Heritage and Musuems Division / Heritage and Museum Services Section
Museum Trainee (Art stream)
$14,880 per month (fixed throughout the contract period)
(a) Applicants should have a degree from a Hong Kong university, or equivalent, for which should be major in one of the following subjects: Fine Arts, Visual Arts, Art Administration, Art History, Art Education, Visual Culture Studies, Cultural Management, Design, Creative Media, Museum Studies, Curatorship, or equivalent;
(b) Applicants should have Level 3 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE), or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent (see Note 1); and
(c) Applicants should be fluent in spoken English and Cantonese. Fluency in Putonghua may be an advantage.
1. For non-civil service appointment purpose, 'Grade C' in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the previous HKCEE are accepted administratively as comparable to 'Level 3' in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
2. Serving and former Museum Trainees will not be considered.
Successful candidates will be trained at designated museums or offices of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department in venue management, collection management and organisation of different kinds of programmes (such as exhibitions and education programmes).
(Note : Museum Trainees are normally required to work 44 hours per week. They may have to work irregular hours, during weekends and/or public holidays.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on a non-renewable 24-month contract on Non-civil Service Contract Terms, with salary fixed throughout the contract period. Museum Trainees are subject to the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme Ordinance (Cap. 485).
Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.
(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.
(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 below enquiry address.
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 and any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed application form and a curriculum vitae detailing the candidate’s academic qualifications, working experience and knowledge and experience regarding museums and art education should reach the address below on or before the closing date for application. Please clearly mark on the envelope “For application of Museum Trainee (Art stream)”. (The postmark will be referred to for the submission date of the application by mail). Late or incomplete applications or applications not attached with curriculum vitae will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Heritage and Museum Services Section, 14/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1-3 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin, N.T.
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (4 September 2015) and South China Morning Post (5 and 12 September 2015)