Porter Job Description

Porters are workers who carry guests’ luggage and accompany guests to their rooms, transport travelers’ baggage at airports, in railway stations and on board ships. They also clean, repair and maintain public areas and passengers’ rooms aboard ships and trains. Porters are generally employed by airports, hotels, railway companies and warehouses.

Example Job Titles of Porter

• Redcap • Bellhop • Luggage Attendant • Hotel Doorkeeper

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See also: Porter Cover Letter

Porter Resume Example


John Smith

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


Guest-oriented, friendly 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 appeal. In-depth knowledge of complex tools and machinery used for housekeeping.

• Physically fit to carry heavy luggage
• Known for giving accurate and detailed information about work done
• Well versed in performing light maintenance 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 free of spills, damaged product, oil and grease by using the proper equipment
• Pull products out of the slot with an electric pallet jack and cleaned behind it with the appropriate supplies and a scrubber
• Clean restrooms with a bleach-based cleaner
• Sanitize break areas and offices

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

• Setup conference room; table, chair and room configurations
• 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

Valid driver’s license | Maryland

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