5,000 pass preliminary screening for BOC posts


Posted at Aug 27 2014 04:09 PM | Updated as of Aug 28 2014 12:09 AM

MANILA, Philippines - Around 5,000 passed the preliminary screening for 1,056 vacant positions at the Bureau of Customs.

The pre-screened applicants comprised about 80% of 6,013 who submitted their application to the BOC. They are now required to take the general ability and competency exam to be administered by the Civil Service Commissioner (CSC) on August 31 (Sunday).

The CSC developed the general ability and competency exam for the BOC. It will be administered in Metro Manila for applicants from the National Capital Region (NCR) and Luzon; St. Theresa’s College in Cebu for those in the Visayas; and the University of Mindanao-Matina Campus in Davao for Mindanao applicants.

Examinees must be at the testing centers at least one hour before the time of the examination which will begin at exactly 8:00am on August 31.

Many applicants were disqualified because they had inappropriate civil service eligibility or professional license or credential from the Professional Regulation Commission, Philippine National Police or the Philippine Bar.

Examinees who pass the first exam will be required to take aptitude and psychometric tests as well as specific exams to further test the qualification and fitness of applicants to perform the duties of the position they are applying for.

The list of pre-screened applicants who are required to take the test on August 31 are posted in the following websites:
www.customs.gov.ph (Bureau of Customs Website)
www.dof.gov.ph (Website of the Department of Finance)
www.gov.ph (Official Gazette)

The list can also be viewed on the Facebook page of the Department of Finance, or at the Collection District Offices of the Bureau of Customs nationwide.