BJMP is Hiring Jail Officers for 2020 Quota | Apply Now!

The Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) announced that they are hiring Jail Officers nationwide for its 2020 Regular Quota. It is an opportunity for young professionals who wish to pursue a career in government service particularly in the jail management profession. Likewise, being a jail officer is a unique opportunity where you can help people behind bars to become better persons while enjoying a decent and secure job.

How to Apply

The application for Jail Officer 1 for 2020 is now ongoing until announced otherwise. Interested applicants may follow our step-by-step BJMP application guide. You can access the guide here:
BJMP Step-by-Step Application Guide


Interested applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications before securing an appointment as a Jail Officer 1 in the BJMP:

  • He or she must be a Filipino citizen;
  • Must be a person of good moral character;
  • Passed the drug test, Neuro-Psychiatric, and medical examinations;
  • Physically and mentally fit for training;
  • The applicant must be a bachelor’s degree holder from a government-recognized school;
  • Must have passed the Penology Officer Examination or an equivalent 2nd-Level Eligibility ( RA 1080, CSC-Professional, P.D. No. 907);
  • No records of being dishonorably discharged from any government position or private employment;
  • He or she must not have been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude;
  • Not less than 21 nor more than 30 years old*;
  • At least 5’4″ and 5’2″ in height for male and female, respectively*;
  • Must weigh no more or less than five kilograms (5kgs) from the standard weight corresponding to his/her height, age and sex.

*Age and height waivers will be automatically granted to applicants belonging to cultural communities as certified by NCIP or NCMF.

 Requirements for JO1 Applicants

  1. Fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport-sized picture (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017)
  2. Photocopy of Birth Certificate issued by the PSA
  3. Authenticated Diploma
  4. Authenticated Transcript of Records
  5. Authenticated Certificate of Eligibility or Board Rating (w/ photocopy of PRC ID)
  6. . Photocopy of Marriage Certificate (PSA) – for married applicants
  7. Photocopy of NBI Clearance
  8. Photocopy of Police Clearance
  9. Photocopy of Barangay Clearance
  10. Photocopies of Court clearances (Office of the Prosecutor, MTC, and RTC)
  11. Photocopy of NCIP/NCMF Certificate (if necessary)

Jail Officer 1 Salary and Benefits

As a uniformed personnel serving in the jail management service, you are entitled to Salary Grade 10 or monthly base pay of P29,668. In addition to the monthly salary, you shall receive longevity pay, monthly provisional allowance, medical and dental benefits, and hazard pay.

96 thoughts on “BJMP is Hiring Jail Officers for 2020 Quota | Apply Now!”

  1. *Can I ask pO if matutulOy pO ba ang application for BJMP examination? kasi baka cancelled dahil sa COVID-19….

    *Hindi po ba pwede mag take yung hindi pa nakapasa nang Board Exam or Civil Service exam???

  2. hi.mam and sir. ako nga po pala si benjamin carpio i was take in college phillipine college in criminology bacth 2006/2008 secondary lang po. sa financial po kaya nahnto po ako pero nag work ako sa manila cityhall ng 2013/2018 ng city security force po habang nag tatrabaho po ako sa cityhall bumalik po ako sa pagaaral scolar po ako sa universidad de manila po nag aral po ako ulet ng 2016/2019 po back too zero po kasi? ang course ko po ay public addministration po pero hnd ko po sya na tapos 4year persem lang po ang tapos ko. hnd kona po napagpatuloy yun last sem po? discomming march 15 po mag take po ako ng CSC. pwd po ba mag uppyl un undergraduate po? ang taas ko po ay 5.8 slim po bigat ko po ay 140 pero ang edad ko po ay 30 po 1989 po ako pinanganak.. yun totoo po gusto gusto ko po talaaga maging isang BJMP bata paalang po ako. nasa puso ko po talaga ang maging BJMP. ana po ma pag bigyan nyo po ang mga tulad ko undergraduate po. maramimg salamat po?

  3. sir kailan po ang exact date ng entrance sa bjmp this year 2019?,,im interested to join at bjmp sir..

  4. I’m a professional teacher and I’m in a public school na po ask ko lang if natanngap ng teacher for ALS sa BJMP? paano po mag-apply?salamat po

    • Yes po kung pasok ka pa sa age requirement. Kung hindi na, try mo sa BuCor. Pwede ka mag-apply po as a Corrections Technical Officer.

      • good afternoon po, ask lang ako sana po na saan pwedeng mag apply nang Jo1 dito sa cebu ,kakatapos ko lang nang aking pag aaral at kakapasa ko lang sa board exam ngayung taon lang po..gusto ko sanang maging parti nang team nyo….

  5. Hi, I have a question when it comes to your requirements. Does BJMP requires applicant to be a college graduate? Or any way to consider a college under-graduate?

    • Hi Ma’am /Sir,may I ask if I have a chance to be a Jail Officer even if I am now 35 y.o. and 5’1 only in height?how can I acquire a waiver?thanks.

  6. Good day ma’am /sir im kristian Macardo taga montalban Rizal p ako I’m 26 years old pwede n p ba ako magapply ng jo1 …2nd year n p ako bs criminology …..thanks

  7. Hello po. Goodevening! Ask lng po ako. Pwede pa po mag apply sa bjmp? On going pa po buh ang application? At saan ko magpasa nang requirements kng mag apply.

  8. Good day po..pag nkapasa na sa ENLEX last 2017 dn mag apply ulit ngaun 2019 kailangan pa po ulit mag take ng ENLEX? thanks po

  9. I’m a licensed professional teacher. 22 years of age. Ongoing pa po ba this time ang recruitment for 2018 sa bjmp? Thank you. I have now my ready documents to be needed

  10. Good morning! Ask ko lang po kung mabibigyan po ba ako ng height waiver i’m an OFW. Kakapasa ko lang po last year sa Penology exam sir.
    Maraming pong salamat sa sasagut.

  11. Hello po! good day, on going pa po ba ang recruitment po ng BJMP? Sir/Maam yung COC ko po ng NCIP po pwedei yun na po ang gagamitin ko po sa height and age waiver po? Im currently now wroking here sa government po. And IM already 33 years old. At member din po ako sa isang Indigenous Communities po.

  12. Bakit po bawal ang positive sa HBasg? D po naman ginusto na mag karoon, hereditary po kc. At isa pa po qualified naman sa ibang mga requirements. Nakakalungkot na kahit sa mismong bansa eh meron parin discremination sa sakit na yan.

  13. Hi maam/sir ..just want to ask if 30 yrs old ka na nxt year,tapos my qouta na need pa po ba ng age waiver? Salamat po…

  14. Good morning po,tanong lng po meron po bang recruitment sa Region 9 if meron po,paki bigay po ng mga alintuntunin para sa application,salamat po God bless!

  15. hello po. nka pag log in po aku sa region 6 bjmp. tapos po nag text yung bjmp for attrition qouta po. babalik po ba aku sa given date na binigay nila ? passer po aku nang penology officer exam. first time ku po mag apply para sa regular qouta.

  16. Good morning Mam / Sir,

    Ako po ay dating ofw gusto ko po sana mg apply bilang JO1 ako po 40 yrs old at kasalukuyang nghahanap ng trabaho ako po ay may PRC licence bilang guro sa sekondarya . Nais ko po sanang magtanung kasi nitong June 19, 2018 lng ako umuwi galing s UAE finish contract po aq. Pwede po ba ako mg apply agad ng NBI Clearance online , sana po masagot ka agad ang aking katanungan para maayos ko n po ang aking application.

    Maraming salamat po, God bless always

  17. good day. kelan poba ginagawa ang neuro t exam? drug test and ung ibang test papo? after po bang mapasa yung ibang requirements?thank you

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    Hello po.pwede po ba ung 56 years old .dati po cya ng nbi agent.nag avail cya ng rationalisation plan.

  19. Hi Ma’am/Sir,

    Im Albert kailan po next BJMP recruitment and schedule ditto sa Cagayan de oro city?
    im willing and very interested to apply,,,


    • Hello, good day po! When po Yung starting day NG application at Saan po pwedeng mag apply sa Zamboanga city? I’m a LET passer po and an interested applicant.

  20. Good day po ask lang po mga sir/mam, may allowance na po ba pag nag undergo ng Jail Basic Recruit Course? Thank You.

  21. Hello po =) I’m Mary Stephanie Garcia, taking up Bachelor of Arts in Communication and I’m from Tarlac State University. Just want to inquire po if you are accepting interns in this company. I hope I can apply in your company as an intern because I believe that the experience I will obtain will surely enhance my skills and acquire additional knowledge in this field, like corporate communication, and other related fields.

    I am hoping for your favourable feedback with this inquiry. You can reach me at (0915 907 xxxx) Thank you so much po! =)

  22. Good day Ma’am/Sir????
    May result n po b s mga natanggap n applicants.
    Thank you po s pag address.
    God bless BJMP????

  23. I’m Francis flonrey Tapayan Magtuba from ozamiz city and I’m willing to be a part of the bjmp I’m 23 years old and still schooling I hope and I pray to be a part of bjmp god bless bjmp.


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