Local Institutional Capability

Personnel Management is the planning, organizing, directing and controlling in the procurement, development, compensation, integration, maintainance and separation of human resources to the end that individual organization and societal objectives are accomplished.

Personnel administration in Labason generally follows the applicable Civil Service Rules and Regulations.  The Civil Service Commission bases recruitment and selection of applicants on the qualification standards prescribed for local government employees.

To facilitate proper recruitment, selection and placement, the Chief Executive sees to it that the Personnel Selection Board (PSB) performs their functions.  This body evaluates and screens the applicants and recommends the most qualified to the appointing authority for final hiring.

With respect to monitoring attendance, absence and work performance, the Heads of Office are directly responsible in the supervision of the personnel under him.  As such as the Head of Office may recommend disciplinary or administrative sanctions against erring employees.

As part of personnel management, the local government had adapted the Performance Evaluation System (PES).  Every semester, employees are rated in areas of quality, quantity and timeliness in the performance of their targets.  This is done to ensure quality of service and determine the need for training,  For personnel development, staffs are sent to attend relevant trainings.


With the enactment of the Local Government Code of 1991, the Local Government of Labason recognizes the Mayor as the Chief Executive of the town and directly responsible of the executive and administrative functions of the LGU.

On the other hand, the Vice Mayor heads the policy-making body of the local government as presiding officer of the Sangguniang Bayan.  The said august body is composed of eight (8) regular members, two (2) ex-officio members and one (1) presiding officers. The Office of the Vice Mayor, the Office of the Secretary to the Sangguniang Bayan and Sangguniang Bayan composed the Legislative Department of the LGU. 

Under the Executive Department, were various offices of the local government classified as line and the staff.  The line offices are those offices whose nature of functions and duties are technical and directly dealing with the clients or the residents of the municipality.  These are the offices of the Municipal Assessor, Municipal Treasurer, Municipal Agriculturist, Local Civil Registrar, Municipal Health Officer, Social Welfare Officer and Municipal Engineer.

On the other hand, staff offices are offices which provide the Chief Executive assistance in management functions.  Transactions dealt by these offices are connected with the local unity, other agencies and other offices within the bureaucracy.  These are the offices of the Municipal Accountant, Municipal Budget and the Municipal Planning and Development Coordinator.