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SSS has opportunities available to apply

The Social Security System (SSS; Filipino: Paseguruhan ng Kapanatagang Panlipunan) is a state-run, social insurance program in the Philippines to workers in the private, professional and informal sectors. SSS provides death, funeral, maternity leave, permanent disability, retirement, sickness and involuntary separation/unemployment benefits.

Interestingly, SSS has posted Job Openings until January 16, 2023, summary of positions are as follows:

  1. Policy and Governance Specialist I (Job Grade 13)
  2. Corporate Executive Officer III (Job Grade 13)
  3. Senior Auditor (Job Grade 12)
  4. Junior Auditor (Job Grade 11)
  5. Management and Audit Officer (Job Grade 10)
  6. Junior Program Specialist (Job Grade 11)
  7. Assistant Program Specialist (Job Grade 10)
  8. Senior Analyst (Job Grade 10)
  9. Corporate Executive Officer III (Job Grade 13)
  10. Social Security Officer III (Job Grade 11)
  11. Senior Communication Analyst (Job Grade 10)
  12. Senior Member Service Representative (Job Grade 10)
  13. Junior Communications Analyst (Job Grade 9)
  14. Senior Analyst (Job Grade 10)
  15. Senior Member Service Representative (Job Grade 10)
  16. Corporate Executive Officer IV (Job Grade 14)
  17. Senior Specialist (Job Grade 12)
  18. Junior Specialist (Job Grade 11)
  19. Senior Specialist (Job Grade 10)
  20. Social Security Officer II (Job Grade 10)
  21. Junior Analyst (Job Grade 9)
  22. Junior Securities Custodian (Job Grade 8)
  23. Investment Officer (Job Grade 16)
  24. Portfolio Manager (Job Grade 15)
  25. Policy and Governance Specialist I (Job Grade 13)

Please check the PDF below for the qualification standards for Rank and File vacancies:

How to Apply

  • All interested applicants shall be given thirty (30) calendar days from the date of this announcement to submit their applications through e-mail to hrrecruitment@sss.gov.ph. Please refer to the submission guidelines below.
  • All applicants shall apply to one (1) vacancy only.
  • Applicants shall fill up the following forms appropriately: (Please fill up the items as specified in the TYPEWRITTEN FORM and do not leave any blanks, write N/A for not applicable items)
REQUIRED FORMS FOR APPLICATION TO ANNOUNCED VACANCIESNo. of Copies
Application Form for Promotion/Appointment
(Attached to this advisory as Annex C)
One (1) original
*Notarized CSC Form 212 or Personal Data Sheet with latest passport size picture (white background, business attire)
(Attached to this advisory as Annex D)
*Or signed/certified by Administering Officer
Two (2) original
Work Experience Sheet
(Attached to this advisory as Annex D.1)
Two (2) original

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS:

  • Transcript of Records (Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree, if any) WITH a certification of graduation from the School Registrar (original copy)
    • For recently-completed educational degrees, a certification of completion of all course requirements by the School Registrar may be submitted pending the release of the Official Transcript of Records by the school.
  • CSC Eligibility (CSC-authenticated copy)
  • Bar/Board Rating (authenticated copy)
  • Bar Membership (authenticated copy)
  • PRC ID (renewed/updated) for practice of profession (authenticated copy)
  • Certificates and modules of trainings and seminars relevant to application (with indicated training hours)
  • Certificates of Employment (indicating periods of employment)
  • Official and Certified duties and responsibilities (per employer)
  • Certifications/Personnel Orders of current and previous designations, if any, relevant to applications
  • Performance Ratings for indicated required periods
  • Service Records, if any, in previous or current employment

Following may be required anytime within the period of assessment:
– NBI, Police and Barangay clearances (original copies)
– Birth and Marriage certificate (NSO copy)

Will be required in case of appointment but prior to assumption to duty:
– Medical Clearance/ Certification of Medical Fitness

Please be advised that assessment shall be based on available and submitted documents.

  1. Only those who file/submit their applications within the deadline shall be considered in the assessment of applicants for the announced vacancies.
  2. A written notice and explanation are required to be submitted immediately for a withdrawn application.

ALL APPLICATIONS SHALL BE SUBMITTED ONLY THRU EMAIL. The hrrecruitment@sss.gov.ph is the official SSS mailbox for external applications, please do not send to other email addresses.

  1. Convert accomplished Application Form and Notarized Personal Data Sheet and all supporting documents you wish to submit in separate PDF Forms: e.g. Application Form.pdf, PDS.pdf, Training.pdf, Cert. of Employment.pdf, Cert of Eigibility.pdf, Transcript of Records.pdf; etc.
  2. Create Applicant Folder with your name as folder/file name. e.g. JUAN DELA CRUZ
  3. Create sub-folder with vacancy code of position being applied for as sub-folder name. e.g. 20ARF0001. Please check if you have the correct vacancy code of the position you wish to apply to. In case of discrepancy, the vacancy code shall prevail.
  4. Attach PDF copies of the forms and all documents in the sub-folder.
  5. Email your Applicant Folder in Zipped form to hrrecruitment@sss.gov.ph with Subject: Your Name and Vacancy Code
  6. Kindly print and keep two original hard copies of the notarized Personal Data Sheet with Work Experience Sheet as these may be required for submission later.

APPLICATIONS WITH INCOMPLETE REQUIREMENTS UPON FILING SHALL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR ASSESSMENT.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS IS ON 16 JANUARY 2023.

For other queries and concerns, you may contact the following SSS-HR, OPSD employees thru Tel. Nos. (632) 8709-7198:

Local 5472/6341 - Ms. Sally Magsino-Valencerina/Mr. Lorenz Francis Junsay
Local 6306 - Mr. Mike Arcena

Brief History

It was former President Manuel A. Roxas who first proposed a bill in Congress, seeking the establishment of a social security system for wage earners and low-salaried employees. This he said on January 26, 1948, during his State of the Nation Address.

On July 7, 1948, after the death of Pres. Roxas, Pres. Elpidio Quirino created a Social Security Commission, his first official act as president. This commission drafted the Social Security Act that was submitted to Congress. This draft was introduced by Rep. Floro Crisologo, Senators Cipriano Primicias and Manuel Briones to the House and was enacted as Republic Act 1161, or the Social Security Act 1954.

However, its implementation was delayed by objections made by business and labor groups. It was only in 1957, that amendatory bills were presented in Congress creating the RA 1792, amending the original Social Security Act.

On September 1, 1957, the Social Security Act of 1954 or the Social Security Law (SS Law) was finally implemented adopting the social insurance approach to social security, covering the employed segment of the labor force in the private sector.

There are two programs being administered by SSS, namely:

The Social Security Program; and
The Employees' Compensation (EC) Program, which started in 1975, providing double compensation to workers who had illness, death or accident during work-related activities. EC benefits are granted only to members with employers other than themselves.
In 1980, some groups of self-employed persons were also required to contribute to the social security fund from which benefits are paid upon the occurrence of a contingency provided by law. In 1992, self-employed farmers and fisher folks were also included in the program. In 1993, household helpers who earn at least P1,000 were included in the compulsory coverage of employees and in 1995, workers in the informal sector earning at least P1,000 a month, like the ambulant vendors and watch-your-car boys, were also covered by SSS.

On May 1, 1997, Pres. Fidel V. Ramos, signed RA 8282, Social Security Act of 1997, an act which further strengthen the SSS. This act provides better benefit packages, expansion of coverage, flexibility in investments, stiffer penalties for violators of the law, condonation of penalties of delinquent employers, and the establishment of a voluntary provident fund for members.

In 1995, upon the enactment of Republic Act 7875 or the National Health Insurance Act of 1995, SSS, which used to administer Medicare program for hospitalization and other medical needs of private sector workers, transferred the administration to Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) for an integrated and comprehensive approach to health development. 
Source: SSS
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