Ground Support Staff

Minimum 12th pass

Preferably minimum 3-5 years of experience required

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

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

Not applicable




Physically fit

Attention to detail


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?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards may include stiff back, joint pain and muscle injuries, if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 8,000 to INR 24,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Sports Sector in India

India is arguably the biggest sports market in the world with a 1.2 billion population and a long established sports culture founded on its love of cricket. While cricket?s leading position has been solidified in recent years with the astonishing success of the Indian Premier League (IPL), events such as the 2010 Commonwealth Games and inaugural Indian Formula One Grand Prix in 2011 have put the country on the business of sports world stage. Cricket remains huge but there is extensive interest across a range of sports offering the sports industry and brands the opportunity to access this fast growing market.

With increasing interest in all kinds of sports and youngsters opting for sports as a career option, job of a Marker (Sports) seems to have a great future. Increasing number of professional tournaments have given rise to employment of skilled and unskilled workers in the sports grounds. To meet the required standards, grounds need to be maintained by these workers adequately. Also, growing investment in sports is creating ample opportunities for many workers related to sports like Marker (Sports).

Sports clubs

Stadiums and other training grounds

Schools and colleges

Cities and towns across India

Will be updated

Various private and government institutes across India

Will be updated