The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Regional Office VIII Administrative Division conducted a New Employees Orientation for newly appointed budgetary employees.
The said activity was spearheaded by DPWH Assistant Regional Director Eric Ayapana, Ms. Virginia Talde, DPWH-8 Chief Administrative Officer; Ms. Nenita Cerena, Chief, Personnel Section; Administrative and Information Technology Personnel. Said activity was participated by some 31 newly appointed budgetary employees.
The orientation’s objectives are to: (1) Introduce the DPWH history, its vision and mission, core values, organizational structure, and its corresponding functions; (2) Application of basic Civil Service Rules on Leaves, personnel actions and administrative discipline; (3) Inform compensation and employees benefits and awareness on the mandatory deductions from gross compensations; (4) prepare performance targets using the strategic performance management system; (5) Conduct themselves accordingly based on department policies, human resource procedures and ICT policies; (6) Prepare the Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth.
In his speech, Assistant Director Eric Ayapana gave a brief overview of DPWH and the high expectations on government employees.
“As public servants we should strive to learn new things every day, and use these as tools in performing our tasks, and that whatever we learn from this orientation should be used throughout your career in DPWH,” ARD Ayapana disclosed.
Engr. Rowena Purificacion of Planning and Design Division discussed DPWH Performance Governance System while Ms. Virginia Talde, Chief Administrative Officer highlighted the Office Policies, Rules and Regulations.
The said orientation was held in February 6, 2019 at the DPWH Mini Training Room, Baras, Palo, Leyte and is conducted on a yearly basis.