Government Vacancies Enquiry System
Civil Aviation Department
Part-time Air Traffic Control Simulator Operator
HK$299 per hour
Candidates should -
(a) (i) have Grade E or above in two subjects at Advanced Level in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination and Level 3 [Note 1] / Grade C or above in three other subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) [Note 2], or equivalent, plus at least one year of working experience in aviation field [Note 4]; or
(ii) have Level 3 or equivalent [Note 3] or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) [Note 2], or equivalent, plus at least one year of working experience in aviation field [Note 4]; or
(iii) have Level 2 [Note 1] / Grade E or above in five subjects in HKCEE [Note 2], or equivalent, plus at least three years of working experience in aviation field; or
(iv) have Level 2 or equivalent [Note 3] or above in five subjects in HKDSEE [Note 2], or equivalent, plus at least three years of working experience in aviation field;
(b) met the language proficiency requirement of Level 3 [Note 1] or above in English Language in HKDSEE or HKCEE, or equivalent;
(c) be able to communicate fluently in English; and
(d) be familiar with computer operations.
(1) For non-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.
(2) The subjects may include Chinese Language and English Language.
(3) For non-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.
(4) Candidates who do not possess working experience in aviation field but have attended study programme(s) with aviation-related components may also apply. The name of the study programme(s) should be provided on the application form and copies of certificate or record of attendance should be provided as supporting documents to the application for determination of aviation relevance of the programme(s).
A Part-time Air Traffic Control Simulator Operator is mainly deployed (a) to operate the pseudo-pilot workstations of the Radar Simulator and Control Tower Simulator; (b) to update the database of the simulators and to assist in the preparation of simulator exercises; (c) to update teaching material and to assist in the training of pseudo-pilots attending the pseudo-pilot training courses; (d) to supervise on-the-job training of pseudo-pilot trainees; and (e) to perform any other functions in support of the Training Unit. He/She is expected to work mostly in normal office hours but may be required to work in irregular hours when necessary. He/She is required to provide at least 5 available days between Monday and Friday for duties per month. Working hours per week will normally be less than 18 hours.
[Note : Training on the use of aviation phraseology and operations of the air traffic control simulator workstations will be provided.]
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of one year.
(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.
(h) 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 Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre 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 Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates must state clearly results of all subjects obtained in the public examinations on the application forms or a separate sheet attached to their applications. Completed forms, together with copies of official transcripts and certificates (for holders of non-local academic qualifications), should reach the below enquiry address of the recruiting department on or before the closing date for application. Please specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates with non-local academic qualifications who apply online should submit their copies of official transcripts and certificates within one week after close of application period to the below enquiry address, and the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of supporting documents. If candidates fail to state clearly results of all subjects obtained in the public examinations or fail to provide the supporting documents as requested, their applications 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. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated.
Personnel Registry, Level 6, Civil Aviation Department Headquarters, 1 Tung Fai Road, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao Daily News (16 August 2019) and South China Morning Post (17 August 2019)
Web Site of Department:
Application via Internet: