Application for penology officer exam until June 28 – CSC

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan, June 6 (PIA) — The Civil Service Commission (CSC) Field Office here announced that the deadline for filing of application for the penology officer examination is June 28.

Passing the exam shall result to a Penology Officer Eligibility, which is considered appropriate for second level rank in the jail management and penology and other functionality-related services, except for ranks under the Philippine National Police.

Romulo Nabua, senior personnel specialist, said Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) and non-BJMP personnel without eligibility are much welcome to take the exam for the betterment of their service.

Applicants for the examination must be Filipino citizen; of good moral character; and fit, mentally and physically. They must not have been convicted of an offense involving moral turpitude, or of disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness, or addiction to drugs. Also, they should not have been dishonorably discharged from military service or dismissed for cause from any civilian positions in the government.

Further, they must have completed a bachelor’s degree; must not be less than 21 or more than 30 years of age at the time of filing of application; and must be at least five feet two inches in height for female and five feet four inches for male. These last three requirements shall be waived for incumbent personnel of the BJMP. The BJMP shall provide the CSC a list of its personnel for reference in the processing of applications.

The age and height pre-requisites shall be waived for incumbent personnel of the Bureau of Corrections and all provincial and sub-provincial jails but they are required to submit a certification of employment from their authorized agency official. A waiver for height requirement shall be automatically granted to applicants belonging to cultural community issued by the National Commission on Indigenous People.

Application requirements include fully accomplished application form; four copies of identical ID pictures (passport size) and standard close-up shot with full and handwritten nametag and signature over printed name; examination fee of P700; and original and photocopy of any valid ID containing applicant’s clear picture, date of birth, signature and signature of the authorized head of the issuing agency.

IDs with lacking information, particularly the applicant’s date of birth, should be supported by a birth certificate authenticated by the National Statistics Office or the local civil registrar.

Applications may be filed at the CSC Field Office in Lingayen town. The date of examination will be on August 12. (ANL/AMM-PIA 1 Pangasinan with reports from PIO)

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