Discover Exciting Job Opportunities at the Department of Foreign Affairs

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Are you someone who wants to make a difference in the world of international relations and diplomacy? If so, then the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in the Philippines is the perfect opportunity for you! Don’t miss the chance to join a dynamic and dedicated team that is working towards promoting the Philippines’ interests abroad and helping Filipinos overseas.

The DFA is currently accepting applications for various job openings, and this could be your chance to start a challenging and rewarding career that can have a real impact on the world. As part of the DFA team, you will have the opportunity to use your skills and knowledge towards the formulation and implementation of Philippine foreign policy, negotiate and conclude international agreements, and promote the country’s economic, cultural, and trade interests abroad.

DFA Vacancies until March 20, 2023

One (1) Administrative Officer V (SG18/ Php 46,725 Monthly Salary)

  • Item Number: OSEC-DFAB-ADOF5-139-2018
  • Place of Assignment: 3rd Level, Robinsons North Tacloban, Abucay, Tacloban City

CSC Prescribed Qualifications:

  • 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

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Filipino citizen;
  • Bachelor’s degree relevant to the job;
  • Civil Service Professional/Second Level Eligibility;
  • Two (2) years of relevant work experience;
  • Completion of eight (8) hours of relevant training;
  • Working knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint;
  • Written and oral proficiency in English and Filipino;
  • Responsible and diligent in the required work;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to deal pleasantly, accurately and swiftly with the public and consular office staff — in person, email, and on the phone;
  • Knowledgeable of the objectives, functions, policy and regulations of the department;
  • Knowledgeable of effective government procedures and practices in the fields of personnel, budgeting or accounting;
  • Knowledgeable of principles and techniques employed in effective office administration and management;
  • Ability to make independent decisions;
  • Ability to prepare reports and statements.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are requested to submit in PDF format the following documentary requirements to hrmo.recruitment@dfa.gov.ph and write in the subject line Application for Administrative Officer V in CO Tacloban:

The opportunity for employment shall be open to all qualified applicants regardless of age, gender, civil status, disability, religion, ethnicity, social status, income class, paternity and filiation, political affiDFA implements equal employment opportunity for Persons with Disability in accordance with RA 10524 (An Act Expanding the Positions Reserved for Persons with Disability, amending for the purpose RA 7277, as amended, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for PWDs).liation or other similar factors/personal circumstances pursuant to existing government laws, rules and regulations.

Incomplete submission of documents will not be accepted/processed.

Most qualified applicants will be invited for examination and interview at the email address indicated in their application form.

Two (2) Administrative Officer I (Consular Officer) (SG10/ Php 23,176 Monthly Salary)

  • Item Number: OSEC-DFAB-ADOF1-35-2018: OSEC-DFAB-ADOF1-41-2018
  • Place of Assignment: 2nd Level Robinsons Place Ilocos, Valdez Center, Barangay 1 San Francisco, San Nicolas, 2901 Ilocos Norte

CSC Prescribed Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree relevant to the job
  • Training: None required
  • Experience: None required
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/Second Level Eligibility

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Service, Diplomatic and Consular Affairs, Public Administration, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, or other related courses;
  • Training: With at least 4 hrs training in Customer Service Orientation, Microsoft operation and other relevant training
  • Experience: With at least 1 year experience in Customer Service and other related experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/Second Level Eligibility

Additional Qualifications:

  • Able to do data entry operation rapidly without sacrificing accuracy;
  • Written and oral proficiency in English and Filipino;
  • Responsible and diligent in the required work; and
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to deal pleasantly, accurately and swiftly with the public and consular office staff — in person, email, and on the phone

General Functions of the Position:

  • Perform consular-related functions, such as front-end processing of passports, authentication, assistance to nationals (ATN) function, and public information;
  • Provide general information on consular matters;
  • Process passport/authentication applications;
  • Release or issues passports/ authenticated documents;
  • Verify names in the look-out-list database;
  • File, maintain and manage passport records and supporting documents;
  • Encode passport/ authentication applications;
  • Capture applicants’ biometrics;
  • Encode passport records and create master list;
  • Compose/draft correspondence on concerns pertaining to administrative, personnel or consular matters.
  • Arrange meetings;
  • Answer telephone inquiries or refer them to the appropriate person or office concerned.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are requested to submit in PDF format the following documentary requirements to hrmo.recruitment@dfa.gov.ph and write in the subject line Application for AO I in CO San Nicolas:

The opportunity for employment shall be open to all qualified applicants regardless of age, gender, civil status, disability, religion, ethnicity, social status, income class, paternity and filiation, political affiDFA implements equal employment opportunity for Persons with Disability in accordance with RA 10524 (An Act Expanding the Positions Reserved for Persons with Disability, amending for the purpose RA 7277, as amended, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for PWDs).liation or other similar factors/personal circumstances pursuant to existing government laws, rules and regulations.

Incomplete submission of documents will not be accepted/processed.

Most qualified applicants will be invited for examination and interview at the email address indicated in their application form.

One (1) Administrative Officer I (Consular Officer) (SG10/ Php 23,176 Monthly Salary)

  • Item Number: OSEC-DFAB-ADOF1-45-2018
  • Place of Assignment: 2nd Floor SM City San Pablo, Riverina Residential & Commercial Estates, Maharlika Highway, Brgy. San Rafael, San Pablo City, Laguna

CSC Prescribed Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree relevant to the job
  • Training: None required
  • Experience: None required
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/Second LevelEligibility

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Service, Diplomatic and Consular Affairs, Public Administration, Business Administration, Human Resource Management, or other related courses;
  • Training: With at least 4 hrs training in Customer Service
  • Orientation, Microsoft operation and other relevant training
  • Experience: With at least 1 year experience in Customer Service and other related experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/Second Level Eligibility

Additional Qualifications:

  • Able to do data entry operation rapidly without sacrificing accuracy;
  • Written and oral proficiency in English and Filipino;
  • Responsible and diligent in the required work; and
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to deal pleasantly, accurately and swiftly with the public and consular office staff — in person, email, and on the phone

General Functions of the Position:

  • Perform consular-related functions, such as front-end processing of passports, authentication, assistance to nationals (ATN) function, and public information;
  • Provide general information on consular matters;
  • Process passport/authentication applications;
  • Release or issues passports/ authenticated documents;
  • Verify names in the look-out-list database;
  • File, maintain and manage passport records and supporting documents;
  • Encode passport/ authentication applications;
  • Capture applicants’ biometrics;
  • Encode passport records and create master list;
  • Compose/draft correspondence on concerns pertaining to administrative, personnel or consular matters.
  • Arrange meetings;
  • Answer telephone inquiries or refer them to the appropriate person or office concerned.

How to Apply

Interested applicants are requested to submit in PDF format the following documentary requirements to hrmo.recruitment@dfa.gov.ph and write in the subject line Application for AO I in CO San Pablo:

The opportunity for employment shall be open to all qualified applicants regardless of age, gender, civil status, disability, religion, ethnicity, social status, income class, paternity and filiation, political affiDFA implements equal employment opportunity for Persons with Disability in accordance with RA 10524 (An Act Expanding the Positions Reserved for Persons with Disability, amending for the purpose RA 7277, as amended, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for PWDs).liation or other similar factors/personal circumstances pursuant to existing government laws, rules and regulations.

Incomplete submission of documents will not be accepted/processed.

Most qualified applicants will be invited for examination and interview at the email address indicated in their application form.

DFA Vacancies until March 22, 2023

One (1) Supervising Administrative Officer (Budget Officer IV) (SG22/ Php 71,511 Monthly Salary)

  • Item Number: OSEC-DFAB-SADOF-2-2005
  • Office Location: Office of Financial Management Services (OFMS), DFA Main Bldg, Roxas Blvd., Pasay City

CSC Prescribed Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree relevant to the job
  • Training: Sixteen (16) hours of relevant training
  • Experience: Three (3) years of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service Professional/Second Level Eligibility

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy
  • Training: Sixteen (16) hours of relevant trainings in financial management or government accounting system and accounting
  • Experience: Five (5) years of government work experience in financial reporting and budget accounting
  • Eligibility: RA 1080 (Certified Public Accountant)

Additional Qualifications:

  • Must be computer literate with strong Excel skills;
  • Preferably with GACPA, PICPA and AGIA training certificates on government accounting and procurement
  • General Functions of the Position:
  • Assists the Director of Budget Division in the preparation and execution of the DFA Budget;
  • Represents the DFA on routine budget meetings with oversight agencies;
  • Monitors the budget utilization of the Department;
  • Analyze and review use of ATN and LAF as endorsed by OUMWA;
  • Prepares and submit financial reports to oversight agencies;
  • Evaluates and update efficient and effective utilization of financial resources and for improving the budgetary process in the Department

How to Apply

Interested applicants are requested to submit in PDF format the following documentary requirements to hrmo.recruitment@dfa.gov.ph and write in the subject line Application for Budget Officer IV:

The opportunity for employment shall be open to all qualified applicants regardless of age, gender, civil status, disability, religion, ethnicity, social status, income class, paternity and filiation, political affiDFA implements equal employment opportunity for Persons with Disability in accordance with RA 10524 (An Act Expanding the Positions Reserved for Persons with Disability, amending for the purpose RA 7277, as amended, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for PWDs).liation or other similar factors/personal circumstances pursuant to existing government laws, rules and regulations.

Incomplete submission of documents will not be accepted/processed.

Most qualified applicants will be invited for examination and interview at the email address indicated in their application form.

Application Deadline

The deadline for submitting applications for job vacancies at the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) of the Philippines is March 20, and 22, 2023.

Conclusion

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) presents an exceptional chance for those who are looking for a career that can have a significant impact on the country’s foreign relations. With current job openings available, DFA offers a challenging and fulfilling career path for individuals who aspire to make a difference in the lives of Filipinos and the country as a whole. As part of a dynamic and dedicated team, you will be provided with a unique opportunity to start a career that is both challenging and rewarding.

Furthermore, working with the DFA means that you will be able to help protect the rights and welfare of Filipinos overseas, and provide assistance to those who are in need. So, what are you waiting for? Submit your application now before the deadline of March 20 and 22, 2023, and start your journey towards a fulfilling career that can help make a positive difference in the lives of Filipinos and the country as a whole. Don’t miss this opportunity to grow professionally, expand your horizons, and contribute to the betterment of the Philippines!

Joining the DFA will provide a range of employment prospects that can help you grow both professionally and personally while contributing to the betterment of the Philippines.

About the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA)

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is the Philippine government agency responsible for managing the country’s foreign relations. Established in 1898, it has played a crucial role in promoting the Philippines’ interests abroad, protecting the welfare of Filipino citizens overseas, and contributing to the country’s economic growth and development through diplomatic efforts. The DFA has a network of embassies, consulates, and other diplomatic missions in over 90 countries worldwide.

One of the primary functions of the DFA is to represent the Philippines in the international community. The agency works closely with other countries, multilateral organizations, and other stakeholders to promote the country’s foreign policy objectives. This includes advancing the Philippines’ economic interests, protecting the rights and welfare of Filipino citizens overseas, and promoting cultural exchanges and cooperation between the Philippines and other countries.

The DFA also provides consular services to Filipinos living and traveling abroad. These services include the issuance of passports, visas, and other travel documents, as well as assistance to Filipinos in distress. The agency works closely with Philippine embassies and consulates worldwide to ensure that Filipinos overseas receive timely and efficient consular services. Overall, the Department of Foreign Affairs plays a critical role in advancing the Philippines’ interests abroad and promoting the welfare of Filipinos overseas.

Source: DFA