Position Description

Having an accurate position description is an essential tool for employee success. Below are some guides for writing, reviewing and updating position descriptions. 

Position Description

Before writing or changing a position description ask...

  • What is the purpose of the position?
  • How would you categorize the position?
  • What are the primary tasks?
  • What percentage of time do the tasks take?
  • What are the skills and/or abilities required to do the job?
  • How much problem solving does the position have?
  • How much freedom to act does the position have?

    Position Description Tools

    Position Description Template  
    Classification Specifications
    Guide to Writing Position Descriptions
    MMB Staffing Resources