Technical Instructor (Laundry), Correctional Services Department (Ref: 44154)

Department: Correctional Services Department

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

Job Title: Technical Instructor (Laundry)

Salary (Monthly): $34590

Salary (Hourly): $N/A

Salary (Daily): $N/A

Entry Requirements:

Candidates should (a) have completed an apprenticeship or institutional training in laundry processing, textile care or linen distribution and management; and be able to furnish evidence that they have had relevant working experience in laundry operation, textile care or linen distribution and management [Note 1 under Entry Requirements]. Total period of training and working experience should not be less than 10 years; (b) have attained a level of proficiency in Chinese and English Languages equivalent to Secondary 3 standard; and be able to speak fluent Cantonese and simple English; and © undergo and pass a trade test in laundry [Note 2 under Entry Requirements].


A Technical Instructor (Laundry) is mainly deployed on (a) supervising subordinates in performing their duties; (b) training, instructing and supervising persons in custody in correctional institutions engaged in work activities of laundry trade and operation of laundry equipment; © overseeing work processes including but not limited to washing, drying, calendering, pressing, material estimation, production planning and scheduling, quality and work process control, machine operation and maintenance; (d) preparing vocational training materials and teaching related classes; (e) enforcing the Code of Practice of Occupational Safety and Health and related regulations; and (f) performing any other duties as assigned.

(Note: Subject to the provisions of the Prisons Ordinance, the appointee may be required to wear uniform, work shifts and live in departmental quarters.)

Terms of Appointment:

A new appointee will 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) 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 enquiry address, with specification of their Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card numbers and online application numbers, if applicable. Copies of local qualification documents and reference letter of working experiences are not required at this stage of application.

(b) Candidates must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
© 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 it 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 the aptitude test and the trade test in laundry.
(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 aptitude test and the trade test in laundry 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) 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 requirements irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.
(j) Towards the application deadline, our online system would likely be overloaded due to large volume of applications. To ensure timely completion of your online 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 Public 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 (

Completed forms should reach the enquiry address on or before the closing date for application. Please specify “Application for the post of Technical Instructor (Laundry)” on the envelope.
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. The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application.
Applicants may also apply online through the Civil Service Bureau’s website (
Applications without the required information/supporting documents, or submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.
Candidates who are selected for the aptitude test and the trade test in laundry will normally receive an invitation in about two months from the closing date for application. Those who are not invited for the abovementioned tests may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address:

Appointments Unit, Correctional Services Department Headquarters, 23/F, Wanchai Tower, 12 Harbour Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong.

Enquiry Telephone: 3525 0710

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

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