The Office of the Civil Service Commission (OCSC)

The Office of the Civil Service Commission or OCSC is a government agency with the Secretary-General as the head and reports directly to the Prime Minister. The OCSC serves as the secretariat of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) and the central human resources management agency of the civil service. Its functions are also to support government agencies on management of human resources and to protect the merit system in the civil service that enable officials, under appropriate quality of work life, to perform their duties professionally conforming to merit and ethical standards and good governance principle in order to ensure public benefits and national sustainable development.

Roles and Responsibilities of OCSC

As prescribed in the Ministerial Regulation on the Organization of OCSC, Office of the Prime Minister B.E. 2552, the roles and responsibilities of OCSC are as follows:
1. To be in charge of carrying out duties for the CSC and Merit Protection System Committee (MPSC) and perform other duties as assigned by the CSC and the MPSC;
2. To provide recommendations and advice to Ministries and Departments with respect to rules, procedures and approaches of public sector human resource management;
3. To develop, promote, analyze and conduct research related to policies, strategies, systems, rules, procedures and standards of human resource management in the civil service;
4. To monitor and evaluate human resource management in the civil service;
5. To carry out workforce plan in the civil service;
6. To be a center of human resource information in the public sector;
7. To set strategies, coordinate and implement human resource development
in the civil service;
8. To promote, coordinate, disseminate, consult and carry out welfare activities and elevating quality life of human resource in the public sector;
9. To carry out activities regarding to the King’s scholarship and government scholarships in accordance with the civil service HRM policies, so as to allocate scholars as civil servants in Ministries, Departments or government organizations after their study completion;
10.  To assist public sector personnel and scholarship holders under the care of CSC and supervise their studies, as well as collect fees for educational administration in accordance with directives or regulations set by CSC;
11. To accredit degrees, vocational certificates or other credentials of persons for the purpose of instatement and appointment as civil servants, and determination of salary rates or remuneration as well as position levels and position categories for such credentials;
12. To maintain of personnel records and oversee retirement of civil servants;
13. To provide an annual report on human resource management in the civil service for submission to the CSC and the Cabinet;
14. To perform other duties as prescribed by laws to be the roles and responsibilities of OCSC or others as assigned by the Cabinet, the Prime Minister or CSC.