Candidate should have – (a) a Hong Kong first or second class honours degree in Mechanical / Electrical / Automotive / Environmental / Chemical Engineering or Environmental Science subject, or equivalent; (b) minimum three-year relevant post-qualifications experience at an appropriate level of responsibility on motor vehicle emission measurements / air pollution monitoring / automobile repair; (c) at least one-year hands-on experience on equipment maintenance; and (d) good command of spoken and written Chinese and English.
(a) Holders of academic/professional qualifications obtained from institutions outside Hong Kong should attach copies of their official transcripts and certificates to their applications. (b) Candidates may be required to sit for (i) a written examination on knowledge of motor vehicle and measuring equipment; and (ii) a trade test (e.g. to lift a heavy object) on the date of interview.
The main duties include – (a) overseeing contractors for measuring vehicle emissions; (b) conducting vehicle emission measurements; (c) performing periodic quality check of equipment; (d) liaising with overseas / local equipment manufacturers to trouble-shoot any operational issues; (e) arranging calibration with equipment manufacturers / contractors; and (f) performing other technical / administrative duties as assigned by the supervisors when required.
(Notes: The hours and venues of work may be varied having regarded to the operational needs of the department. The successful candidate may be required to (a) work irregular hours and overtime, including evenings and weekends; (b) work regularly outdoors; and (c) lift heavy objects.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for one year.
14 days paid annual leave will be granted to the successful candidate. The eligibility for rest days, statutory holidays (or substitute holidays), maternity / paternity leave and sickness allowance, where appropriate, is in line with those provided for under the Employment Ordinance. A gratuity may be granted at the end of the contract period if the contract is satisfactorily completed with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, if granted, plus any contribution made by the Government to a 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 received during the contract period.
(a) Candidates appointed 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 written examination/selection 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. 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 web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed application forms should reach the following address of the recruiting department on or before the closing date for application. Please indicate the post applied on the envelope. On-line application is not accepted. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about four to six weeks from the closing date of application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Mobile Source Group, Environmental Protection Department, 33/F., Revenue Tower, 5 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong (Attn: E(MS)51).
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (13 November 2015) and South China Morning Post (7 and 14 November 2015)