Candidates should have –
(a) (i) a Certificate in Civil Engineering Studies from a Hong Kong polytechnic / polytechnic university or Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education / technical college / technical institute, or equivalent; or
(ii) completed a recognized Technician Apprenticeship in civil engineering, or equivalent; or
(iii) at least 5 years’ experience as a skilled worker in civil engineering; AND
(b) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent (for the purpose of appointment of non-civil service contract staff, ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 2’ in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth).
Note: The candidate appointed is required to work in an office of the Home Affairs Department or any of the District Offices as appropriate.
(a) Carry out site investigation, field measurement and site supervision of works projects;
(b) Prepare drawings of works projects;
(c) Keep site progress reports and report site affairs to supervisors;
(d) Liaise with local people and/or staff in the Lands Department in carrying out works project; and
(e) Perform any other duties relevant to Home Affairs Department works projects as may be assigned by the supervisors.
(Note: May be required to work shifts and outside normal office hours; and work in remote areas.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of 12 months. Renewal of contract will be subject to the service need of the Home Affairs Department and the candidate’s performance.
(a) Where appropriate, rest days, statutory holidays (or substitute holidays), annual leave, maternity leave and sickness allowance on terms not less favourable than those provided for under the Employment Ordinance and paternity leave will be granted.
(b) A gratuity will be granted upon satisfactory completion of the contract with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. The amount of gratuity payable will be the sum which, when added to the Government’s contribution to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance (Cap. 485), equals 15% of the total basic salary drawn 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 below enquiry address.
How to apply:
Applications must be made on the form G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013), copies of which 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 Internet website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
The completed application form should reach the below enquiry address on or before the closing date for application. Please specify “Application for the post of Contract Works Supervisor” on the envelope. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Works Section, Home Affairs Department, Room 216, 2/F., North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong