Night Porter required

Night Porter Dublin Guesthouse

A Night Porter is required for a Dublin City Centre Guesthouse. This position is offered to a person that can meet the demands of the responsibilities and requirements set out below. The ideal candidate will be a TEAM player who is prepared to be industrious and self-motivated.


A C.V. should be sent to the e-mail address provided and following a review of the C.V. the candidate may be called for interview. Any candidate found to be providing false or misleading information on a C.V. will not be entertained or will be dismissed upon any finding of false or misleading information having been provided at the preliminary stage of the employment process.

The initial contract of employment will be based on a 13 week probation period and the first 6 months of employment will be inclusive of the 13 week probation period.

If at the end of the initial 6 month contract both parties are agreed, then a further 6 month contract of employment will begin.

Night Porter and other duties

A Dublin City Centre Guesthouse is currently seeking applications for the position of Night Porter and other duties.

Responsibilities include but are not restricted to:

To provide a high quality, professional service to all hotel patrons

Take Bookings, log bookings, guest check-in, guest check-out

Security and Fire Safety

Assist with other duties if required

General cleaning duties

Assist guests with any queries

Night Porter Essential Requirements:

Experience in Night Porter work

Fluent English

Excellent communication skills

Exceptional personal grooming and presentation

Confidentiality essential

Team player but also have the ability to work unsupervised

Skills with Room-master an advantage

Night porter Job Details

Location                    Dublin City Centre

Payment                    TBA

Category                    Hotel/Guesthouse

Terms                        6 Month Contract inclusive of 13 week probation period


Night Porter Security

The night porter is responsible for the security of the hotel throughout the night, usually between the hours of 8p.m. and 8a.m. The night porter is responsible for covering the reception area and knows which rooms are occupied and which are not from a copy of the guest list handed over by the receptionist going off duty. Night porters often make regular rounds of the premises and must keep a log of anything suspicious they notice during the shift. The log is handed to the duty manager who comes on duty as the night shift ends.

Night Porter Reception Area

It is the duty of the Night Porter to ensure that the front door area, reception area and general area are clean and safe at all times. All guest needs that normally would be met by reception staff are met by the night porter during the night shift. This might mean answering requests for information or even calling for taxis for guests who plan to go out. The reception area and all other public areas must be kept tidy and clean, ready for the morning shift, and this is also the responsibility of the night porter. Any late-returning guests are met by the night porter, who also handles any late-night check-ins or early morning check-outs.

Night Porter Morning Preparation

If the hotel provides a breakfast, the night porter ensures the breakfast area is tidy and clean and prepared for the breakfast service. If any guests require an early breakfast before the normal breakfast service, the night porter will serve those guests as described by the Duty Manager or Kitchen Manager. If packages or messages arrive at the hotel during the night, the night porter is responsible for delivering them to guest rooms in the morning or informing guests of their arrival.

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