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*Flight Operations Inspector Consultant - Non-Civil Service Vacancy

Consultant Fee :

HK$135,950 per month

Entry Requirements :

Candidates should have (a) a current Airline Transport Pilot's Licence (ATPL) (Aeroplane)(See Note 1) with not less than 5,000 hours air transport pilot-in-command experience, of which a significant proportion should be on civil transport aeroplanes, (b) recent experience in civil aviation flight operations management and have been in current practice as a Training Captain (IRE/TRE) preferably on A320, A321, A330, A340, B747-400 or B777 aircraft, and (c) with not less than 12 years' relevant experience.

Notes :

(1)  A current ATPL (Aeroplane) should include a current Class One Medical Certificate.
(2)  Candidates should submit their application forms together with an Experience Resume by mail to the enquiry address on or before the closing date for application. The prescribed format can be downloaded here.

Duties :

The duties of Flight Operations Inspector Consultants include, but not limited to, the monitoring of the operational and management standards of the holders of Air Operator's Certificates, the appointment and supervision of type rating and instrument rating examiners (IRE/TRE), and providing advice on flight operational matters to the Civil Aviation Department. The Consultants may be required to travel extensively on duty and work irregular hours.

Terms of Appointment :

The appointment will be on agreement, with vacation leave, of three years' resident service.

Fringe Benefits :

The consultant fee is HK$135,950 per month.  The fee will be adjusted in accordance with any pay adjustment to civil servants in Hong Kong remunerated at a pay point on a civil service pay scale, the salary value of which is equivalent to the consultant fee.  The civil service salary adjustment may take the form of pay increase, pay freeze or pay reduction.  Upon satisfactory completion of the full contract period, the Consultant(s) will be granted a gratuity for the period of service.  In addition, in compliance with the Mandatory Provident Fund Schemes Ordinance, the Government will arrange to make contributions for the appointee to a registered mandatory provident fund scheme (MPF scheme).  The gratuity payable for the agreement will be the sum which, when added to the Government’s contribution to the said MPF scheme, equals 15% of the total consultant fee drawn during the period of agreement.  The Consultants will be eligible for a housing benefit equivalent to the civil service Non-accountable Cash Allowance (NCA) subject to their meeting the eligibility criteria of the scheme.  The NCA is, currently at HK$32,560 per month subject to periodic revision.  The 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.

Enquiry Address and Tel. No. :

Assistant Departmental Secretary (Personnel)2, Civil Aviation Department, Level 5, Office Building, Civil Aviation Department Headquarters, 1 Tung Fai Road, Hong Kong International Airport, Lantau, Hong Kong. (Tel.: 2910 6334)

Closing Date of Application : 11 October 2016
Newspapers Advertised (with date) : Ming Pao Daily News (9 September 2016) and South China Morning Post (10 September 2016)
General Notes :

(a) Persons who are not permanent residents of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) may also apply for this vacancy but will be appointed only when no suitable and qualified candidates who are permanent residents of the HKSAR are available.
(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.
(c) Non-civil service Consultants 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 above enquiry address.
(h) 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 Public Enquiry Service 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 web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk).  Candidates must state clearly the details of professional qualification obtained on the application forms and attach the Experience Resume.(See Note 2)  Completed forms, together with the Experience Resume, should reach the above enquiry address of the recruiting department on or before the closing date for application.  On-line application can also be made through the Civil Service Bureau's web site (http://www.csb.gov.hk).  Candidates who apply online should submit the Experience Resume within one week after close of application period to the above enquiry address, and the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and the Experience Resume.  If candidates fail to provide the Experience Resume, their applications may not be considered.  Applicants should 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.  Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application formsCandidates who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation (by email or by post) 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.  For enquiries, please call the telephone number indicated.