RD Carlos A. Tayag (extreme left)  leads the oath-taking of the MGB-08  newly appointed employees with Supervising 
Geologist  Celestina Carranza (extreme right) and Engr. Maragrito Jerry Barreto as witnesses

MGB-8 Regional Director Carlos A. Tayag led the oath-taking of the recent MGB-08 appointees to the remaining vacant positions in the Regional Office following the approved MGB Rationalization Plan issued by the Department of Budget and Management in 2013.

The newly appointed employees were Engr. Jolame P. Decena as Engineer II of the Mine Management Division and Mr. Celes Emilio D. Sia as Geologist II of the Geosciences Division. Both of them assumed office on July 1, 2021.

The MGB Selection and Promotion Board (RO-8 and CO) undertook the evaluation of the applicants based on the Merit, Selection and Promotion Plan of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and the qualification standards set by the Civil Service Commission.  

The new appointees passed the different qualifying examinations like the online Ethics-Oriented Personality Test and General Aptitude Test and the written Job Knowledge Test. 

The appointees were among the 44 personnel who assumed the various vacant positions in the Regional Office out of its 51 approved plantilla positions.