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Career@HKO

Our Team

    There are four departmental grades at the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO), namely Scientific Officer, Experimental Officer, Scientific Assistant and Radar Specialist Mechanic grades. Each grade comprises different ranks.

    The Observatory currently has 22 Divisions working in different areas including weather, climate, seismology, radioactivity, hydrometeorology, physical oceanography, aviation meteorology, marine meteorology, applied meteorology and corporate communication, etc.
    To meet the pace and needs for development, the Observatory also recruits Information Technology (IT) contract staff to develop software and applications related to scientific research and services. Here below our analyst programmers shared on their work and personal experience at the Observatory:

Our Vision

"Be a model of excellence in protecting lives and building together a better society through science."


We have global vision, leadership and active involvement in international matters in relation to HKO's portfolio.

Our Activities

Training and Career Development
Training and Career Development

(in-house, local and overseas)
Mentorship Programme
Mentorship Programme
Educational Outreach
Educational Outreach

Community Weather Information Network
Community Weather Information Network
HKO Volunteer Team
HKO Volunteer Team

Staff Association
Staff Association
HKO Credit Union
HKO Credit Union

Our Vacancies

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