(a) (i) Corporate Members of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (Building Surveying Division) or equivalent, plus one year’s appropriate post-qualification experience; or (ii) Members of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects or equivalent; and
(b) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 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(3)].
(1) Corporate Members of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (Building Surveying Division) who have acquired at least two years’ appropriate post-qualification experience, or Members of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects who have acquired at least one year’s appropriate post-qualification experience, if selected for appointment, will be offered with a monthly salary of HK$45,954.
(2) Corporate Members of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (Building Surveying Division) who have less than one year’s appropriate post-qualification experience may also apply for this post. Successful candidates appointed will be offered with a lower monthly salary of HK$41,973. The monthly salary of the above successful candidates will be adjusted to $43,891 upon obtaining one year’s appropriate post-qualification experience.
(3) “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.
(4) Candidates should obtain all the above-mentioned entry requirements on or before the closing date of application.
(a) To process buildings plans, applications for consent to commencement of works, certificates of completion of works, applications for occupation permits and licences / registrations; and to carry out site audit checks on building works in progress and minor works;
(b) To deal with unauthorized building works, dilapidated and dangerous buildings, defective drains, dangerous slopes and retaining structures; and to take necessary enforcement actions including statutory orders / notices and emergency works;
(c) To administer the Mandatory Building Inspection Scheme and Mandatory Window Inspection Scheme;
(d) To evaluate the fire safety provisions of existing buildings and specify the required fire safety improvement works; and
(e) To instigate prosecution and disciplinary actions; to coordinate responses to appeals; and to carry out legislative review and research.
[Note: Successful candidates appointed are required to perform outdoor duties, may be required to work shifts or irregular hours, may be required to perform duties during tropical typhoons and other emergencies and may be seconded to other government departments.]
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on 12-month non-civil service contract terms.
(a) A gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of the contract with consistently high standard of performance and conduct.
The amount of gratuity payable will be the sum which, when added to the Government's contribution to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) scheme as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance (Cap. 485), equals to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period; (b) In addition to general holidays, maternity leave, paternity leave, sickness allowance, 12 days paid annual leave will be granted under a continuous contract of employment for every 12 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 as indicated within 1 week after close of application period. If candidates fail to provide the required documents, their applications may not be considered.
(h) 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 Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said forms can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed forms should reach the Appointments Registry of the Buildings Department, Room 1703, 17/F, Pioneer Centre, 750 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon on or before the closing date of application. Please specify the title of the post applying for on the envelope. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Applicants should provide a detailed account of their academic qualifications and relevant working experience in their applications. Incomplete or late applications, or applications submitted by fax or e-mail will not be considered.
Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within four to six weeks from the closing date for application. This period may be longer in exceptional circumstances, e.g. when a large number of applications are received or when there are other complications. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated below.
Appointments Registry of the Buildings Department, Room 1703, 17/F, Pioneer Centre, 750 Nathan Road, Mong Kok, Kowloon