Head Baggage Porter

Supervise the Baggage Porters engaged in handling the baggage.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $60,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Head Baggage Porters do?

Supervises and directs activities of PORTERS, BAGGAGE engaged in handling baggage and related work for hotel patrons: Adjusts work schedules according to work load and makes individual task assignments. Advises PORTERS, BAGGAGE of action to be taken in response to unusual requests. Resolves guests’ complaints pertaining to conduct of PORTERS, BAGGAGE and lost or mishandled baggage. May perform personnel duties, such as screening, hiring, giving directions to new workers, and maintaining time records. May give travel information. May act as agent for transportation company. May participate in baggage handling activities and setting up sample rooms.


Should I be a Head Baggage Porter?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Baggage Porter, Head

    How to become a Head Baggage Porter

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