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 

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