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Assistant Leisure & Cultural Officers

Descriptions & Duties

  • Assistant Leisure & Cultural Officers organise sport and cultural activities. (For the post of Assistant Leisure Services Managers II, they will be required to manage and organise sport activities for a recreational venue. ) They are responsible for organising cultural activities; acting as front-line manager in supervising venue staff and part-time staff in daily management and operation of leisure facilities, and running of recreation and sports programmes; assisting in evaluation of organised recreation and sports programmes, and promotion of higher venue usage rate; assisting in monitoring the performance of service and concessionary contractors; assisting in the preparation of financial and other routine returns; liaising with and providing assistance to clubs and associations in the organisation of recreation and sports programmes; attending meetings of mutual aid committees, local sports bodies, voluntary agencies, etc.; assisting in identifying shortfalls and ascertaining district's needs for leisure services provision; answering public enquiries and dealing with complaints in respect of leisure services provision; taking legal enforcement actions in connection with leisure services management.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity

 

Importance:2 (Max:5) 

Skill is occasionally required

 

Technology Skills

Technology skills

  • Computer literacy
  • Application of technology

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Cognitive Abilities

Cognitive abilities

  • Creativity
  • Visualisation
  • Logical thinking

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Comprehension And Expression

Comprehension and expression skills

  • Reading comprehension
  • Oral / written expression

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Social Skills

Social skills

  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Persuasion

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Organisation And Execution Skills

Organisation and execution skills

  • Planning
  • Organising
  • Judgement
  • Decision making

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Problem Solving Skills

Problem solving skills

  • Ability to solve simple and complex problems effectively and efficiently

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically required

 

Management Skills

Management skills

  • Leadership
  • Management of finance / time / people / other resources

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Trade Specific Competencies

Operation and management knowledge of leisure and cultural facilities

Assistant Leisure & Cultural Officers must be familiar with the operation of leisure and cultural facilities and have related management knowledge, so as to provide users with comprehensive services.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • usually have a higher diploma/ bachelor's degree in recreation management or relevant discipline

Career Path & Salary

Government Sector

Monthly Salary Master Pay Scale Point 13-23

Monthly Salary Master Pay Scale Point 24-33

Monthly Salary Master Pay Scale Point 34-39

Monthly Salary Master Pay Scale Point 40-44

Monthly Salary Master Pay Scale Point 45-49

*For more details on Civil Service Pay Scales, please visit website of the Civil Service Bureau.
http://www.csb.gov.hk/english/admin/pay/952.html

Related Education & Training

Work Environment

  • Assistant Leisure & Cultural Officers usually work in recreational venue/ cultural centre. They work shifts, in evenings, weekends or public holidays.

Tools

  • Electronic scoreboards
  • Informational signs
  • Microphones
  • Two way radios

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