THE Department of Public Works and Highways -Bulacan 2nd District Engineering Office is one of the government agencies that participated in the launching of the Integrated Sustainable Assistance, Recovery and Advancement Program (ISARAP) in the City of San Jose del Monte, Bulacan.
The province is one of the selected venues for the regional launch of the said program which was participated by several government agencies led by the National Housing Authority (NHA) together with the Department of Environment and National Resources (DENR), Department of Health (DOH. ), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), National Commission of Indigenous People (NCIP), Department of Agriculture (DA), Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA), National Housing Authority (NHA), Department of Education (DepED) and Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH). These agencies provided employment opportunities and other types of assistance to the attending beneficiaries.
In his statement, District Engineer George DC. Santos said they want to help not only San Jose del Monte residents but also those living nearby, in line with DPWH Acting Secretary Roger Mercado’s advocacy of providing employment opportunities to those who have been displaced by the pandemic.
Of the more than 195 beneficiaries who attended the program, 87 applied for the positions offered by LamAsia Builders and Supply Corp., Triple 8 Construction & Supply, Inc., and LR Tiqui Construction. Applicants were first screened by DPWH employees while the onsite assessment and job interviews were conducted by representatives of the project contractors.
A total of 126 vacant positions for laborers, civil engineers, foreman, mason, welder, plumber, painter, electrician, steelman, carpenter, mechanic, and driver were made available at the event.
Aside from the recruitment activity, the DPWH Public Affairs and Information Team also accommodated inquiries and infrastructure-related concerns all of which were promptly addressed.