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Recruit Ref: G15644
Posting Date: 2024-04-05
Hong Kong Housing Authority
Architectural Graduate (Temporary Training Vacancy)
Requirements
(I) A degree/diploma in Architecture obtained on completion of minimum 5-year full-time course of
study within the preceding three years or a qualification which is acceptable to the Hong Kong
Institute of Architects (HKIA) as satisfying the academic requirements for admission into the
HKIA - Architects Registration Board (ARB) Professional Assessment obtained within the
preceding three years Note (i);
(II) Meeting the language proficiency requirements of “Level 2” Note (ii) or above in Chinese Language
and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination
(HKDSEE) or the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE), or equivalent; and
(III) Be a permanent resident of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region at the time of
engagement unless specified otherwise.

Notes: (i) Undergraduates sitting their final examinations in the summer of 2024 may also apply. If
selected, their engagement will be subject to their acquiring the requisite academic
qualification before September 2024.
(ii) For appointment purpose, “Grade E” in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B)
in the HKCEE before 2007 is accepted administratively as comparable to “Level 2”
respectively in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.

Training
The training vacancies are temporary posts. Graduate trainees are not civil servants and are not engaged
on civil service terms and conditions. Successful candidates will receive 2 years practical training arranged by
the Hong Kong Housing Authority under professional guidance meeting the training requirements of the HKIA.
There is no implication for further engagement in the Hong Kong Housing Authority after completion of the
above training engagement.
Remuneration
Training Honorarium
The current honorarium on entry is $24,050 per month. The above amount of honorarium and the terms
of engagement are subject to changes at the time the offer of engagement is made. Graduate trainees are not
civil servants and their training honoraria are independent of the civil service pay.
Apply Method
Please apply with a completed application form [HD917 (Rev. 2024)]. Each application should be
accompanied by:
(a) a copy each of all official transcripts showing the results of all examinations taken at universities or
other examinations leading to the award of a qualification recognized by the HKIA;
(b) a copy of the degree certificate if acquired;
(c) a list of subjects, and their respective weighting, studied in the final year of the degree course (only for
applicants who are studying in the final year of their degree courses); and
(d) a copy of the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education Examination, the Hong Kong
Certificate of Education Examination, certificates of the Hong Kong Advanced Level
Examination and other public Chinese language and English language examinations (e.g. TOEFL,
IELTS, GCE, GCSE, HKSARG Common Recruitment Examination, etc.) showing the results
achieved in Chinese language and English language in such examinations.

Notes: (i) Applications not accompanied by the above documents will not be considered. Applicants are
encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application forms.
(ii) Copies of documents mentioned in 4(a) and 4(b) above may be passed to the HKIA for the
purpose of confirming whether or not the qualification satisfies the academic requirements for
corporate membership/admission into the professional examination/training scheme of the HKIA.
(iii) It is the Hong Kong Housing Authority’s 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. 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.
(iv) As an Equal Opportunities Employer, the Hong Kong Housing Authority 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.

Application form [HD917 (Rev. 2024)] is obtainable (1) from the reception counters at the atrium of
Hong Kong Housing Authority Headquarters, 33 Fat Kwong Street and the Hong Kong Housing Authority
Customer Service Centre, 3 Wang Tau Hom South Road; (2) from the Hong Kong Housing Authority
website (https://www.housingauthority.gov.hk/tc/common/pdf/download/HD917-RE.pdf); or (3) by fax
through our telephone hotline 2712 2712 (Please press in sequence 4, 5, 7 after choosing the language).

Completed forms, together with copies of supporting documents, should reach Senior Clerical
Officer/Appointments, Appointments Sub-section, Hong Kong Housing Authority Headquarters, 33 Fat
Kwong Street, Homantin, Kowloon on or before 3 May 2024. Please specify “Application for the post of
Architectural Graduate” 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 Authority 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.
All applications will be treated in strict confidence. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment-
related purpose only.

Online application can also be made through :
(1) GovHK
(https://eform.cefs.gov.hk/form/hou030/en/);
(2) Hong Kong Housing Authority website
(https://www.housingauthority.gov.hk/en/global-elements/forms/general-information/index.html); or
(3) iAM Smart
(https://www.iamsmart.gov.hk/en/e-service-eform.html)

Candidates who apply online should submit all supporting documents to the Appointments Sub-
section of the Hong Kong Housing Authority (see the above address) on or before 3 May 2024. Please
specify “Application for the post of Architectural Graduate” on the envelope, and the reference code
should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of supporting documents.

Applications which are not made in the prescribed form, or incomplete, or not signed, or without the
required supporting documents, or late, or submitted by email or fax will not be considered. Candidates
who are selected for interview will normally receive an invitation by email in about 8 to 10 weeks from the
closing date for application. Applicants are encouraged to provide their email addresses on the application
forms. Those who are not invited for interview may assume that their applications are unsuccessful. For
enquiries, please call Ms NG at 2761 7627.

Summary
Industry:
Civil Service / Government 
Job Category / Function:
Job Position Level:
Middle 
Employment Term:
Temporary 
Min. Edu. Level Req:
Diploma 
Minimum QF Level attained:
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Total Working Exp:
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Salary(HKD):
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Benefits:
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