LEISURE AND CULTURAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT
NON-CIVIL SERVICE VACANCY
(When dollars are quoted in this web page, they are Hong Kong dollars. About HK$7.8 = US$1.)
Assistant Music Officer (Activities & Promotion)
HK$ 22,665 per month
(a) A diploma in music from a recognized tertiary institution; or Associate/ Licentiate/Fellowship diploma conferred by a recognized music institution through public examination, or equivalent;
(b) Level 2 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) [note], or equivalent;
(c) Fluent Cantonese and good written and spoken Chinese and English; and
(d) Higher academic qualification and/or work experience in arts administration preferred.
(Note: For non-civil service appointment purpose, ¡§Grade E¡¨ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in previous HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ¡§Level 2¡¨ in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.)
Organizing music activities including Outreach Interest Classes; assisting in promoting Music Office activities and services; acting as a representative of Music Office in liaising with organizations on music promotional matters; undertaking administrative duties; supervising full-time and part-time staff; and managing ensembles and library of the Music Office.
(Required to work irregular hours including evenings, weekends and Public Holidays.)
Terms of Appointment:
Successful candidates will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms for a period of two years.
A gratuity may be granted to the appointee upon satisfactory completion of the contract with a consistently high standard of performance and conduct. Such gratuity payable will be the sum which, when added to the Department's contribution to an MPF Scheme in respect of the appointee as required by the MPF Schemes Ordinance, will equal to 15% of the total basic salary drawn during the contract period. Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.
How to Apply:
i) Application Forms (G.F.340 (Rev.6/2012)) are obtainable from any Public Enquiry Service Centres of District Office, Home Affairs Department, any Job Centres of Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau's web site ( http://www.csb.gov.hk
ii) Completed application forms, together with photocopies of official transcripts and certificates in support of academic and professional qualifications and supporting documents of working experience, should reach the Music Office Headquarters or any of its Music Centres as listed below on or before the closing date for application (postmark will be referred to for the submission date of applications by mail):
(a) Music Office Headquarters, (25/F, Wanchai Tower, 12 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.)
(b) Hong Kong Music Centre, (9/F Hong Kong Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.)
(c) Kwun Tong Music Centre, (4/F Lam Tin Complex, 1 Hing Tin Street, Lam Tin, Kowloon.)
(d) Mongkok Music Centre, (10/F Mongkok Government Offices, 30 Luen Wan Street, Mongkok, Kowloon.)
(e) Tsuen Wan Music Centre, (1/F Tsuen Wan Government Offices, 38 Sai Lau Kok Road, Tsuen Wan, N.T.)
(f) Shatin Music Centre, (7/F Shatin Government Offices, No. 1 Sheung Wo Che Road, Shatin, N.T.)
(iii) The title of job applied should be clearly stated on the application form. Applicants who cannot provide sufficient information for proof of his/ her meeting the entry requirement for the post(s) he/ she applies will not be considered.
(iv) Applicants who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation in about eight to ten weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
Music Office Headquarters and 5 Music Centres (Please refer to How to Apply (ii) for details).
Closing Date : 11.10.2012
Newspapers Advertised (with date): Ming Pao (28.9.2012)
(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.
(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 above enquiry address.
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