The Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) has begun the 2022 recruitment cycle for Corrections Officers 1. According to a notice issued on Thursday, February 24, BuCor started accepting submission of application through the national headquarters or to the prison facilities at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa.
Besides NBP, other prison facilities include the Correctional Institution for Women (CIW) in Mandaluyong City, Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF) in Palawan, Leyte Regional Prison (LRP), Davao Prison and Penal Farm (DPPF) in Davao del Norte, San Ramon Prison and Penal Farm (SRPPF) in Zamboanga City, and the Sablayan Prison and Penal Farm (SPPF) in Occidental Mindoro.
Hired applicants will be deployed in BuCor’s seven prison facilities nationwide with a monthly starting salary of P29,668.
The BuCor also specified the requirements and eligibilities an applicant should possess which to name are: Must be a Filipino citizen with excellent moral character, a baccalaureate degree from a recognized educational institution, and civil service eligibility.
Further, applicants should not have been dishonorably terminated or fired for cause from previous work, nor should they have been convicted of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude by a final judgment.
Male applicants must be at least 1.57 meters tall, while female applicants must be at least 1.52 meters tall.
As per BuCor’s statement, “a waiver on height and age requirement/s may be granted to applicants belonging to the cultural communities. Those above thirty-six (36) years of age will have to sign a waiver agreeing that they may not be able to qualify for the full retirement benefits afforded to a Uniformed Officer of BuCor.”
“All applicants must still strictly observe the minimum health protocols implemented by the IATF (Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases) or your respective LGU’s (local government unit) restriction to combat the COVID-19 pandemic,” it added.
In accordance with Republic Act 10575, the Bureau of Corrections Act of 2013, BuCor will accept applicants who are under the age of 40.
Source: Manila Bulletin