Non Civil Servants Part-time

Contract Community Programme Assistant (Community Emergency Preparedness) (Part-time)

Fire Services Department

Closing Date: 2020-02-06 23:59
$68 per hour

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Entry Requirements

The candidate should -
(1) have completed Form 4 (subjects studied include English Language, Chinese Language and Mathematics) or equivalent;
(2) be able to communicate effectively in written and spoken English or Chinese;
(3) be able to communicate in written and spoken in at least one of the following South Asian languages including Bahasa Indonesia, Tagalog, Hindi or Urdu;
(4) possess general office computer skills, including MS Word, MS Excel, Internet etc.;
(5) have passion and be patient when serving the public and communicating with people; and
(6) be a permanent resident of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

Note 1: Candidates with experience in coordination and liaison work for education / training programmes and publicity events and having good understanding of the culture, customs and traditions of at least one South Asian ethnicities will be an advantage.
Note 2: Candidates are requested to indicate in the section under \"Professional Qualifications\" on the application form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)], which language(s) they are proficient to. Candidates fail to provide sufficient information on the application form will not be considered.


To assist the officers in Community Emergency Preparedness (CEP) Division:
(1) To organise and arrange education / training programmes, publicity and community events on fire safety and CEP for non-ethnic Chinese (NEC) communities;
(2) To liaise and coordinate with various NEC communities, organisations and related parties for organising fire safety and CEP education / training programmes, publicity and community events;
(3) To assist in the production of educational and publicity materials;
(4) To prepare equipment and materials and provide on-site support for various fire safety and CEP education / training programmes, publicity and community events; and
(5) To perform any duties as assigned by supervisors.

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for 12 months from the date of appointment subject to review for further renewal. Normally, selected candidates will be required to work a maximum of 17.5 hours per week and a minimum of 60 hours per month subject to the arrangement of the supervisors.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

HK $68 per hour

General Notes

(a) 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.

(b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.

(c) 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.

(d) 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.

(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 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 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 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 by mail to the enquiry address.

(h) Towards the application deadline, the 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

Applicants should list in detail the relevant academic attainments and working experiences in the application form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)]. Completed application form together with copies of documentary proof of possession of the required academic qualifications (e.g. transcripts, certificates, etc.) and relevant working experiences, should be sent to the enquiry address indicated below on or before the closing date for application. Please mark on envelope the title of the job applied for. The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application. Please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage is affixed before posting so as to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be returned or disposed of by the Hongkong Post. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau's website ( Applicants using on-line applications should separately send their copies of documentary proof of possession of the required academic qualifications and relevant working experience within one week from the closing date of the application to the enquiry address below. If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as requested, their applications will not be considered.

Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] 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 said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website ( Applications not made in the prescribed form or which are incomplete or late will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about four to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Invitation will be issued via email. Please ensure email address is properly provided. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.


Job No.: 42706
Address: Appointments Section, Fire Services Department, 8/F., Fire Services Headquarters Building, 1 Hong Chong Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon \r\n\r\n
Telephone: 2733 7519
Closing Date 2020-02-06 23:59
Publish Date 2020-01-24

Job Summary

Contract Community Programme Assistant (Community Emergency Preparedness) (Part-time)
Fire Services Department
HK $68 per hour
Telephone: 2733 7519
Closing Date: 2020-02-06 23:59