OVER 5,000 production workers and admin services aides are currently in demand as they top the list of job vacancies in Public Employment Service Offices (Pesos), according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

Based on the December 31 to January 6 data released by the Bureau of Local Employment (BLE), there are currently 3,380 and 2,114 job vacancies for production workers and admin services aides, respectively.

Other leading job vacancies include government clerks (824), domestic helpers (739), and government sales representatives (611).

Completing the Top 10 are sewers (600), laborers (570), technical support staff (517), customer service assistants (516), and call center agents (400).

PESO data also showed high demand for warehousemen (271), household attendants (210), staff nurses (200), production helpers (200), and technical salesmen (200).

BLE also noted that there are also vacancies for cashiers (161), steelmen (125), housekeeping services assistant (114), fishermen (110), and sales clerks (108).

The BLE said the numbers are based on the data entered in the Peso Employment Information System (PEIS).

"The PEIS is a database for jobseekers, employers, vacancies, and client transactions," said BLE.

It said jobseekers may apply for the job vacancies by visiting the nearest Peso in their area.

"Interested applicants may coordinate with the concerned Peso," said BLE. (HDT/SunStar Philippines)