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Marker/ Groundsmen & Women

Aliases: Groundskeeper

Industry/Sector(s): Sports, Physical Education, Fitness and Leisure


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Marker (Sports) is expected to perform include:
  • Marking and maintaining athletic tracks and courts for various sports events and games
  • Measuring and marking out ground/courts according to specifications using measuring tape, lime powder or chalk
  • Supervising cleaning, sweeping, lining and rolling of cricket pitch, hockey or football fields, tennis or badminton courts, sport tracks, etc.
  • Maintaining billiard table by periodical ironing of cushion surface and marking out playing and scoring lines
  • Attending court and field events, following game in progress and supplying sporting gear and equipment when necessary
  • Exhibiting scoring board and notes
  • Announcing scoring points of players
  • Collecting charges or fees for game, where prescribed and accounting for it to superiors
  • Maintaining sports equipment like cricket bats, badminton and tennis racquets, nets, posts, etc.
  • Providing practice to players or teaching game to beginners
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1
  • It is not a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Flexible working hours
  • Minimum 8 hours of working everyday
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

No

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Minimum – 12th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Knowledge of field requirements for different sports 
  • Skilled in watering the ground before a match
  • Familiar with nutrient management of the soil
  • Knowledge of curbing weeds
  • Familiar with the sports gear and maintaining a stock for the same
  • Basic knowledge of marking and goal setting for various sports
  • Equipped to use measuring devices such as measuring tapes, etc.
  • Knowledge of maintenance requirement of different sporting gear
  • Basic knowledge of playing different sports
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 3

Not applicable

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 4

Various private and government institutes across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

Coming soon

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
  • http://cbse.edurite.com/cbse-syllabus/cbse-syllabus-for-class-12.html
  • http://puchd.ac.in/syllabus.php?qstrfacid=4 jase.ac.in/
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Marker-Groundsmen & Women → Grounds Supervisor → Sports Training Helper

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 3
  • For freshers - ₹ 8,000 to ₹ 24,000 per month
(These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Preferably minimum 3-5 years of experience required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Sports clubs
  • Stadiums and other training grounds
  • Schools and colleges
KEYWORDS 
  • Marker
  • Groundsmen 
  • Groundswomen
  • Groundskeeper
  • Ground Support Staff
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 3422.0500 Marker/ Groundsmen & Women
ISCO 2008 3422 Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials
NIC 2008 93190 Other sports activities
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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