employ as

employ (someone) as (something)

To hire someone for a particular role or job. I thought they were going to employ me as a file clerk, but because they needed help with data entry, I wound up doing that instead.
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employ someone as something

to pay someone to work in some capacity. I employed Fred as a personal secretary for about three months. Can you employ me as a stock clerk?
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The small and medium-sized enterprise sector, often referred to as the engine room of the Welsh economy, is also a significant employer, although its sub-divisions of small and medium combined don't employ as many people in Wales as micro-businesses.
Caulfield is an independent healthcare consultant in Vermont who has worked on Project Employ as an outside evaluator.