Housekeeping - Porter

Orlando, Florida
Oct 01, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Full Time
Career Level
Entry Level

Position Summary

The Porter is responsible for working alongside the Facilities team in maintaining the cleanliness of the Dr. Phillips Center with a goal of keeping the facilities in a like new condition.



  • Clean assigned areas including rest rooms, Front of House(FOH) & Back of House (BOH) areas, offices, kitchens and break rooms, stairwells and outside areas.
  • Ensures that lobbies and other Front of House/Back of House areas are clean, sanitize, orderly and properly maintained daily.
  • Monitors the Dr. Phillips Center prior to, during, and after events/shows to ensure restrooms are stocked, and trash containers are emptied.
  • Cleans meeting rooms, class rooms as required for events. Move furnishings and equipment if needed for proper cleaning and assist with the moving of furniture and other items as required.
  • Clean kitchens, break rooms and service areas, clean refrigerators, microwaves, toaster ovens and other appliances.
  • Ensures that administrative offices areas, lobbies, break rooms, lounges, rest rooms, corridors, elevators and stairways are cleaned and maintained daily.
  • Cleans and disinfect locker room and rest rooms.
  • Cleans and maintains all restrooms; re-stocks paper towels, toilet paper and soap; sweeps and mops floors; cleans sinks, mirrors, counters, toilets and urinals and Janitorial closets.
  • Mops, sweeps, scrubs, and strips floors and other surfaces; applies floor sealers and finishes; vacuums and shampoos carpets; operates edgers, power washers, and auto scrubbers on floor surfaces.
  • Cleans and dusts furniture, fixtures, light fixtures, windows, doors, trim, and related furnishings; moves furniture, supplies, and miscellaneous as directed.
  • Cleans vents and blinds, pipes and clean out drains.
  • Dusts furniture, collect trash, vacuum floors, clean windows, window sills and doors.
  • Empties waste paper baskets daily. Cleans mirrors, fountains, walls, and baseboards.
  • Follows all infection control practices including hand washing techniques.
  • Observes safety precautions at all times. Must know and properly select the correct chemicals required to perform these duties.
  • Operates recycler and debris compactor.
  • Reports safety hazards as appropriate.
  • Interacts in a professional manner when dealing with building staff, clients, guests, supervisors and coworkers. Provides directions and other general assistance to Guests.
  • Follow and support all operational policies and procedures. Assimilate into the arts center culture through understanding, supporting and demonstrating the core values.
  • Maintain a professional and friendly relationship with other departments, colleagues, and partners.
  • Able to remain calm under pressure. Ability to work effectively with internal and external customers, some of whom will require high levels of patience, tact, and diplomacy. Maintain Dr. Phillips Center standards of customer service at all times.
  • Able to effectively communicate in English in both written and oral forms.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Knowledge and Experience

  • High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED).
  • At least one year of Housekeeping experience, hospitality custodial work a plus.
  • Candidate is personable, self-motivated, a self-starter, reliable, and a team player.
  • Ability to properly select the correct chemicals required for each task.
  • Ability to do work on his/her own with normal supervision and responds to requests when asked.
  • Ability to interact, communicate, and read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos in English.
  • Ability to perform assigned duties in a professional manner with high quality standards.


Special Conditions of employment

  • This position requires the ability to work a variable schedule, evenings, weekends, and holidays to meet operational needs.
  • Ability to hand scrub floors.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 15 pounds frequently.
  • Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
  • Use of common custodial supplies including vacuum cleaner, industrial vacuum, carts, buffer, extractor, hose, garage sweeper, leaf blower, hand tools, brushes, mops, washer-dryer and floor scrubber.


The Dr. Phillips Center provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected under the law.