Master Pay Scale Point 9 ($18,310) to Master Pay Scale Point Point 19 ($31,120) per month
Candidates should have– (a) (i) Level 2 or equivalent Note (1) or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) Note (2), or equivalent; or (ii) Level 2 Note (3) / Grade E or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) Note (2), or equivalent; (b) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 Note (3) or above in Chinese Language and English Language in HKDSEE or HKCEE, or equivalent; and (c) a valid full Hong Kong driving licence for private cars. [Note: Candidates have to meet the entry requirements by close of application period. For item (c) above, candidates should state in their application forms (in the part of Professional Qualifications under Section A of the form) the vehicle class codes in possession as shown on the driving licences. Candidates should be mature, experienced in handling people, be able to carry out field work independently and to compile survey reports. Candidates should have the ability to board and alight various means of land and sea transport and be able to access to different locations (whether with or without palliative or therapeutic devices and auxiliary aids) for the purpose of conducting surveys and investigations as described in the “Duties” below.]
(1) For civil service appointment purpose, “Attained with Distinction” in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade C in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 3 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE. “Attained” in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade E in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE. (2) The subjects may include Chinese Language and English Language. (3) For civil service appointment purpose, ‘Grade C’ and ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ and ‘Level 2’ respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth. (4) Candidates are required to attend a written examination. Only candidates who pass the written examination will be invited for selection interviews and considered for appointment. Where a large number of candidates pass the written examination, candidates who attain a higher score will be selected for interviews. (5) 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 assessed on their BL knowledge through a written test to be conducted immediately before or after the recruitment interview. The BL test result will be one of the considerations to assess the suitability of a candidate.
A Transport Inspector is mainly deployed on the following types of work– (a) assisting in the management of term contractors for conducting surveys on transport services and facilities; (b) assisting in prosecution work related to vehicles governed by passenger service licence; and traffic offences handled by the Transport Department, which may involve attending court as witness and giving evidence at Inquiries/Transport Tribunal, etc; (c) conducting on-site investigations, on-board surveys on various land and sea transport modes and roadside surveys, which may involve working in remote areas, interviews with passengers, and driving duty; and (d) producing reports and compiling statistics in relation to the daily work. [Note: A Transport Inspector will be required to – (i) work irregular hours, overnight, under adverse weather conditions (e.g. before and after hoisting of Typhoon Warning Signal No.8) and on public holidays; and (ii) be on-call at times.]
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 the written 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 written examination/selection 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 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 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 copies of supporting documents for non-local academic qualifications, should be sent in envelope clearly marked ‘Application for the post of Transport Inspector’ to the below enquiry address not later than 13 March 2015 (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission of application). On-line application can also be made through Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who apply on-line should submit copies of the required supporting documents to the below enquiry address by post (the on-line application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of supporting documents) not later than 20 March 2015. Applications not made in the prescribed form, without the required supporting documents, or which are late, incomplete or not duly signed will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for the written examination will normally receive an invitation in about ten to twelve weeks from the closing date for applications. Those who do not receive an invitation may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. The period of notification of written examination may be longer when a large number of applications are received or when there are other complications requiring a longer processing time for the applications.
Personnel Registry, Transport Department, 41/F, Immigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.