Job Description

Job description is an important document, which is descriptive in nature and contains the final statement of the job analysis. This description is very important for a successful recruitment process.

Job description provides information about the scope of job roles, responsibilities and the positioning of the job in the organization. And this data gives the employer and the organization a clear idea of what an employee must do to meet the requirement of his job responsibilities.

Job description is generated for fulfilling the following processes −

  • Classification and ranking of jobs
  • Placing and orientation of new resources
  • Promotions and transfers
  • Describing the career path
  • Future development of work standards

A job description provides information on the following elements −

  • Job Title / Job Identification / Organization Position
  • Job Location
  • Summary of Job
  • Job Duties
  • Machines, Materials and Equipment
  • Process of Supervision
  • Working Conditions
  • Health Hazards