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List of Job Titles and Descriptions

This is a growing list of job titles, description, duties, roles and responsibilities in various sectors. This list is meant to be referenced by hiring managers or human resource officers who might need it to post job vacancies in their companies or to compose job descriptions for their existing employees.

Job seekers might also reference it to get themselves equipped in preparation for their interviews.


Accountant, Accounting technician, Actor, Actress, Actuary, Acupuncturist, Administrator, Adult guidance worker, Adult nurse, Advertising account executive, Advertising account planner, Advertising art director, Advertising copywriter, Advice worker, Aeronautical engineer, Agricultural consultant, Agricultural engineer, Aid worker, Air broker, Air cabin crew, Air traffic controller, Airline pilot, Ambulance person, Amenity horticulturist, Analytical chemist, Animal nutritionist, Animal technologist, Animator, Anthropologist, Applications developer, Arboriculturist, Archaeologist, Architect, Architectural technologist, Archivist, Armed forces logistics/support/administrative officer, Armed forces operational officer, Armed forces technical officer, Armed forces training and education officer, Art gallery manager, Art therapist, Artist, Arts administrator, Arts development officer, Astronomer, Audiological scientist, Auditor, AutoCAD Draughtsman, Automotive engineer, Automotive mechanic .


Baggage Handler – Airport, Baker/Confectioner, Banker, Barmaid, Barman, Barrister, Barrister’s clerk, Bartender, Beautician, Biochemist, Biomedical engineer, Biomedical scientist, Blacksmith, Blogger, Bodyguard, Bookkeeping clerk, Bookseller, Botanist, Brands and Communication Manager, Brewer, Brewing technologist, Bricklayer, Broadcast engineer, Broadcast journalist, Broadcast presenter, Budget analyst, Building and Construction Engineer, Building control surveyor, Building services engineer, Building surveyor, Bursar, Business Analyst, Business Development Executive, Business Development Manager, Butcher, Buyer – industrial, Buyer – retail.


Cabin crew, Call centre manager, Call Centre Operator, Camera operator, Careers adviser, Careers information officer, Carpenter, Cartographer, Catering manager, Ceramics designer, Charity fundraiser, Charity officer, Chartered accountant, Chartered certified accountant, Chartered legal executive, Chartered loss adjuster, Chartered management accountant, Chartered public finance accountant, Chef/Cook, Chemical engineer, Chemist, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Chiropodist,
Chiropractor, Civil Engineer, Civil engineer-consulting, Civil engineer-contracting, Civil Service administrator, Claims inspector/assessor, Cleaner, Cleaner – Domestic, Cleaner – Outdoor, Clerk, Clothing/textile technologist, Cobbler, Colour technologist, Commercial/residential surveyor, Commissioning editor, Communications engineer, Company secretary, Computer hardware engineer, Computer Programmer, Computer support specialist, Conference centre manager, Conservation officer, Construction Supervisor, Control and instrumentation Engineer, Copy-editor, Copywriter, Cost Engineer, Cost estimator, Counselling psychologist, Counsellor, Court reporter, Crane Operator,
Curator, Customer Service Executive/Officer, Customer service manager, Cytogeneticist.


Dancer, Data Entry Officer, Data processing manager, Data processing Officer, Database Administrator, Dealer, Dentist, Dietitian, Disc Jockey, Dispatcher, Doctor, Doctor – general practice, Doctor – hospital, Document Controller, Drafter, Dramatherapist, Draughtsperson, Drilling Engineer, Driver, Dry Cleaner, Dustbinman/woman, Dyer.


Ecologist, Economist, Editor-commissioning, Editor-film/video, Editor-magazine, Editorial assistant, Education administrator, Education officer, Educational Psychologist, Electrical Engineer, Electrician, Electronics Engineer, Embryologist, Emergency planning/management officer, Energy Engineer, Energy Manager, Engineer, Engineering geologist, Environmental consultant, Environmental education officer, Environmental health practitioner, Environmental manager, Equality and diversity officer, Equities trader, Ergonomist, Estate agent, Estate manager/land agent, Event organiser, Exercise physiologist, Exhibition designer, Exhibitions officer.


Facilities Engineer, Facilities manager, Factory Worker, Farm manager, Farmer, Fashion Designer, Fast food restaurant manager, Field Sales Manager, Field Sales Representative, Field seismologist, Field trials officer, Financial adviser, Financial controller, Financial manager, Financial planner, Financial risk analyst, Financial trader, Fine artist, Firefighter, Fish farm manager, Fisheries officer, Fitness centre manager, Fitness trainer, Food technologist, Foreman, Forensic psychologist, Forensic scientist, Forest/woodland manager, Forestry Worker, Fork Lift Truck Operator, Freight forwarder, Furniture Conservator/restorer, Furniture designer, Further education lecturer.


Games developer, Gardener, Garment/textile technologist, Geneticist, Geochemist, Geographical information systems officer, Geologist, Geologist – Engineering, Geologist – Wellsite, Geophysical data processor, Geophysicist, Geoscientist, Glass blower/designer, Goldsmith, Government social research officer, Graphic designer, Gynaecologist


Haematologist, Health and safety adviser, Health and safety inspector, Health and Safety Officer, Health physicist, Health promotion specialist, Health service manager, Health visitor, Herbalist, Heritage manager, Higher education careers adviser, Historian, Holiday representative, Homeopath, Horticultural consultant, Horticultural therapist, Horticulturist, Hotel manager, House help, Housing manager/officer, Human resources officer, Hydrogeologist, Hydrographic surveyor, Hydrologist, Hygienist.


Illustrator, Immigration officer, Immunologist, Industrial/product designer, Information officer, Information systems manager, Instrumentation Engineer, Insurance account manager, Insurance broker, Insurance claims handler, Insurance risk surveyor, Insurance underwriter, Intelligence analyst, Interior and spatial designer, International aid/development worker, Interpreter, Investment analyst, Investment banker, IT consultant, IT sales professional, IT technical support officer, IT trainer.


Janitor, Jewellery designer, Journalist, Journalist – broadcasting, Journalist – magazine, Journalist – newspaper, Judge


Kitchen Assistant


Labourer, Land-based engineer, Land/geomatics surveyor, Landscape architect, Laundry Assistant, Laundry Manager, Lawyer, Learning disability nurse, Learning mentor, Lecturer, Legal Adviser, Legal executive, Legal secretary, Leisure centre manager, Lexicographer, Librarian – academic, Librarian – public, Licensed conveyancer, Lifeguard, Lighting technician – broadcasting/film/video, Loan officer, Lobbyist, Local government officer, Location manager, Locksmith, Logistics and distribution manager.


Machine Operator, Machinist, Maintenance engineer, Make-up artist, Management consultant, Manager, Manufacturing engineer, Manufacturing systems engineer, Marine Engineer, Marine scientist, Market researcher, Marketing executive, Mason, Materials engineer, Mathematician, Mechanical engineer, Media buyer, Media planner, Medical illustrator, Medical laboratory scientific officer, Medical physicist, Medical sales representative, Medical secretary, Medical technical officer, Mental health nurse, Merchandiser, Merchant navy officer, Metal Fabricator, Metallurgist, Meteorologist, Microbiologist, Midwife, Minerals surveyor, Mining engineer, Model, Molecular geneticist, Mudlogger, Multimedia programmer, Multimedia specialist, Museum education officer, Museum/gallery conservator, Museum/gallery curator, Museum/gallery exhibitions officer, Music therapist, Music tutor, Musician


Nanny, Naval architect, NDT Technician, Network engineer, Nurse, Nutritional therapist


Oceanographer, Office Administrator, Office Cleaner, Office manager, Oncologist, Ophthalmologist, Optician, Optometrist, Orthoptist, Osteopath, Outdoor pursuits manager


Paediatric nurse, Painter, Painting Inspector, Paramedic, Passenger transport manager, Patent attorney, Patent examiner, Pathologist, Pension scheme manager, Pensions consultant, Personal assistant, Personnel officer, Petroleum engineer, Pharmacist, Pharmacologist, Photographer, Physicist, Physiological scientist, Physiotherapist, Phytotherapist, Pilot, Piping Engineer, Planner/Scheduler, Planning and development surveyor, Plant breeder/geneticist, Plant Design Management System (PDMS) Engineer, Plant Inspector, Plasterer, Plumber, Podiatrist, Police officer, Politician’s assistant, Potter, Press photographer, Press sub-editor, Primary school teacher, Print production planner, Printmaker, Prison officer, Private music teacher, Probation officer, Process Engineer, Process/Safety Engineer, Producer – radio, Producer – television/film/video, Product designer, Product/process development scientist, Production assistant – radio, Production assistant – television, Production designer – theatre/television/film, Production engineer, Production manager, Programme researcher – broadcasting/film/video, Project Engineer, Project Manager, Proofreader, Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Psychotherapist, Public affairs consultant, Public Health Officer, Public house manager, Public relations account executive, Public relations officer, Publishing rights manager, Purchasing manager, Purchasing Officer


Quality manager, Quantity Surveyor, Quarry manager


Radiation protection practitioner, Radiographer, Ranger/warden, Receptionist, Records manager, Recruitment consultant, Recycling officer, Referee, Registered nurse, Registrar, Regulatory affairs officer, Reporter, Research associate, Research officer, Research officer – government, Research officer – political party, Research officer – trade union, Research scientist, Researcher, Restaurant manager, Retail banker, Retail buyer, Retail manager, Retail merchandiser, Risk analyst, Risk manager, Ropemaker, Runner – broadcasting/film/video, Rural practice surveyor


Saddler, Sales executive, Sales Manager, Sales professional – IT, Sales promotion account executive, Scaffolder, Science writer, Scientific laboratory technician, Scientist, Scientist – histocompatibility and immunogenetics, Scriptwriter, Sculptor, Seamstress, Secondary school teacher, Secretary, Security Officer, Seismic interpreter, SEO Expert, Set designer, Ship broker, Site engineer, Site Manager, Site Supervisor, Social research officer – government, Social researcher, Social worker, Software developer, Software Engineer, Soil scientist, Solicitor, Sound technician – broadcasting/film/video, Special educational needs teacher, Special effects artist, Speech and language therapist, Sport and exercise psychologist, Sports administrator, Sports coach, Sports development officer, Sports therapist, Stage manager, Statistician, Store Keeper, Store Officer, Structural engineer, Supply Manager, Supply Officer, Surgeon, Surveyor, Systems analyst, Systems Developer


Tailor, Tanner, Tattooist, Tax adviser, Tax inspector, Taxi Driver, Teacher, Teacher – adult education, Teacher – Early years, Teaching laboratory technician, Technical author, Technical brewer, Technical sales engineer, TEFL teacher, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications researcher, Telecommunications Technician, Television camera operator, Television floor manager, Television production assistant, Television/film/video producer, Teller, Textile designer, Theatre director, Theatre manager, Theatre stage manager, Theme park manager, Therapist, Tiler, Tour manager, Tourism officer, Tourist information centre manager, Town planner, Toxicologist, Trade mark attorney, Trade union research officer, Trading standards officer, Traffic Warden, Training and development officer, Translator, Transport planner, Travel agency manager, Treasurer, Truck Driver, Typist


Undertaker, Upholsterer, Urban planner, Usher


Veterinary Nurse, Veterinary surgeon, Video editor, Volunteer coordinator


Waiter, Waitress, Warehouse manager, Waste management officer, Water engineer, Water quality scientist, Weaver, Web Designer, Web Developer, Welder, Writer


X-Ray Technician


Youth worker