The Green Employment Scheme: Graduates Subsidy Programme (the Programme) subsidises private companies and suitable organisations to employ 2019 or 2020 graduates working in areas related to environmental protection, ecological conservation, green energy and energy conservation, climate change, sustainable development and more, with a view to providing job opportunities to graduates interested in environment-related fields and to nurturing talents for meeting needs on various environmental fronts. The Programme is implemented by the Environmental Protection Department (EPD) and application opens on June 26.
The Programme will be implemented from 2020-21, covering more than 200 jobs. In addition to the salary subsidy, the Environmental Academy of the EPD will collaborate with various professional societies and organisations (including the Hong Kong Institute of Qualified Environmental Professionals Limited as well as other societies and organisations) to provide graduates under the Programme with environmental-related professional training to help the employed graduates become better equipped with environmental expertise in different areas.
All applicants must complete and submit the Application Form together with all necessary supporting documents on 26 June to 28 August 2020 (inclusive). For applications by post, the date of application will be determined according to the postmark date. Late applications will not be considered. Applications can be submitted as follows:
Please call the Secretariat (2788 5438) if you do not receive receipt of acknowledgement by e-mail within seven working days after submission of application.
Download Application Form, Guidance Notes on Application, Frequently Asked Questions, and Programme Leaflet: