Performing Arts Division/Urban Venues/Hong Kong City Hall
Non-Civil Service Contract Resident Stage Manager
HK$ 26,900 per month
Applicants should have –
(a) (i) Advanced Diploma from the School of Theatre and Entertainment Arts of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, or equivalent; OR
(ii) Diploma from the School of Theatre and Entertainment Arts of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, or equivalent, with at least 2 years’ post-qualification experience in a position of production or stage manager in a major performing arts venue or company;
(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;
(c) Good interpersonal and supervisory skills;
(d) Good command of spoken and written English and Chinese. Fluency in Putonghua will be an advantage; and
(e) Good general computer skills. Proficiency in AutoCAD 2000 (or above) will be an advantage.
(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.
(3) The position is open to both male and female applicants.
To work on shifts as duty stage manager and be responsible for the day-to-day operation and management of stage services; to supervise stage artisans and junior staff during fit-up, rehearsals and performances; to liaise with venue users to resolve technical problems.
Note: Appointees are required to work shifts, irregular hours and overnight; work on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays; and perform outdoor, typhoon and rainstorm duties.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful applicants will be appointed on Non-civil Service Contract Terms for 24 months.
A gratuity may be granted to the appointee upon satisfactory completion of the contract with a consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity payable will be the sum which, when added to the Government’s contribution to an 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:
Applications must be made on the form G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013) 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 website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). The completed application form must reach the below enquiry address not later than the closing date for application (the postmark will be referred to for the submission dates of applications by mail). Please specify on the envelope “Application for the position of Resident Stage Manager”. Late or incomplete applications, application not duly signed or applications submitted by fax or email will not be accepted. Applicants who are not invited for interview in about eight weeks from the closing date for application may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
City Hall Office, G/F Low Block, Hong Kong City Hall, 5 Edinburg Place, Central, Hong Kong.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily (3 July 2015) and South China Morning Post (4 & 11 July 2015)