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Job Title: Day Porter

Job Summary: We are seeking a reliable and detail-oriented Day Porter to join our team. The Day Porter will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and appearance of our facility during the day. This includes cleaning and sanitizing restrooms, common areas, and high-traffic areas, as well as performing light maintenance tasks as needed. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be able to work independently, and have a strong attention to detail.


  • Clean and sanitize restrooms, common areas, and high-traffic areas
  • Empty trash and recycling bins
  • Dust and wipe down surfaces
  • Sweep, mop, and vacuum floors
  • Perform light maintenance tasks, such as changing light bulbs and replacing air filters
  • Report any maintenance or safety issues to the appropriate personnel
  • Assist with setting up and breaking down events as needed
  • Provide excellent customer service to all guests and employees


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Prior experience in janitorial or custodial work preferred
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to follow instructions
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for extended periods of time
  • Flexibility to work weekends and holidays as needed

Physical Demands: The Day Porter will be required to stand, walk, and bend for extended periods of time. They will also be required to lift and move heavy objects up to 50 pounds. The Day Porter may be exposed to cleaning chemicals and other hazardous materials, and must follow all safety protocols and guidelines.

Salary: The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Benefits: We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and retirement savings options.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Day Porter

What is the best way to find and hire a Day Porter near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Day Porter applicants. Employers posting their Day Porter job on Indeed get about 16 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Day Porter applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Day Porter are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 13 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 23 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Day Porter positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Day Porter role?
SMS has 91% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Day Porter job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Day Porters are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 184% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Day Porter applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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