Government Vacancies Enquiry System
Home Affairs Department
Central and Western District Office
Shelter Assistant (Part-time)
Day Shift (0830-1730): $59 per hour
Night Shift (1730-0830): $75 per hour
(a) Obtained education level at Primary 6 or above, or equivalent;
(b) Be able to speak fluent Cantonese and write Chinese;
(c) Be able to speak, read and write simple English;
(d) Preference will be given to applicants with relevant experience.
(a) To work mainly in Central and Western District. Outdoor duties may be required.
(b) Irregular hours, required to work on weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays and work overnight.
(a) To assist in the operation of the Home Affairs Department’s temporary shelters in Community Halls and Community Centres when activated, including registration of shelter users, distributing meals, handling enquiries and complaints, patrolling the shelter and overseeing the work of contractual staff ; and
(b) To handle any other appropriate duties assigned
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms
Subject to the statutory requirements of Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes 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 positions 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 further shortlisting.
(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:
Applications must be made on the form G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013), copies of which 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 form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). The completed application form, together with photocopies of academic certificates and employment proofs (e.g. employment certificates, reference letters, etc.), should reach the address below by post or in person no later than the closing date for applications. For submission by post, the deadline is based on the stamp chop date. Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be disposed of by the Hongkong Post. For submission in person, the application should reach the address below by 6 p.m. of the closing date. Please specify on the envelope 'Application for the post of Shelter Assistant (Part-time)'. Applications which are late, incomplete, not duly signed, submitted not according to the prescribed methods, not made in the prescribed form, or without copy of supporting documents will NOT be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within about ten weeks from the closing date for applications. Those who are not invited may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Central and Western District Office, 11th Floor, Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central, Hong Kong
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