A total of 109 examinees passed the Career Service Examination for Foreign Service Officer (CSE-FSO), the Civil Service Commission (CSC) announced.

The figure represents 17.36% of the total number of examinees who took the CSE-FSO on January 28, 2018 in 12 regions.  

Garnering a rating of 89.47, Christopher Cruz from NCR bested 628 examinees of the CSE-FSO.

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) reminds the public that acceptance of applications for the Fire Officer, Penology Officer, and Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examinations is until April 27, 2018 only. The exams are slated June 17, 2018. 

All three exams are open to individuals who meet the following basic qualifications: Filipino citizen; of good moral character; has not been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude or of disgraceful or immoral conduct, dishonesty, examination irregularity, drunkenness or addiction to drugs; and has not been dishonorably discharged from military service or dismissed for cause from any civilian position in the government. 

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is urging heads of agencies to recognize their outstanding employees by nominating them to the 2018 Search for Outstanding Government Workers. Submission of nomination is until March 30, 2018. 

“The Search is an annual nationwide undertaking of the CSC to recognize government officials and employees who have displayed outstanding work performance. We believe that there are many government workers who have exemplary contributions and whose works deserve to be recognized,” said CSC Chairperson Alicia dela Rosa-Bala. 

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) will administer the Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test (CSE-PPT) for both Professional and Sub-professional levels on March 18, 2018. 

Examinees are advised to check their school assignment through the Online Notice of School Assignment (ONSA) from the CSC website. Those who are unable to access the ONSA may call the CSC Regional or Field Office where they filed their application or contact the CSC’s Contact Center ng Bayan. For the list of contact numbers, visit CSC’s official Facebook Page

Individuals who wish to comply with the educational requirement for appointment to Division Chief or executive/managerial positions in government without obtaining a Master’s degree may apply for the Leadership and Management Certification Program-Recognition of Prior Learning (CPro-RPL) Track.

In CPro-RPL, candidates are expected to manifest the targeted five leadership competencies through previous real-life work experiences. These competencies are Thinking Strategically and Creatively, Leading Change, Building Collaborative, Inclusive Working Relationships, Managing Performance and Coaching for Results, and Creating and Nurturing High Performing Organization.