(1) HK$618 per performance session of not less than one hour
(2) HK$640 per rehearsal session of not less than three hours
(a) Performing standard equivalent to Performer’s Diploma of the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music in Double Bass, or equivalent;
(b) Preferably with orchestral experience; and
(c) Fluent Cantonese and good written Chinese.
(1) Candidates must provide services to String Section and Chinese Section of the Music Office.
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. Applicants who have declared disabilities found suitable for appointment may be given an appropriate degree of preference over other applicants whose suitability for appointment is considered comparable to that of the former. The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities – Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at http://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(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 contact address.
How to apply:
(i) Application Forms (G.F. 340 [(Rev. 3/2013)]) are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry 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).
(ii) Completed application forms, together with photocopies of official transcripts and certificates in support of the applicant’s academic and professional qualifications should reach the contact address on or before the closing date for application (The postmark will be referred to for the submission date of the application by mail). Please specify the title of the post being applied for on the application form and envelope. Applications which are incomplete, late, not duly signed, submitted by fax / e-mail, or not made in the prescribed form will not be accepted.
(iii) To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage has been affixed before posting. Mail items bearing insufficient postage will not be delivered to the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and will be returned to the sender or disposed of by the Hongkong Post, where appropriate. Applicants will bear any consequences arising from paying insufficient postage.
(iv) Holders of academic qualifications other than those obtained from Hong Kong institutions / Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority should submit all copies of their official transcripts of studies and certificates by mail to the contact address. Please mark the title of the post on the envelope.
(v) Candidates who are selected for audition and selection interview will be required to produce the original copies of the official transcripts, certificates and proof of relevant working experience for verification and photocopies for record purposes. The application will be deemed unsuccessful if any candidate fails to produce the original copies of the required documents for verification.
(vi) Candidates who are selected for audition and selection interview will normally receive an invitation in about ten to twelve 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 audition and selection interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Music Office Headquarters and 5 Music Centres
(a) Music Office Headquarters (5/F, South Tower, West Kowloon Government Offices, 11 Hoi Ting Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon)
(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.)