Duties and Functions

The Public Employment Service Office or PESO is a non-fee charging multi-employment service facility or entity established or accredited pursuant to Republic Act No. 8759 otherwise known as the PESO Act of 1999.

To carry out full employment and equality of employment opportunities for all, and for this purpose, to strengthen and expand the existing employment facilitation service machinery of the government particularly at the local levels there shall be established in all capital towns of provinces, key cities, and other strategic areas a Public Employment Service Office, Hereinafter referred to as PESO, which shall be community-based and maintained largely by local government units (LGUs) and a number of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) or community-based organizations (CBOs) and state universities and colleges (SUCs). The PESOs shall be linked to the regional offices of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for coordination and technical supervision, and to the DOLE central office, to constitute the national employment service network.

Organizational Chart of the
Public Employment Service Office (Mayor’s Office)


  • PhilJobNet and PESO Employment Information System (PEIS)
  • Jobs Fair
  • Special Program for Employment for Students (SPES)
  • JobStart
  • Reintegration Services for Returning OFWs
  • Pre-Employment Orientation Seminars (PEOS)
  • Pre-Departure Orientation Seminars (PDOS)
  • Government Internship Program (GIP)
  • Emergency Employment (TUPAD)
  • DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program

Types of Employment Services:

Public Employment Services

  1. Part of Ministry Labor
  2. Inclusive coverage servicing all job seekers (right based)
  3. Cushions labor market transitions

Private Employment Agencies

  1. Operate as a separate executive agencies
  2. Serves needs of specific clients (business focused)

Non Profit / Non Government Organization

  1. Operate as separate executive agencies
  2. Serves needs of specific clients like students/trainees or vulnerable groups (service oriented and/or rights based)

PESO Clientele

  • Jobseekers
  • Employers
  • Migratory Workers
  • Returning OFWs
  • Planners & Researchers
  • NGOs / Foundations
  • Students
  • Out of School Youth (OSY)
  • Persons with Disabilities (PWDs)
  • Displaced Workers
  • Labor Market Information Users


Job Vacancies Solicitation
Develop strong linkage with employers & employer organizations

  • Phone
  • Internet
  • Company Visit

Applicants Assistance

  1. Registration
  2. Interview & Employment Counseling
  3. Referral

Performance Pledges

Registration of Applicants 5-10 minutes All PESO Staff
Conduct of Job fairs

a.       Local Employment
b.      Overseas Employment

4-8 hours Renato O. Ayroso
Lovelinda B. Orajay
Jake P. Briones
Job Placement of Applicants

a.       Local Employment
b.      Overseas Employment

4-8 hours Renato O. Ayroso
Lovelinda B. Orajay
Jake P. Briones
Preparation of Reports 4 hours Renato O. Ayroso
Jake P. Briones
Submission of Reports to DOLE LUCENA 4-8 hours Renato O. Ayroso
Preparation of Activity Design for Monthly Job Fairs 1 hour Lovelinda B. Orajay
Preparation of Vouchers of Meals during Conduct of Job Fair 1 hour Lovelinda B. Orajay
Gather Data and Prepare Reports on Statistics of Tourists Arrival hotels and attractions. 4 hours Lovelinda B. Orajay

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