Philippine Standard Time

One (1) Project Science Research Assistant


Monthly Salary: P 25,355.00

Employment status:
Contract of Services under Geology and Geophysics Research and Development Division (GGRDD)


Name of Project:
Philippine Volcanoes Hazard Research and Assessment (PVHRA)


Contract Duration:
September– December 2023

Job description:
■ Conduct field data gathering such as volcanic deposit mapping, stratigraphic logging, monitoring of river channel morphology rock sampling, among others;
■ Conduct RPA field surveys and processing of RPA acquired images to generate orthophoto images and digital elevation models (DEMs) etc.
■ Perform GIS-related tasks including digitization, image and topographic map interpretation
■ Collate available volcano geologic data from various sources as well as acquisition of rainfall and other hydrological data
■ Conduct collection, compilation and digitization, of primary and secondary data related to the qualitative and quantitative volcanic hazards research and assessment
■ Write technical reports and prepare project-related administrative papers
■ Attend internal and external engagements/trainings/meetings
■ Perform other tasks/functions (may not be exclusively project/section related) as may be assigned from time to time, especially during times of emergencies


○ Educational background
■ Bachelor of Science degree in Geology


○ Required skills and qualities
■ Basic background in Geology, Geomorphology, stratigraphy, Geochemistry and Petrology/Petrography
■ Close attention to details (above average)
■ With filed mapping skills (basic to intermediate)
■ Basic background in GIS (preferably ArcGIS) is an advantage
■ Technical report writing (basic to intermediate)


Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and send to the address below not later than September 7, 2023.


a. Application letter addressed to:
     Teresito C. Bacolcol
     Director, PHIVOLCS
     PHIVOLCS Bldg., C.P. Garcia Ave., U.P. Campus, Diliman, Quezon City

b. Fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport-sized picture (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) and Work Experience Sheet which can be downloaded at;
c. Curriculum Vitae
d. Photocopy of Transcript of Records
e. Photocopy of Diploma

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(NOTE: Please indicate the position title, section and division in your letter)


As an advocate of the Equal Employment Opportunity Principle (EEOP), the DOST-PHIVOLCS encourages and welcomes all applicants regardless of age, religion, political affiliation including persons with disability, members of indigenous communities, and those from any sexual orientation and gender identities.