Meaning of “job description” in the English Dictionary

"job description" in British English

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job descriptionnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdʒɒb dɪˌskrɪp.ʃən/ us /ˈdʒɑːb dɪˌskrɪp.ʃən/

a list of the responsibilities that you have and the duties that you are expected to perform in your work

(Definition of “job description” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"job description" in Business English

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job descriptionnoun [ C ]

uk us

HR a list of the tasks and responsibilities involved in a job:

draft/write/read a job description
a basic/formal/detailed job description
sth isn't part of my job description

used to say that something is not your responsibility:

Sorting out everyone's social life isn't part of my job description!

(Definition of “job description” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)