DENR Prepares Employees for Rationalization Plan

chief of denr 8 administrative division esther coral conducts review for denr employees who will be taking the civil service eligibility examination
About one hundred eighty (180) employees mostly holding contractual and casual positions at the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Region 8 avail of the review class for Civil Service Professional and Sub-professional Examination.

Review classes for regional office employees are conducted daily. Sessions for field employees are conducted during Saturdays and Sundays at the DENR Regional Office.

The conduct of review classes for DENR employees who will be taking the Civil Service Eligibility Examination is an initiative of its Regional Executive Director Manolito Ragub. This is in preparation for Executive Order No. 366 or the rationalization plan (RAT PLAN) slated soon.

“DENR employees with civil service eligibilities will be the department’s priority for open positions under the DENR rationalization program,” Director Ragub said.

The DENR through its Secretary Ramon Paje has made arrangements with the Civil Service Commission (CSC) to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   administer a special civil service eligibility examinations for those working at the central office, bureaus, attached agencies, regional offices, including EMBs and MGBs.  

Announcement from the DENR Central Office states that the Civil Service Commission shall conduct the Civil Service Professional and Sub-professional Examination Paper-and-pencil Test for DENR Employees to establish a register of eligibles from which certification and appointment to the second and first level positions in DENR and other government agencies shall be made, provided such eligibles will meet the requirements of the positions.

DENR-8 Administrative Division Chief, Esther Coral says, that the special Civil Service Examination for DENR employees is scheduled on June 16, 2013. CSC assigned one testing center for each region. In Region 8, CSC exam for DENR employees will be conducted in Tacloban City./rco 


DENR – LGU Paranas inks pact for the management of Ulot Watershed Model Forest

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), paranasprRegion 8 through its Protected Area Superintendent Office in the Samar Island Natural Park (SINP),  Tenani , Paranas, Samar join forces with the local government unit of Paranas,  Samar  through a Memorandum of Agreement  (MOA) for the  management and conservation  of  the Ulot Watershed Model Forest (UWMF).

 The MOA covers the protection and conservation of the UWMF biodiversity and forest resources as well as development and management of ecotourism and other sustainable development activities in the area.

The UWMF located in the municipalities of Taft and Can-avid in Eastern Samar; Paranas, San Jose de Buan, and Hinabangan in Samar comprise an aggregate area of 86,514 hectares.  This is one of the eight watersheds covered by the Samar Island Natural Park (SINP).


Photo Releases

Biri LAROSA Protected Landscape and Seascape in Biri, Northern Samar

Survey team headed by Engr. Lito Castañares putting temporary marker of the 20 and 40 meter easement during their delineation survey in Palo coastlines

(L-R) CENR Officer Edilberto Caidlang, RED Leonardo Sibbaluca, Mayor Oliver Ranque, Engr. Camilo Aruy and RTD-LMS Ramon S. Unay during the MOPA signing in Maasin, Southern Leyte

Photo shows RED Sibbaluca (center) signing the commitment board for the joint protection and conservation of the Ulot WMF, while Mayor Babalcon (left) waits for his turn to sign the commitment board with the other stakeholders.

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