Employee Name: ____________________________
SCHOOL DISTRICT No. 34 (ABBOTSFORD)
2790 Tims Street, Abbotsford , B.C., V2T 4M7
JOB CONTENT REVIEW QUESTIONNAIRE
List the major activities/responsibilities you perform. Describe them, using details or examples to illustrate
the scope and complexity of the activity. Keep your descriptions short and to the point; avoid vague terms.
Estimate the percentage of time you spend on each activity over the course of a year.
Additional information may be provided on Page 9.
Activity One: ( %)
Activity Two: ( %)
Activity Three: ( %)
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Activity Four: ( %)
Activity Five: ( %)
Activity Six: ( %)
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1. Education and Specialized Training
What is the minimum formal education, or specialized training needed to perform your job duties?
In your opinion, what is the minimum amount of previous experience needed to perform this job? Do
not include the “on the job” time needed to familiarize yourself with the job after hire:
1-3 month 4-6 months 6-9 months 9-12 months
1-2 year 2-4 years 4-6 years over 6 years
What type of experience is required?
3. Judgement and Independence of Action
List three decisions you make or duties you perform in a typical day without subsequent checks or
reference to your supervisor:
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List three decisions you make or duties you perform in a typical day on which you seek consultation
with or approval of your supervisor:
What guidelines, procedures, manuals, etc., are available to guide your decision-making and action:
How often is your immediate supervisor at your workplace, e.g. always, sometimes, never?
When your supervisor is not at your workplace, how are you in contact with him/her?
Give specific examples of job duties you perform where you are required to exercise initiative, creativity
How frequently are you required to exercise initiative, creativity and/or initiative. Be specific.
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5. Mental Effort
Describe those duties of your job that require periods of mental, aural (listening) and visual attentiveness,
such as operating a computer, or fine electrical or mechanical work, when performing your regular job
How long does this intense effort last (e.g. 1 hour at a time, up to 2 hours at a time, in excess of 2 hours at
How often is this intense effort required (e.g. once in a while each day, several times each day, once or
twice a year, all the time)?
6. Physical Activity:
Describe any particular physical effort required to carry out your regular duties:
How continuous is the demand for this effort (e.g. up to one hour at a time, one to two hours, or long
periods of over two hours at a time)?
How often is this effort required throughout the year (e.g. daily, rarely)?
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What level of manual dexterity is required in your position, e.g. moving equipment, simple tools, kitchen
items, mops, photography, keyboard skills, arc welding, giving injections, etc?
How often is manual dexterity required, e.g. daily, intermittently?
If speed is a requirement, give examples:
Describe possible major errors that could occur in your job, in spite of normal care and attention.
Summarize the consequence (money lost, damage, time loss, delay, etc.)
At what stage would the errors be detected.
By whom would the errors be detected.
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9. Safety of Others
Describe any duties you perform that, if incorrectly done, could present a safety risk to others:
What degree of care is required to prevent injury or harm to others?
How many people do you supervise?
Who do you supervise?
How often do you supervise others?
Describe the nature of your supervision:
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Individuals you contact: (co-workers, members of the public or clients, etc.).
Who I am in contact with:
Method of communication: (written, oral, sign language, etc.).
Purpose of communication:
(provide information/data, explaining information, discuss problems, etc.)
11. Disagreeable Conditions
Type of conditions: (dust, dirt, fumes, heat, cold, odours, heat/cold, noise, inclement weather, ventilation,
verbal/physical abuse, etc.)
Frequency of exposure to disagreeable conditions noted above:
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Additional Information for Consideration:
Employee Name: _________________________________________
Employee Signature: Date:
Supervisor’s Name: _______________________________________
Supervisor’s Signature: Date:
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