Workman II, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (Ref: 43964)

Department: Food and Environmental Hygiene Department

Publish Date: 2021-02-19 00:00:00

Job Title: Workman II

Salary (Monthly): $13730

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should –

(a) have 3 years’ experience or above in the past 7 years (from 6 March 2014 to 5 March 2021) in one or more of the following fields of work.
(i) cleansing such as street sweeping, refuse / waste collection in public place, street washing, gully cleansing, conservancy service, public litter container cleansing;
(ii) removal / disposal of dead bodies;
(iii) cemeteries / crematoria related duties such as transportation of coffins, handling cremated human remains, exhumation in cemeteries or related work;
(iv) pest control in public place including mosquitoes control and the use of pesticides; and
(b) know simple Chinese or English.

Duties:

Main Duties of Workman II:

(a) public cleansing duties such as street sweeping, refuse / waste collection in public place, street washing, gully cleansing, conservancy service, public litter container cleansing;
(b) removal / disposal of dead bodies;
© cemeteries / crematoria related duties such as transportation of coffins, handling cremated human remains, assisting in exhumation in cemeteries or related work; and
(d) pest control duties.
Notes:
(1) A Workman II works 45 hours per week (normally 6 days excluding lunch breaks). He/She is required to wear uniform, work outdoor and perform duties of an obnoxious nature or under harsh conditions, e.g. collection of refuse, removal of dead bodies, performing emergency / typhoon / other natural disasters duties. He/She may be required to work shifts, irregular hours, overnight, in adverse weather condition and in remote areas, e.g. outlying islands, border, airport etc.
(2) A Workman II is subject to posting within the Workman II grade and required to carry out different duties in other Government bureaux / departments when the need arises.

Terms of Appointment:

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.

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 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 trade test/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 trade test/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 (http://www.csb.gov.hk) under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.
(i) Civil service vacancies information contained in this column is also available on the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department website (http://www.fehd.gov.hk).
(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 (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Completed application forms should reach the Contact Address below on or before 5 March 2021 with the envelope clearly marked “Application for the post of Workman II”. For applications submitted by post, the post mark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application. 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. On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk) on or before 5 March 2021. Applicants should state in detail in the application forms their working experience, post titles, job duties and nature. Applications which are incomplete, late, submitted by fax or email or not made in the prescribed form will not be accepted. Candidates should provide all the necessary information to show that they meet the entry requirements for the post. Candidates who are selected for trade test/interview will normally receive an invitation in about sixteen to eighteen 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 trade test/interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

Appointments Section, Food and Environmental Hygiene Department, 44/F., Queensway Government Offices, 66 Queensway, Hong Kong.

Enquiry Telephone: 2867 5164/ 2867 5480

Application Start Date: 2021-02-19 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-03-05 23:59:00