Philippine Standard Time

One(1) Project Technical Aide VI


Monthly Salary: P25,453.20/month


Project Title: Socio-Economic Volcanic Risk Assessment (SEVRA)

Contract Duration: 6 months (renewable)


Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Conduct social surveys, focusing on community leaders and stakeholders, to gather information on individual/community preparedness before, during, and after past volcanic eruptions;
2. Collect and analyze data using research methods to validate conclusions drawn from previous social volcanology studies;
3. Engage and collaborate with local communities, relevant authorities, government agencies, and other organizations involved in disaster risk reduction (DRR);
4. Document survey results and observations, prepare comprehensive reports that summarize validation study outcomes, and make recommendations for DRR strategy planning and implementation;
5. Stay updated on the latest methodologies in social research, risk assessment, and disaster management;
6. Write technical report/s and/or publishable paper/s related to social volcanology;
7. Prepare project-related administrative papers, internal, and external engagements/meetings/trainings;
8. Performs other tasks/functions as assigned from time to time, especially during emergencies, which may not be exclusively project-related


Educational Background:

- BS Geology


1. Basic background in Geology, Volcanology, and Social Sciences
2. Familiar with research methodologies, including survey design and data analysis
3. With experience in engaging with diverse communities, stakeholders, and local communities
4. Basic understanding of DRR principles and methodologies (especially in the context of volcanic risk assessment)
5. Basic to intermediate technical report writing skills
6. Adept communication skills
7. Basic background in GIS
8. Adept attention to details
9. Proficient in field mapping, including community engagement, observations, and interviews


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 April 8, 2024.

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. Performance rating in the last rating period (if applicable);
d. Curriculum Vitae
e. Photocopy of Transcript of Records
f. Photocopy of Diploma

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(NOTE: Please indicate the position title and name of the project in your application 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.