The Bureau of Corrections (Filipino: Kawanihan ng mga Bilangguan, literally “Bureau of Prisons”, which was the name of the agency from 1905 to 1989; abbreviated BuCor) is an agency of the Department of Justice which is charged with the custody and rehabilitation of national offenders, who have been sentenced to three years of imprisonment or more. The agency has its headquarters in the New Bilibid Prison Reservation in Muntinlupa.
Interestingly, the Bureau of Corrections is looking for 1,000 Corrections Officers and 133 Non-Uniformed Personnel with gross monthly salary of Php 37,338.00, who are committed and qualified individuals who carry with them the spirit of integrity, vigilance, God-fearing, and innovativeness. Come and join the BuCor in attaining its volition and vision of a Modernized Institution and Correctional Facility in the Philippines through the restoration of ethics, fair-mindedness, orderliness, righteousness, and morale.
BuCor is proud to announce the launch of this year’s One-Stop-Shop Recruitment Booth happening from November 7 to 18, 2022, at the National Headquarters, New Bilibid Prison (NBP) Reservation, Sunken Garden, Muntinlupa City. Also, the booth is open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Interested? Read the information as follows:
What are the General Qualifications?
No person shall be appointed as uniformed personnel of the BuCor unless he/she possesses the following minimum qualifications:
- A Citizen of the Republic of the Philippines;
- A Person of good moral character;
- Must have passed the psychiatric/psychological, drug, and physical tests for the purpose of determining his/her physical and mental health;
- Must possess a baccalaureate degree from a recognized learning institution;
- Must possess the appropriate civil service eligibility;
- Must not have been dishonorably discharged of dismissal for cause from previous employment;
- Must not have been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude; and
- Must be at least one meter and fifty-seven centimeters (1.57) m. in height for males, and one meter and fifty-two centimeters (1.52) m. for females: provided, that a waiver for height and age requirement/s may be granted to applicants belonging to the cultural communities
* The age limit for applicants for Corrections Officer I as per R. A. 10575 or “The Bureau of Corrections Act of 2013” is forty (40) years old. However, 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.
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Source: Philippine Go