The current honorarium on entry is $23,010 per month. The above amount of honorarium and the terms of engagement are subject to changes when the offer of engagement is made. The training honoraria of Landscape Architectural Graduates are independent of the civil service pay.
Applicants must (a) obtain an academic qualification in or after 2019 which is required for admission into the Professional Practice Examination of the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects; and (b) be permanent resident of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of engagement unless specified otherwise.
(i) Applicants sitting their final year examinations in the summer of 2020 may also apply. If selected, their engagement will be subject to their provision of supporting documents on or before 15 December 2020 to prove their obtainment of the requisite academic qualification.
(ii) Applicants who have obtained a relevant academic qualification before 2019 as mentioned in (a) of the section on “Entry Requirements” above and are pursuing or have just obtained in 2019 or after another related degree on a full time basis may also be considered provided that the break between completion of the first relevant academic qualification and commencement of the related degree is not more than 18 months. If an applicant has pursued more than one related degrees, the aggregate period of breaks between the degrees should also not be more than 18 months.
Landscape Architectural Graduates will receive practical training under professional guidance meeting the training requirements of the relevant professional institutions.
Terms of Appointment:
The training period for the Landscape Architectural Graduates is two years. Landscape Architectural Graduates are temporary posts. They are not civil servants and are not appointed on civil service terms and conditions. There is no guarantee for further engagement in the Government after completion of the above engagement.
(i) It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled applicant meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection interview/written examination without being subject to any further shortlisting. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(ii) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Government is committed to eliminating discrimination in employment. The vacancies advertised are open to all applicants meeting the entry requirements irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(iii) Interviews are tentatively scheduled to be conducted in Hong Kong during the period from April to July 2020. Applicants should make themselves available for the interview during that period. Unsuccessful applicants will not be invited for interview. Applicants may enquire about their application situation at telephone no. 2762 3612 if necessary.
(iv) The interview schedule stated in item (iii) above is subject to change at the discretion of the Government without prior notification to applicants.
(v) All Landscape Architectural Graduates are normally expected to commence their training on 1 August 2020 (tentative).
(vi) Towards the application deadline, our on-line system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications. To ensure timely completion of your on-line application, it is advisable to submit the application as early as possible.
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 Centre of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
The completed form together with all supporting documents should reach the enquiry address on or before the closing date for application. The e-mail address and fax number of the applicant, if available, should be provided on the application form. Each application should be accompanied by:
(a) a supplementary letter giving a brief account of past relevant training/experience and course projects;
(b) a copy of the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination, certificates of the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination, Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination and other public English language examinations (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, GCE, GCSE, HKSARG Common Recruitment Examination, etc.) showing the results achieved in English language in such examinations. Applicants will have to make a declaration on the public English language examinations taken by them, if so required by the recruiting department;
(c) a copy each of all official transcripts showing the results of all examinations leading to the award of the requisite academic qualification;
(d) a copy each of all degree certificates if acquired; and
(e) a list of subjects, and their respective weighting, studied in the final year of the requisite academic qualification (only for applicants who are studying in the final year of requisite academic qualification).
Applications not accompanied by the above documents may not be considered.
On-line application can also be made available through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Applicants who apply online should submit the supporting documents mentioned in (a) to (e) above to the enquiry address on or before the closing date for application, and the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and every page of the supporting documents.
Applications which are late, incomplete, not made in the prescribed form or submitted by fax or email will not be considered.
Copies of documents mentioned in (c) and (d) above may be passed to the relevant professional institution for the purpose of confirming whether or not the qualification has satisfied the academic requirements for corporate membership/admission into the professional examination/training scheme of the institution concerned.
Please note that all underpaid or unpaid mail items will not be delivered to the enquiry address and will be returned to the sender (if a return address is provided) or disposed of in accordance with laid down procedures of the Hongkong Post. It is therefore important that you affix sufficient postage to mail items to avoid any possible non-delivery.
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