Philippine Standard Time

One (1) Science Research Specialist I


Monthly Salary: P 32,104.80


Employment status:

Contract of Services under Geology and Geophysics, Research and Development Division (GGRDD) assigned at Volcano Geology, Geochemistry and Geophysics Section


Project Name:

Quantitative Lahar Impact and Loss Assessment under Changing Land Use and Climate Scenarios Project (QLAP)


Contract Duration:

February – June 2021 (can be renewed if performance is at least satisfactory)


Job description:

  • Participates in the conduct of volcano research
  • Conducts field data gathering including geologic mapping, sampling, monitoring of river channel, morphology using drone and kinematic surveys
  • Conducts laboratory processing and analysis of outcrop samples
  • Conducts processing drone and kinematic data and generate orthophoto images and digital elevation models (DEMs)
  • Conducts collection and processing of remote sensing and GIS data for land cover analysis
  • Conduct collection and collation of primary and secondary data
  • Conduct risk mapping activities
  • Conduct activities related to social dimension of volcanic hazards and risk
  • Acquires rainfall and other hydrological data
  • Writes technical report related to the project
  • Prepares project-related administrative papers
  • Attends project related internal and external meetings
  • Performs other tasks that may be assigned from time to time


Educational background

Graduate of BS Geology or any related courses are encouraged to apply


Required skills and qualities

  • Basic background in Geology, Geomorphology, Stratigraphy, Geochemistry, and Petrology/ Petrography
  • Close attention to details
  • With field mapping skills
  • Strong background in GIS (preferably ArcGIS) and processing satellite imagery
  • With professional license or relevant certification
  • Can work with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills


Interested and qualified applicants should signify their interest in writing. Attach the following documents to the application letter and send to the address below not later than February 12, 2021.


a. Application letter addressed to:

Renato U. Solidum, Jr.

Undersecretary, DOST and Officer-in-Charge, PHIVOLCS

PHIVOLCS Bldg., C.P. Garcia Ave., U.P. Campus, Diliman, Quezon City

b. Fully accomplished Personal Data Sheet (PDS) with recent passport-sized picture (CS Form No. 212, Revised 2017) which can be downloaded at; 
c. Curriculum Vitae 
d. Photocopy of Transcript of Records
e. Photocopy of Diploma


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