ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DEPARTMENT
Manager (Appointments) [Salary: HK$60,100 per month]
(a) a degree from a university in Hong Kong, or equivalent;
(b) minimum six years’ full-time post-qualifications working experience, preferably in managerial / executive position in Government departments and/or public sector, among which, at least three years’ experience in appointments and recruitment matters in the Government and/or public sector;
(c) met the language proficiency requirement of Level 3 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent
(Note: ‘Grade C’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth);
(d) good command of spoken and written English and Chinese; and
(e) proficiency in using computer software applications including Chinese and English Word Processing, Excel and PowerPoint.
Duties: The successful candidate will be required: –
(a) to assist in managing the recruitment and appointment matters in respect of the staff employed under Non-Civil Service Contract Scheme (NCSC) and Post-retirement Service Contract Scheme (PRSC);
(b) to assist in providing advices and handling enquiries/complaints in relation to the NCSC/PRSC appointments;
(c) to oversee the coordination work and logistics in conducting recruitment exercises, maintenance of record and database for appointment matters; handling various statistical returns in relation to the appointment and promotion matters;
(d) to assist in data checking and compilation of documents in relation to promotion exercises;
(e) to supervise the team in performing the above duties; and
(f) to perform any other duties as assigned by supervisors.
Other Job-related Requirements: The hours and venues of work may be varied having regard to the operational needs of the department. The successful candidate may be required to (a) work irregular hours and overtime, including evenings, weekends and public holidays; and (b) work occasionally outdoors as required by supervisors.
Terms of Appointment: The successful candidate will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for one year.
Fringe Benefits: 14 days paid annual leave will be granted to the successful candidate. The eligibility for rest days, statutory holidays (or substitute holidays), maternity / paternity leave and sickness allowance, where appropriate, is in line with those provided for under the Employment Ordinance. A gratuity may be granted at the end of the contract period if the contract is satisfactorily completed with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, if granted, plus any contribution made by the Government to a Mandatory Provident Fund (MPF) Scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will be equal to 15% of the total basic salary received during the contract period.
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). Applications submitted in person or by post should reach the Enquiry Address on or before the closing date for application. Please specify the position being applied for on the envelope. To avoid delay 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. Applications which are late, incomplete/without the relevant supporting documents as required or submitted by fax/email may not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Online applications can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation within eight 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 are not invited for selection interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Enquiry Address and Telephone: Appointments Section, Environmental Protection Department, Suite 1201, Guardian House, 32 Oi Kwan Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. For enquiries, please call 3521 1377.
Closing Date for Application: 20 January 2023
Newspaper Advertised (with date): Ming Pao Daily News (6 January 2023) and South China Morning Post (7 January 2023 and 14 January 2023)
General Notes: (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. 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”. (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 to the above enquiry address by post on or before 27 January 2023 (as per postmark date).