APPLY NOW: BJMP is Hiring Jail Officers for 2020 Quota | Nationwide

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) is now open to recruit Jail Officers nationwide for 2020 regular quota.

Interested applicants are advised to submit their application folder at their respective BJMP Regional Offices. Check out the recruitment details below, courtesy of BJMP:


Interested individuals must strictly meet the following qualifications:
  • Must be a Filipino Citizen
  • Must be of good moral character
  • Must have passed the nuero-psychiatric evaluation, medical examination and drug test for the purpose of determining his/her physical and mental health
  • Must possess a baccalaureate degree from a recognized institution of learning
  • Must possess the second level eligibility
  • Must not have been dishonorably disharged of dismissal for cause from previous employment
  • Must not have been convicted by final judgement of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude
  • Must not be less than twenty-one (21) nor more than thirty (30) years of age. Provided, that a waiver for age requirement shall be automatically granted to applicants belonging to the cultural communities
  • Must be at least 5' 4" or one meter and sixty-two centimeters (1.62m) in height for male, and one meter and fifty-seven centimeters (1.57m) for female: provided that a waiver for height requirement shall be granted to applicants belonging to the cultural communities
  • Must weigh not more or less than five kilograms (5kgs) from the standard weight corresponding to his/her height, age and sex.

READ: 2020 Penology Officer Examination (POE) Schedule and Requirements

Documentary Requirements

Applicants must submit the following documentary requirements:
  • Duly Accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS)
  • 2 pcs. 2x2 latest ID picture
  • Authenticated copy of Transcript of Records (TOR)
  • Authenticated copy of College Diploma
  • Photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by PSA
  • Certificate of Eligibility or Board Rating
  • Photocopies of NBI, Police, Barangay, MTC, RTC & Prosecutor's Office Clearances
  • Valid Community Tax Certificate
  • Certificate of Confirmation from NCIP
  • Marriage Certificate (if married)
  • Hepatitis B Screening Result


Jail Officer 1 will receive a  basic monthly salary of P29,668 upon oathtaking. A gross monthly salary of P37,488 will be received including the monthly salary and allowances.

READ: March & August 2020 Civil Service Exam (CSE-PPT) Schedule and Requirements

Deadline of Application

The following regions are still hiring Jail Officer I:

BJMP VIII - March 31,2020
BJMP Calabarzon - March 31,2020 (male applicants only)

For other regions, you may contact your BJMP Regional Offices to check the deadline of application.

READ: Philippine Coast Guard is Hiring PCG Officers, Non-Officers | Nationwide

Entry Level Examination

Criminologist applicants are exempted to take the EnLEx. (Pursuant to Section 34 and 35, Article V of RA 11131 re: Privileges of Registered Criminologists.)

Coverage of Entry Level Examination (EnLEx)

  • General Information – 20%
  • Mathematics – 20%
  • Basic English and Grammar – 30%
  • Sentence Arrangement and Paragraph Completion – 20%
  • Essay – 10% 

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants must submit their application folder to the nearest BJMP Office for processing. Please contact BJMP at (02) 8927-58778927-55058927-5147 or visit BJMP website: for more information.

BJMP Step-by-Step Recruitment Process

Source: BJMP


  1. Magandang Umaga po. Inquiry lang po. ano po kaya pwede ko applyan dyan sa inyo. ako po isang Teacher, 35 years old. mayroon po akong Masters Degree. tinatamad na po ako magturo matapos mangyaring ipa tulfo yung isang kabaro namin dahil lang sa pagpapalabas sa isang bata. salamat po sa sasagot.

  2. good day po,,qaulify po ba high school graduate lang?Im 30 yrs old,,thank you

  3. I'm interested sir,I'm 25 years of age,female, degree holder but I'm not yet a board passer,, is it okay to apply in BJMP?

  4. Dont you have scholarship for those who want to continue their studies due to financial

  5. good day sir/ma'am acceptable po
    ba dito ang 2yrs graduate if qualify. thank you
    i hope you can reply

    1. Graduate po dapat ng any four-year course.

  6. Tumatanggap na po ba ng folder sa Region 6 po ?

  7. Fresh board passer po ako ng LET SECONDARY, Hiring din po yan dto sa amin sa iligan city?

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  9. Qualify Parin po ba ako 30 yrs old na kasi june 3 pa ako mag 31.

    1. Dapat po kasi before mag take oath eh hindi ka pa lampas sa age requirment.

  10. pwede po ba ang Certificate of Confirmation from NCIP ang e submit for Height waiver ?

  11. Graduate po ako ng Electronics and Communications Engineering, but hinde pa po licensed Engineer pero naipasa ko po ung isang board exam na ECT (Electronics Technician with PRC ID po. Am I qualified to apply? Thanks ��

  12. Paano makakakuha ng waiver sa edad na lumagpas ng 30?

  13. Naka Pasa na po ako sa Board Exam
    Pero 20y/o lang po ako. Lahat naman po ng qualifications okay. Age lang hindi. Member din ako ng Marching Band.

  14. Hanggang kailan po ang hiring period?

  15. Good day po, Di po ako nka reach ng height limit for female po, regarding po sa waiver. How to secure waiver po?

  16. hi po.ask ko lang po.required po talaga ba my training and seminars.pano kung wala?

  17. Pwede na po ba mag apply?
    Pumunta po kase ako sa office ng bjmp wala pa naman daw po quota.
    At ok lang po ba mag apply kht public school teacher po ako.

  18. Good day po. Ongoing pa po ang pasahan ng requirements sa region 5

  19. Hi admin Kaylan po ba deadline ng submissions ng application for jo1?

  20. Pano po pag nawala yung PRC rating pero may PRC ID?

  21. Good day wala poh bang quota sa region 9 ?

    1. Meron po. Pero wala po kaming info about sa last day of filing nila.

  22. How about Region 9? Are they not hiring?

  23. pwedi po ba napolcom eligibility?

  24. Hello Po...
    Pwede po bang mag apply kahit di pa pa
    Pasado sa board?
    Degree holder..po ako..


  25. Hello po 31 na po ako dating public school.teacher pwidi po ba akong mag pply??

  26. Sir/Ma'am interested po akong magserve kaya lang 33 y/0 na ako im a license Criminologist.please advice how?thank you!

  27. Very interested po ako. I'm a Licensed Professional Teacher. Possible po kaya ako maka pasok 5'0 lng po kasi height ko. Thank you.

  28. Criminologist po ak kaso 5'3 lng ako at nxt year 35 na ako gsto ko po mkapasapasok bjmp,guide nman po,how to get height at age waiver? Tnx po!