Senior Technical Officer, Cultural Services in Stage Work Type, Leisure and Cultural Services Department (Ref: 43907)

Department: Leisure and Cultural Services Department

Publish Date: 2021-01-29 00:00:00

Job Title: Senior Technical Officer, Cultural Services in Stage Work Type

Salary (Monthly): $61415

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should have -

(a) (i) a Diploma or Higher Certificate in Theatre and Entertainment Arts, Stage Management or Theatre Production from a Hong Kong polytechnic university/polytechnic or Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education/technical college/technical institute, or equivalent; or
(ii) a Diploma or Higher Certificate in Theatre and Entertainment Arts, Stage Management or Theatre Production from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, or equivalent; and 2 years’ relevant post-qualification experience in stage management or theatre production; and
(b) not less than 9 years’ full-time post-qualification working experience in operation and maintenance of performing arts technical facilities, theatre production or theatre-related events; and
© met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 [see Note (i)] or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent.


A Senior Technical Officer, Cultural Services in Stage Work Type is mainly deployed on:-

(a) heading the stage management teams, including overseeing and planning the overall stage management and operations;
(b) providing technical advice and devising safety measures for stage operations; proposing and executing plans for maintenance, replacement, enhancement and renovation of stage equipment and facilities;
© preparing and updating technical data and drawings; and
(d) handling staff deployment, supervision and training matters.

(Notes: Members of the grade –
(1) may be required to undergo training relevant to the duties of the grade and work irregular hours; and
(2) are subject to posting and transfer within their respective streams and work types at the discretion of the Head of Grade / Department.)

Terms of Appointment:

New recruits will be appointed on three years’ civil service agreement terms. An end-of-agreement gratuity may be granted upon satisfactory completion of tour of service required by his agreement. The amount of gratuity payable will be the sum which, when added to the Government’s contribution to the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme, equals 15% of the total basic substantive salary drawn during the agreement period. Upon completion of the three years’ civil service agreement terms, the officer may be appointed on the prevailing permanent terms.

General Notes:

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.
© 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 monthly salary and 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 selection 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 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) 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 all copies of their official transcripts of studies and certificates by mail to the contact address. Candidates who apply on-line should mark “For application of Senior Technical Officer, Cultural Services in Stage Work Type” on the envelope and quote the on-line application number on the copies of every page of supporting documents.
(j) 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 (

Applications submitted in person or by post should reach the Grade Management and Support Section, Cultural Services Branch, 5/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1-3 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin, N.T. Hong Kong on or before 11 February 2021 with the envelope clearly marked with “For application of Senior Technical Officer, Cultural Services in Stage Work Type”. (The postmark will be referred to for the submission date of the application by mail). 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 is 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. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website ( Candidates should state clearly in their applications their full record of employment, academic qualifications and Chinese and English languages proficiency level as shortlisting criteria may be applied for selecting better qualified candidates to selection interviews. Applications which are incomplete, late, not duly signed, submitted by fax / email, or not made in the prescribed form will not be considered.
Candidates who are invited for selection interview will be required to produce the original copies of the official transcripts, certificates and proof of relevant working experience for verification and photocopies for record purposes. The application will be deemed unsuccessful if any applicant fails to produce the original copies of the required documents for verification.
Candidates who are selected for selection interview will normally receive an invitation in about eight to ten weeks from the closing date for application. This period may be longer in exceptional circumstances, e.g. when a large number of applications are received or when there are other complications. Those who are not invited for selection interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

5/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1-3 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin, N.T., Hong Kong.

Enquiry Telephone: 2601 8632

Application Start Date: 2021-01-29 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-02-11 23:59:00