THE Bureau of Immigration (BI) announced the opening of several positions for hiring and promotion.
BI Commissioner Jaime Morente said that 100 slots opened for hiring of immigration officers with the plantilla position Immigration Officer II to be deployed in the country’s major airports and seaports in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao.
Applicants would undergo online examinations, interviews, and if selected, would have to pass trainings in the Bureau’s Philippine Immigration Academy in Clark, the BI chief added.
“We are filling out all the vacant items to ensure that our manpower are in maximum capacity once normal international travel has resumed,” said Morente.
Also open are 148 positions for administrative aides and translator, as well as opportunities for promotion for the positions intelligence agents, intelligence officer, and senior immigration officer.
BI Personnel Section Chief Grifton Medina said that applicants for the position of immigration officer would undergo several tests to ensure that the office hires the cream of the crop.
“We are encouraging fresh graduates to apply as we need more young and vibrant officers to man our airports and seaports,” said Medina.
Medina reported that they are currently processing the applications for 195 immigration officers, who will be taking the BI’s first online examinations.
Vacant positions may be viewed at the BI’s career portal at https://careers.immigration.gov.ph/.