Master Pay Scale Point 5 ($14,245) per month to Master Pay Scale Point 8 ($17,200) per month per month
Candidates should have (a) completed Form 3, or equivalent; (b) at least one year’s relevant laboratory and field working experience; (c) passed a relevant trade-cum physical test; and (d) attended a level of proficiency in Chinese and English Languages equivalent to Form 3 standard.
(i) Candidates should state clearly in their applications their academic qualifications and Chinese and English languages proficiency level attained. Applicants who fail to provide all necessary information as requested to prove that they have met the entry requirements will not be considered.
(ii) For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of BL in the community, assessment of BL knowledge will be included in the recruitment for all civil service jobs. Candidates who are invited to attend the recruitment interview will be tested orally on their BL knowledge during the recruitment interview. The results of BL assessment will be taken into account only if two candidates are considered equal in all other aspects.
A Laboratory Attendant is mainly deployed on (i) assisting in performing sampling, flow gauging and/or simple testing work; (ii) assisting in taking samples and performing manual duties on the handling and transportation of instrument/equipment; (iii)assisting in keeping all equipment for tests in working order and clean condition; (iv) maintaining the laboratory and working areas in a clean and orderly condition; and (v) allocating duties and supervising the work of subordinate staff. (Note: Required to work shifts or irregular hours or to perform duties when Typhoon Warning Signal No. 8 or above or Black Rainstorm Warning is in force.)
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 recruitment examination and/or 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 selection interview/written examination 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 below enquiry address.
(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 Centre of District Office, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centre 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 application forms should reach the below address on or before the closing date for application, with the envelope clearly marked “Application for Laboratory Attendant”. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Applications not made in the prescribed form or which are incomplete or late will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to ten weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Recruitment Unit, Water Supplies Department, 48/F, Immigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (24 April 2015) and South China Morning Post (25 April 2015)