A young male door person welcomes a couple to a hotel

Other Hospitality Worker

Other Hospitality Workers includes a number of jobs like Bar Usefuls or Bussers, and Doorpersons or Luggage Porters.

Overview

Other Hospitality Workers includes a number of jobs like Bar Usefuls or Bussers, and Doorpersons or Luggage Porters.

Day-to-day

  • prepares service areas by cleaning and laying tables
  • removes used plates, cutlery and glassware from tables, wipes up bar areas and tables
  • empties rubbish containers and ashtrays
  • washes up spills or sweeps up broken glass
  • escorts guests or residents to their rooms
  • assists with baggage
  • advises guests or residents of in-house facilities and local attractions
  • receives and distributes mail, telegrams, packages and messages to rooms
  • delivers newspapers to rooms and lounges
  • may clean patrons' shoes and arrange cleaning and laundering of clothing
  • runs errands as directed
  • may clean public areas
  • greets customers and determines their requirements
  • checks in garments and other items and issues tracking ticket
  • answers enquiries on events and may distribute programmes and information
  • may assist with a range of duties involved in the operation of a bar.

Considerations

  • irregular hours
  • physically demanding.

Occupation snapshot
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$1,015 / week
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To become an Other Hospitality Worker

  • You can work as an Other Hospitality Worker without formal qualifications, however, they may be useful. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification.

    Take a Certificate III in Hospitality

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