Candidates should have –
(a) 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: “Grade E” in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to “Level 2” in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth);
(b) Level 2 / Grade E or above in Mathematics in the HKDSEE or HKCEE, or equivalent;
(c) proficiency in the use of computer software, such as MS Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint (Preference will be given to candidates who are familiar with the use of MS Access and Excel and possess relevant working experience);
(d) good Chinese and English typing skills; and
(e) ability to lift heavy objects.
[Candidates invited for interview may be required to sit for (i) a written test on knowledge of computer software; and (ii) a heavy object lifting test. ]
Successful candidate may be required to work during or outside normal office hours on any days, including weekdays (Monday to Friday), Saturdays, Sundays and public holiday, etc. The number of working hours is subject to the operational needs. There is no guarantee on the minimum number of hours of work in any given period.
The successful candidate will be required to (a) perform data processing and analysis; (b) provide logistics support to the office and to perform general clerical work such as filing; (c) assist in carrying out field operation including carrying bulky equipment items and taking care the safety measures for public during inspection; and (d) handle public enquiries and proceed applications for permits; and (e) perform outdoor duties such as dispatch of documents.
(Notes: The hours and venues of work may be varied having regard to the operational needs of the department.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for not more than 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:
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 application forms together with copies of academic qualifications and documentary proof indicating the relevant work experience should reach the Enquiry Address on or before the closing date for application. Please indicate the post applied for on the envelope. Applications which are late or incomplete/without the relevant supporting documents or submitted by fax/email will not be considered. On-line application is not accepted. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about eight weeks from the closing date of application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
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