Post (i): Chinese Percussion
Post (ii): Double Bass [see Note(1)]
Post (iii): Erhu [see Note(2)]
Post (iv): Pipa
Post (v): Ruan [see Note(3)]
Post (vi): Sheng
Post (vii): Yangqin
(1) HK$507 per performance session of not less than one hour
(2) HK$526 per rehearsal session of not less than three hours
(a) Performing standard equivalent to Performer’s Diploma in one of the above music instruments conferred by a recognized music institution, or equivalent;
(b) Preferably with orchestral experience; and
(c) Fluent Cantonese and good written Chinese.
(1) Candidates must provide service to Chinese Section and String Section of the Music Office.
(2) Candidates must also perform Zhonghu and Gaohu.
(3) Candidates must also perform Liuyeqin.
To perform/demonstrate in activities organized by the Music Office and participate in rehearsals related to these activities.
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of one year.
(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:
(i) Application Forms [G.F.340 (Rev.3/2013)] are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Office, Home Affairs Department, any Job Centres of 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).
(ii) Applicant should complete one application form for each post. The title of post applied should be clearly stated on the application form and envelope. Late or incomplete applications or applicants who cannot provide sufficient information for proof of his/her meeting the entry requirement for the post(s) he/she applies will not be considered.
(iii) Completed application forms, together with photocopies of official transcripts and certificates in support of the applicant’s academic and professional qualifications and supporting documents of working experience, should reach the Music Office Headquarters or any of its Music Centres as listed below on or before the closing date for application (postmark will be regarded as the submission date for applications submitted by post):
(a) Music Office Headquarters, (25/F, Wanchai Tower, 12 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.)
(b) Hong Kong Music Centre, (9/F, Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.)
(c) Kwun Tong Music Centre, (4/F, Lam Tin Complex, 1 Hing Tin Street, Lam Tin, Kowloon.)
(d) Mongkok Music Centre, (10/F, Mongkok Government Offices, 30 Luen Wan Street, Mongkok, Kowloon.)
(e) Tsuen Wan Music Centre, (1/F, Tsuen Wan Government Offices, 38 Sai Lau Kok Road, Tsuen Wan, N.T.)
(f) Shatin Music Centre, (7/F, Shatin Government Offices, 1 Sheung Wo Che Road, Shatin, N.T.)
(iv) Applicants who are selected for audition and interview will normally receive an invitation in about 3 months from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Music Office Headquarters and 5 Music Centres (Please refer to How to Apply (iii) for details).