troubleshooting Question

create table after eliminating record with duplicates on one column

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I have table like this:

department  job_description       active_code
1                  worker1                          32
1                  worker2                          33
1                  worker3                          34
2                  worker3                          35
2                  worker3                          36
2                  worker4                          37
                             
I need to eliminate records who have duplicates on the "job_description" column , to leave only one worker3 record on the table (doesn't care which one) , the output should be  like this:

department  job_description       active_code
1                    worker1                         32
1                    worker2                         33
1                    worker3                         34
2                     worker4                        37
 
only one worker3
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