ATI Hiring: Job Openings until July 25, 2022

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Agricultural Training Institute

The Philippines’ Agricultural Training Institute (Filipino: Surian ng Pasanayang Pang-agrikultura, abbreviated as ATI), is an agency of the Philippine government under the Department of Agriculture responsible for training agricultural extension workers and their clientele; conducting multi-level training programs to promote and accelerate rural development; and ensuring that research results are communicated to the farmers through appropriate training and extension activities.

By virtue of Executive Order No. 116, series 1987, the ATI was created to be responsible for the training of all agricultural extension workers and other AF clients; ensure that training address the real needs of the agricultural sector, and that research results are then communicated to the farmers through the appropriate training and extension activities. RA 8435, s. 1997 strengthened the role of ATI as the DA’s extension and training arm and overall manager of the A&F training and extension of the country. Moreover, it expanded the scope of A&F extension to training services, farm and business advisory services, demonstration services and information, education and communication (IEC) support services through tri-media. ATI was mandated to train the agriculture staff of the DA and the extension staff of the LGUs. It now serves as the national policy and coordination agency for the decentralized fisheries modernization system. An agency under the Department of Agriculture (DA) that was established under Executive Order No. 116, the ATI is responsible for training the members of rural-based organizations, agricultural extension workers and their clientele to promote and accelerate rural development. The said agency also conducts research in which the results are communicated to the farmers through appropriate training and extension service towards the attainment of the Food Self-Sufficiency Program of the Philippine Government.

Agricultural Training Institute is the capacity builder, knowledge bank and catalyst of the Philippine Agriculture and Fisheries extension system. The Agricultural Training Institute, as the orchestrator of the National Extension System, ensures harmonized management of agricultural and fishery extension delivery systems in empowering the farmers and fisherfolk for food security, poverty alleviation and social equity for sustainable development.

Interestingly, ATI has vacancies available until July 25, 2022.

Development Management Officer III (SG18/Php 45,203.00)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Training: Eight (8) hours of relevant training
  • Work Experience: Two (2) years of relevant work experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service (Professional/Second Level Eligibility)
  • Place of Assignment: National Capital Region (NCR) Elliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City

Librarian II (SG15/Php 35,097)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Library Science or Information Science or Bachelor of Science in Education/Arts major in Library Science
  • Training: Four (4) hours of relevant training
  • Work Experience: One (1) year of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: RA 1080
  • Place of Assignment: National Capital Region (NCR) Elliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City

Accountant I (SG12/Php 27,608)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/Business Administration/Major in Accounting
  • Training: None required
  • Work Experience: None required
  • Eligibility: Relevant RA 1080
  • Place of Assignment: International Training Center on Pig Husbandry (ITCPH), Bo. Marawoy, Lipa City, Batangas

Training Specialist II (SG15/Php 35,097)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Training: Four (4) hours of relevant training
  • Work Experience: One (1) year of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service (Professional/Second Level Eligibility)
  • Place of Assignment: Regional Training Center (CAR), La Trinidad, Benguet

Training Specialist III (SG18/Php 45,203)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Training: Eight (8) hours of relevant training
  • Work Experience: Two (2) years of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service (Professional/Second Level Eligibility)
  • Place of Assignment: Regional Training Center II, Malasin, San Mateo Isabela

Information Officer III (SG18/Php 45,203)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Training: Eight (8) hours of relevant training
  • Work Experience: Two (2) years of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service (Professional/Second Level Eligibility)
  • Place of Assignment: Regional Training Center 4A, Brgy. Lapidario, Trece Martires City, Cavite

Development Management Officer I (SG11/Php 25,439)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Training: None required
  • Work Experience: None required
  • Eligibility: Career Service (Professional/Second Level Eligibility)
  • Place of Assignment: Regional Training Center 6, Banga, Aklan

Training Specialist I (SG11/Php 25,439)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Training: None required
  • Work Experience: None required
  • Eligibility: Career Service (Professional/Second Level Eligibility)
  • Place of Assignment: Regional Training Center 6, Banga, Aklan

Senior Agriculturist (SG18/Php 45,203)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and other allied courses such as Agricultural Engineering, Fisheries Technology and Veterinary Medicine
  • Training: Eight (8) hours of relevant training
  • Work Experience: Two (2) years of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Relevant RA 1080
  • Place of Assignment: Regional Training Center 6, Banga, Aklan

Information Officer II (SG15/Php 35,097)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Training: Four (4) hours of relevant training
  • Work Experience: One (1) year of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service (Professional/Second Level Eligibility)
  • Place of Assignment: Regional Training Center 9, Pres. Corazon Aquino Bldg., Balintawak, Pagadian City

Media Production Specialist II (SG15/Php 35,097)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Training: Four (4) hours of relevant training
  • Work Experience: One (1) year of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service (Professional/Second Level Eligibility)
  • Place of Assignment: Regional Training Center 12, Tantangan, South Cotabato

Accountant I (SG12/Php 27,608)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce/Business Administration major in Accounting
  • Training: None required
  • Experience: None required
  • Eligibility: Relevant RA 1080
  • Place of Assignment: Regional Training Center 12, Tantangan, South Cotabato

Administrative Officer IV (SG15/Php 35,097)

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree relevant to the job
  • Training: Four (4) hours of relevant training
  • Work Experience: One (1) year of relevant experience
  • Eligibility: Career Service (Professional/Second Level Eligibility)
  • Place of Assignment: Regional Training Center 13, Butuan City

Following the CSC guidelines on recruitment, selection and placement procedures, the ATI shall apply national policies in Gender and Development, persons with disabilities, indigenous people and other related workforce diversity in accepting applications.

Documentary Requirements

Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and send it to the address below not later than July 25, 2022:

  1. Fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with a recent passport-sized picture (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) which can be downloaded HERE;
  2. Work Experience Sheet (Attachment to CS Form No. 212) which can be downloaded HERE;
  3. Performance rating for the last rating period (if applicable)
  4. Photocopy of certificate of eligibility/ rating/ license; and
  5. Photocopy of Transcript of Records

How to Apply

Qualified applicants are advised to hand in or send through courier/email their application to:

Ms. Marisa O. Galgo
Chief, Human Resource Management, AFU-OD
Agricultural Training Institute
ATI Building, Elliptical Road, Diliman, Quezon City
email: hrmo.co@ati.gov.ph / atico.hrms@yahoo.com

APPLICATIONS WITH INCOMPLETE DOCUMENTS SHALL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.

History of ATI

The ATI was established in 1987. It started with 10 training centers, but by 1989 it had a total of 41 training centers located in various parts of the country. The centers included seven Farmers’ Training Centers, nine Regional Fishermen’s Training Centers, and the International Training Center on Pig Husbandry. In 1998, the Regional Fishermen’s Training Centers were turned over to the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources. Also, the Farmers’ Training Centers were renamed as Provincial Training Centers. At present, the ATI has 16 Regional Training Centers at various locations in addition to the International Training Center on Pig Husbandry.

As the extension and training arm of the Department of Agriculture, the ATI performs its mandate as an apex agency for a unified and efficient agriculture and fisheries extension services. The vision of the ATI is leadership excellence in agricultural technology and knowledge management for a more proactive and responsive extension service.

The ATI’s mission is to coordinate diversified agricultural extension delivery systems for the local government sector and other stakeholders to facilitate the flow of information on technology and other services such as fund management, network establishment and systems for standardization and certification of extension providers that can empower the farmers and fisherfolk to become more globally competitive

The goals that guide the ATI in performing its duties are as follows: (i) Improving the quality of knowledge products and services; (ii) Enhancing AFE stakeholders’ capabilities; (iii) Strengthening partnerships in advancing excellence in extension delivery; (iv) Broadening stakeholders’ capacity in climate change adaptation and anticipation; (v) Improving quality of AFE governance

The ATI is headed by a director and assisted by two Deputy Directors. The institution’s technical divisions are Extension Program & Partnerships Division, Extension Innovations & Training Division, and Knowledge Products & Services Division.

The ATI does not directly deliver extension services to the farmers but assists the LGUs in carrying out this function in line with its goals mentioned above.

At present, ATI, being the extension and training arm of the Philippine Department of Agriculture, is geographically situated nationwide to be able to reach its target clientele in the agriculture and fisheries sector. It has 16 regional training centers and one international training center, with its Central Office located at Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines.
Source: Agricultural Training Institute