Some fifty one (51) newly appointed and promoted employees of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Eastern Visayas recently took their oath of office and commitment to public service.

Based on their competencies, fourteen (14) were given original appointments, thirty five (35) were promoted, and two (2) were appointed for lateral transfer.

In welcoming them, Regional Executive Director Tirso P. Parian, Jr. emphasized that in public service, people outside the organization are very important. He added that a DENR employee should always uphold teamwork and its core values of discipline, excellence, nobility, and responsibility.

Director Parian also laid his trust and confidence on the newly appointed and promoted personnel saying, “I’m sure that the competence we saw in their applications will manifest into quality performance”.

Meanwhile, DENR Assistant Regional Director for Management Services and Chairman of the Human Resource Merit Promotion and Selection Board (HRMPSB) Arturo N. Salazar challenged the newly appointed and promoted employees to take care of their positions and value the trust given them by the Department. He also encouraged them to continue nurturing their competencies and strive hard to provide the best service to DENR clients.

The placement of these employees filled-up residual positions deemed vacant due to retirement, promotion, and death of incumbent employees.

The oath taking ceremony administered by Director Parian was graced by Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) 8 OIC, Director Narcival Randie Z. Taquiqui, the Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Officers (PENROs), Community Environment and Natural Resources Officers (CENROs), and Division Chiefs of the DENR Regional Office.