Kalayaan Jobs and Business Fair
June 28, 2019
TACLOBAN CITY – The
National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP) memorializes the 121st
Philippine Independence in Eastern Visayas by joining the Kalayaan
Job and Business Fair of the Department of Labor and Employment
(DOLE) last June 18, 2019 at the Provincial Covered Court of
The Jobs Fair with the
theme “Tapang ng Bayan, Malasakit sa Mamamayan” started with a short
program followed by the awarding of the livelihood grants.
Job vacancies were posted
by sixteen (16) local and three (3) overseas employers including
NMP’s vacant positions.
A Trade Fair in view of
the Trabaho, Negosyo, Kabuhayan (TNK) undertaking was participated
by seventeen (17) exhibitors from the Samar Province.
In attendance to support
the annual celebration were Executive Director Joel B. Maglunsod of
National Maritime Polytechnic (NMP), Regional Director Gemma R.
Poloyapoy of National Conciliation and Mediation Board (NCMB) OIC-Regional
Director Mary Catherine O. Pastor of Overseas Workers Welfare
Administration (OWWA), Board Secretary Reynaldo Soliveres of
Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board (RTWPB), Ms.
Catherine D. Dasigan of National Reintegration Center for OFWs (NRCO),
Engr. Maria Elena L. Diez of Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC)
and Ms. Michelle C. Basal of Employees Compensation Commission (ECC),
DOLE-Samar Field Office Officer-in-Charge, Engr. Aleksei Ceasar D.
Abellar, Samar Province Police Colonel Dante Novicio, Brigadier
General Alex D. Luna of the 801st Infantry Brigade, Philippine Army,
Department of Trade and Industry Regional Director Celerina T. Bato,
Public Employment Service Office (PESO) Manager of Catbalogan City,
Mr. Albert Hilary L. Ramos and Philippine Information Agency (PIA)
Samar Coordinator, and Ms. Golda Meir T. Tabao.
The said Jobs Fair brought
the jobs closer to the jobseekers particularly those from the Samar
island. NMP records show from 1983-2018, five-hundred forty (540)
trainees from Catbalogan, Samar availed the NMP training programs
with two thousand seven hundred sixty-two (2,762) certificates
In the same way, the NMP
also marked the commemoration of the Philippine Independence Day
through a Flag Raising Ceremony last May 28, 2019 held in front of
the NMP Admin. Building.
Meanwhile, the NMP
continues to upgrade its facilities and provide maritime trainings
required pursuant to the Standards of Training, Certification, and
Watch keeping for Seafarers (STCW) Convention as amended in 2010
including value-adding courses towards improving the qualifications
of Filipino seafarers for their employment acceptability and
enhanced competitiveness. It also regularly conducts maritime
studies to come up with policies for the improvement of the manpower
sector of the industry.
Those interested to take
NMP training programs may visit the NMP website www.nmp.gov.ph and
its Facebook page (www.facebook.com/nmptrainingcenter) where all
related information on NMP trainings are available.