9626-Watchmen and Related Workers

Job Title: 

Watchmen and Related Workers

Job Description: 

Watchmen and related workers take care of apartment houses, hotels, offices, churches and other buildings and maintain them and associated grounds in a clean and orderly condition.


Tasks include:

  • participating in cleaning, simple repairs and maintenance of building interiors
  • regulating conduct of tenants and visitors in matters such as noise abatement or misuse of property
  • providing small services to absent tenants such as accepting deliveries on their behalf or providing requested information to callers
  • notifying management and owners of buildings of the need for major repairs
  • patrolling buildings to ensure security is maintained
  • filling out registration forms and providing tenants with copies of rules
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Building caretaker
Lighthouse keeper

Specific Occupations: 

Building caretaker/Watchman


Other watchmen and related workers (eg lighthouse keeper)

Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore