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Immigration Assistant (Year-round Recruitment)

Special Arrangement on the Physical Fitness Test / Syndicate Discussion
between 23 March 2020 (Monday) and 3 April 2020 (Friday)

In view of the latest situation of the COVID-19 infection, the Physical Fitness Test / Syndicate Discussion arranged between 23 March 2020 (Monday) and 3 April 2020 (Friday) would be postponed. All affected candidates were notified of the arrangement by email.

Should you have further enquiry, please contact the Recruitment and Training Research Section at 3693 8166 during office hours.

Applications are invited for the post of Immigration Assistant. This post is open for applications throughout the year until further notice.

If you are interested in the post of Immigration Assistant, please follow the procedures as specified below and submit the application as soon as possible.

Application Procedures

On-line application can be made through the Civil Service Bureau website (https://www.csb.gov.hk). If you encounter difficulties in submitting on-line application, you may download the application form from here, complete the application form and send it:

1.

by post to the Recruitment and Training Research Section, Immigration Department, UG/F, Immigration Service Institute of Training and Development, 82 Castle Peak Road, Castle Peak Bay, Tuen Mun, N.T.; or

2.

by hand to the Recruitment and Training Research Section, Immigration Department, UG/F, Immigration Service Institute of Training and Development, 82 Castle Peak Road, Castle Peak Bay, Tuen Mun, N.T..

As invitations or notifications will be sent to applicants by e-mails, applicants should provide an accurate e-mail address in their application forms.

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. Applications which are incomplete or submitted by fax or e-mail will not be accepted.

All applicants are not required to submit their official transcripts and certificates at the time of application. 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 to the required entry qualifications.

Should you have any enquiries about the G.F. 340 On-line Application System, please contact the Civil Service Bureau by e-mail: [email protected].

Salary

General Disciplined Services (Rank and File) Pay Scale Point 3 (HK$21,780) to General Disciplined Services (Rank and File) Pay Scale Point 13 [See Note 1] (HK$30,100) per month.

Entry Requirements

(a)

(i)

have Level 2 or equivalent [Note 2] or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination (HKDSEE) [Note 3], or equivalent; or

(ii)

have Level 2 [Note 4]/Grade E or above in five subjects in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) [Note 3], or equivalent ; and

(b)

have met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 [Note 4] or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the HKDSEE or HKCEE, or equivalent ; and be able to speak Cantonese and English; and

(c)

be able to pass a physical fitness test.

Note 1

The information on the maximum pay point is for reference only and it may be subject to changes.

Note 2

For civil service appointment purpose, “Attained with Distinction” in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade C in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 3 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE. “Attained” in Applied Learning subjects (subject to a maximum of two Applied Learning subjects), and Grade E in Other Language subjects in the HKDSEE are accepted as equivalent to Level 2 in the New Senior Secondary subjects in the HKDSEE.

Note 3

The subjects may include Chinese Language and English Language.

Note 4

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.

Basic Law Knowledge Assessment

For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of the BL in the community, applicants for civil service jobs will be assessed on their BL knowledge. Applicants who are invited to attend the Selection Interview will be assessed on their BL knowledge through a written test on the same day. The BL test result will constitute an appropriate weighting in a candidate’s overall assessment.

Duties

An Immigration Assistant is mainly deployed on general search, guard, escort, patrol, reception, driving and operational duties in connection with the enforcement of the immigration, registration of persons, births, deaths and marriage laws of Hong Kong, which include but not limited to the detection of forged documents. (Note: Subject to discipline, required to undergo a full-time induction training, wear uniform, work shifts and may be required to drive government vehicles and work in an area outside the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.)

Terms of Appointment

New recruits will be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years, and may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms upon satisfactory completion of the probationary period.

Induction Training

Newly recruited Immigration Assistants are required to undergo a 14-week residential induction training at the Immigration Service Institute of Training and Development.

General Notes

  1. At the time of application, applicants should possess the relevant academic qualifications set out in item (a) and (b) of the Entry Requirements.
  2. Applicants are required to pass the Physical Fitness Test held by the Immigration Department in Hong Kong before they will be further considered for the next selection tier. Please click here for details of the Physical Fitness Test. Applicants will normally receive the invitation two weeks before the date of Physical Fitness Test.
  3. Successful applicants must have passed the selection procedures and the pre-employment medical examination including colour perception test.
  4. Civil service vacancies are posts on the civil service establishment. Applicants selected for these vacancies will be appointed on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service and will become civil servants on appointment.
  5. Applicants must be permanent residents of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of appointment unless specified otherwise.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, and where appropriate, assistance in housing.
  9. It is Government policy to place people with a disability in appropriate jobs wherever possible. If a disabled applicant meets the entry requirements, he/she will be invited to attend the selection procedures 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 https://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.

Selection Procedures

Physical Fitness Test

(Pass)

Syndicate Discussion
(To be conducted on the same day after passing the Physical Fitness Test)

(Pass)

Selection Interview

Physical Fitness Test and Syndicate Discussion

All applicants will be invited for the Physical Fitness Test and the invitations will be sent by e-mail. Applicants will normally receive the invitation two weeks before the date of Physical Fitness Test.

Only candidates who have passed the Physical Fitness Test will be invited to join the Syndicate Discussion to be conducted on the same day. Candidates are advised to refer to the invitation e-mail for the arrangements of Physical Fitness Test and to make reference in this website as to the location map of Immigration Service Institute of Training and Development, Guidance Notes on Physical Fitness Test, its relevant requirements and scoring system as well as the format of Syndicate Discussion for preparation.

Selection Interview

Candidates who have passed the Syndicate Discussion will be invited for the Selection Interview. The concerned invitations will be sent by e-mail.

Candidates who are invited to attend the Selection Interview will also be assessed on their Basic Law (BL) knowledge through a written test on the same day [See Note]. The BL test result will constitute an appropriate weighting in a candidate’s overall assessment.

The BL test paper is set in both English and Chinese. It consists of 15 multiple-choice questions to be completed in 25 minutes. There is no passing mark set for the BL test and the full mark of the paper is 100. The result is of permanent validity.

Invited candidates may refer to the invitation e-mail for the interview arrangements, and study the location map of the Immigration Service Institute of Training and Development and the interview arrangements under inclement weather.

[Note: If a candidate has attended the BL test arranged by other recruiting bureaux/departments (in relation to civil service posts) or the one centrally administered by the Civil Service Bureau, he/she will be exempted from sitting the BL test and can use the previous test result as the basis of the BL test score. The previous BL test result will be accepted only upon the production of the original test result when attending the Selection Interview, if so invited. The candidate may also take the BL test again upon attending the Selection Interview. In such case, the score obtained in the current recruitment exercise will be taken. For details about the BL test, please refer to the Homepage of the Civil Service Bureau at https://www.csb.gov.hk/english/recruit/basiclaw/1372.html ]

Invitation to the Physical Fitness Test / Syndicate Discussion / Selection Interview does not imply that candidates have met the entry requirements for the post as it takes time to process all applications.

For enquiries, please contact the Recruitment and Training Research Section at 3693 8166.

Post-Secondary Student Summer Internship Programme

Allowance

$10,500 per month.

Entry Requirements

Candidates should: (a) be students currently enrolled in full-time courses of post-secondary institutions in or outside Hong Kong (except final-year students); (b) have good command of written and spoken English and Chinese; and (c) have good computer knowledge including MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.

Duties

Selected appointees will be responsible for: (a) conducting researches and compiling reports of various services provided by the Department; (b) liaising with different stakeholders to assist in project implementation; (c) reviewing the operations and services provided by the Department; and (d) preparing for logistic arrangements for meetings, audit inspections and duty visits, etc.

Terms of Appointment

Successful candidates will be appointed as Summer Interns in this Department.

Fringe Benefits

Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), paid leave, sickness days and sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance (Cap. 57).

How to Apply

You may download the application form for Post-Secondary Student Summer Internship Programme from here. Completed application form should be accompanied with a one-page resume.

Hong Kong students studying in local post-secondary institutions should apply through the Student Affairs Offices / Career Centres of their respective institutions. They are advised to note the deadlines set by the respective institutions.

Students studying in non-local post-secondary institutions should submit their applications to the Department directly and attach photocopies of their diplomas / certificates, transcripts of studies and official documents by post to the address specified below on or before the closing date. The postmark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of submission of application. Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid and return address is indicated. An applicant will bear any consequences arising from not paying sufficient postage. Please quote the post and mark “Application – Restricted” on the cover of the envelope.

Those late applications or incomplete applications or applications without the resume or relevant supporting documents will not be considered. Applicants who are not appointed within 10 weeks from the closing date may presume their applications unsuccessful.

Address and Enquiry Tel.

Personnel Sub division, Immigration Department, 22/F., Immigration Tower, 7 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong. For enquiries, please call Miss LAW at 2829 3926.

Please visit the Civil Service Bureau’s website (https://www.csb.gov.hk) or the Immigration Department’s website (https://www.immd.gov.hk) for bilingual advertisements.

Closing Date for Application

22 April 2020 (5:00p.m.)

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 vacancies advertised are open to all applicants meeting the basic entry requirements irrespective of their disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, age, family status, sexual orientation and race.

(c)

Summer Interns 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 allowance payable, 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 interview and/or test.

(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 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 https://www.csb.gov.hk under “Administration of the Civil Service – Appointments”.

(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 mailing address as indicated.

Physical Fitness Test

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Candidates applying for the posts of Immigration Officer / Immigration Assistant are required to attend a physical fitness test (PFT). The scoring system is applicable to both male and female candidates. The PFT comprises the following 5 items:

ItemPoints
0 1 2 3 4 5

Sit up 
(1 minute) 
(no. of times) 
Demonstration
Video Script

<17 17-24 25-32 33-40 41-48 ≥49

Squat Thrust 
(1 minute) 
(no. of times)
Demonstration
Video Script

<18 18-20 21-23 24-26 27-29 ≥30

Shuttle Run 
(4X10m) 
(seconds) 
Demonstration
Video Script

>12.9" 12.3"-12.9" 11.7"-12.2" 11.1"-11.6" 10.4"-11.0" ≤10.3"

Standing Long Jump 
(Two attemps)
(cm) 
Demonstration
Video Script

<144.5 144.5-160 160.5-175.5 176-191.5 192-207.5 ≥208

800m Run 
(minutes) 
Demonstration
Video Script

>5'08" 4'38-5'08" 4'07"-4'37" 3'36"-4'06" 3'05"-3'35" ≤3'04"

Note: To pass the physical fitness test, candidates are required to score at least 1 point in each item and have a minimum total score of 15 points for all the items.

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