DEPARTMENT OF BUDGET AND MANAGEMENT (DBM
DBM Manual on Position Classification and Compensation
(NOSCA) is issued to the agency. For non-itemized positions such as casual orcontractual positions, DBM issues a letter authorizing their creation and theircorresponding classification.The details in the NOSCA serve as inputs to the Personal Services Itemizationand Plantilla of Personnel (PSIPOP) for itemized positions issued by the DBMto agencies
. The original copy of the agency accomplished PSIPOPis submitted to the DBM. For non-itemized positions, the agency prepares thecorresponding Plantilla of Personnel.
Reclassification is a form of staffing modification and/or positionclassification action which may be applied only when there has been asubstantial change in the regular duties and responsibilities of the incumbent of the position and which may result in a change in any or all of the positionattributes: position title, level and salary grade.Such reclassification, however, should not result in a distortion in the staffingpattern nor in an unauthorized change in organizational structure or leveling,not only within the unit where said position is deployed, but also amongequivalent or parallel structures in the agency. Reclassification generallyinvolves a change in the position title and may be accompanied by an upwardor downward change in salary grade. However, if the salary grade of theposition is maintained, the staffing modification and/or position classificationaction is deemed as retitling, provided that such is within the sameoccupational group.The retitling/upgrading of a position takes effect on the date indicated in theNOSCA.A reclassification action takes effect on the date indicated in the NOSCA but not earlier than the date when funds for the purpose are authorized in the