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Recruit Ref: R7590061
Posting Date: 2020-09-18
Government Logistics Department
Motor Driver (Civil Service Vacancy)

Salary:  Master Pay Scale Point 5 (HK$17,675 per month) to Master Pay Scale Point 8 (HK$21,340 per month)

Entry Requirements: Candidates should (a) hold a valid Hong Kong Driving Licences for private car and medium goods vehicle; AND (b) be able to speak fluent Cantonese and read simple Chinese; and write simple Chinese or simple English.

Notes: 1. Candidates will be required to pass a trade test on driving skills.
 2. For the purpose of heightening public awareness of the Basic Law (BL) and promoting a culture of learning of BL in the community, applicants for civil service jobs will be assessed on their BL knowledge.  The BL test result will be taken into account only if two candidates are considered equal in all other aspects.

Duties: A Motor Driver is mainly deployed on driving all types of government vehicles and hired vehicles (excluding motor cycles and scooters).  He/she is also responsible for keeping those vehicles clean.  A Motor Driver may be required to work irregular hours and overtime, and wear uniform.  As a general grade staff member under the management of the Director of Government Logistics, a Motor Driver is subject to posting to various government bureaux/ departments.

Terms of Appointment: A new recruit will normally be appointed on civil service probationary terms for three years.  Upon passage of probation bar, he/she may be considered for appointment on the prevailing permanent terms.

How to apply: Application Forms [G.F. 340 (Rev. 3/2013)] are obtainable from any Home Affairs Enquiry 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 website (

Completed application forms, together with photocopies of the candidates’ Hong Kong Driving Licences and proof of working experience in driving vehicles (if applicable), should reach the Grade Management Unit, Land Transport Division, Government Logistics Department, 8/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong on or before 24 September 2020.  On-line applications can also be made through Civil Service Bureau’s website (  Candidates who apply online should submit photocopies of their Hong Kong Driving Licences and supporting documents of working experience in driving vehicles (if applicable) to the above address on or before 1 October 2020 after completing the on-line procedure (the online application number should be quoted on the envelope and the copies of all supporting documents).  For applications submitted by post, please state on the envelope “Application for the post of Motor Driver”.  The post mark date on the envelope will be regarded as the date of application.  Please ensure that sufficient postage is paid.  Applications which are incomplete, late, submitted by fax or email, not duly signed, not made in the prescribed form, or not accompanied by photocopies of the supporting documents as required will not be processed.

Candidates who are selected for trade test on driving skills/interview will normally receive an invitation in 12 to 14 weeks from the closing date for application.  This period may be longer in exceptional circumstances, e.g. when a large number of applications are received or when there are other complications.  Those who do not receive an invitation may assume that their applications are unsuccessful.

Address and Enquiry Tel. No.: Grade Management Unit, Land Transport Division, Government Logistics Department, 8/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong.   (Tel: 2231 5225)

Closing Date for Application: 24 September 2020

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) Civil service vacancies are posts on the civil service establishment.  Candidates selected for these vacancies will be appointed on civil service terms of appointment and conditions of service and will become civil servants on appointment.
(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) The information on the maximum pay point is for reference only and may be subject to changes.
(f) Fringe benefits include paid leave, medical and dental benefits, and where appropriate, assistance in housing.
(g) 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 trade test on driving skills/interview.
(h) 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 trade test on driving skills/interview without being subject to further shortlisting.  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.  The Government policy and other related measures on employment of persons with disabilities are set out in the booklet “Employ People Based on Their Abilities - Application for Government Jobs by Persons with Disabilities” which is available for reference on the Civil Service Bureau's website at under “Administration of the Civil Service - Appointments”.
(i) 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 to the Grade Management Unit, Land Transport Division, Government Logistics Department, 8/F, North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong.
(j) Civil service vacancy information contained in this column is also available on GovHK ( on the Internet or “Government Vacancies” Mobile Application (can be downloaded from Google Play/Apple App Store for free).
(k) 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.


Civil Service / Government 
Job Category / Function:
Min. Edu. Level Req:
Total Working Exp:
$17,675 - $21,340 (Monthly)
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