Photographer II, Chief Secretary for Administration's Office (Ref: 44116)

Department: Chief Secretary for Administration’s Office

Publish Date: 2021-03-26 00:00:00

Job Title: Photographer II

Salary (Monthly): $15560

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should have-

(a) completed Secondary 2 education, or equivalent;
(b) at least 2 years’ experience in professional photography that involves film development, film processing, and operating and maintaining of photographic equipment; and
© attained a level of proficiency in Chinese and English Languages equivalent to Secondary 2 standard [Note(1)].

Duties:

A Photographer II is mainly deployed on -

(a) undertaking general photography duties including microfilming, developing, processing and printing;
(b) undertaking digital photography duties, including scanning archives, editing, retouching and printing of digital images; and
© maintenance of photographic/microfilming/digitisation equipment.


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 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 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) 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 stating the mode of delivery (e.g. full-time/part-time, on campus/distance learning, etc.) of the study programmes. To facilitate assessment of qualifications, the documents on any prior qualifications obtained should also be supplied as far as possible. Do not send any originals of certificates. Those who apply on-line should submit copies of their official transcripts and certificates by post to the contact address and quote the online application number on the envelope and 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 (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Application forms and supporting documents should be submitted via one of the following means –


(a) by post to the Personnel Office, Administration Wing, Chief Secretary for Administration’s Office, Room 2561, 25/F, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong, with the envelope clearly marked “Application for the post of Photographer II” (the postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission 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 Office 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;
(b) by hand to the application drop-in box of Administration Wing located at the Staff Entrance, 2/F., East Wing, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong, with the envelope clearly marked “Application for the post of Photographer II”. The drop-in box is available from 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. from Monday to Friday (except public holidays) and up till 5:00 p.m. on the closing date of application (i.e. 8 April 2021); or
© through on-line facilities on the Civil Service Bureau homepage at www.csb.gov.hk. Candidates who applied online should submit copies of supporting documents (viz. certificates, academic transcripts of studies and employment proof) within one week after the closing of application, to the contact address and the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of all supporting documents.

Applications which are incomplete, late or submitted by fax or email, or not made in the prescribed form, or without the required supporting documents will not be considered.

Applicants should provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates 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 for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

Personnel Office, Administration Wing, Chief Secretary for Administration’s Office (Address : Room 2561, 25/F, Central Government Offices, 2 Tim Mei Avenue, Tamar, Hong Kong)

Enquiry Telephone: 21957779

Application Start Date: 2021-03-26 00:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-04-08 23:59:00