Becoming One of Us

We recruit the best candidates who possess leadership potential, and we offer them excellent career prospect.

Generally speaking, an AO will be considered for his/her first promotion to the Senior Administrative Officer (SAO) rank during their 7th year of service. Before that, AOs in their 4th or 5th year of service will usually be given opportunities to work in positions at the SAO rank before they are actually considered for promotion.

The most able and aspiring officers may fill leading positions in the Government, namely Permanent Secretaries in bureaux and Directors of Government departments.

Career Prospect Chart