In response to the effects of the global financial crisis, the Department of National Defense (DND) has announced that they have over 3,500 job vacancies, as revealed by Secretary Gilbert ‘Gibo’ Teodoro.

In his interview with the press, the Secretary stated that various positions are available at the DND and its attached agencies, such as the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Veterans Affairs Office, Government Arsenal, National Defense College of the Philippines, and Office of Civil Defense. Overall, the job vacancy total to 3,545.

The new hires shall be compensated using the budget from the Comprehensive Livelihood Emergency Employment Program (CLEEP). Sec. Teodoro added that these workers will be hired on a job-order basis for a period not beyond December 31, 2009.

For more information about their available job offerings, contact the Department of National Defense at 63(2) 911-9281, 911-0488 or visit their website, thanks its following sources:

Uy, Jocelyn, Philippine Daily Inquirer. Defense dep’t has over 3,500 job openings (Posted May 12, 2009) Retrieved May 15, 2009 from
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Rommel C. Lontayao, Angelo S. Samonte and Jefferson Antiporda, Manila Times. Unemployed climb­s to 14M (Posted May 13, 2009) Retrieved May 15, 2009 from