Definition of Job description

1. Noun. Description of the responsibilities associated with a given job.

Generic synonyms: Description, Verbal Description

Definition of Job description

1. Noun. An outline of the description of the tasks and responsibilities in a post within an organization. ¹

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Medical Definition of Job description

1. Statement of the position requirements, qualifications for the position, wage range, and any special conditions expected of the employee. (12 Dec 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Job Description

job-oriented terminal
job action
job aid
job application
job candidate
job center
job centers
job centre
job centres
job control
job creator
job description (current term)
job descriptions
job interview
job lot
job of work
job op
job queue
job queues
job satisfaction
job scheduler
job schedulers
job shop
job title

Literary usage of Job description

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Peer Justice and Youth Empowerment: An Implementation Guide for Teen Court by Tracy M. Godwin, David J. Steinhart, Betsy A. Fulton (1997)
"... 9-2: Sample Teen Court Coordinator job description DEFINITION Teen Court Coordinator To manage and direct the overall activities of the teen court; ..."

2. OECD Economics Glossary: English-French = Glossaire de L'économie de L'OCDE by Oecd (2006)
"... (porteur) d'emploi [EMO] job Création création d'emplois (de postes) [EMO] job description définition de poste ; description d'em ploi ; description de ..."

3. Take Action Against Drug Abuse: How to Start a Volunteer Anti-Drug Program (1994)
"Writing a job description (drag out the poster board again) will not only give the volunteers) a clear picture of their role in the organization, ..."

4. Change Is the Rule: Practical Actions for Change: On Target, on Time, on Budget by Winford E. Holland (2000)
"The change leader's job is to replace the old job description that drives salary with the new job description of the altered role. ..."

5. Caregivers of Young Children: Preventing and Responding to Child Maltreatment by Derry Koralek (1995)
"job descriptions Every position needs a clearly written job description that ... Individuals who are overwhelmed by the job description may decide to go no ..."

6. Framework for Developing Skill Standards for Workplace Literacy by Eunice N. Askov (1998)
"It also suggests using the Dictionary of Occupational Tides job description as part of the task analysis. A form and sample of a worksite evaluation are ..."

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