Government Vacancies Enquiry System
Model Scale I Pay Scale Point 0 ($13,040) to Model Scale I Pay Scale Point 8 ($15,365) per month
The post is open to both male and female candidates. Candidates should be -
(a) able to communicate in Cantonese/Chinese and simple English;
(b) able to read simple Chinese and simple English; and
(c) able to write simple Chinese or simple English.
(Note: Candidates will be required to pass a trade test.)
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. Candidates who are invited to attend the recruitment interview will be tested orally on their BL knowledge during the recruitment interview. The results of BL assessment will be taken into account only if two candidates are considered equal in all other aspects.
Mainly deployed on -
(a) general labour duties such as delivering bulky documents, moving furniture and office equipment, and setting up venues for meetings;
(b) general administrative support duties including counter duties, opening and locking office doors, and photocopying work;
(c) receipt and despatch duties and clearing of in/out trays;
(d) cleaning and tidying work in office areas; and
(e) pantry duties and replenishing distilled water carboys.
(Note: Workman II are subject to posting and transfer within the Planning Department and may be required to work in irregular hours)
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. Successful candidates are subject to posting to fill vacancies in the same grade in other government bureaux/departments when the need arises.
(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 trade test and/or 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/written examination 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) Civil service vacancies information contained in this column is also available on the Planning Department on the Internet at http://www.pland.gov.hk.
(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.
How to apply:
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 Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk).
Applicants must state in detail in the application forms their academic qualifications and work experience (if applicable) which they have attained by the closing date for application, including the exact start and end dates of their period(s) of employment. Completed application forms together with (i) ALL copies of official certificates and transcripts of their academic qualifications; and (ii) ALL copies of proof of their work experience specifying their period(s) of employment, submitted in person or by post should reach the contact address specified below on or before 6 September 2019. Please specify the post being applied for on the envelope. Applicants may also apply online through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Applicants who apply online should submit copies of the required supporting documents stated above by post or by hand to the address specified below on or before 13 September 2019. The online application number should be quoted on the envelope and on every page of the copies of the supporting documents.
Applications which are late, incomplete, not duly signed, not made in the prescribed form [G.F.340 (Rev. 3/2013)], or submitted by fax/email will NOT be considered. If the required supporting documents are not provided, insufficient or received after the above specified dates, such applications will also NOT be considered. The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission of application and / or supporting documents. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications and/or supporting documents 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 personal Internet e-mail addresses on their application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation by post in about 10 to 12 weeks from the closing date for applications. A relevant trade test will be conducted at the time of interview. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Appointments Section, Planning Department, 18/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao (23 & 30 August 2019); South China Morning Post (24 & 31 August 2019)
Web Site of Department:
Application via Internet: