Job ref no.: 40231

Survey Officer


  • Extra maternity leave
  • Extra paternity leave

Salary: HK$ 17,990 per month

Entry Requirements: Applicants should have:
(a) a Higher Diploma in Geomatics or a Diploma or Higher Certificate in Land Surveying and Cartography from a Hong Kong polytechnic university / polytechnic / Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education / technical college / technical institute, or equivalent; and
(b) met the language proficiency requirements of Level 2 [Notes (1)] 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.
Note: 1) For non-civil service appointment purpose, ‘Grade E’ in Chinese Language and English Language (Syllabus B) in previous HKCEE is accepted administratively as comparable to ‘Level 2’ in Chinese Language and English Language in the 2007 HKCEE and henceforth.

Duties: (a) To report to Senior Survey Officer and to supervise Chainman.
(b) To develop horizontal and vertical survey control network for 3D laser scanning survey of monuments and graded historic buildings and structures; and to prepare plans and 3D animation products.
(c) To maintain 3D terrestrial laser scanner and survey equipment in good adjustment and proper working condition and operate the related software; to carry out calibration of survey equipment in compliance with specifications requirement and quality management system; and to follow documentary procedures and guidelines to accomplish survey tasks.
(d) To adjust survey equipment prior to data capturing laser scanning survey of historic buildings; to conduct data capture in field and to supervise Chainman in completing the survey in field.
(e) To process field survey data to create digital site model and to compile reports for the review of Senior Survey Officer.
(f) To ensure that 3D laser scanning survey records are kept in proper manner and traceable.
(g) Any other duties as assigned by senior officers.

[Note: A Non-civil Service Contract Survey Officer may be required to work irregular hours and outdoors in heavy traffic, hilly and remote areas and under inclement weather conditions.]

Terms of Appointment: Successful applicants will be appointed on non-civil service contract terms up to 31 March 2019.

Fringe Benefits Rest days, statutory holidays (or substituted holidays), annual leave, maternity leave / paternity leave, sickness allowance, where appropriate, will be granted in line with the provisions of the Employment Ordinance.

How to apply: Application forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry Centre 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 website ( Completed application forms should reach the following address on or before the closing date for application (The postmark will be referred to for the submission date of an application by mail). Please mark on the envelope “Application for the position of Survey Officer". Applications which are not made in the prescribed application form [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)], late, incomplete, or submitted by fax or e-mail will 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 who are not invited for interview six to seven weeks after the closing date for application may assume their applications unsuccessful.

Enquiry Address: Executive Officer I (Antiquities and Monuments) 2, Antiquities and Monuments Office, Leisure and Cultural Services Department, 136 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon.

Enquiry Telephone: 2655 0804

Closing Date(dd/mm/yyyy): 25/06/2018 23:59:00

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 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 vacancies 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 enquiry address.

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Job ref no. 40231 (CT3115514-01#0083)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Asso. Deg or High Dip