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Booking Clerk, Recreation

Aliases: Ticket Booking Executive

Industry/Sector(s): Tourism and Hospitality


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Booking Clerk, Recreation is expected to perform include:

  • Issuing tickets to public on cash payment in theatres, cinemas, exhibitions, etc. at booking counters
  • Attending to enquiries for type or class of tickets required or for advance booking of seats
  • Issuing tickets or reservation slips for required class of accommodation
  • Maintaining record of sale proceeds, showing entertainment-tax collected separately
  • Depositing cash and unsold tickets to Supervisor at close of show
  • Maintaining chart of available seats and indicating seat number on each ticket
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It is a desk job
  • Need not handle a team
  • Local travelling is not part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Individuals usually works for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for people with One Arm (OA), One Leg (OL) and those who are Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, BHM/Diploma

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Proficient in issuing tickets and collecting cash
  • Ability to answer queries of customers
  • Well-versed in maintaining records of cash sales
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Flexibility and attentiveness
  • Courteous
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

  • Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition  
    http://www.ihmctan.edu/index.html
  • Institute of Hotel Management
    http://www.ihmbangalore.kar.nic.in/
  • Institute of Hotel Management, Kolkata
    http://www.ihmkolkata.org/index.html
  • International Institute of Hotel Management
    http://www.iihm.ac.in
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/main.do
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.wbut.ac.in/syllabus/Hotel_Mgnt_Syllabus.pdf

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Booking Clerk, Recreation → Supervisor/Head Clerk

The progression is indicative

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 3

For new entrants – Rs 8,000 to Rs 10,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Some organizations hire new entrants too

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 3
  • Cinema halls
  • Theaters
  • Exhibitions
  • Recreation
KEYWORDS 
  • Bookmakers
  • Ticketing Executive
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 4212.0100 Booking Clerk, Recreation
ISCO 2008 4212 Bookmakers, Croupiers and Related Gaming Workers
NIC 2008 79900 Other reservation service and related activities
QP Reference Not available Not available
NSQF Not available Not available

 

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