Position Overview

Porters work at hotels, warehouses, hotels, airports, railway stations and dock yards. They perform manual labor, housekeeping and general maintenance tasks, carry luggage and accompany guests to their rooms.

Job Titles of Porter

• Redcap • Bellhop • Luggage Attendant • Hotel Doorkeeper

Following is a basic resume example for a porter which contains all the information and keywords required for this position. You may use this sample as a template to make your own resume. Customize this sample as per employer’s requirements.

See also: Porter Resume Sample 2 • Porter Cover Letter

Porter Resume Example


John Smith

98 Example Street, Aberdeen, MD 98777
(999) 999-9999, Email


SUMMARY: Guest service-oriented and friendly porter with 5+ years’ general maintenance and housekeeping experience. Proven record of handling repair and maintenance tasks of the property in order to enhance and maintain its appearance. In-depth knowledge of complex tools and machinery used in housekeeping.


• Physically fit to lift and carry heavy luggage
• Known for giving accurate and detailed information about work done
• Well versed in performing maintenance and troubleshooting tasks
• Comprehensive knowledge of different kinds of cleaning chemicals
• Profound ability to learn new equipment’s functionality


● Customer Service● Minor Repairs● Luggage Transportation
● Premise Cleanliness● Trash Management● Supplies Management
● Landscaping● Paint/Touch ups● Communication


Porter | C&S Wholesale Grocers – Aberdeen, MD | May 2010 – Present

• Keep the warehouse passageways, office and landscaping clean by using the proper equipment
• Pull products out of the slot with an electric pallet jack
• Pick up trash, sweep and polish floors and clean work area with the appropriate supplies and a scrubber
• Clean restrooms with a bleach-based cleaner
• Sanitize break areas and offices
• Perform minor repair tasks, replace lightbulbs and window screens if required
• Clean AC vents and replace filters if needed
• Maintain pool area
• Perform light painting and housekeeping duties
• Adhere to all state issued guidelines and company policies regarding safety

Kitchen Porter | Coach – New York, NY | Jan 2010 – May 2010

• Setup and cleaned conference room, tables, chairs and carpets
• Cleaned and maintained rooms
• Restocked kitchen supplies for all pantries
• Prepared early morning coffee in pantry
• Ensured proper supplies are obtainable for meetings
• Replenished cleaning supplies
• Picked up all trash in rooms, pantries, work stations and offices on designated floors
• Performed a variety of routine maintenance such as changing light bulbs
• Maintained copier areas so that they are sanitary and arranged
• Cleaned and maintained pantries and kitchens


G.E.D | City School, Aberdeen, MD – 2009

Maryland Sytate Current Driver’s License

• Excellent time management skills
• Proven ability to follow orders and work independently
• Able to stand and walk throughout shift
• Ability to perform heavy lifting work
• Skilled in MS Word and Excel