DDB Hiring: Job Openings until August 25, 2022

The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) is the policy-making and strategy-formulating body in the planning and formulation of policies and programs on drug prevention and control of the Philippine government. As such, the DDB creates policies and strategizes the implementation of the Comprehensive Dangerous Act of 2002 (R.A. 9165). The DDB likewise initiates programs geared towards preventive education, alternative development, public awareness and international cooperation.

The Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB) leads the campaign against drug abuse and illicit trafficking in the Philippines. It was established in 1972 through Republic Act 6425 composed of only seven national government agencies as members. In 2002, the law was repealed by Republic Act 9165 or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 to give more teeth to the law and to respond to new challenges against drugs. The law mandates the DDB to develop and adopt comprehensive, integrated, unified and balanced national drug abuse prevention and control strategy. It is composed of seventeen (17) ex-officio members, who are heads or secretaries of other government agencies in the country.

The DDB is mandated to perform the following functions, pursuant to the provisions of RA 9165: Formulate, develop and establish a comprehensive, integrated, unified and balanced national drug use prevention and control strategy; Promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act, including the manner of safekeeping, disposition, burning or condemnation of any dangerous drug and/or controlled precursor and essential chemical under its charge and custody, and prescribe administrative remedies or sanctions for the violations of such rules and regulations; Conduct policy studies, program monitoring and evaluations and other researches on drug prevention, control and enforcement; Initiate, conduct and support scientific, clinical, social, psychological, physical and biological researches on dangerous drugs and dangerous drugs prevention and control measures;

Interestingly, the Dangerous Drugs Board has thirty-four (34) vacant permanent positions with details as follows:

  • Assistant Statistician (SG9/Php Php 20,340.00)
  • Statistician I (SG11/Php 25,439.00)
  • Sociologist I (SG11/Php 25,439.00)
  • Project Development Officer I (SG11/Php 25,439.00)
  • Psychologist I (SG11/Php 25,439.00)
  • Psychologist II (SG15/Php 35,097.00)
  • Psychologist II (SG15/Php 35,097.00)
  • Project Evaluation Officer III (SG18/Php 45,203.00)
  • Health Education and Promotion Officer II (SG14/Php 32,321.00)
  • Attorney III (SG21/Php 62,449.00)
  • Attorney III (SG21/Php 62,449.00)
  • Attorney V (SG25/Php 100,788.00)
  • Administrative Aide III (Clerk I) (SG3/Php 14,125.00)
  • Administrative Aide III (Clerk I) (SG3/Php 14,125.00)
  • Administrative Aide IV (HRM Aide) (SG4/Php 14,993.00)
  • Administrative Assistant II (HRM Assistant) (SG8/Php 18,998.00)
  • Administrative Aide I (Utility Worker) (SG1/Php 12,517.00)
  • Administrative Assistant III (Storekeeper III) (SG9/Php 20,340.00)
  • Administrative Officer I (Supply Officer I) (SG10/Php 22,190.00)
  • Administrative Aide IV (Cash Clerk) (SG4/Php 14,993.00)
  • Administrative Officer III (Cashier II) (SG14/Php 32,321.00)
  • Administrative Aide IV (Accounting Clerk I) (SG4/Php 14,993.00)
  • Administrative Assistant II (Bookkeeper I) (SG8/Php 18,998.00)
  • Administrative Assistant III (Senior Bookkeeper) (SG9/Php 20,340.00)
  • Administrative Officer IV (SG15/Php 35,097.00)
  • Computer Programmer II (SG15/Php 35,097.00)
  • Administrative Officer II (Public Relations Officer I) (SG11/Php 25,439.00)
  • Administrative Officer II (Public Relations Officer I) (SG11/Php 25,439.00)
  • Administrative Officer V (Public Relations Officer III) (SG18/Php 45,203.00)
  • Administrative Aide VI (Clerk III) (SG6/Php 16,877.00)
  • Administrative Assistant II (Clerk IV) (Clerk III) (SG8/Php 18,998.00)
  • Board Secretary I (SG14/Php 32,321.00)
  • Planning Officer II (SG15/Php 35,097.00)
  • Administrative Aide III (Clerk I) (SG3/Php 14,125.00)
Source: Philippine Go
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