To participate in
personnel hiring processes, interested persons must submit their offer for services,
duly completed according to the following terms.
Guide to Complete the Service
Offer Form for Outside Applicants
Offer of Services is the official document through which you will offer your
services to the Banco Central or its Superintendencies,
providing both personal and work-related information, as well as specific
information about the work conditions you would be willing to accept (salary
expectations, work schedule, offices in which you would like to work).
information included in this form is processed and saved in the "Supplier
database", which is specifically designed to assist in fulfilling staff
contracting needs; a series of search filters are used, according to the job
profile and its requirements, generating a list of potential candidates who
are invited to participate in the personnel contracting processes carried out
in the Banco Central, as well as in its Fully Autonomous Bodies (FAB). A Registry
of Eligible Parties is then created following the application of suitability
this point, it is important to emphasize that Article 32 of the Collective
Labor Agreement entered into by the Banco Central de Costa Rica and its
employees, states the following:
shall have a transparent and participatory system for selecting and promoting
its personnel, which will facilitate and document its decision making. For
this purpose, the Bank shall have a registry of suppliers which shall be
periodically updated; any person may request that his or her curriculum be
included, provided that there are jobs whose profiles may be fulfilled by
said person according to the terms established by the Institution.
Information of employees of the Banco Central shall be continuously updated
in this registry.
promotion of the Institution’s personnel shall be made based on the proven suitability
of participants. Therefore they shall take tests and provide the information
requested for this purpose..."
indicated, the information in the "Supply of Services" form will first be
analyzed by the staff assigned by the Bank for the personnel contracting
process, from the Human Resources Management Department or the business areas
in which the vacant position is located.
personnel are contracted, the information collected will be input into other
information systems of the Bank, associated with the personnel admission
process and the staff handbook, in compliance with applicable validation
Institution will thus understand that when the persons interested in being
considered for a job enter their information in the appropriate form, they
authorize use of such information under the terms indicated in this document.
several points related to the use of the form clearer for you, we would
appreciate it if you would revise the material presented below:
1. General Aspects
a. In the box entitled "Le interesa participar en puestos" (Interested in applying for positions),
applicants may choose any of the following options:
This option is for applicants wishing to be considered only for
professional positions, which by their nature require having university
This option is for applicants wishing to be considered only for
non-professional positions such as technical positions, assistants, and so
forth, and which, due to the nature of their duties do not require having
university studies -high school, or "third year of university studies" at
("Ambos"): This option indicates that
applicants wish to be considered both for professional and non-professional
b. All information is to be provided under
oath. Therefore, any gross and/or fraudulent inaccuracies or alterations will
provide the grounds for an applicant to be excluded from the contracting. If
the applicant were to be contracted, such an irregularity will be considered
as gross misconduct, and in both cases the situation may be reported to the
Public Ministry (Art. 10, Reglamento Autónomo de Servicios del Banco Central de
c. Any service offers to be sent uncompleted
will not be regarded as valid, and will therefore be dismissed.
d. Service offers will be valid for a year,
and then will be eliminated from the system. However, applicants may provide
an updated offer.
e. Service offer forms to be received will
be analyzed, and those applicants complying with
the staff hiring process conducted by the Area of Human Resources
Administration will be pre-selected.
f. Whenever required by staff from the Area
of Human Talent Management, applicants must submit the original documents and
photocopies of their academic record**, certifications of time served in
previous positions, work reference letters, etc., matching the corresponding
references in their Service Offers. Moreover, applicants should be willing to
perform any suitability tests the Bank may determine to that effect.
2. Accessing the Form
a. The form for "Service Offers for Outside Applicants" is in Microsoft
Excel®. First, you should open the
file, then rename it in a folder in your own hard drive, or in a USB memory
b. Save the document as follows: Last name +
Mother’s Maiden Name + First name. Example:
File name: Smith Rogers Joe
3. Service Offer Structure
The service offer is divided into
- Personal data (Information to
locate the applicant.)
- Studies (Applicant’s academic/
- Courses and/or seminars (details
of any specialized training.)
-Specialized certifications (CIA,
CISA, IFRS, ISA, CFA, CIIA, CeFA, stock exchange
broker, CRISC; Windows Technologies.)
- Original certificates and copies
of the above mentioned studies.
- Previous job information and
police record (whether applicant has
worked in public institutions; received benefits; has been terminated;
criminal proceedings; administrative proceedings.)
- Working experience (Brief
reference to other jobs.)
-References (List of persons
willing to recommend your services.)
- Family Information (Description
of family group.)
- Other (Your choice of the Body
you would like to work for.)
- Recent photograph (Digital, in
a. Applicant’s photograph should be sent by
email along with the Service Offer, as an independent attachment. Therefore,
the email to register in the database should contain two files: 1) The
Service Offer, and 2) A recent passport-size photograph (as a .jpg file.)
b. In Section A) PERSONAL DATA, applicants
are requested to indicate, among other things, their WISHED SALARY ("Pretensión
salarial"). Here you should indicate the minimum
monthly amount you would be willing to earn, should you be contracted by the
Central Bank of Costa Rica or any of its Fully Autonomous Bodies.
c. Any training applicant has had aside from
formal university studies should be indicated in the section SPECIALIZED
COURSES OR SEMINARS (Cursos o seminarios
especializados), also stating the full name of the
organization that provided the training.
d. The information required in the Service
Offer is very important in terms of the staff contracting process. Please
make sure you fill in all the boxes in each section of the form (do not omit
any relevant information), and check that the email address and boxes for
academic studies are properly filled in before you submit your proposal.
e. All data included in your offer is
considered as relevant for decision making. Therefore, before you send it
make sure you check that it is all up-to-date (This is particularly relevant
when offers are sent more than once.)
5. Sending the form to a pre-defined
completing the Service Offer form, send it as an attachment to the following
email (Please remember to attach your picture as well): firstname.lastname@example.org
b. Please remember to rename the file
following the indications in these instructions.
c. In case you have no Internet
access, you may present the form in a CD at BCCR’s Correspondence Office.
Please present file in Excel (.xls) format.
6. Acceptance of Offers
Depending on the
demand for professionals or persons in the various trades, BCCR reserves the right to accept offers
received, and otherwise dismiss any unsuitable offers. In these cases, an
email communiqué will be sent to the address indicated in the Service Offer.
We appreciate your
interest in working for BCCR. If you have any questions, please contact the
Area of Human Talent Management at the following phone numbers: 2243-3468,
2243-3442, 2243-3457, 2243-3523, 2243-3469 or 2243-3547.