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MINOR GROUP 915: MESSENGERS, PORTERS, DOORKEEPERS AND RELATED WORKERS
 


    Messengers, porters, doorkeepers and related workers deliver messages or goods, carry luggage, attend parking places and watch private and public properties to prevent illegal entry, theft or fire, perform ushering duties, or collect vending- machine money, or read electricity, gas or water meters.

    Tasks performed usually include:

    delivering messages, packages and other items within an establishment or between establishments, to households or other places; carrying luggage especially at hotels, stations or airports; doorkeeping or watching properties; performing ushering duties; stocking vending machines and collecting money from them or from parking meters and other coin boxes ; reading electricity, gas or water meters.

    Supervision of other workers may be included.

    Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:

    9151 Messengers, package and luggage porters and deliverers

    9152 Doorkeepers, watchpersons and related workers

    9153 Vending-machine money collectors, meter readers and related workers

   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.