Part-time Subtitle Keyer , Radio Television Hong Kong (Ref: 44148)

Department: Radio Television Hong Kong

Publish Date: 2021-03-26 09:00:00

Job Title: Part-time Subtitle Keyer

Salary (Monthly): $N/A

Salary (Hourly): $100

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidate should have (a) an accredited Higher Diploma or an accredited Associate Degree, majoring in Journalism and Communication, Creative Media, from a Hong Kong tertiary institution, or equivalent; (b) Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) or Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent [See Note (1)]; and © Proficiency in Chinese word processing and Chinese input methods, e.g. Chinese (Traditional) – Chagjie or Quick etc.

Candidates who possess relevant skills in subtitling software or system operation, such as Wincaps Quantum, will have an advantage.

[Note: “Grade E” in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in previous HKCEE are accepted administratively as compared to “Level 2” in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.]


Responsible for (a) final checking and revising Chinese or English subtitling scripts; (b) operating various subtitling systems; © adjusting timecodes and handling onprint when required.

Terms of Appointment:

Employed on contract terms for not more than 12 months with working time not more than 18 hours per week (excluding lunch hours), depending on job requirement. (Note: Required to work irregular hours and on Sundays and Public Holidays as well as to perform overnight shift duties.)

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.
©Non-civil service vacancies are not posts on the civil service establishment. Candidates appointed are not on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service. Candidates appointed are not civil servants and will not be eligible for posting, promotion or transfer to any posts in the Civil Service.
(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)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 recruitment examination and/or interview.
(f)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 any further shortlisting criteria.
(g)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 below enquiry address.

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 Employment Services Division, Labour Department. The said form can also be downloaded from the Civil Service Bureau’s web site ( or Radio Television Hong Kong’s web site ( Applications submitted in person or by post should reach the below contact address during office hours (Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. – 6 p.m. Lunch break 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.) on or before the closing date for application. Please specify the title of the post being applied for on the envelope. To avoid delayed or unsuccessful delivery of applications by post, please ensure that 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. Applications submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. If candidates fail to provide the supporting documents as required, their applications will not be considered. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms. Candidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) in about six to eight weeks from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Enquiry Address:

Central Administration Unit, Television Division, Radio Television Hong Kong, 5/F, One MongKok Commercial Centre, 1 MongKok Road, Kowloon

Enquiry Telephone: 3168-8797

Application Start Date: 2021-03-26 09:00:00

Application End Date: 2021-04-09 18:00:00