Q & A – What needs to be included in the job description form?

Q: What needs to be included in the job description form?

A: There are normally four major parts:

1. Job Identification:  Provides basic information about the job title, department, supervisor, and date prepared or reversed.
2. Position Purpose:  Describes the general purpose of the job; why the job exists.
3. Job Duties:  A description of typical duties and responsibilities of the job.
4. Job Qualifications:  Also known as the job specifications; this Section outlines the knowledge, skills, abilities, and equipment required to perform the job as well as the working conditions.