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One (1) Project Technical Specialist I for Landslide Risk Knowledge-Capacities and Vulnerabilities Team


Project title: DYNASLOPE

Project description:
The PHIVOLCS-funded project Development of Early Warning Systems for Landslides, also known as the DYNASLOPE Project, is a multidisciplinary endeavor addressing the problem of landslide risk. The project is composed of instrumentation engineers, software engineers, civil engineers, geologists, social scientists, and community developers working together towards the development of a community-based early warning system for landslides.


Implementing Agency:
Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)


Employment status:
Contract of Services under PHIVOLCS locally-funded project


Contract Duration:
February to June 2024 (may be renewed if performance is satisfactory)


Monthly Salary: PhP 47,606


Job description

• conduct research related to the social component of the program (e.g., risk assessment, gender and development, vulnerability studies)

• conduct data gathering and capacity building efforts with the community (participatory research data gathering, development of IEC materials, training of community representatives, etc.);

• coordinate with the community, LGU, and other stakeholders regarding concerns of the project (fieldwork logistics, official meetings and seminars with the LGU, schedule of activities, etc.);

• create reports, documentation, technical and research papers related to team outputs;

• accomplish administrative documents related to the project such as pre- and post fieldwork requirements and monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning (MEAL) requirements

• conduct work related to the implementation of early warning system protocol


Educational background
• Bachelor's degree in community development, social sciences, education, communications, public administration, or related fields

Work Experience
• at least two (2) years experience in conducting seminars for grassroots communities on topics related to landslides or DRRM work

• at least one (1) year experience in participatory research (preferably in DRRM work)


Required skills and qualities

• demonstrate good seminar & facilitation skills
• demonstrate good research writing skills
• knowledgeable in DRRM and CCA
• preferably with background on gender and development (GAD)
• experience working with LGUs and vulnerable sectors
• demonstrates enthusiasm and interest in community-¬based work
• demonstrate good communication skills, both in English and Filipino
• proficiency in common office applications
• can and willing to go on long fieldworks and frequent fieldworks
• can and willing to render monitoring work even at nights, weekends, or holidays
• can work independently
• demonstrates good communication and interpersonal skills




a. Application letter addressed to:

    Dr. Teresito C. Bacolcol
    Director, PHIVOLCS
    PHIVOLCS Bldg., C.P. Garcia Ave., U.P. Campus, Diliman, Quezon City

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



Submit on or before 5:00 PM FEBRUARY 07, 2024
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