Applicants should -
(1) be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region;
(2) be full-time Year 3 students studying degree programmes in post-secondary institutions (except final-year students);
(3) have attained ‘Level 3’ or above in English Languages and Chinese Languages [Note] in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent;
(4) be proficient in using Microsoft Office applications; and
(5) have strong communication skills and good command of written and spoken English and Chinese.
For appointment purpose, ‘Grade C’ in English Language (Syllabus B) and Chinese Language in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ in English Language and Chinese Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(1) To assist in providing secretariat support to the Harbourfront Commission and its four task forces;
(2) To assist in handling public enquiries and complaints in relation to harbourfront matters; and
(3) To conduct researches on overseas experiences in harbourfront planning and water-land interface initiatives.
Terms of Appointment:
Summer Intern is engaged under non-civil service appointment terms. Employment period is around 8 weeks from July to August 2015.
Rest day, statutory holidays, general holidays, sickness days, where appropriate, will be granted to the successful candidate in line with the provisions in the Employment Ordinance. They are subject to the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Ordinance (Cap.485).
(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 selection 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 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 together with their applications forms to the address stated below.
(h) As it takes time to process all applications, an invitation to interview does not imply that the qualifications of an applicant meet the entry requirements of the post being applied for.
How to apply:
Hong Kong students studying in local post-secondary institutions should apply through the Student Affairs Offices/Career Centres of their respective institutions. They are advised to note the deadlines set by the respective institutions. (Direct applications from students are not accepted). Students studying in non-local post-secondary institutions should download application forms from Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk/english/admin/appoint/782.html). Completed application form should be accompanied by copies of academic transcripts of current study and certificates of HKDSEE/HKCEE or equivalent and posted to Personnel Section, Planning and Lands Branch, Development Bureau, 18/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong on or before 11 May 2015. Please mark on the envelope “Application for Summer Intern (Harbour)”.
Applications with incomplete or unclear information will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about three weeks from the closing date for applications. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call 3509 7857.
Personnel Section, Planning and Lands Branch, Development Bureau, 18/F, West Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong