We wish to inform the public that Civil Service Commission (CSC) offices nationwide continue to operate and provide frontline services to our clientele, notwithstanding the implementation of the following work arrangements*:

Community Quarantine Classification

Work Arrangement

For areas under Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ):

Work-from-home, and skeleton workforce for critical services

For areas under Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine (MECQ):

Work-from-home, and skeleton workforce for critical services

For areas under General Community Quarantine (GCQ):

Appropriate alternative work arrangement/s**

It is also important to note that additional health measures may be enforced by provincial/city/municipal governments within their respective areas of jurisdiction.

Recognizing that there may be different situations in different localities, we strongly advise our clients to coordinate first with the CSC Regional/Field/Central Office offering the service they wish to avail, to know the possible modes of transaction as well as the health protocols being implemented in the office. (For example, a number of CSC Regional Offices are using an Online Appointment System to control the number of walk-in clients in a given day.)

The directory of CSC offices nationwide is available at www.csc.gov.ph/cscrod.

Protocols for walk-in clients
While electronic transactions are currently preferred to minimize close contact, walk-in clients shall be allowed entry inside CSC, but only in designated areas such as the lobby, as long as the following minimum public health standards are observed:

• Wear a face mask upon entering and within CSC premises. Those not wearing face masks will be denied entry or asked to leave the premises;
• Ensure physical distance of at least one (1) meter away from other people;
• Comply with infection control measures being implemented by the office, such as temperature check, hand hygiene, foot bath, including referral procedures for visitors found with symptoms;
• STAY AT HOME if you are showing COVID-19 symptoms, or if you have relevant history of travel or exposure within the last 14 days.

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* per CSC Office Memorandum No. 22, s. 2020
** per CSC Memorandum Circular No. 10, s. 2020, these may be work-from-home, skeleton workforce, four-day compressed workweek, staggered working hours, or combination of one or more alternative work arrangements

 

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has made available multiple alternative work arrangements (AWA) that government agencies can adopt while the entire country is placed under a State of Public Health Emergency due to the coronavirus disease-2019 or COVID-19 pandemic.

These are work-from-home arrangement, skeleton workforce, four-day or compressed workweek, and staggered working hours. An agency may also adopt work arrangements consisting of a combination of these, or other work arrangements appropriate and applicable to the agency considering the prevailing community quarantine in the area where it is located and the nature of work performed by its employees.

CSC Resolution No. 2000540 (Revised Interim Guidelines for Alternative Work Arrangements and Support Mechanisms for Workers in the Government During the Period of State of National Emergency Due to COVID-19 Pandemic), promulgated on 7 May 2020 and circularized via CSC Memorandum Circular No. 10, s. 2020, contains the complete set of guidelines for implementing the said AWA.

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CSC COMEX Advisory No. 03, s. 2020

ADVISORY

TO : ALL REGISTRANTS OF CSC COMEX SYSTEM

SUBJECT : Cancellation of May and June 2020 CSC COMEX


This refers to Page 1, Item A (CSC ROs COMEX Schedule for 1st Semester 2020) of CSC COMEX Advisory No. 01, s. 2020).

Please be informed that the following dates of examination and corresponding online reservation are CANCELLED due to the extension of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) in Metro Manila and other “high risk” areas until 15 May 2020:

CSC Regional Offices

Date and Time of Online Reservation Date of Examination
7 May 2020
8:30 a.m.
14 May 2020
(Professional)
28 May 2020
8:30 a.m.
4 June 2020
(Professional)

Please wait for further notice or advisory of the Commission for the new schedules.

Thank you.

 

EDITHA M. DELA PENA
Director IV
Examination, Recruitment and Placement Office


30 April 2020

 

Public officials and employees are given an additional 60 days or until 30 June 2020 to file their Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Networth (SALN) for the year 2019*, according to CSC Memorandum Circular No. 9, s. 2020 issued by the Civil Service Commission.

The deadline of filing of SALN has been extended from its original deadline of 30 April 2020, in view of the declaration of a State of Public Health Emergency in the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Access the complete text of CSC Memorandum Circular No. 9, s. 2020 here.

 

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*declaration of assets, liabilities, networth, business interests, and financial connections as of 31 December 2019

 

In view of the developments in the government’s efforts to fight the coronavirus disease-2019 or COVID-19 pandemic, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) revised its interim guidelines relating to absences of government workers due to required period of quarantine or treatment for the disease.

CSC Resolution No. 2000522 issued on 2 April 2020, and circularized via CSC Memorandum Circular No. 8, s. 2020, provides the different categories of public officials and employees who may be required to undergo 14-day quarantine and/or treatment due to COVID-19, the applicable leave of absence, as well as the procedure to be followed upon return to work.

Access the complete text of the interim guidelines here.