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ICAC Officers

Descriptions & Duties

  • ICAC Officers are responsible for fighting corruption through law enforcement. They receive and consider complaints alleging corrupt practices and investigate such of those complaints as he considers practicable, gather evidence and carry out analysis. They examine the practices and procedures of government departments and public bodies and secure revision of any that may be conducive to corruption. They also educate the public against the evils of corruption and enlist and foster public support in combatting corruption.

Generic Competencies

Physical Abilities

Physical abilities

  • Physical strength
  • Eye hand coordination / precision / dexterity

 

Importance:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically 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:3 (Max:5) 

Skill is basically 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:5 (Max:5) 

Skill is required all the time

 

Management Skills

Management skills

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

 

Importance:4 (Max:5) 

Skill is frequently required

 

Trade Specific Competencies

knowledge and skills in corruption fighting

ICAC Officers apply the corruption fighting skills when conducting investigations and arrest operations. They must be integrity when accessing to sensitive information and gathering evidence.

General Requirements

Academic qualification

  • A bachelor's degree, or equivalent

Other specific requirements

  • Level 2 or above in Chinese Language and English Language in the Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education (HKDSEE); pass a Physical Fitness Test; pass an Eyesight Test; pass Aptitude Test; fluent Cantonese & English

Career Path & Salary

Government Sector

Monthly Salary ICAC Pay Scale Point 4-14

Monthly Salary ICAC Pay Scale Point 18-28

Monthly Salary ICAC Pay Scale Point 29-35

Monthly Salary ICAC Pay Scale Point 36-42

Monthly Salary ICAC Pay Scale Point 43-44A

*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

Work Environment

  • ICAC Officers may have to search for evidence from suspect's office and present in court after analysis.

Tools

  • Handcuffs
  • Handguns
  • Surveillance video or audio recorders

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