Working In The Philippines
Duterte Administration: 6,000 Gov't Jobs Up For Grabs
May 17, 2016
Government job hunting season is about to commence. With the Duterte administration set to take office on June 30, over 6,000 government jobs will soon be vacated by the outgoing Aquino administration and for the taking. For smoother transition, a number of previous government employees will retain their positions but for the most part, the offices of Philippine government need filling. According to spokesperson Peter Laviña, among those jobs to open will include 400 appointive positions for Cabinet secretaries, undersecretaries, and assistant secretaries as well as a number of positions under various government departments and corporations owned or controlled by the government. soon-to-be vacant government positions doesn't seem like it's going to be a problem. Already, hopeful applicants are getting a headstart and letting know that they want in. "They come from everywhere," said Laviña. When the transition team met in the Marco Polo Hotel on May 11, there was a pool of applicants waiting in the hotel lobby. Reporters and people in connection to the government are starting to get their various inboxes flooded with requests to connect them with a job. Hold your horses, jobseekers, because the transition team will be doing initial screening of the applicants and finally, a shortlist will be approved by president-elect Duterte himself. mindanaoexaminer)"> It's going to be a job hunting spree in Davao City as the biggest government job fair is set to take place there. If you can't make it to the Durian capital, don't worry because you can still apply to government jobs right here on Kalibrr!