Master Pay Scale Point 5 (HK$14,245 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 8 (HK$17,200 per month)
Candidates should – (a) hold valid Hong Kong Driving Licences for private car and medium goods vehicle; AND (b) be able to speak fluent Cantonese and read simple Chinese; and write simple Chinese or simple English. Knowledge of spoken English would be an advantage.
For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law and promoting a culture of learning of Basic Law in the community, an assessment of Basic Law knowledge will be included in the recruitment for all civil service jobs. Candidates who are invited to attend an interview will be tested orally on their Basic Law knowledge during the interview. The results of Basic Law assessment will be taken into account only if two candidates are considered equal in all other aspects.
A Motor Driver is mainly deployed on driving all types of government vehicles and hired vehicles, for which he/she holds a valid driving licence (excluding motor cycles and scooters). He/she is also responsible for keeping those vehicles clean. A Motor Driver may be required to work irregular hours and overtime, and wear uniform. As a general grade staff member under the management of the Director of Government Logistics, a Motor Driver is subject to posting to various government bureaux/ departments.
Terms of Appointment:
A new recruit will normally be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years. Upon passage of probation bar, he/she may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms.
(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) Civil service vacancies are posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates selected for these vacancies will be appointed on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service and will become civil servants on appointment.
(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) The information on the maximum pay point is for reference only and may be subject to changes.
(f) Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, and where appropriate, assistance in housing.
(g) 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 driving test/interview.
(h) 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 driving test/interview without being subject to further shortlisting.
(i) 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 Grade Management Unit, Land Transport Division, Government Logistics Department, 8/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong.
(j) 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 form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
Completed forms, together with photocopies of the candidates’ Hong Kong Driving Licences and supporting documents of working experience in driving vehicles (if applicable), should reach the Grade Management Unit, Land Transport Division, Government Logistics Department, 8/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong on or before 22 June 2015. On-line applications can also be made through Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who apply online should submit photocopies of their Hong Kong Driving Licences and supporting documents of working experience in driving vehicles (if applicable) to the above address on or before 29 June 2015 after completing the on-line procedure (the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of all supporting documents). For applications submitted by post, please state on the envelope “Application for the post of Motor Driver”. The post mark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application. Applications which are incomplete, late, submitted by fax or email, not duly signed, not made in the prescribed form, or not accompanied by photocopies of the supporting documents as required will not be considered.
Candidates who are selected for driving test/interview will normally receive an invitation in 12 to 14 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 do not receive an invitation may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Grade Management Unit, Land Transport Division, Government Logistics Department, 8/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Oriental Daily (9 June 2015), Recruit (9-12 & 15 June 2015) and Headline Daily(10 June 2015)