Night Porter Job Description

This Night Porter sample job description can assist in your creating a job application that will attract job candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this job description to meet your specific job duties and job requirements.

Introduction / Job Description

As a night porter, based in reception or at the porters’ desk, you will often be the first person to greet guests at a hotel.

In this job you would need customer service skills to welcome guests and see to their needs. You should have a smart appearance. You should also be physically fit, for carrying luggage.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Helping guests by carrying luggage
  • Advising on hotel facilities
  • Arranging taxis and booking tickets
  • Running errands, such as taking and picking up dry cleaning
  • Taking messages
  • Giving directions
  • Responding to safety and security issues
  • Answering queries and making reservations


  • Proficient in English
  • High School Diploma
  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs


  • Communication
  • Maintains a Good Energy Level
  • Thorough and Organized
  • Professional
  • Punctual

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