Job Analysis Swainsboro, GA

Job Analysis

Job Analysis is a process to identify and determine in detail the particular job duties and requirements and the relative importance of these duties for a given job.

An important concept of Job Analysis is that the analysis is conducted of the Job, not the person. The product of the analysis is a description or specifications of the job, not a description of the person.

Purpose of Job Analysis

The purpose of Job Analysis is to establish and document the ‘job relatedness’ of employment procedures such as training, selection, compensation, and performance appraisal.

Determining Training Needs

Job Analysis can be used in training/”needs assessment” to identify or develop:

  • training content
  • assessment tests
  • equipment to be used in delivering the training
  • methods of training


Job Analysis can be used to determine:

  • skill levels
  • compensation
  • compensable job factors
  • work environment
  • responsibilities

Selection Procedures

Job Analysis can be used to identify or develop:

  • job duties that should be included in advertisements of vacant positions;
  • appropriate salary level for the position to help determine what salary should be offered to a candidate
  • minimum requirements for screening applicants
  • selection tests/instruments
  • orientation materials for applicants/new hires

Performance Review

Job Analysis can be used in performance review to identify or develop

  • goals and objectives
  • evaluation criteria
  • length of probationary periods
  • duties to be evaluated

What is Analyzed?

  • Duties and Tasks – The basic unit of a job is the performance of specific tasks and duties.
  • Environment – This may have a significant impact on the physical requirements to be able to perform a job.
  • Tools and Equipment – Some duties and tasks are performed using specific equipment and tools.
  • Relationships – Relationships with internal or external people.
  • Requirements – The knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSA’s) required to perform the job.

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