excerpt from a job posting

3 02 2009

for a software engineer… seriously. They surely have their bases covered.

“PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee requires dexterity in using telephone, computer keyboard, mouse and calculator while seated at a desk. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee may frequently move to interact with fellow employees and/or clients. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS: While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos. The employee requires the ability to write effective and detailed correspondence and to effectively present information both in one-on-one and small group situations.

MENTAL DEMANDS: While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to deal with stress associated with a fast-paced work environment and multiple priorities/tasks. The employee will be required to make judgment decisions and adapt to changing work situations, grasp and apply new ideas, communicate with various personalities at all levels and have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to work in an office environment, and the noise level is usually quiet to moderate.”

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6 responses

3 02 2009
Falstaff
3 02 2009
km

elephone, computer keyboard, mouse and calculator

They forgot to add: telegraph and the smoke-signal machine

4 02 2009
Falstaff

Ah, elephones! With their infinite memory for numbers and their ability to make trunk calls.

4 02 2009
km

LOL@Falstaff’s trunk call.

And having a couple of elephones is good if you intend to multi-tusk through the day.

24 04 2009
gooveWedo

I’m the only one in this world. Can please someone join me in this life? Or maybe death…

16 10 2009
Hydrolyze

Just wanted to say hello all. This is my first post.

I hope to learn some good stuff here.

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