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Recruit Ref: G15729
Posting Date: 2024-05-10
Hong Kong Housing Authority
Estate Surveying Graduate (Temporary Training Vacancy)
1. Entry Requirements
(I) A cognate degree in the field of Surveying/Land Management/Real Estate or equivalent or a qualification (obtained in 2023 or after), which satisfies the academic requirements for corporate membership of the Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors (HKIS) in the General Practice Division and for admission into the HKIS Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) in the DivisionNote (i) to (iii);
(II) Meeting the language proficiency requirements of “Level 2”Note (iv) 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) Applicants who have obtained a relevant degree/qualification before the date mentioned in 1(I) above and are pursuing or have just obtained in 2023 or after another degree on a related subject on a full time basis may also be considered provided that the break between completion of the first relevant degree/qualification and commencement of the related degree is not more than 18 months. If an applicant has pursued more than one related degree, the aggregate period of breaks between the degrees should also not be more than 18 months.
(ii) Applicants sitting their final examinations in the summer of 2024 may also apply. If selected, their engagement will normally be subject to their acquiring the requisite academic qualification before September 2024.
(iii) Applicants who have ever by the closing date of application (i.e. 24 May 2024) applied for commencement of the Assessment of Professional Competence with the HKIS will not be considered. Successful applicants will be required to make a declaration to that effect.
(iv) 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.

2. Training
The training vacancies are temporary posts. Graduate trainees are not civil servants and are not engaged on civil service terms and conditions. Successful applicants will receive 2 years of practical training arranged by the Hong Kong Housing Authority under professional guidance meeting the training requirement of the HKIS. There is no implication for further engagement in the Hong Kong Housing Authority after completion of the above training engagement.

3. 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.
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4. How to Apply

Please apply with a completed application form [HD917 (Rev. 2024)]. Each application should be accompanied by:
(a) a supplementary letter giving a brief account of past relevant training/experience and major course projects;
(b) 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 recognised by the HKIS;
(c) a copy of the degree certificate if acquired;
(d) 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
(e) 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 English language examinations (e.g. TOEFL, IELTS, GCE, GCSE, HKSARG Common Recruitment Examination, etc.) showing the results achieved in English language in such examinations. Applicants will have to make a declaration on the public English language examinations taken by them, if so required by the Hong Kong Housing Authority.

(i) Applications not accompanied by the above documents will not be considered.
(ii) Copies of documents mentioned in 4(b) and 4(c) above may be passed to the HKIS for the purpose of confirming whether or not the qualification satisfies the academic requirements for corporate membership/admission into the HKIS APC in the General Practice Division.
(iii) Where a large number of candidates meet the specified entry requirements, the Hong Kong Housing Authority 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.
(iv) 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.
(v) 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 (; 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 24 May 2024. Please specify “Application for the post
of Estate Surveying 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) the GovHK (;
(2) the Hong Kong Housing Authority website (; or
(3) iAM Smart (

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