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On this page you will find numerous sample Human Resources Job Descriptions. These are for real jobs and used in the recruitment for those positions. These samples come from every type of HR position and from a variety of industries.
Within our site you will find the more process orientated HR jobs such as for `HR Assistant` or `HR Administrator` but equally for many executive or managerial roles such as for `Head of` or `HR Director` positions.
There are `generalist roles or specialist jd`s for HR jobs like Organisational Development, Employee Relations, Change, Diversity etc. The range includes those types of jobs which are not actually for HR but often sit within the function such as for Health and Safety.
Sample Human Resources Job Descriptions
Our database of job descriptions is completely free and you will find thousands of free job descriptions for non HR jobs which we hope will assist you in your quest to better understand the content of various jobs.
On this page you will find links to many of our Sample Human Resources Job Descriptions however as the database is frequently updated it is advisable to use a search via the search function in the top left or to browse the A-Z in the blue panel below the menu left.
HR jobs remain very sought after but it is difficult for those with no HR knowledge to understand what the different positions actually do. If so have a good browse around the site and hopefully you will enhance your knowledge
Alternatively you may be an employer who needs to write a jd quickly and doesn`t know where to start. From experience it is useful to have something which acts as a starting point. In many cases on this site you will find several descriptions for a particular job and you can then compare them and perhaps use a little of each one to compile the jd.
Perhaps you work for a job agency who needs to better understand a job for which you may be taking a brief. let`s face it, however experienced you are there is always a new job title/position which is a bit unfamiliar and needs checking.
Sometimes it is very difficult to get a feel for exactly what tasks are required to be undertaken in a job. This is a good place to start and the volume of job descriptions in different types of roles can assist with career choice.
There are headings for each job description:
1] Job Summary
Provides a short paragraph about what the job entails
2] Main Responsibilities
The main duties and tasks required to be undertaken. Sometimes this section is known as "job duties"
3] Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
What sorts of knowledge and experience and qualifications are required of a member of staff to undertake this sort of role?
It is however not just those who are new to HR who need help, these JD`s will be useful to those who may be considering a career which leads to the very top, or a position which is very specialist such as in OD or reward etc