Master Pay Scale Point 8 ($21,340 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 26 ($53,500 per month).
Candidates should have -
|(a)||(i)||Level 3 or equivalent (Note 1) or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) (Note 2), or equivalent; or|
|(ii)||Grade E or above in two subjects at Advanced Level in the Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination and Level 3 (Note 3)/ Grade C or above in three other subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) (Note 2), or equivalent; and|
|(b)||met the language proficiency requirements of Level 3 (Note 3) or above in Chinese Language and English Language in HKDSEE or HKCEE, or equivalent.|
|(1)||For civil service appointment purpose, “Attained with Distinction” in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade C in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 3 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE.|
|(2)||The subjects may include Chinese Language and English Language.|
|(3)||For civil service appointment purpose, “Grade C” in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to “Level 3” in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.|
|(4)||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 constitute an appropriate weighting in a candidate’s overall assessment.|
To be deployed on assisting professional officers and Senior Law Clerks in the respective Divisions of the Department in work including :
|(a)||preparing legal documents and legislation in both English and Chinese and translating documents, vetting the style and format of draft legislation and draft documents, and performing work related to the publication of legislation, legal glossaries, periodicals and related materials;|
|(b)||handling debt recovery work, claims made against the government, costs matters, conducting court proceedings in Chinese and English before the Small Claims Tribunal, fixed penalty cases and taxation hearings, and attending mediation sessions;|
|(c)||carrying out legal research and maintaining databases and mini-libraries, and preparing consultation papers and reports and collating responses;|
|(d)||receiving visiting delegations, organising outgoing visits and in-house seminars;|
|(e)||providing necessary supporting services to professional staff and supervising the work of clerical staff; and|
|(f)||performing other routine para-legal work.|
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.
Appointments Team, Personnel & Establishment Section, Department of Justice, 8/F, West Wing, Justice Place, 18 Lower Albert Road, Central, Hong Kong (Tel : 3902 8755)
11 February 2021 (6:00 p.m. Hong Kong Time)
|(a)||Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment.|
|(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 recruitment examination and/or interview.|
|(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 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 Bureau's website at https://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 requirements. They should submit copies of relevant official transcripts and certificates by mail to the above contact address within two weeks after close of application period.|
|(j)||Civil service vacancies information contained in this advertisement is also available at the GovHK on the Internet at https://www.gov.hk.|
|(k)||Towards the application deadline, our online system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications. To ensure timely completion of your online application, it is advisable to submit the application as early as possible.|
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 Centre of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s website (https://www.csb.gov.hk).
Candidates must state in details in the application forms their academic qualifications and work experience. The information should include – (i) gradings of all subjects taken in public examinations from secondary education onwards; (ii) the course/programme title of their post-secondary studies (if any); (iii) the exact start and end dates of period(s) of their academic studies and employment in the format as required in the application form (if any); and (iv) employment records with detailed description of duties (if any).
Applications submitted in person or by post should reach the above contact address on or before 11 February 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Hong Kong Time. For applications submitted by post, the Hong Kong postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission of the application form. Late application will not be accepted.
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 (https://www.csb.gov.hk). Applications submitted by fax or email will not be accepted.
For qualifications awarded by local institutions/Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority, copies of the relevant transcripts/diplomas/certificates/other qualification documents are not required to be submitted at this stage of application. As for qualifications obtained from institutions outside Hong Kong, copies of the relevant transcripts/diplomas/certificates or other qualification documents should be submitted together with the completed application forms. For applicants who apply online, they should submit copies of the required supporting documents by post to the above contact address on or before 25 February 2021. The online application number should be quoted on the envelope and copies of the supporting documents. If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as required, their applications will not be considered.
As invitations or notifications will be sent to candidates by email, candidates should provide an accurate email address in their application. Candidates are responsible for checking their emails to ensure that invitation(s) or notification(s) will be duly received.
Applications not made in the prescribed form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] or which are incomplete will not be considered. If no acknowledgement / confirmation email is received after seven working days from the closing date for applications, please contact this Department immediately by phone at 3902 8755. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about 14 to 16 weeks after the closing date for applications. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.