Indian steel major Tata Steel has looking for applications only from transgenders for the role of Heavy Earth Moving Machinery (HEMM) operators (trainee) in its West Bokaro Division.
The steel major said in its job posting, "Tata Steel, … India Workplace Equality Index certified (for LGBTQ+ inclusion) is looking for candidates (Transgenders only) for the position of HEMM Operator Trainee (Dumper, Drill Dozer, Excavator, Pay Loader, Crane etc,) for its coal division at West Bokaro, Ramgarh, Jharkhand."
LGBTQ+ represents to the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning and related communities.
The company job posting also stated that to be eligible for the job, one should have passed Matriculation and be born between September 1, 1981, and September 1, 2003.
It stated that candidates would be evaluated with a written test, followed by an interview, practical orientation test and a Medical Examination.
The steel major has been known for hiring candidates from the LGBTQ+ community.
Tata Steel was named as a Top Employer for LGBTQ+ inclusion by India Workplace Equality Index (IWEI) in 2020.
India Workplace Equality Index or IWEI is the India's first comprehensive benchmarking study to measure and entitles the efforts for LGBTQ+ inclusion.