Government Service Insurance System (Filipino: Paseguruhan ng mga Naglilingkod sa Pamahalaan, abbreviated as GSIS) is a government-owned and controlled corporation (GOCC) of the Philippines. Created by Commonwealth Act No. 186 and Republic Act No. 8291 (GSIS Act of 1997), GSIS is a social insurance institution that provides a defined benefit scheme under the law. It insures its members against the occurrence of certain contingencies in exchange for their monthly premium contributions. GSIS is committed to provide social security and financial benefits to all government employees and their qualified dependents, satisfy the non-life insurance needs of the government, maintain and strengthen the viability of the fund, and build an enduring partnership with its stakeholders.
Created by Commonwealth Act No. 186 and Republic Act No. 8291 (GSIS Act of 1997), GSIS is a social insurance institution that provides a defined benefit scheme under the law. It insures its members against the occurrence of certain contingencies in exchange for their monthly premium contributions. GSIS members are entitled to an array of social security benefits, such as life insurance benefits, separation or retirement benefits, and disability benefits. GSIS is also the administrator of the General Insurance Fund by virtue of RA 656 (Property Insurance Law). It provides insurance coverage to government assets and properties that have government insurable interests. The agency is likewise responsible for updating the members’ membership profiles. It must submit to GSIS, through the designated agency authorized officer, any change in the employment status of members using the Agency Remittance Advice (ARA), the basis for updating the membership profile to reflect the new salary rate, employment status, position and any other important information. The advice must be submitted with the Electronic Remittance File (ERF), within the first 10 days of the month.
GSIS members are entitled to an array of social security benefits, such as life insurance benefits, separation or retirement benefits, and disability benefits. GSIS is also the administrator of the General Insurance Fund by virtue of RA 656 (Property Insurance Law). It provides insurance coverage to government assets and properties that have government insurable interests. It is not possible for non-government employees, self-employed or non-working persons to become members of the GSIS. Instead, they are covered by the Social Security System (SSS).
Do you have what it takes to become part of the GSIS Family? Are you what the GSIS is looking for? If you are willing to get a job at the Government Service Insurance System, apply now! Below is/are the hyperlinked headline which you can access the available job vacancy:
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How to Apply
2017 Omnibus Rules on Appointment and Other Human Resource Actions (Revised July 2018) only requires at least ten (10) calendar days publication of vacant positions for Government-Owned or Controlled Corporation. Hence, the screening may commence once the 10 calendar days publication requirement is met.
The publication of a particular vacant position shall be valid until filled but not to extend beyond nine (9) months reckoned from the date the vacant position was published (Rule VII Sec. 29 of the 2017 ORA-OHRA, Revised July 2018).
Interested applicants may send the following requirements to this e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org or via mail to:
Atty. Engelbert Anthony D. Unite Officer IV HR Management Department Human Resources Office Level 4, Core C, GSIS Financial Center, Pasay City
- Application letter indicating the position being applied for, item number and
name of the department/office where the vacancy is.
- Properly accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport size
picture and Work Experience Sheet (WES) and Authorization for Background
- Photocopy of authenticated certificate of eligibility/rating/license.
- Photocopy of authenticated Transcript of Records.
- Photocopy of training certificates.
- For applicants currently in the government service, performance rating in the
last rating period is required.
For the proper review of your application, please ensure that complete documents are submitted. Only applications submitted with complete requirements will be processed. As regards the collection, use, access, disclosure and processing of the personal and sensitive data gathered from such application, the same shall be done in accordance with the Private Policy of the GSIS pursuant to the requirements of Republic Act (R.A. 10173 – Data Privacy Act of 2012).
Further, the GSIS, hereby adopts the following policy statement in its recruitment process pursuant to the CSC’s PRIME-HRM
“The GSIS espouses the principle of Equal Employment Opportunity while ensuring a merit-based recruitment, selection and placement process. Thus, the GSIS highly encourages all interested and qualified applicants, including persons with disability, regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender identity, civil status, religion, social status and other similar personal circumstance, to pursue a career opportunity in GSIS.”
The Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) provides social security coverage to employees in the public sector. It officially started its operations on 31 May 1937 with life insurance program as its only business. and It was transformed into a more comprehensive social insurance scheme in 1951 with the addition of old-age, invalidity disability and survivorship benefits. Milestone legislation passed through the years including Republic Act (RA) 8291 otherwise known as the Government Service Insurance Act of 1997, enhanced and improved the GSIS administered social security program for government workers. GSIS also administers the Employees' Compensation Program, which provides for work-related social security benefits for the public sector, and the General Insurance Fund, which provides non-life coverage for all properties with government insurable interest. Membership coverage is compulsory for all government employees receiving compensation, irrespective regardless of employment status, who have not reached the compulsory retirement age of 65 at the time of election or appointment to the government service. Under RA 8291, the following are not GSIS members: Uniformed personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine National Police, the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology, and the Bureau of Fire Protection; Contractual, casual and other employees who have no employer-employee relationship, and Barangay and Sanggunian officials who are not receiving fixed monthly compensation. As of September 2022, GSIS has a total of 2,533,221 members and pensioners broken down as follows: 1,971,853 active members and 561,368 old-age and survivorship pensioners. In 2021, GSIS's total assets increased by Php 94.06 Billion or 6.55% from Php1.44 Trillion in December 2021 increasing the assets of GSIS to Php 1.53 Trillion.