Assistant Leisure Services Manager II, Leisure and Cultural Services Department (Ref: 44147)

Department: Leisure and Cultural Services Department

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

Job Title: Assistant Leisure Services Manager II

Salary (Monthly): $28780

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

1. (i) a full-time teacher’s certificate with physical education as one of the subjects studied, or equivalent; or (ii) an accredited Associate Degree from a Hong Kong tertiary institution/a Higher Diploma from a Hong Kong polytechnic/polytechnic university or the Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education in management of recreation, sports or horticulture, or equivalent; and

[Note:Those who have not studied physical education/sports, recreation or horticulture when obtaining the qualification in (i) or (ii) above should have a Diploma/Graduate Certificate in recreation, sports or horticulture management offered by a recognized tertiary institution, or equivalent.Depending on individual subjects that a candidate has taken during his/her study, a candidate who majors in leisure study, tree management, botanical study, plant cultivation, arboriculture, biological science, garden and landscape design, etc. may also be considered .]
2. met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination(HKDSEE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent.
[Note:For civil service appointment purpose, ‘Grade C’ and ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in the HKCEE before 2007 are accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 3’ and ‘Level 2’ respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.]
3. for the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of BL in the community, applicants for civil service jobs will be assessed on their BL knowledge. The BL test result will constitute an appropriate weighting in a candidate’s overall assessment.

Duties:

An Assistant Leisure Services Manager II is mainly deployed on-

1. serving as front-line manager in supervising venue staff and part-time staff as well as monitoring the performance of service and concessionary contractors in the daily management and operation of leisure facilities (e.g. parks, sports centres, sports grounds, swimming pools, beaches, camps and water sports centres, etc.) including horticulture and tree management, and running of recreation and sports programmes;
2. collecting information and data to facilitate review on district’s needs for the provision of leisure services, including the promotion of higher venue usage rate and evaluation of recreation and sports programmes organised;
3. liaising with and providing assistance to the District Councils, clubs, associations, local organisations and voluntary agencies in the organisation of recreation and sports programmes;
4. assisting in the preparation of financial and other routine returns as well as answering public enquiries and dealing with complaints in respect of leisure services provision; and
5. taking legal enforcement actions in connection with leisure services management.
[Note: Successful candidates should note the following-
i. they are required to work 44 hours gross per week, may be required to work shifts and irregular hours (including Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays). Actual working hours will be arranged by supervisors; and
ii. they will be subject to posting and transfer at the discretion of the Head of Grade, and may be required to work in the New Territories or remote areas (including outlying islands).]

Terms of Appointment:

A successful candidate will be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years. Upon passage of probation bar, the officer may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms.

General Notes:

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

2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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.
5. The information on the maximum pay point is for reference only and may be subject to changes.
6. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, and where appropriate, assistance in housing.
7. 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 the selection interview/written examination.
8. 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 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”.
9. 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 following enquiry address on or before the closing date of application.
10. 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 Centre of District Offices, Home Affairs Department or any Job Centres of the Employment Services Division, Labour Department. Completed applications should reach the Appointments and Establishment Unit, Leisure Services Support Section, 7/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong not later than 8 April 2021. Please specify on the envelope “Application for the post of Assistant Leisure Services Manager II”. The post-mark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application. Please ensure that the correct address is clearly printed or written on the envelope and sufficient postage is affixed before posting so as to avoid unsuccessful delivery of application. Any underpaid mail items will be returned or disposed of by the Hongkong Post. Online application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (http://www.csb.gov.hk). Applications which are incomplete, late, or submitted by fax or email, or not duly signed, or not made in the prescribed form will not be considered.

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 following enquiry address on or before the application deadline. Candidates who apply online should quote the online application number on the envelope and the photocopies of every page of the documents.
Candidates who are invited for selection interview will be required to produce the original copies of the official transcripts and certificates 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 interview will normally receive an invitation in about ten to twelve 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 interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.
[Note: (i) Candidates should state clearly in their applications full record of academic attainments and employment as shortlisting criteria may be applied for selecting better qualified candidates to selection interview; and
(ii) Candidates working in the Leisure and Cultural Services Department should state clearly in the applications their present ranks and postings.]

Enquiry Address:

Appointments and Establishment Unit, Leisure Services Support Section, 7/F, Leisure and Cultural Services Headquarters, 1 Pai Tau Street, Sha Tin, New Territories, Hong Kong.

Enquiry Telephone: 2601 7920

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

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