Position description and job description are often interchangeable, but they are not technically the same. So what’s the difference? In this post, I cover:
What is a position description? — a simple definition.Position description vs job description — how they are different?How to create a position description — steps for writing your own.What is included in a complete position description? — with example templates.
Let’s dive in.
What is a position description?
A position description (PD) is a detailed document outlining a role’s primary duties, responsibilities, and requirements. A position description might also include supervisory relationships (e.g.,