Master Pay Scale Point 9 ($22,725 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 19 ($38,595 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. Candidates are required to attend a written examination [Note (4)].]
(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 attend the written examination will be invited for selection interviews and considered for appointment. Where a large number of candidates attend 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 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 selection interview without being subject to further shortlisting. 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”.
(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.
(j) Towards the application deadline, the 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:
The deadline for application is 5 March 2021. Applicants are encouraged to apply online through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
Applications submitted by post or in person should reach Transport Department Headquarters, 10/F, South Tower, West Kowloon Government Offices, 11 Hoi Ting Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon on or before 5 March 2021. Please specify “Application for the post of Transport Inspector” on the envelope. 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 this 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. The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission of application.
As invitations for the written examination and/or selection interview may be made through e-mail, applicants should provide an accurate e-mail address on the application forms and be responsible for checking their e-mails and ensuring that the provided e-mail address can receive the invitations.
Applications must be made in the prescribed Application Forms (G.F. 340 [Rev. 3/2013])]. The said form can be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). The form is also obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of the Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division of the Labour Department. Applications not made in the prescribed form, or which are late, incomplete, submitted by fax or e-mail, or not duly signed will not be considered.
Candidates who are invited for the written examination will normally receive an invitation in about 10 to 12 weeks from the closing date for applications. 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. Those who do not receive an invitation may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Personnel Section, Transport Department Headquarters, 10/F, South Tower, West Kowloon Government Offices, 11 Hoi Ting Road, Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon