Assistant Officer II, Correctional Services Department (Ref: 43799)

Department: Correctional Services Department

Publish Date: 2020-12-29 00:00:00

Job Title: Assistant Officer II

Salary (Monthly): $21150

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

(a) (I)(i) Level 2 or equivalent [Note (2) under Entry Requirements] or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) [Note (3) under Entry Requirements], or equivalent; or (ii) Level 2 [Note (4) under Entry Requirements] / Grade E or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) [Note (3) under Entry Requirements], or equivalent (entry pay: HK$22,405 per month); or

(II)(i) Level 2 or equivalent [Note (2) under Entry Requirements] or above in three subjects in HKDSEE [Note (3) under Entry Requirements], or equivalent; or (ii) Level 2 [Note (4) under Entry Requirements] / Grade E or above in three subjects in HKCEE [Note (3) under Entry Requirements], or equivalent (entry pay: HK$21,780 per month); or
(III) completed Secondary 5, or equivalent (entry pay: HK$21,150 per month); and

(b) meet the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 [Note (4) under Entry Requirements] or above in Chinese Language and English Language in HKDSEE or HKCEE, or equivalent; and be able to speak fluent Cantonese and English; and

© pass a physical fitness test [Note (5) under Entry Requirements].


Supervise persons in custody, young persons in a training/rehabilitation centre and drug dependants in a drug addiction treatment centre; and perform any other duties as required.

(Note: Subject to the provisions of the Prisons Ordinance, an Assistant Officer II is required to wear uniform and work shifts and may be required to undertake hospital nursing duties after in-service training and live in departmental quarters.)

Terms of Appointment:

A new recruit will normally be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years. Upon passage of the probation bar, he/she may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms.

General Notes:

(a) 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 address below, with specification of their Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card numbers and online application numbers, if applicable.

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

© 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 requirements irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.

(d) 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.

(e) 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.

(f) The information on the maximum pay point is for reference only and may be subject to changes.

(g) Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, and where appropriate, assistance in housing.

(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 physical fitness test 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”.

(i) To ensure timely completion of your online application, it is advisable to submit the application as early as possible and ensure that all information in your online application is provided accurately.

How to apply:

Applicants are encouraged to apply online through the Civil Service Bureau’s website ( Applications submitted in person or by mail should reach the address below. 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 ( Please provide one valid e-mail address in the application form and state “Application for the post of Assistant Officer II” on the envelope and affix with sufficient postage. Underpaid mails will not be delivered by the Hongkong Post. Applications without the information/supporting documents requested in this recruitment advertisement, or submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.

Candidates who are invited for the physical fitness test will normally receive an e-mail invitation after the submission of application.

For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated.

Enquiry Address:

Appointments Unit, Correctional Services Department Headquarters, 23/F, Wanchai Tower, 12 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

Enquiry Telephone: 2582 2085

Application Start Date: 2020-12-29 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2099-12-31 23:59:00