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Employer Ref: EAA-2021/22
Recruit Ref: L05401360
Posting Date: 2022-06-17
Estate Agents Authority
Estate Agents Authority

The Estate Agents Authority is a statutory organization set up under the Estate Agents Ordinance to regulate estate agents and salespersons, and to enhance the standard of service of the trade. Applications are invited for the following position:

INVESTIGATION OFFICER (Ref No.: EAA-2021/22)

Key Responsibilities

The incumbent will be posted to the Complaints Section or the Enforcement Section to handle the following:

  • conduct investigation of suspected non-compliances, including fact-finding, conducting interviews and statement-taking
  • answer telephone and face-to-face enquiries from both the public and the estate agency trade
  • carry out compliance inspections / checks / site visits / law enforcement activities under the Estate Agents Ordinance and the Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Ordinance
  • collect information / intelligence / evidence
  • draft correspondence and write up investigation reports based on evidence
  • perform such other duties as may from time to time be assigned
  • may rotate between the Complaints Section and the Enforcement Section depending on operational needs and for career development purpose

Requirements

  • A recognized university degree with at least 2 years’ relevant experience (candidates with at least 5 years' solid and relevant experience in legal field (particularly conveyancing and/or litigation) / complaint investigation / law enforcement may be exempted from this requirement)
  • Good analytical and communication skills and be able to handle cases independently
  • Good command of both written and spoken English and Chinese (preferably attained Level 4 or above in HKDSEE, or Grade “C” or above in English Language (Syllabus B) and Chinese Language in HKCEE, or equivalent)
  • Good report writing and drafting skills
  • A team player with a mature personality and good interpersonal skills
  • Outdoor duties at irregular hours and on weekends, Sundays and public holidays may be required
  • Knowledge in property transactions and/or a valid driver’s licence will be an added advantage

Candidates with less experience will be considered for the post of Temporary Investigation Officer for 1-year fixed term non-renewable contract

Terms of Appointment

Competitive remuneration package commensurate with the selected candidate’s qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointee will initially be offered a 3-year contract, subject to renewal upon satisfactory performance and the service needs of the Authority.

Application Procedure
Applications with full resume indicating your current and expected salaries and your public examination results should be sent to: Human Resources Section, Estate Agents Authority, 7/F, E-Trade Plaza, 24 Lee Chung Street, Chaiwan, Hong Kong or via email at hr@eaa.org.hk. Review of applications is ongoing and the recruitment exercise will continue until the vacancies are filled. Candidates who have already responded to our previous advertisement of the same post within the past 6 months need not re-apply. Please mark “Private and Confidential” on the envelope and quote the post applied for and its reference number on the envelope.

Candidates who are not invited to attend an interview within 6 weeks from the closing date may assume their applications unsuccessful. Applicants may be considered for other suitable positions within the Authority. All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Personal data provided in the applications will only be used for recruitment-related purposes. All information on non-shortlisted applicants will be destroyed after 6 months.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER


Summary
Industry:
Civil Service / Government 
Job Category / Function:
Job Position Level:
General 
Employment Term:
Full Time / Contract 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
Bachelor 
Minimum QF Level attained:
-- 
Total Working Exp:
2 or above 
Salary(HKD):
--
Location:
Eastern District / Chai Wan
Benefits:
  • Bank Holiday
  • Dental Insurance
  • Double Pay
  • Five-Day Work
  • Gratuity
  • Medical Insurance
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