This Job Hierarchy Chart depicts an organization's job hierarchy. It refers to the arrangement and organization of people within a company based on power, status, and job function. Job Hierarchy Chart, in general, refers to any system or organization in which people or groups are ranked one above the other based on status or authority. This page describes a hierarchical structure known as a hierarchy of authority. Wherever there is a need for leadership, authority is also needed. Authority ensures that everyone reporting to a manager will work towards the organization's goals. The higher an employee is in the hierarchical structure, the greater their level of authority.