NOTICE OF RESOLUTION – QUALIFICATION STANDARDS -PDAO

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Re: Disability Affairs officer Positions in the Positions Persons with Disability Affairs Offices
(PDAO), Local Government Units

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NOTICE OF RESOLUTION

Sir/Madam:

The Commission promulgated on June 28, 2016 Resolution No. 1600684 on the above – cited case,copy attached. Its original is on the file with this commission.

June 29, 2016

 

Very truly yours,

 

DOLORES B. BONIFACIO
Director IV
Commission Secretariat and Liason Officer
Cc:

Ms. Carmen R. Zubiaga
Acting Executive Director
National Council on Disability Affairs
NCDA Building, Isidora Street
Barangay Holy Spirit
1127 Quezon City

 

Director Cecilia C. Villafuerte
Civil Service Commission Field Office – Commission on Audit
2nd Floor, COA Building
Commonwealth Diliman
1121 Quezon City

Director IV Judith D. Chicano
Civil Service Commission – National Capital Region
No. 25 Kaliraya Street, Banawe
1100 Quezon City

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Re: Disability Affairs Officer in the                      Number: 1600684
Persons with Disability Affairs
Offices (PDAO), Local Government Units          Promulgated: June 28, 2016

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, Section 3, Article IX (b) of the 1987 Philippine Constitution provides that “The Civil Service Commission, as the central personnel agency of the Government, shall establish a career service and adopt measures to promote morale, efficiency, integrity, responsiveness, progressiveness, and courtesy in the civil service. it shall strengthen the merit and rewards system, integrate all human resources development programs for all levels and ranks, and institutionalize a management climate conducive to public accountability. x x x

WHEREAS, Section 2 (2) Article IX (b) of the Philippine Constitution states that appointments in the civil service shall be made only according to merit and fitness to be determined, as far as practicable, and, except to positions which are policy determining, primarily confidential, or highly technical, by competitive examination;

WHEREAS, Section 12 (1), Chapter 3, Title I, Book V of the Administrative Code of 1987, states that the Civil Service Commission (CSC) shall administer and enforce the constitutional and statutory provisions on the merit system for all levels and ranks in the civil service;

WHEREAS, under Section 22 (1), Chapter 5, Title I, Book V of the Administrative Code of the 1987, qualification standardsshall be used, among others, as guides in appointment and other personnel actions to be administered in such manner as to continually provide incentives to officers and employees towards professional growth and foster the career system in the government;

WHEREAS, Section 1 of Republic Act (RA)  No. 10070 (An Act Establishing an Institutional Mechanism to Ensure the Implementation of Programs and Services for Persons with Disabilities in Every Province, City, and Municipality, Amending Republic Act No. 7277 Otherwise Known as the  “Magna Carta for Disabled Persons”, as Amended, And For Other Purposes), mandates the establishment of Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO) in every province, city and municipality, and designation of a Focal Person in the fourth (4th), fifth (5th), and sixth (6th) class municipalities who shall perform the functions of PDAO;

WHEREAS, a Technical Working Group was formed consisting of representatives from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA), Civil Servive Commission (CSC), Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), Department of Budget and Management (DBM), Department of Justice (DoJ), National Anti – Poverty Commission (NAPC), Alyansa ng May Kapansanang Pinoy Inc, League of Provinces of the Philippines, League of Cities of the Philippines, League of Municipalities of the Philippines, Liga ng mga Barangay sa Pilipinas,and Union of Local Authorities of the Philippines to draft the implementing rules and regulations for the establishment of PDAO in local government units;

WHEREAS, paragraph 2, Section 7, Rule V of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA No. 10070 provides that enforcement of Sections 325 (a) and 331 (b) of RA 7160 shall be waived to enable local government units to fund the initial year requirements for newly created mandatory positions in the LGUs, as confirmed by the DBM based on the general provision of the annual General Appropriation Act (GAA) on the enforcement of the Personnel Service limitations, for the initial year of creation of mandatory offices;

WHEREAS, paragraph 3, Section 7, Rule V of the same IRR of RA No. 10070 provides that appointment to the position of Head of PDAO and the Focal Person shall be subject to the qualification requirements as approved by the CSC;

WHEREAS, Section 15, Rule VI, of the same IRR provides that the Disability Affairs Officer who shall head the PDAO shall have the following position titles and corresponding minimum qualification standards, as appropriate;

Local Government Unit Position Title and Salary Grade  

 

Education

 

Experience

 

Training

 

Eligibility

 

 

Provinces

Disability Affairs Officer (DAO) IV (SG 22)  

Bachelor’s Degree

3 years relevant experience on disability affairs 16 hours of relevant training on disability affairs Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility
 

 

Special Cities (Manila and Quezon city)

 

 

 

DAO V (SG 24)

 

Master’s Degree

4 years in position/s involving management and supervision, 1 year of which is relevant to disability affairs  

24 hours of training in management and supervision on disability affairs

 

 

Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility

 

Highly Urbanized Cities*

 

 

DAO IV (SG 22)

 

Bachelor’s Degree

3 years relevant experience on disability affairs 16 hours of relevant training on disability affairs Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility
 

Component Cities*

 

 

DAO IV (SG 22)

 

Bachelor’s Degree

3 years relevant experience on disability affairs 16 hours of relevant training on disability affairs Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility
 

1st to 3rd Class Municipalities

 

 

DAO III (SG 18)

 

Bachelor’s Degree

2 years relevant experience on disability affairs 8 hours of relevant training on disability affairs Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility
Focal Person- 4th to 6th Class Municipalities  

 

DAO II

(SG 15)

 

Bachelor’s Degree

1 year relevant experience on disability affairs 4 hours of relevant training on disability affairs Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility

*Refer to the Local Government Code for the definiton

WHEREAS, Section 15, Rule VI of the same IRR also provides that the head of the PDAO shall have his/her staff, lower level positions, as appropriate, using the following series of DAO positions with the corresponding qualification standards:

Position Title Salary Grade Education Experience Training Eligibilty
Disability Affairs Officer IV 22  

Bachelor’s Degree

3 years relevant experience on disability affairs 16 hours of relevant training on disability affairs Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility
Disability Affairs Officer III  

18

 

Bachelor’s Degree

2 years relevant experience on disability affairs 8 hours of relevant training on disability affairs Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility
Disability Affairs Officer II  

15

 

Bachelor’s Degree

1 year relevant experience on disability affairs 4 hours of relevant training on disability affairs Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility
Disability Affairs Officer I  

11

 

Bachelor’s Degree

None Required None Required Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility
Disability Affairs Assistant  

8

Completion of 2 years in College 1 year relevant experience on disability affairs 4 hours of relevant training on disability affairs Career Service Sub-professional/ First Level Eligibility

 

WHEREAS, Section 15, Rule VI of the same IRR also provides that if an LGU is financially capable and has not exceeded the personnel services (PS) limitation, the Local Sanggunian may elevate the organization and staffing of the PDAO. The LGUs shall be guided by the following standards on position titles and salary grades of Department Heads (DH), Assistanty Department Head (ADH), and the highest position below the ADH:

Local Government Unit Department Head Asst. Dept. Head Highest Position Below ADH
Provinces Provincial Government

Department Head (SG 26)

Provincial Government

Asst. Department Head (SG 24)

 

Disability Affairs Officer IV (SG 22)

Special Cities (Manila and Quezon city) City Government

Department Head III (SG 27)

City Government

Asst. Department Head III (SG 25)

Disability Affairs Officer V (SG 24)
Highly Urbanized Cities City Government

Department Head II (SG 26)

City Government

Asst. Department Head II (SG 24)

Disability Affairs Officer IV (SG 22)
Component Cities City Government

Department Head I (SG 25)

City Government

Asst. Department Head I (SG 23)

Disability Affairs Officer IV (SG 22)
Municipalities within Metro Manila Municipal Government

Department Head II (SG 25)

Municipal Government

Asst. Department Head II (SG 23)

Disability Affairs Officer III (SG 18)
Municipalities outside Metro Manila – 1st to 3rd Class Municipalities Municipal Government

Department Head I (SG 24)

Municipal Government

Asst. Department Head I (SG 22)

Disability Affairs Officer III (SG 18)
Municipalities outside Metro Manila – 4th to 6th Class Municipalities**  

Disability affairs Officer II (SG 15) – Focal Person

** after three (3) years of implementation, the DSWD, in consultation with NCDA and relevant NGOs and POs, shall review the need to establish a PDAO pursuant to Section 3 of RA 10070

WHEREAS, the following minimum qualification standards shall be required for the Head of the PDAO with the rank of DH or ADH:

Level of Organization Position Title Education Experience Training Eligibility
 

 

Department (SG 25-27)

Provincial Government Department Head

(SG 26)

 

City Government Department head I-III (SG 25-27)

 

Municipal Government Department Head II

(SG 25)

 

City Government Assistant Department Head III

(SG 25)

 

 

Bachelor’s Degree

 

5 years in position/s involving management and supervision, 1 year of which is relevant to disability affairs

 

 

32 hours of training in management and supervision on disability affairs

 

Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility

 

Department (SG 24)

Municipal Government Department Head I

(SG 24)

 

Provincial Government Assistant Department Head

(SG 24)

 

City Government Assistant Head II

(SG 24)

 

Bachelor’s Degree

 

4 years in position/s involving management and supervision, 1 year of which is relevant to disability affairs

 

 

24 hours of training in management and supervision on disability affairs

 

Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility

 

Department (SG 22-23)

City Government Assistant Department Head I

(SG 23)

 

Municipal Government Assistant Department Head I-II

(SG 22-23)

 

Bachelor’s Degree

 

3 years in position/s involving management and supervision, 1 year of which is relevant to disability affairs

 

 

16 hours of training in management and supervision on disability affairs

 

Career Service professional/ Second Level Eligibility

 

WHEREFORE, the Commission RESOLVES to APPROVE the herein qualification standards for the PDAO positions in the LGUs;

The Commission FURTHER RESOLVES that the LGUs need not secure the approval of the CSC should the foregoing minimum qualification standards adopted. However, LGUs may set specific or higher standards, in which case, they shall submit to the CSC, for approval, the specific and higher standards, and once approved, they shall be adopted by the CSC as qualification standards in the attestation of their appointments.

This Resolution shall be circularized through DSWD, NCDA, DILG, CSC and DBM Joint Memorandum Circular.

Copies of this resolution shall be disseminated to all Civil Service Commission Regional and Field Offices.

Quezon City.

 

ALICIA dela ROSA-BALA
Chairperson
 

ROBERT S. MARTINEZ
Commissioner

VACANT
Commissioner
Attested By:

DOLORES B. BONIFACIO
Director IV
Commission Secretariat and Liaison Office