APPLY NOW! BJMP Region 7 is Hiring Jail Officers for 2021 Quota


The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Regional Office VII (BJMPRO-VII) is now accepting applications for Jail Officer 1 for 2021 quota. Moreover, MALE APPLICANTS will be prioritized in addition to the 2020 quota.

Join the BJMP team. Be a Jail Officer!

Check out the recruitment details below, courtesy of BJMP:

General qualifications for appointment to Jail Officer 1

No person shall be appointed as uniformed personnel of the BJMP unless he/she possesses the following minimum qualifications:
  • Must be a Filipino Citizen
  • Must be of good moral character
  • Must have passed the neuro-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 discharged 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 5' 2" or 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: Penology Officer Examination (POE) Schedule and Requirements

Documentary Requirements

Applicants must submit the following documentary requirements (photocopy only):

B. Official Transcript of Records

C. Diploma

D. Certificate of Eligibility or Board Rating (w/ PRC ID)

E. Birth Certificate (PSA Copy)

F. Marriage Certificate (if any and should be PSA copy)

G. NBI Clearance

H. Police Clearance

I. Barangay Clearance

J. Prosecutor, RTC & MTC Clearances 

K. NCIP/NCMF Certificate (if necessary)

L. Hepa B Screening


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.

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 documentary requirements in a long, white folder, properly labeled and with tabbings to BJMP Regional Office VII 13B M. Veloso, St., Guadalupe, Cebu City.

For MALE APPLICANTS who are interested to apply for the additional 2020 quota, kindly submit your application as soon as possible and clearances may be submitted before the Neuro-Psychiatric evaluation stage.

For Inquiries

For inquiries, you may send an email at

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