In large hotels, porters may have specific job titles such as doorman or luggage porter, whereas in small hotels, the different duties will be shared.
What does this job involve?
- Welcoming guests
- Carrying luggage
- Arranging transport
- Parking cars.
- Running errands and taking messages for the head porter are jobs usually assigned to a junior porter.
What skills and attributes do I need?
- Physical fitness is a necessity as you will be regularly carrying heavy loads.
- You need to be well-presented and be friendly and helpful.
- Extensive knowledge about the area you work in is very useful.
How can I get this job?
There are no formal qualifications required for this position.