The Bureau of Customs (BOC) is an agency that is under the Philippine government under the wing of the Department of Finance (DoF). They are currently looking for government employees who are willing and looking to work for them. As a matter of fact, they are hiring 200 permanent positions in the whole country.
Don’t worry because in this guide, we will be discussing how you can apply for the Bureau of Customs (BoC); what documentation you need to submit; and what positions are available.
What positions are available?
According to their call, they are currently hiring 200 permanent positions like Custom Operations Officers, Administrative Officers, Communication Equipment Operators, Statisticians, Security Guards, Medical Officers, and more!
These job vacancies have been approved back on September 18th, 2019 and a lot of the positions, if not all, are still open. You can check out all the job postings by the Bureau of Customs in the table below.
What qualifications are expected from applicants?
In order for you to be part of the demographic who are looking to work for the Bureau of Customs (BoC), you need to have certain qualifications just like any other job post.
In the job vacancy notice of the Bureau of Customs (BoC), there are qualification standards for education, training, experience, and eligibility. You can find the correct qualification standards in the table that will be shown here in this article.
Positions available with monthly salaries
Let’s get to the most important part of this article; which positions are available and how much do they earn on a monthly basis?
It’s hard to admit that yes, the monthly salary is one of the factors that is looked at in applying for a job; and that’s why it’s important. So since the Bureau of Customs is hiring 200 permanent positions nationwide, here are the available jobs:
- Marine Engineman I – Monthly Salary (P13, 214)
- Marine Engineman II – Monthly Salary (P14, 847)
- Security Guards – Monthly Salary (P14, 007)
- Communication Equipment Operators II – Monthly Salary (P14, 847)
- Assistant Customs Operations Officers – Monthly Salary (P17, 975)
- Administrative Officers I – Monthly Salary (P19, 233)
- Administrative Officers II – Monthly Salary (P20, 754)
- Administrative Officers III – Monthly Salary (P27, 755)
- Customs Operation Officers I – Monthly Salary (P20, 754)
- Customs Operations Officers II – Monthly Salary (P25, 232)
- Statistician I – Monthly Salary (P20, 754)
- Medical Officer V – Monthly Salary (P95, 083)
Procedure in applying to the Bureau of Customs
Since it is a government agency, the Bureau of Customs follows a specific set of rules in approving applicants. We got you all covered so do not worry.
Letter of Intent Submission
The first thing you need to think of is your letter of intent. The letter of intent is like the “application letter” in some companies. In your letter of intent, all details of the job post you are applying for must be included, this includes:
- Title Position
- Salary Grade (SG)
- Place of Assignment (PA)
NOTE: Applicants will only be allowed to apply for one (1) position.
The BOC is strict in checking the format so the letter of intent needs to be in the Word File Format (Form A-1). You can click this link here for you to have this template. Download it and just fill it out; it’s easy like that!
Required documentation submission
In addition to the letter of intent, you also need to submit the necessary documentation to the BOC. This is solid and documented proof that you are qualified for the post. They will be duly checking this so it needs to be submitted along with the other required documentation.
Personal Data Sheet and Work Experience Sheet
You need to submit your duly accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) and the Work Experience Sheet. Should you need a guide on how you can fill out the Personal Data Sheet, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) has a guide for you, too! Click here!
Eligibility Copy or License/s
In addition to the PDS and the Work Experience Sheet, all interested applicants are also advised to submit a copy (authenticated) of the Eligibility which is issued by the Civil Service Commission (CSC). Moreover, a copy of their License Rating (Valid Professional License ID) which is issued by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC); or the Certificate of Admission to the Philippine Bar (IBP) issued by the Supreme Court (SC) with the Original Receipt (OR).
Arrange the documents accordingly
All documents that are to be submitted must be arranged accordingly; as it was discussed in the Form A-1. Furthermore, it needs to be grouped and enclosed in a long brown envelope along with the full name of the applicant at the upper left corner at the back of the envelope.
Submit your documents
Should you wish to pass an application, all documents must be submitted to the Human Resource Management Division (HRMD) or the Administrative Units and/or Divisions of the nearest Collection District(s).
You can submit it via courier or via email. If you wish to do so, you need to ask assistance from the BOC Human Resource Merit Promotion and Selection Board (HRMPSB) Secretariat by dialing their hotline at 527-1944 or 527-3622.
What if I am already a government employee?
Should an employee still be interested in the fact that the Bureau of Customs is hiring 200 permanent positions, government employees would be required to submit a copy of their Performance Appraisal Report (PAR) for the latest two (2) rating periods.
Of course, it’s always important to ask whether this is sufficient enough because they might require more.
When is the deadline of the application?
All applicants who wish to be part of the Bureau of Customs should submit their requirements either through courier or postal; which must be marked as complete and postmarked on or before September 30, 2019.
Are you looking to be part of the workforce of the Philippine government? Have you ever dreamed of working for the Bureau of Customs (BOC)? If so, then this is your chance and it might just be given to you! The Bureau of Customs is currently hiring 200 permanent positions in the whole country.