JOB Statement in JCL:

Every JCL must begin with a JOB statement. If job is quoted in the operation field then it is called Job Statement. There are 2 positional parameters in Job statement.

i. Account information.
ii. Author information ( Not more than 20 charecters).

Keyword Parameters in job statement :
i. CLASS
ii. MSGCLASS
iii. MSGLEVEL
iv. PRTY
v. ADDRSPC
vi. REGION
vii. NOTIFY

Note : To continue the parameters into the next line – The line starts with // and the parameters are to begin from 4 – 16 columns.
Comments can not be written at the first line.