7 months ago
We are currently recruiting for a Part-Time Night Porter to join our friendly, hard-working team at the Holiday Inn - Dumfries. Set amongst some of the finest scenery in Scotland the hotel is situated within a historic & award-winning 85 acre estate of parkland & gardens. The hotel boasts 71 bedrooms, an onsite bar & restaurant & conference & banqueting facilities for up to 80 guests.
Reporting directly to the Front Office Manager, the Night Porter is responsible for ensuring that our guests receive a friendly and professional welcome, first time, on time, every time. You will be on-hand during the night to assist guests with all enquiries; ensure that all public areas are sparkling throughout the night; assist in breakfast buffet and meeting room set-ups; deliver room service requests; completing hotel security, fire, health & safety checks regularly throughout each shift; explain hotel and room facilities to guests clearly and professionally, as well as performing other general portering duties.
As this is a seven day per week operation, a degree of flexibility is required to include weekends and bank holidays. Night Porter shifts start at 10pm and finish at 6am the following morning.
Previous experience in a hotel would be advantageous however, a passion for hospitality and delivering exceptional customer service are absolutely key.
To say thank you for your hard work and commitment we offer ad hoc rewards, i.e. shopping vouchers alongside monthly recognition schemes and an Annual Awards ceremony. You can develop your career through training courses and structured development programmes including 'Rising Stars'. We also offer wide-ranging employee benefits including enhanced annual leave after one year's service, special discounted rates across our Jupiter Hotels and InterContinental Hotel Group (subject to qualifying criteria), childcare scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and Healthcare Cash Plan to name but a few.