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PRC Region 4-B Has Opportunities Available To Apply

The Professional Regulation Commission(Filipino: Komisyon sa Regulasyon ng mga Propesyon) otherwise known as the PRC, is a three-man commission attached to Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE). Its mandate is to regulate and supervise the practice of the professionals (except lawyers, who are handled by the Supreme Court of the Philippines) who constitute the highly skilled manpower of the country. As the agency-in-charge of the professional sector, the PRC plays a strategic role in developing the corps of professionals for industry, commerce, governance, and the economy.

Interestingly, PRC Region 4-B has job vacancies available to apply until February 09, 2023:

One (1) Attorney III (SG21/ Php 62,449 Monthly Salary)

  • Plantilla Item No.: PRC-DOLEB-ATY3-62-2017
  • Education: Bachelor of Laws
  • Training: Four (4) hours of relevant training
  • Experience: One (1) year of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: RA 1080
  • Place of Assignment: Region IV-B (Office of the Director)

One (1) Professional Regulations Officer III (SG16/ Php 38,150 Monthly Salary)

  • Plantilla Item No.: PRC-DOLEB-PREGO3-77-2017
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Training: Four (4) hours of relevant training
  • Experience: One (1) year of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/ Second Level Eligibility
  • Place of Assignment: Region IV-B (Licensure and Registration Division- Application Section)

One (1) Professional Regulations Officer III (SG16/ Php 38,150 Monthly Salary)

  • Plantilla Item No.: PRC-DOLEB-PREGO3-78-2017
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Training: Four (4) hours of relevant training
  • Experience: One (1) year of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/ Second Level Eligibility
  • Place of Assignment: Region IV-B (Licensure and Registration Division- Examination Section)

One (1) Professional Regulations Officer III (SG16/ Php 38,150 Monthly Salary)

  • Plantilla Item No.: PRC-DOLEB-PREGO3-79-2017
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Training: Four (4) hours of relevant training
  • Experience: One (1) year of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/ Second Level Eligibility
  • Place of Assignment: Region IV-B (Licensure and Registration Division- Registration Section)

One (1) Administrative Officer V (Budget Officer III) (SG18/ Php 45,203 Monthly Salary)

  • Plantilla Item No.: PRC-DOLEB-ADOF5-75-2017
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree relevant to the job
  • Training: Eight (8) hours of relevant training
  • Experience: Two (2) years of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/ Second Level Eligibility
  • Place of Assignment: Region IV-B (Finance and Administrative Division)

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and send to the address below not later than February 09, 2023:

  1. Fully accomplished and Notarized Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport-sized picture (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) and attached Work Experience Sheet:
  2. Performance rating In the last rating period (if applicable);
  3. Photocopy of certificate of eligibility/rating/license; and
  4. Photocopy of Transcript of Records;
  5. Certificates of Relevant Trainings and Seminars attended;
  6. Designation order in case the applicant is presently designated in an acting capacity or Officer-in-Charge in a Department/Office/Division (Applicable for Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Professional Regulations Officer, Information Technology Officer III positions);
  7. A certification issued by the HR/Administrative Officer that the applicant has been performing supervisory/ managerial functions and managing a number of staff for a number of years; (Applicable for Chief Administrative Officer, Chief Professional Regulations Officer, Supervising Administrative Officer, Supervising Professional Regulations Officer, Information Technology Officer III positions);
  8. Office document on related/relevant experience earned in special assignment committees or Technical Working Group (TING) (if applicable);
  9. NBI clearance’ (for private employees)
  10. NBI, CSC, Ombudsman, Sandiganbayan Clearances (for government employees);
  11. Certificate of No Pending Case or previous case (administrative, civil or criminal) from the current employer ( private employees); and
  12. Medical Declaration Form (can be downloaded at PRC website)

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS are advised to hand in or send through courier/email their application to:

EMALRUED JOHN C. FALOGME
Administrative Officer V (HRMO III)
5th flr.,PRC Annex Bldg., P. Paredes St., Sampaloc Manila
ro4b@prc.gov.ph OR prcregionalapplications@gmail.com

APPLICATIONS WITH INCOMPLETE DOCUMENTS SHALL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.

History

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC/Commission) is the licensing and regulatory agency of the national government for the practice of regulated professions.

It was first created as a national government agency by Presidential Decree (P.D.) No. 223 dated June 22, 1973, signed by then President Ferdinand E. Marcos, mandated to enforce the laws regulating the various professions. It was previously called the Office of the Board of Examiners, which was created by Republic Act No. 546 on June 17, 1950, under the aegis of the Civil Service Commission.

The PRC became operational on January 4, 1974. The office was attached to the Office of the President for general direction and coordination. On December 9, 1974, the Implementing Rules and Regulations of P.D. No. 223 were promulgated, paving the way for standardization of rules and procedures for the thirty-three (33) professions then under the CSC.

On December 5, 2000, President Joseph Ejercito Estrada signed Republic Act No. 8981 otherwise known as the PRC Modernization Act of 2000. The Implementing Rules and Regulations were adopted on February 15, 2001 through PRC Resolution No. 1 series of 2001. With the passing of RA 8981, the Commission exercises three functions: 1) executive functions; 2) quasi-legislative functions; and 3) quasi-judicial functions. It had also set its new thrusts and priorities such as customer-focused service, modernization through full computerization and re-structuring, integrity of licensure examinations, good governance, protection and promotion of Filipino professionals and support to national development priorities.

In fulfillment of its legal mandate, the PRC performs two important functions, which are: 1) to conduct and administer licensure examinations to aspiring professionals, and 2) to regulate and supervise the practice of the professions exercised in partnership with the forty-six (46) Professional Regulatory Boards (PRBs) in the fields of health, business, education, social sciences, engineering and technology. The PRBs govern their respective professions’ practice and ethical standards and accredit the professional organization representing the professionals.

On September 11, 2006, as supplemented by Executive Order No. 565-A, PRC was attached to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for administrative supervision and control. Being an attached agency of the DOLE, the PRC works closely to the mandate of its mother agency.

The PRC serves more than 4.9 million professionals (as of October 2022) from 46 various regulated professions and the hundreds of thousands of aspiring professionals who take the licensure examinations every year. Thus, PRC stakeholders include the professionals, would-be professionals, accredited professional organizations, foreign professionals seeking temporary permit to practice their professions in the country, schools and academe, and other government agencies.

To better carry out its mandate and in order to implement the PRC Modernization Act, the PRC was given approval by the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) on April 20, 2013 to implement a reorganization of its organizational structure.

On June 8, 2016, the new Organizational Structure and Staffing Pattern (OSSP) pursuant to Republic Act (RA) No. 8981 was approved by DBM. The Notice of Organization, Staffing and Compensation Action (NOSCA) formalizing the approved OSSP of PRC Central Office, effective not earlier than June 8, 2016, has been transmitted by DBM on October 10, 2016.

Further, the Office of the President, through the Executive Secretary, issued a Memorandum on May 16, 2017 on the approval of the creation of PRC new offices/services: Regional Offices in NCR & Regions I, III, IV-B, XII and XIII, Legal Service, International Affairs Office, Information and Communications Technology Service, and Planning, Management and Financial Service. The NOSCA formalizing the approved OSSP of the approved new offices and positions and the reclassification of key positions was issued by DBM on August 2, 2017.

With the reorganization, the plantilla positions were increased from Four Hundred Eighty-Four (484) to One Thousand Sixty-Eight (1068) and the previous ten (10) field offices were converted into Regional Offices, in addition to the six (6) new Regional Offices. These changes led to reclassification and conversion of key positions resulting in upgrades in rank and salary.

With the desire to continuously expand its reach and serve more clients, especially in the far-flung areas, PRC, at present, has established at least thirty (30) Service Centers, and One-Stop Service Center for OFWs (OSSCOs) nationwide. With a strong commitment to delivering its core processes by facilitating ease of access and bringing its services closer to the people, the Commission’s Service Centers has served more than three (3) million clients from FY 2016 to 2021.

Source: PRC

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