The Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) is a government agency in the Philippines responsible for promoting the development of the country’s plant industry. Established in 1930, it is the primary agency in charge of ensuring the sustainable growth and development of the country’s agriculture sector.
The BPI is divided into several divisions, each with specific responsibilities. These include the Seed Inspection and Certification Division, the Plant Quarantine Service Division, the Crop Research and Production Support Division, the Fertilizer and Soil Control Division, and the National Plant Genetic Resources Laboratory. Each of these divisions plays a critical role in ensuring that the plant industry in the Philippines operates effectively and sustainably.
One of the key functions of the BPI is to ensure the quality of seeds and other planting materials. The Seed Inspection and Certification Division is responsible for ensuring that all seeds and planting materials distributed in the country meet high quality standards. The division conducts inspections and tests to verify the quality and purity of these materials, and issues certificates to those that meet the standards.
The BPI is also responsible for implementing measures to prevent the spread of plant diseases and pests. The Plant Quarantine Service Division monitors the import and export of plants and plant products, and enforces regulations to prevent the introduction of harmful pests and diseases into the country. This helps to protect the local plant industry and ensures that the crops grown in the Philippines are healthy and safe for consumption.
The Crop Research and Production Support Division is responsible for conducting research and development activities to support the growth of the plant industry. This includes the development of new crop varieties, the improvement of farming practices, and the dissemination of knowledge and information to farmers and other stakeholders in the agriculture sector.
The Fertilizer and Soil Control Division is responsible for regulating the production, importation, and distribution of fertilizers and other soil amendments. This ensures that farmers have access to high-quality fertilizers that are safe and effective for use in their crops.
Finally, the National Plant Genetic Resources Laboratory is responsible for the preservation and conservation of the country’s plant genetic resources. This helps to maintain the diversity of crops in the country and ensures that important genetic traits are not lost.
Overall, the Bureau of Plant Industry plays a critical role in the development and sustainability of the plant industry in the Philippines. Through its various divisions and functions, it helps to ensure that farmers have access to high-quality seeds, planting materials, and fertilizers, and that the crops grown in the country are healthy and safe for consumption.
Attention to all job seekers! The Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) has open vacancies available for those who are interested to join their team. As one of the primary agencies responsible for the sustainable growth and development of the country’s plant industry, the BPI provides a dynamic and challenging work environment for those who are passionate about agriculture and plant science.
If you have the skills and qualifications needed for any of the open positions, this is a great opportunity to contribute to the country’s agriculture sector and make a difference in the lives of Filipino farmers and consumers.
BUPLANT Vacant Positions
For those interested in applying for the open positions in the Bureau of Plant Industry, we have summarized the available positions below. Please note that the qualifications for each position are listed in detail in the attached PDF of qualification standards
- One (1) Administrative Officer IV (Accountant) (SG15/ Php 36,619 Monthly Salary)
- One (1) Administrative Officer III (SG14/ Php 33,834 Monthly Salary)
- Three (3) Senior Agriculturist (SG18/ Php 46,725 Monthly Salary)
- Two (2) Supervising Agriculturist (SG22/ Php 71,511 Monthly Salary)
- Six (6) Senior Agriculturist (SG18/ Php 46,725 Monthly Salary)
- Three (3) Agriculturist II (SG15/ Php 36,619 Monthly Salary)
- Four (4) Agricultural Technologist (SG10/ Php 23,176 Monthly Salary)
- Seventeen (17) Agricultural Technician II (SG8/ Php 19,744 Monthly Salary)
- Four (4) Agricultural Technician I (SG6/ Php 17,553 Monthly Salary)
- One (1) Chemist V (SG24/ Php 90,078 Monthly Salary)
- One (1) Biologist I (SG11/ Php 27,000 Monthly Salary)
- Three (3) Chemist I (SG11/ Php 27,000 Monthly Salary)
- One (1) Agricultural Center Chief IV (SG24/ Php 90,078 Monthly Salary)
- One (1) Engineer I (SG12/ Php 29,165 Monthly Salary)
- Three (3) Agriculturist I (SG11/ Php 27,000 Monthly Salary)
- Two (2) Laboratory Technician II (SG8/ Php 19,744 Monthly Salary)
- Three (3) Laboratory Aide II (SG4/ Php 15,586 Monthly Salary)
- One (1) Laboratory Technician I (SG6/ Php 17,553 Monthly Salary)
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How to Apply
Interested and qualified applicants may send their requirements through this link https://bit.ly/bpi-online-application
- Application letter stating the specific position title, item number, salary grade and place of assignment (one set of application documents per position applied for).
• Maximum of two (2) positions regardless of occupational group.
• The policy on the three (3) salary grade limitations shall apply for application for promotion.
- Duly Accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport-sized picture (CS Form No, 212, Revised 2017) which can be downloaded HERE with Work Experience Sheet (WES);
- Copy of Certified True Copy of Transcript of Record (TOR) & Diploma;
- Copy of Authenticated Eligibility (CSC Eligibility/PRC ID) that is appropriate for the applied vacant position(s);
- Copy of Latest Individual Performance Commitment Rating (IPCR) (for government employees); and
- Copy of Certificate/s of relevant Training/Seminars/Workshops attended for the last 5 years and Recognition Award/Honor Award etc.
𝑰𝑵𝑪𝑶𝑴𝑷𝑳𝑬𝑻𝑬 𝑨𝑷𝑷𝑳𝑰𝑪𝑨𝑻𝑰𝑶𝑵𝑺 𝑹𝑬𝑪𝑬𝑰𝑽𝑬𝑫 𝑩𝒀 𝑻𝑯𝑬 𝑫𝑬𝑨𝑫𝑳𝑰𝑵𝑬 𝑺𝑯𝑨𝑳𝑳 𝑵𝑶𝑻 𝑩𝑬 𝑷𝑹𝑶𝑪𝑬𝑺𝑺𝑬𝑫.
The deadline for submission of documentary requirements for vacant positions of the Bureau of Plant Industry is on FEBRUARY 28, 2023.
The Bureau of Plant Industry (BPI) offers exciting and rewarding career opportunities for individuals who are passionate about agriculture and plant science. As one of the key agencies in charge of promoting the growth and development of the plant industry in the Philippines, the BPI provides a dynamic work environment and opportunities for personal and professional growth.
If you are looking for a meaningful and challenging career that makes a difference, we invite you to consider applying for one of the open positions at BPI. You will have the chance to work with a dedicated team of professionals, contribute to the development of the country’s agriculture sector, and help improve the lives of Filipino farmers and consumers.
So, don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the Bureau of Plant Industry family. We wish you the best of luck in your job search and hope that you can be part of this important agency soon.
Source: Bureau of Plant Industry