Government Vacancies Enquiry System
Government Logistics Department
Printing Technician II (Finishing stream)
Master Pay Scale Point 6 ($17,855 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 10 ($22,865 per month)
Candidates should have – (a) (i) completed an approved and relevant printing apprenticeship; or (ii) completed Secondary 3, or requivalent, plus three years’ relevant working experience in the printing industry; or (iii) completed Primary 6, or equivalent, plus six years’ relevant working experience in the printing industry; or (iv) a Diploma in Vocational Studies in Advertising, Packaging and Printing or a Technician Foundation Certificate in Printing Digital Workflow Production from the Vocational Training Council, or equivalent; plus two years’ relevant working experience in the printing industry;
(b) attained a level of proficiency in Chinese Language and English Language equivalent to Primary 6 standard.
(i) Candidates will be required to pass a trade test.
(ii) 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 be taken into account only if two candidates are considered equal in all other aspects.
A Printing Technician II in the Finishing stream is mainly deployed on supervising subordinates and operating the machines in the print finishing process; maintaining and adjusting the machines for proper operation; performing hand-binding work; and when necessary, moving and loading of printed matters. A Printing Technician II is required to wear uniform, work shifts and, when necessary, perform overtime work; and is subject to posting to different bureaux and departments.
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 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 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 or by hand to the enquiry address.
(j) Civil service vacancy information contained in this column is also available on GovHK (http://www.gov.hk) on the Internet or “Government Vacancies” Mobile Application (can be downloaded from Google Play/Apple App Store for free).
(k) 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 period is from 14 June 2019 to 18 July 2019. Application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry 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 website of the Civil Service Bureau (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed application forms, together with photocopies of certificates and transcripts in support of the academic and professional qualifications (both local and non-local); and proof of relevant working experience (if applicable), should reach the Appointment Unit, Government Logistics Department, 9/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong not later than 18 July 2019. Please state on the envelope “Application for the post of Printing Technician II(Finishing)”. 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. Applicants may also apply online through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who apply online should submit supporting documents to the above address not later than 25 July 2019 (the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of all supporting documents). Applications which are incomplete, late, submitted by fax or email, not duly signed, not made in the prescribed form, or without the required supporting documents will not be processed. Candidates will be invited for the trade test only if they pass the interview. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about ten to twelve weeks from the closing date for application. This period may be longer in exceptional circumstances, e.g. when a large number of applications are received or when there are other complications. Those who do not receive an invitation may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Appointment Unit, Government Logistics Department, 9/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong.
2231 5133 or 2231 5125
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Oriental Daily (14 June 2019 & 4 July 2019), Headline Daily (15 June 2019 & 6 July 2019) & Recruit (14 & 18 June 2019 & 5, 8-11 July 2019)
Application via Internet: