A job description is an internal document that clearly states the essential job requirements, job duties, responsibilities, and skills required to perform a specific role. A more detailed job description will cover how success is measured in the role so it can be used during performance evaluations. They are also known as a job specification, JD, and position description (job PD).
Think of this as describing the purpose of the position, and its role within your company or organization as a whole. A job summary will briefly acknowledge the fundamentals of the position, so leave space on your job description template to answer.