14 September 2002
KCRC Recruiting 500 staff
The Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation (KCRC) will hold a KCRC Careers Day tomorrow (Sunday) to launch a large-scale recruitment exercise to fill about 500 posts in preparation for the opening of West Rail.
Job seekers with appropriate qualifications are welcome to attend the event at KCRC headquarters building located across the road from Fo Tan Station from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm tomorrow.
The new posts are in non-management ranks and fall within three broad occupational groups - train operations, station operations and maintenance.
Minimum entry qualifications for jobs in train and station operations are five passes in the Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination, including English (Syllabus B) and varying years of working experience for different ranks. For maintenance staff, entry qualifications include certificates in various engineering disciplines and varying years of working experience for different ranks.
Application forms and information leaflets on the vacancies will be available for collection at the Careers Day and KCRC's Customer Services Centres along East Rail and Light Rail.  They can also be downloaded from KCRC's web site: http://www.kcrc.com.
Job seekers may make telephone enquires about these vacancies by dialling 26881122 or 26881123 during office hours from next Monday (16 September).
There will not be any interviews at the Careers Day tomorrow. Appointments will be made following the receipt of completed application forms and supporting documents at a later date.
Applications for these posts will close on 27 September 2002.