Government Vacancies Enquiry System
Government Logistics Department
Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 3 (HK$13,885 per month) to Model Scale 1 Pay Scale Point 13 (HK$16,975 per month)
Candidates should (a) have 3 years’ relevant experience in general labour work involving cleansing or simple printing duties; and (b) be able to communicate in Cantonese/Chinese and simple English; read simple Chinese and simple English; and write simple Chinese or simple English.
1. Candidates will be required to pass a trade test.
2. 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 Workman I is mainly deployed on -
(a) Land Transport Division:
(i) cleaning, washing and waxing of vehicles which may involve the use of simple machines; and (ii) undertaking general cleansing and labouring duties.
(b) Printing Division:
(i) maintaining a proof registry and assisting in platemaking work; (ii) performing simple printing work using digital printing equipment; (iii) operating simple binding equipment and performing simple hand binding work; (iv) packing, labeling, moving, loading and sorting of printed matters; (v) checking accuracy of printed matters such as numbering sequence or print defects, audit number forms and receipts; and (vi) documenting the movement and maneuvering of goods in the Loading Bay.
In addition, Workmen I are subject to posting and transfer within the department or in other bureaux/departments to fill vacancies and carry out different duties in the same grade when the need arises. Workmen I are required to work shifts and, when necessary, perform overtime work and wear uniform.
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 trade test.
(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 trade test 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 post or by hand to the enquiry address.
(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.
(k) Civil service vacancy information contained in this column is also available on GovHK on the Internet at http://www.gov.hk.
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). Completed application forms, together with photocopies of certificates and transcripts in support of the academic qualifications (both local and non-local) and supporting documents 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 5 September 2019. Please state on the envelope “Application for the post of Workman I”. 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 mentioned above to the above address not later than 12 September 2019 (the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of all supporting documents). Applicants should state in detail in the application forms their relevant working experience. Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid. Applications which are incomplete, late, submitted by fax or email, not duly signed, not made in the prescribed form, or not accompanied by photocopies of academic certificates, transcripts of studies and other supporting documents as requested will not be processed.
Candidates will be invited for interview only if they pass the trade test. Candidates who are selected for trade test 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 5189
Newspaper(s) Advertised and Date(s):
Ming Pao (23 August 2019) and Recruit (23 & 26-29 August 2019)
Application via Internet: