The DENR-Environmental Management Bureau – Region I Human Resource Merit Promotion and Selection Board (HRMPSB) headed by Regional Director, Engr. Maria Dorica Naz-Hipe, administered the written examination and panel interview for applicants for the position of Environmental Management Specialist II (EMS II) on September 9, 2022 at the Social Hall of the DENR-I Building, Government Center, Sevilla, City of San Fernando, La Union.

A total of twenty aspirants for EMS II position took the written exam. Minimum public health standards were strictly observed during the conduct of the examination such as physical distancing, use of face mask, provision of 70% rubbing alcohol, and regular disinfection of frequently touched surfaces as preventive measure against COVID-19.

The said applicants immediately underwent a physical panel interview after the written exam. Members of the EMB-I HRMPSB present during the exam and panel interview were Vice Chairperson & Finance and Administrative Division Chief, Engr. Remedios Jimenez; Clearance and Permitting Division Chief, Engr. Nicanor C. Esteban; Environmental Monitoring & Enforcement Division Chief, Engr. Ryanne N. Narvaez; Gender and Development Focal Person Engr. Maria Theresa Flores, Administrative Officer V Roderick Valdez, Employees Union alternate representative/EMS II Blossom May S. Renion, and Office Support Staff Ericka Lorainne Valdez and Lyra Tadifa.