AFP to Recruit 1000+ Army Engineers in Mindanao for 2016-2017

The Philippine Army is opening its doors for applicants who wish to be a part of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Army Engineers Support Company in Mindanao.

The   AFP Engineer Construction Battalion of the 52EBde in , PA, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon announces they will be hiring approximately 1000 new recruits to fill in any engineering posts.

High school and college graduates are welcome as long as he/she posses skills needed in military with TESDA vocational or an equivalent certificate.

For interested individuals below are the pertinent details for your application.

Priorities / Criteria / Qualification

A. Following are the qualifications for Candidate Soldiers:

-Priority candidates in filling-up the CS quota:
1. Qualified professionals
2. Graduate of MS43 & Advance ROTC
3. College Graduate
4. With 72 units & up in college
5. High School graduate but possessing technical/vocational skills needed by the AFP.
-Basic criteria & qualification for acceptance and selection of CS applicants:
1. Natural born Filipino citizen
2. At least 18 to 26 years old and must not be 27 years old or older on or before the date of appointment as candidate soldier. Age waiver is no longer issued by Command.
3. At least 5'0 or 60 inches in height (Male/Female). Similarly, Height waiver is no longer issued by the Command.
4. Unmarried and without child
5. Of good moral character
6. AFPSAT score of at least 45
7. Physically and mentally fit for military training

B. Applicants must bring with them the following supporting documents in white folder:

1. Whole Body Picture Colored (3x5) white background
2. Bio-data with 2x2 picture
3. Original Copy of NSO Birth Certificate with Official Receipt
4. Original Copy of NSO Marriage Contract of Parents with Official Receipt
5. Certificate of Legal Beneficiaries
6. Original Transcript of Record (College/Vocational) or 137 & 138 (High School) with Visible School Dry Seal
7. Diploma (with school dry seal)
8. PAATB Result (Official Result Authenticated by the Examiner)
9. PME Result (Authenticated and signed by CO of MSU Station Hospital)
10. PFT Result (Authenticated and Signed by the PFT Officer)
11. Drug Test Result
12. HEPA Test Result
13. Local Clearances (From the Place of Residents for at least ten (10) years)
a. Barangay
b. Police
c. Mayor
d. RTC
e. NBI Clearance
14. Affidavit Being Single
15. Original Copy NSO CENOMAR with Official Receipt

To sum it up, if you're qualified with the Candidate Soldier requirements then, your good to apply as Army Engineer.

Recruitment Quota

The 52nd Engineer Brigade, Philippine Army stationed at Camp Natividad, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon has a Quota of 1,069 Candidate Soldier for Calendar Year 2016 & 2017 breakdown as follow:

Nr Quota Tentative Schedule
1 400 CS 01 December 2016
2 400 CS 01 March 2017
3 269 CS 01 June 1017

Where to apply and register?

You can process your application in the following army headquarters in Mindanao:

Registration starts on September 12, 2016  at 52nd Engineer brigade Headquarters, Phillippine Army @ Camp Natividad, Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon , Charlie Company of 545th Engineer Construction Battalion, 52EBde in  Zamboanga,  and Battalion, 52nd Engineer Brigade, Philippine Army at Kuta Dao, Pagadian City.

What they (Army Engineers) do?

  • They do construction of Army facilities like roads, barracks, defense equipment, etc
  • Conducts repairs, re-engineer, renovates military vehicles, communication equipment, and electronics devices
  • Provides transportation support for military or civilians doing medical mission and community outreach program.
  • Perform search & rescue during natural disasters, terrorism or calamities
  • Provides humanitarian and civil assistance assistance
  • Supports PNP in conducting checkpoints if needed
  • AFP engineers are also one of the busiest units assisting our countrymen in development and helping to deliver basic goods and services by constructing schools, roads, community hospitals, and more...

Philippine Army Pay and Benefits

Pay and allowances(Monthly Gross)
- Candidate Soldier - P15,765.00
- Private (Enlisted Personnel) - P22,204.00
- Officer Candidate - P33,665.00
- 2LT (Call to Active Duty) - P36, 945.00
- Insurance and healthcare Benefits
- Billeting and housing privileges
- Job security
- Leadership and other skills trainings
- Opportunity for career advancement based on performance
- Opportunities for Post graduate Studies both within the country and abroad
An opportunity to lead in the Army.

If you are qualified now is your chance.... to be part of the ARMY ENGINEERS....

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