Candidates should have – (a) a diploma in Chemical Technology, Computer Science, Environmental Studies or a relevant science or engineering subject from a Hong Kong university/Hong Kong polytechnic, Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education or a Hong Kong technical college/Hong Kong technical institute, or equivalent; (b) at least 15 years of experience in handling and processing air quality data, developing and maintaining IT infrastructures for dissemination of real time air quality data/information to the public using different channels; (c) at least 5 years of experience in operation of air quality monitoring stations including maintenance of air quality monitoring equipment; and (d) met the language proficiency requirement of Level 2 (Note) 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 (Note: For non-civil service appointment purpose, “Grade E” in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to “Level 2” in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.)
Successful candidate may be required to work during or outside normal office hours on any days, including weekdays (Monday to Friday), Saturdays, Sundays and public holiday, etc. The number of working hours is subject to the operational needs. There is no guarantee on the minimum number of hours of work in any given period.
Successful candidate will be required to assist in – (a) development of security policy for the Air Quality Monitoring Data Acquisition and Control System (AMDAC System) according to ISO27001; (b) development of Business Continuity Plan for the Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) reporting/dissemination and AMDAC system according to ISO22301; (c) reviewing Standard Operation Procedures and Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) manuals on data processing and management; (d) development of training material and conduct training on air quality monitoring and data analysis; and (e) studying the feasibility of migration of AQHI web site to public cloud and reviewing of AQHI web site and data dissemination channels.
(Notes: The hours and venues of work may be varied having regard to the operational needs of the Department.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for six months.
(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 Enquiry Address.
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). Candidates should state in details regarding their relevant work experience and detailed job description of previous employments on the application forms. Completed application forms, together with copies of documentary proof for work experience, should reach the Enquiry Address on or before the closing date for application. Please indicate the post applied for on the envelope. Applications which are late or incomplete/without the relevant supporting documents or submitted by fax/email will not be considered. On-line application is not accepted. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within eight weeks from the closing date of application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Air Pollution Index and Information Section, Air Science Group, Air Policy Division, Environmental Protection Department, 33/F., Revenue Tower, 5 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong [Attn: S(AS)3)]