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Official Languages Officer, Simultaneous Interpreter and Calligraphist Grades

Duties and Responsibilities

Official Languages Officer Grade

Official Languages Officers are mainly deployed on the following types of duties in bureaux and departments:

  • translating Chinese into English and vice versa;
  • interpreting in English / Cantonese / Putonghua at boards, committees, meetings and interviews;
  • attending meetings for the purpose of producing minutes in Chinese and English;
  • providing language-related support services such as drafting and vetting documents in Chinese and English, and advising on the use of the two official languages; and
  • assisting in office management work.

Simultaneous Interpreter Grade

Simultaneous Interpreters provide simultaneous interpretation in English / Cantonese / Putonghua for meetings of the Legislative Council, District Councils, other statutory bodies and advisory committees, seminars and press conferences.

Calligraphist Grade

Calligraphists are engaged in Chinese and English word-processing, audio typing, Chinese calligraphy, information processing, minor clerical and secretarial duties and management of files and records.

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