• Small Value Procurement
    • Issuance of Request & Return of Equipment & Facilities
    • IT repair request
    • Request for property clearance
    • Request for transfer of property accountability
    • Request for property return of unserviceable


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City General Services Officer's Qualifications, Powers and Duties


No person shall be
appointed general services officer unless he is a citizen of the Philippines,
a resident of the local government unit concerned, of good moral
character, a holder of a college degree on public administration, business
administration and management from a recognized college or university,
and a first grade civil service eligible or its equivalent. He must have
acquired experience in general services, including management of supply,
property, solid waste disposal, and general sanitation, of at least five (5)
years in the case of the provincial or city general services officer, and at
least three (3) years in the case of the municipal general services officer.
The appointment of a general services officer is mandatory for the
provincial and city governments.

(b) The general services officer shall take charge of the office on
general services and shall:

(1) Formulate measures for the consideration of the sanggunian
and provide technical assistance and support to the
governor or mayor, as the case may be, in carrying out
measures to ensure the delivery of basic services and
provision of adequate facilities pursuant to Section 17 of this
Code and which require general services expertise and
technical support services;

(2) Develop plans and strategies and upon approval thereof by
the governor or mayor, as the case may be, implement the
same, particularly those which have to do with the general
services supportive of the welfare of the inhabitants which
the governor or mayor is empowered to implement and
which the sanggunian is empowered to provide for under this

(3) In addition to the foregoing duties and functions, the general
services officer shall:

(i) Take custody of and be accountable for all properties,
real or personal, owned by the local government unit
and those granted to it in the form of donation,
reparation, assistance and counterpart of joint
(ii) With the approval of the governor or mayor, as the
case may be, assign building or land space to local
officials or other public officials, who by law, are
entitled to such space;
(iii) Recommend to the governor or mayor, as the case
may be, the reasonable rental rates for local
government properties, whether real or personal,
which will be leased to public or private entities by the
local government;
(iv) Recommend to the governor or mayor, as the case
may be, reasonable rental rates of private properties
which may be leased for the official use of the local
government unit;
(v) Maintain and supervise janitorial, Security,
landscaping and other related services in all local
government public buildings and other real property,
whether owned or leased by the local government
(vi) Collate and disseminate information regarding prices,
shipping and other costs of supplies and other items
commonly used by the local government unit;
(vii) Perform archival and record management with
respect to records of offices and departments of the
local government unit; and
(viii) Perform all other functions pertaining to supply and
property management heretofore performed by the
local government treasurer; and enforce policies on
records creation, maintenance, and disposal;

(4) Be in the frontline of general services related activities, such
as the possible or imminent destruction or damage to
records, supplies, properties, and structures and the orderly
and sanitary clearing up of waste materials or debris,
particularly during and in the aftermath of man-made and
natural calamities and disasters;

(5) Recommend to the sanggunian and advise the governor or
mayor, as the case may be, on all other matters relative to
general services; and

(c) Exercise such other powers and perform such other duties and
functions as may be prescribed by law or ordinance.