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Caretaker, Monument

Aliases: Monument Attendent

Industry/Sector(s): Tourism and Hospitality


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Caretaker, Monument is expected to perform include:

  • Looking after maintenance, cleanliness and safety of historical monuments and ancient structures of archaeological importance
  • Visiting premises under charge at regular intervals
  • Ensuring that the monument is cleaned , safety measures are carried out, visitors are allowed within prescribed time limits, and monument is not spoilt or damaged by them
  • Supervising work of subordinate staff such as Gardener, Chowkidar and Sweeper (dry and wet)
  • Reporting to authorities any damage or loss to monument
  • Guiding and explaining background of monument to visitors
  • Arranging sale of tickets for entry into the monument
WORK ENVIRONMENT 2, 1
  • It is not a desk job
  • The candidate will supervise a team of Gardener, Chowkidar and Sweeper
  • Local travelling is not involved
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Institutions are usually open for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from institution to institution
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime is not involved
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is suitable for candidates with One Arm (OA), One Leg ( OL), Low Vision (LV) and Hearing Impaired (HH)

This may vary from organization to organization

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 3

Preferably, 10th pass

KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Ability to carry out security procedures for monument and grounds
  • Proficient in ensuring clear access to all service isolators like electricity, water, etc.
  • Well-versed with all cleaning and related operations to ensure safety of staff, visitors and others
  • Knowledge of routine maintenance procedures and inspection of ancillary equipment
  • Well-versed with necessary safety procedures in the event of fire, flood, vandalism, accident or major damage
  • Proficient in dealing with enquiries from officers, workmen, contractors and members of the public
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Problem solving skills
  • Attention to detail
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

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 

For further guidance, contact your nearest Common Service Centre or Contact NCS Call Centre (Toll Free Number: 1800-425-1514)

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 1

Assistant Caretaker, Monument → Caretaker, Monument

The progression is indicative

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes

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EXPECTED EARNINGS 4

For new entrants – Rs 5,000 to Rs 20,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change

REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 3

Some organizations hire new entrants too

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 5

State Governments

KEYWORDS 
  • Monument Caretaker
  • Monument Attendent
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 5153.0200 Caretaker, Monument
ISCO 2008 5153 Building Caretakers
NIC 2008 91020 Museums activities and operation of historical sites and buildings
QP Reference Not available Not available
NSQF Not available Not available

 

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