$41,215 - $64,745 per month, depending on experience
Candidates should have -
(a) (i) a Hong Kong degree, preferably in Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Science, Information Technology, System Engineering or Engineering Management, or equivalent; and 5 years of relevant hands-on experience in the planning and development of TV or radio broadcast engineering projects in the TV broadcasting, radio broadcasting or multimedia environment; OR
(ii) an accredited Higher Diploma/Associate Degree, preferably in Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Science, Information Technology, System Engineering or Engineering Management, from a Hong Kong tertiary institution, or equivalent; and 6 years of relevant hands-on experience in the planning and development of TV or radio broadcast engineering projects in the TV broadcasting, radio broadcasting or multimedia environment; OR
(iii) a Diploma/Higher Certificate, preferably in Electronics, Telecommunications, Computer Science, Information Technology, System Engineering or Engineering Management, from a Hong Kong tertiary institution, or equivalent; and 7 years of relevant hands-on experience in the planning and development of TV or radio broadcast engineering projects in the TV broadcasting, radio broadcasting or multimedia environment; AND
(b) met the language proficiency requirement of Level 2 or above in English Language in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) / Hong Kong Diploma Secondary Education Examination, or equivalent [See Note (1)].
Candidates who –
(i) are strong at broadcast project planning, technical performance monitoring and cost modeling;
(ii) possess good understanding of the latest broadcast technologies including DTT, DAB, HDTV, Tapeless Production, Digital Newsroom, Broadcast Networks and their applications;
(iii) have experience related to information technologies; and
(iv) possess 1 year’s experience specializing in two or more of the following fields: (a) Broadcast based IT Network and System; (b) Streaming Technology; (c) Media Asset Management System; (d) Digital Video/Audio Broadcast; (e) Engineering Strategic Planning; (f) System Development and Integration; (g) Digital Playout System; and (h) RF Transmission
will have an advantage.
(1): “Grade E” in English Language (Syllabus B) in previous HKCEE is accepted administratively as comparable to “Level 2” in English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(2) Candidates will be required to sit for a trade test.
(i) to carry out detailed planning and development for digital broadcast systems, covering TV and radio production, post-production and transmission systems; (ii) to conduct workflow studies in relation to digital broadcast technical and production operations; (iii) to evaluate new broadcast technologies; (iv) to coordinate with internal and external bodies and to supervise external contractors; (v) to prepare and evaluate engineering-related tenders; and (vi) to undertake project management of engineering projects involving functional teams across multiple sections. (The post holder may be required to work irregular hours including Sundays and public holidays.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidate will be appointed on one-year non-civil service contract terms.
If the contract is satisfactorily completed with consistently high standard of performance and conduct, the officer may be granted a gratuity which, when added together with the Government’s contribution to MPF scheme, equals 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. Rest days, general holidays, annual leave, maternity leave, paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted on terms not less favourable than 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 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 of Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau Home Page on the Internet (address: http://www.csb.gov.hk) or Radio Television Hong Kong’s Internet website (http://app3.rthk.hk/recruit/index_e.php). Completed forms should be sent to the address as specified below on or before the closing date for application. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within 6 weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.
Head of Engineering Section, New Block A, Broadcasting House, Radio Television Hong Kong, 30 Broadcast Drive, Kowloon.