September 29, 2017 The Civil Service Commission (CSC), in collaboration with the Department of Finance-Bureau of Local Government Finance (DOF-BLGF), will conduct the Basic Competency on Local Treasury Examination (BCLTE) on November 26, 2017 at CSC regional and field offices. The BCLTE is open to incumbents of positions at the DOF-BLGF and to private individuals interested in local treasury service. The application period will run from October 6 to 20.Read more
October 5, 2017 The Civil Service Commission’s Civil Service Institute caps the 2017 Leadership Series with a forum on “Innovation Leadership” slated November 3 at the Conrad Manila Hotel, Pasay City. The forum coincides with the 2nd ASEAN Heads of Civil Service Retreat on November 2-3 which the CSC is holding as part of the country’s hosting of the 2017 Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Delegates to the ASEAN Civil Service Retreat are expected to attend the CSC-CSI leadership forum.Read more
September 28, 2017 The Civil Service Commission (CSC) concluded the celebration of the 117th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary with the Awards Rites for the 2017 Outstanding Government Workers held at the Rizal Hall, Malacañang last September 20, 2017. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte personally conferred the awards on 27 individuals and four (4) group awardees. As the nation simultaneously celebrates the National Teacher’s Month (September 5 to October 5), the CSC praises the achievements and contributions to public service of eight (8) public school teacher awardees this year. They are: Teacher I Jeovanne M. Cagoscos from the Col. Antonio C. Lanzar Elementary School, Digos, Davao del Sur who received the Presidential Lingkod Bayan Award, Special Education Teacher I Gina G. Acuzar from the Sogod Central School, Southern Leyte, Teacher I Ryan H. Homan from the San Jose Elementary School, Donsol, Sorsogon, Teacher I Margarita M. Silang from the Casillon Elementary School, Baco, Ori [ ... ]Read more
September 19, 2017 A TOTAL of 25,127 examinees, representing 10.98% of the total 228,917 examinees, passed the Career Service Examination-Pen and Paper Test conducted nationwide on August 6, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) said. The Professional Level test posted an 11.07% passing rate, comprising 21,792 passers out of 196,819 examinees. Adrian Callangan from Region II (Cagayan Valley), with a rating of 90.87, topped the list. Passing rate for the Sub-Professional Level was at 10.39%, comprising 3,335 passers out of 32,098 hopefuls with Mark Dave Balmilero, also from Region II, getting the highest score of 87.54.Read more
September 3, 2017 Close to 19,000 people, mostly government workers, participated in the R.A.C.E. to Serve 7 Fun Run on September 3, 2017 in Manila to kick-start the celebration of the 117th Philippine Civil Service Anniversary (PCSA) themed “Tugon sa Hamon ng Pagbabago: Malasakit ng Lingkod Bayani”. Organized by the Civil Service Commission (CSC)-National Capital Region, the race began at 5:30 a.m. at the Quirino Grandstand as runners made their way through the stretch of the southbound lane of Roxas Boulevard. Fun run winners received corresponding cash prizes. First, second, and third placers for the 3K category received P10,000, P8,000, and P6,000 respectively, while placers in the 5k run won P20,000, P16,000, and P14,000 respectively. For placers in the 10K race, the CSC awarded cash prizes of P30,000, P24,000, and P22,000.Read more
August 30, 2017 Agency heads found guilty of disobedience of or resistance to a lawful writ, process, order, decision, resolution, ruling, summons, subpoena, command, or injunction of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) may be suspended from service for indirect contempt and/or imposed a fine. In the new 2017 Rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service (RACCS), the Commission has added the penalty of suspension of one month up to a maximum of six months for officials found guilty of indirect contempt. This may apply to appointive officials, presidential appointees, and elective officials. Aside from suspension, a person guilty of indirect contempt against the CSC may also be slapped with a fine of PHP1,000.00 per day for every act of indirect contempt.Read more
August 30, 2017 The Civil Service Commission (CSC) reminded government agencies to strictly abide by the rules on publication and posting of vacancies to ensure transparency and equal opportunities in the recruitment and hiring of government workers. The CSC said that vacant positions authorized to be filled should be published and posted in at least three (3) conspicuous places for a period of at least 10 calendar days for national government agencies, government owned or controlled corporations, and state universities and colleges (per Republic Act No. 7041 or An Act Requiring Regular Publication of Existing Vacant Positions in Government Offices, Appropriating Funds Therefore, And For Other Purposes), and at least 15 calendar days for local government units (per Republic Act No. 7160 or the Local Government Code of 1991). It added that, under the new 2017 Omnibus Rules on Appointments and Other Human Resource Actions (ORAOHRA), which took effect on August 17, the screening, evalu [ ... ]Read more
August 15, 2017 In recent years, the word ‘smart’ has evolved from being just an adjective for humans and animals, into one that is used for gadgets (e.g. smartphones, smartwatches, smart TV, etc.), then eventually to describe something as huge as a city (smart city). The Smart City has recently caught the attention of local government leaders as the concept poses the challenge to adopt practices that are more people-centric, culturally intelligent, and creative, especially by integrating information and communication technology to strategies. Eventually, the concept of “Smart Cities” has expanded to cover “Smart Organizations”, where leaders apply the principles learned from the former to manage technology and cultural diversity in organizations toward nurturing high performance. To equip organizational leaders at that, the Civil Service Commission (CSC), through the Civil Service Institute (CSI), will again gather government leaders, executives, and managers to its 3rd [ ... ]Read more
August 11, 2017
The Civil Service Commission (CSC) has given government agencies with special concerns until December 31, 2017 to submit requests for accreditation of government services that were rendered without an appointment or on the basis of defective appointment or late submission of appointment to CSC.
Since January 1, 2015, the CSC has stopped accepting requests for accreditation of said services pursuant to Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 25, s. 2014, which set the deadline for submission of such until December 31, 2014 only.
However, the Commission recently issued a resolution extending the deadline and providing exemptions from the coverage of MC 25.