DO 3, s. 1985 – Instructions on Filling of MECS Positions in the Field

January 4, 1985
DO 3, s. 1985
Instructions on Filling of MECS Positions in the Field

To: Bureau Directors
Regional Directors
Schools Superintendents
Vocational School Superintendents/Administrators

  1. The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports has been granted by the President exemption from the restrictive provisions on filling of positions. Notwithstanding this exemption, however, only vacant positions considered very essential and critical to the operation of the system should be filled in order to generate as much needed savings as possible.
  2. In order to realize this objective, it is desired that only the following positions, except those that are newly created or unfilled for more than two years, may be filled provided that salaries for said positions are still available and have not been certified as savings:
    1. Field Positions
      Secondary School Principal
      Elementary School Principal
      Elementary School Head Teacher
      Public Health Nurse
      Disbursing Officer
      Security Guard/Watchman
    2. Positions in the Division Office
      Schools Division Superintendent
      Assistant Schools Division Superintendent (If there is already one, the other item/s shall not be filled)
      School Administrative Officer
      Legal Officer
      Fiscal Clerk
    3. Positions in the Regional Office
      Administrative Officer
      Legal Officer
      Chief Educational Supervisor
      Medical Supervisor
      Accounting/Disbursing Officer
    4. Positions in vocational schools (fishery, trades, agriculture)
      Vocational Administrator
      Administrative Assistant
      Disbursing Officer
      Watchman/Security Guard
      Animal Caretaker
      Public Health Nurse
  3. As regards the filling of teaching positions, the instructions given in MECS Memorandum No. 131, s. 1984, shall govern.
  4. Cases not covered by this instruction shall be submitted to this Office for appropriate action.
  5. Earlier directives on the filling of positions which are not in conformity with this Order are hereby rescinded or modified accordingly.
  6. Immediate dissemination of this Order to all concerned is desired. Strict compliance is enjoined.

References: MECS Memorandum NO. 131, s. 1984
MECS Order No. 51, s. 1984
Allotment: 1-2-3—(D.O. 1-76)

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