How to Hire a Porter

Does your growing business need a porter? Porters can help your company stay well maintained.

Here are some tips to help you find great porter candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Porters search for Jobs on Indeed*

370,987

job seekers clicked on porter jobs

40,210

resumes from job seekers with porter experience on Indeed

7,044

porter jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $11.63 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$20.55 hourly
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Common
$7.25
$20.55

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Porter?

A great porter hire can help your business take care of customers and ensure that they have a great experience. A great porter can leave an incredible impression on a customer.

• Stay clean and clutter free
• Improve the surroundings for staff and/or customers
• Run as smoothly as possible

Skills to look for in a great Porter

A great porter candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Hard working
• Good with physical activity
• Good eye for detail
• Well motivated
• Works quickly
• Friendly to customers

Writing a Porter job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified porter candidates. A porter job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for porter jobs, such as:

• Maintenance
• Detailer
• Mover

Interviewing Porter candidates

Strong candidates for porter positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Importance of being friendly
• How to deal with rude customers
• Physical strength

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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