(a) (i) an Ordinary Certificate in Statistics from the Hong Kong Statistical Society (HKSS), or equivalent, with two years’ practical experience in statistical work; or (ii) a Higher Certificate in Statistics from HKSS, or equivalent; or (iii) a Higher Certificate in Mathematical Studies from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, or equivalent; or (iv) a Higher Diploma in Mathematics, Statistics and Computing from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, or equivalent; or (v) a Higher Diploma in Statistics and Computing for Business from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, or equivalent; or (vi) an Associate in Statistics and Computing for Business from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, or equivalent; or (vii) a Higher Diploma in Applied Statistics and Computing from the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, or equivalent; or (viii) a Higher Diploma in Business Analysis from the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education, or equivalent; and
(b) Have 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 Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent. [See Note (1)].
(1) For appointment purpose, ‘Grade C’ and ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ and ‘Level 2’ respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(2) Candidates who are proficient in using common computer software including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access and Visual Foxpro; and conversant with Chinese input method(s) will have an advantage.
(3) Candidates who are able to use SAS software in making statistical analyses will have an advantage.
(4) Preference will be given to candidates with practical experience in statistical work.
(5) Candidates invited for interview may be required to sit for the skills test.
(a) Assist in conducting statistical surveys;
(b) Perform coding, editing and inputting questionnaire data;
(c) Perform statistical computations, analysis and assist in dissemination of statistical data;
(d) Compile statistical tables/charts and reports;
(e) Prepare simple computer programs and apply computer packages in statistical work;
(f) Assist in testing of computer systems of statistical work; and
(g) Perform other duties in relation to statistical work.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for about 12 months starting from around June 2015.
(1) 5/F, Fortress Tower, 250 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong; or
(2) Any offices of Census and Statistics Department.
The eligibility for the annual leave, rest days, statutory holidays (or substitute holidays), maternity leave, paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with those provided for under 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 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 interview 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.
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 forms should reach the following enquiry address of the recruiting department on or before the closing date for applications. Applicants must attach copies of their degree diploma/certificates, copies of official transcripts of studies and employment proof to their application forms, otherwise their applications will NOT be considered. Please specify “Application for the Position of Statistical Assistant” on the envelope. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within one month from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Social Statistics Branch (2),
Census and Statistics Department,
5/F, Fortress Tower, 250 King’s Road, North Point, Hong Kong