Master Pay Scale Point 9 ($22,725 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 21 ($42,545 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 the ability to speak fluent Cantonese; and
(c) good interpersonal and communication skills.
(1) For civil service appointment purpose, “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 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.
(4) For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of BL in the community, applicants for civil service jobs will be assessed on their BL knowledge. The BL test result will constitute an appropriate weighting in a candidate's overall assessment.
A Labour Inspector II is mainly deployed on –
(a) carrying out inspections to workplaces independently, sometimes outside office hours, for enforcement of labour legislation;
(b) advising employers and employees on their respective obligations and rights under the labour legislation;
(c) conducting investigations into breaches of the labour legislation and collecting evidence to substantiate cases for prosecution of offenders in courts; and
(d) conducting joint operations with other enforcement departments to combat illegal employment.
Terms of Appointment:
New appointees to the Labour Inspector II rank will 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 selection 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. They should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by mail to the above 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.
(k) Civil service vacancies information contained in this column is also available on the GovHK on the Internet at http://www.gov.hk.
How to apply:
All completed application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] should be submitted to the Human Resource Section, Labour Department, 16/F, Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central, Hong Kong by post or by hand on or before 4 December 2020. Please state “Application for Labour Inspector II” with return address on the envelope. If by post, the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application.
For qualifications awarded by local institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, copies of the relevant transcripts/diplomas/certificates/other qualification documents are not required to be submitted at this stage of application. As for qualifications obtained from institutions outside Hong Kong, copies of the relevant transcripts/diplomas/certificates or other qualification documents should be submitted together with the completed application forms.
Applicants can also submit online applications through the on-line facilities on the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk) by 4 December 2020. Applicants who apply on-line and have obtained academic qualifications from institutions outside Hong Kong should submit copies of such qualification documents by post or by hand to the above address on or before 11 December 2020. The on-line application number should be quoted on the envelope and copies of the supporting documents. If applicants fail to provide the supporting documents as requested by 11 December 2020, their applications will not be considered.
Application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] can be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk) and are also available at any Home Affairs Enquiry Centres of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department.
Please do not send the originals of your certificates to us by post. Applications which are incomplete, late or submitted by fax or email, not made in the prescribed form, or not duly signed will not be considered.
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.
Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within three months from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Human Resource Section, Labour Department, 16/F, Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central, Hong Kong.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (20 & 27 November 2020)
Oriental Daily News (21 & 28 November 2020)
South China Morning Post (20, 21, 27 & 28 November 2020)