Part-time Licensing Assistant (Support), Home Affairs Department (Ref: 44442)

Department: Home Affairs Department

Publish Date: 2021-06-09 09:00:00

Job Title: Part-time Licensing Assistant (Support)

Salary (Monthly): $N/A

Salary (Hourly): $62.1

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should have –

(a)(i) Level 2 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) Level 2 (Note 3) / Grade E or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) (Note 2), or equivalent; and
(b) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 (Note 3) or above in Chinese Language and English Language in HKDSEE or HKCEE, or equivalent.


A Licensing Assistant (Support) is mainly deployed on (a) browsing local and overseas websites, and social media platforms to identify hotel/guesthouse advertisements; (b) explaining the statutory requirements under the Hotel and Guesthouse Accommodation Ordinance (Cap. 349) and the licensing regime in Hong Kong through the Internet; (c) providing clerical support on licensing and enforcement related matters; and (d) other related duties as and when required.

Notes :
(a) The place of work may be varied having regard to the operational needs. Successful candidates may be required to work outdoors occasionally.
(b) The number of working hours is subject to the operational needs but in general will not exceed 16 hours per week. There is no guarantee on the minimum number of hours of work in any given period.
(c) Successful candidates are normally required to work during office hours on weekdays (i.e. Monday to Friday), and may be required to work during irregular hours and overtime, including evenings, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

Terms of Appointment:

Successful candidates will be offered a 12-month employment on non-civil service contract terms.

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 any further shortlisting criteria. 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 below enquiry address.

How to apply:

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 web site ( Completed forms together with copies of academic and professional qualification certificates and official transcripts should reach the following address on or before 6 p.m. of the closing date. For submission by post, the deadline is based on the stamp chop date. Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be disposed of by the Hong Kong Post. Applications which are not made in the prescribed form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)], incomplete, late, or submitted by fax or e-mail will not be considered. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation 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 Address:

Office of the Licensing Authority, Home Affairs Department, 10/F, 14 Taikoo Wan Road, Taikoo Shing, Hong Kong

Enquiry Telephone: 2881 7036

Application Start Date: 2021-06-09 09:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-06-22 18:00:00