)
$15,670 per month
(a) Diploma or Higher Certificate from a Hong Kong polytechnic university / polytechnic or Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education / technical college / technical institute, or equivalent, majoring in Electronic or Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent;
(b) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [see Note (2)]; and
(c) at least one year’s full-time working experience in electronic or mechanical engineering design, installation, maintenance and repair work.
(1) Applications which did not provide all information as requested or which are not clear that the candidates have met the entry requirements will not be considered.
(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 respectively in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.]
(a) assist in improving, refurbishing, repairing and maintaining science exhibits and technical equipment of the Science Museum;
(b) assist in the operation of the exhibit and technical systems and their installations; and
(c) assist in feasibility tests, equipment and material researches, engineering study and design, procurement and fabrication of museum exhibits and technical equipment.
(Note: May be required to undergo training relevant to the duties and perform shift duties and work irregular hours, including Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of one year.
An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted if the contract is satisfactorily completed with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such contract gratuity payable plus the Government’s contribution 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 drawn during the contract period. Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity leave / paternity 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 below enquiry address.
How to apply:
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). Candidates should state clearly in their applications full record of employment, academic qualifications and Chinese and English languages proficiency level. Completed forms should reach the enquiry address on or before the closing date for application. Please mark “Application for Technical Officer II (Engineering)(Cultural Services)” on the envelope (the postmark will be referred to for the submission date of application by mail). Online application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Late, incomplete, applications submitted through email or fax will not be accepted. Applicants should ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage is affixed before posting so as to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be returned or disposed of by the Hongkong Post. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about 12 weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Administration Unit, Hong Kong Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon.