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:
A Citizen of the Republic of the Philippines;

  1. Jail Officer 1 ApplicantsA Person of good moral character;
  2. Must have passed the neuro-psychiatric evaluation, medical examination and drug test for the purpose of determining his/her physical and mental health;
  3. Must possess a baccalaureate degree from a recognized institution of learning;
  4. Must possess the appropriate civil service eligibility;
  5. Must not have been dishonorably discharged of dismissal for cause from previous employment;
  6. Must not have been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude;
  7. 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;
  8. Must be at least 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; and
  9. Must weigh not more or less than five kilograms (5kgs) from the standard weight corresponding to his/her height, age and sex.