"Position Classification Questionnaire Form" - Arkansas

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ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
Position Classification Questionnaire
General Information
Business Area:
Agency:
Preparer’s Name:
Date:
Position Number:
Class Code:
Grade:
Job Title:
Incumbent’s Name:
Supervisor:
Reason why position is being submitted for evaluation:
New Job/Title
Significant Change in Duties or Responsibilities
If there has been a significant change in duties or responsibilities, please describe in detail the changes and
attach any other documents that illustrate your explanation:
Position Classification Questionnaire—Revised 8/17/17
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ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT
Position Classification Questionnaire
General Information
Business Area:
Agency:
Preparer’s Name:
Date:
Position Number:
Class Code:
Grade:
Job Title:
Incumbent’s Name:
Supervisor:
Reason why position is being submitted for evaluation:
New Job/Title
Significant Change in Duties or Responsibilities
If there has been a significant change in duties or responsibilities, please describe in detail the changes and
attach any other documents that illustrate your explanation:
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Job Duties and Conditions
List up to 10 primary job duties this position performs or is expected to perform, in order of importance. Include
the frequency of occurrence (daily, weekly, monthly, etc.) and percentage of time dedicated to each duty. DO
NOT use acronyms or abbreviations.
JOB DUTY
FREQUENCY
% TIME
Check one (1) of the following that best describes the overall working hours associated with this position.
“Overtime” in this section means instances where an employee works more than 40 hours per week, regardless of
actual overtime eligibility.
Works regular shifts, daily and weekly; rare instances of overtime required.
Some irregularities in hours because of overtime requirements, infrequent weekends and/or shift
rotation, travel, etc.
Considerable irregularity of hours because of frequent overtime, frequent weekends, shift rotation,
on-call availability, or travel.
Frequently requires highly irregular and unpredictable or particularly long work hours, such as
attendance and participation at evening and/or weekend meetings, covering more than a single
shift, extended travel, etc.
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Check one (1) box that best describes the risk of negative consequences resulting from the actions of an incumbent
in this position:
Low Risk—although job may have some variety of tasks, work assignments use standard procedures
and are generally basic and routine. Assignments are generally closely monitored. Makes minor
decisions.
Medium Risk—job has somewhat complex tasks requiring the regular use of professional judgment.
Supervision is general and may be infrequent.
High Risk—Job has very complex tasks requiring high level of professional judgment. Makes
decisions carrying high degree of responsibility where there may be little or no precedent; acts
independently with little oversight.
Check one (1) type of environmental condition to which the person occupying this position would normally be
exposed:
Normal office working conditions with no major sources of discomfort. Very low risk of minor
physical injury.
Fair working conditions with routine discomforts. Position may require occasional work in the
elements, moderate exposure to heat cold, moisture/wetness, soiled materials, or light chemical
substances/cleaning solutions. Moderate risk of minor physical injury, relatively low risk of
significant physical injury.
Difficult working conditions with frequent exposure to undesirable or hazardous working
conditions. Position requires routine exposure to the elements regardless of conditions, dangerous
chemical substances, or other inherently dangerous conditions. Substantial risk of significant
physical injury.
Does a person occupying this position have fiscal responsibilities?
Yes
No
In dollars, how large is the budget for which this position is responsible?
If yes, please describe the fiscal responsibilities this person has, such as managing a budget, filling out purchase
requisitions, approving transactions, maintaining employee salaries, etc.:
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Supervision and Oversight
Check one (1) of the following leadership responsibilities a person occupying this position has:
Does not supervise other staff.
Leads peers on a regular basis but is not the direct supervisor. May help direct, schedule, or monitor
staff, but does not hire, fire, or evaluate other employees.
Is the front-line supervisor over two or more full-time employees. Hires, fires, and evaluates
subordinates.
Is the manager of a unit, section, or major function and typically also supervises personnel who
are front-line supervisors or persons having professional-level responsibilities.
Is the director of a division, department, or large program and typically supervises management
personnel and indirectly supervises subordinate staff under this position’s line of authority.
If you indicated that this position supervises other employees, how many direct
reports does this person have?
If you indicated that this position supervises other employees, how many indirect
reports does this person have?
Please list the class code, title, and number of employees for each classification supervised by the person in this
position. If necessary, attach additional sheets.
CLASS CODE
TITLE
GRADE
# OF EMPLOYEES
How many supervisors does the person in this position supervise? If none, enter 0.
If you answered with a number other
than 0 to the question above, for which
divisions/sections/offices is this person
responsible?
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Check one (1) of the following statements that best describes this position:
Receives clear and specific instructions and/or follows standardized instructions or procedures
without ongoing supervision. Work is checked for accuracy, adequacy, and adherence to
instructions. Consults with supervisor on matters not covered by the original instructions or
guidelines.
Receives moderate to limited supervision working from objectives set by supervisor. Organizes and
carries out most assignments in accordance with standard practices, instructions, or previous
training. Makes minor decisions routinely; may handle some unusual situations independently.
Receives general direction working from established policies and objectives. Plans and carries out
assignments and resolves most conflicts that arise. Exercises judgment in the analysis of facts or
conditions regarding individual issues. Completed work is checked only to determine compatibility
with other work or effectiveness in meeting agency objectives.
Receives only broad administrative guidance. Assignments are in terms of setting objectives within
strategic planning goals. Has responsibility for planning, designing, and implementing programs,
projects, or studies and sets goals for major unit. Acts independently; approval from higher
authority is conceptual with generally little reference to detail.
Education, Experience, and Skills
Check one (1) of the following educational levels which best describes the minimum required—regardless of the
preferred level or the current incumbent's level—to be able to perform this job at a basic level of performance:
High School or Equivalent—requires enough basic education to understand and follow standard
practices and instructions. May require some specialized courses, certifications, or licenses of
limited scope.
Associate’s Degree or Skilled Trade Certificate—requires knowledge of a specialized field or trade.
Additional training equal to two (2) years of college, technical school, business school, or skilled
trades training. May require licensing or certification.
Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent—requires professional level knowledge in a specialized or
technical field such as those for which bachelor’s degrees or IT certifications are commonly
awarded. Additional training equal to successful completion of four (4) years of college or study.
Master’s Degree—requires advanced knowledge and skills and expertise in a specific field.
Requires the ability to understand and apply principles and practices of field or more than one (1)
field. Requires one (1) to two (2) years’ work in an accredited graduate school leading to degree.
Recognized as subject matter expert.
Doctoral Degree—requires highly advanced knowledge and skills and mastery of a specific field.
Ph.D., J.D., M.D., Ed.D. or similar doctoral level degree normally requiring at least three (3) years of
work in an accredited graduate school leading to degree. Often must possess license and pass
professional examination in order to practice in field.
Is a license required in order to perform this job? If so,
what license is required? DO NOT INCLUDE DRIVERS
LICENSES OR NOTARIES PUBLIC.
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