Non Civil Servants

Contract Assistant Landscape Officer

Architectural Services Department

Closing Date: 2022-01-28 23:59
$33,155 per month
 

Salary History

Job Vacancies History
1. Contract Assistant Landscape Officer $31,685 per month 2021-04
2. 合約助理園境主任 $23,130 per month 2015-02
3. 合約助理園境主任 $22,090 per month 2014-05

Entry Requirements

Candidates should –
(a) possess a degree in Landscape Architecture or a qualification which is acceptable to the Hong Kong Institute of Landscape Architects (HKILA) as satisfying the academic requirements for admission into the HKILA Professional Practice Examination, or equivalent;
(b) have over two years’ post-academic practical training and/or experience satisfying the training requirements for admission into the HKILA Professional Practice Examination [See Note (A)]; and
(c) have attained Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [See Note (B) & (C)].
Remarks
(A) Candidate with only two years of post-academic practical training and/or experience by the application deadline may also apply but the monthly salary will be adjusted downward accordingly.
(B) Grade E in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to Level 2 respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.
(C) Candidates should obtain all the above-mentioned entry requirements on or before the closing date for application.
 

Duties

Contract Assistant Landscape Officers are mainly deployed on assisting Professional Supervisor-in-charge in –
(a) investigating and assessing the potential use of all types of open spaces;
(b) planning, designing and supervising the construction of public open spaces and landscape-related projects;
(c) performing project management duties including the administration of contracts and consultants in outsourced projects; and
(d) providing professional advice on and handling of landscape and tree related matters.

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for 12 months.

Salary and Fringe Benefits

HK$33,155 per month
An end-of-contract gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of the full contract period with consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity, 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 drawn during the contract period.

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 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 Bureaus website at https://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. All applicants should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by post to the above contact address or e-mail to appt@archsd.gov.hk.
(h) 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.

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, together with copies of (a) the relevant academic certificates with transcripts; and (b) proof of the post-academic practical training and/or experience (including past & current employment), submitted in person or by post should reach the contact address (Appointments Section, Architectural Services Department, 36/F, Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong) on or before 28 January 2022. Please quote "Application for the position of Contract Assistant Landscape Officer" on the envelope. The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the application submission date. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that the correct recipient's address and return address are 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 on-line through the CSB's website (http://www.csb.gov.hk), they are required to submit copies of the above-mentioned supporting documents in person or by post to our contact address or e-mail to "appt@archsd.gov.hk" on or before 4 February 2022. Please quote "Application for the position of Contract Assistant Landscape Officer" and your on-line application number on the envelope/ subject of e-mail and copies of the supporting documents.

Applications which are late, incomplete, not duly signed, submitted by fax or e-mail, not made in the prescribed form, or without copy of supporting documents will NOT be considered. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry

Job No.: 45207
Address: Appointments Section, Architectural Services Department, 36/F, Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong
Telephone: 2867 5320
Closing Date 2022-01-28 23:59
Publish Date 2022-01-14

Job Summary

Contract Assistant Landscape Officer
Architectural Services Department
HK$33,155 per month
Telephone: 2867 5320
Closing Date: 2022-01-28 23:59