Job Description Checklist
Author: Douglas S. Zucker
Updating Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
When to Use
This checklist guides employers when creating job descriptions to attract individuals who will have the greatest impact on the employer's organization. In particular, it identifies the key components that should be included in a job description, such as the qualifications and the essential job functions. When creating a job description, ensure that there is sufficient detail clearly describing the job duties, tasks and performance expectations.
All of the items on the checklist may not be applicable to every employer. However, employers should at least be aware of the following information.