Baggage Porters and Bellhops:

Handle baggage for travelers at transportation terminals or for guests at hotels or similar establishments.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $18,780.00
Average Time to Fill 32 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 831
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 4.84 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Customer Service
Oral Communication
Work Ethic
Time Management
Attention to Detail
Written Communication
Following Directions
Conflict Management
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing for or Working Directly with the Public

Accommodate requests of passengers
Assist passengers to store luggage
Provide assistance or direction to customers
Accommodate guest requests and needs
Provide personal services
Greet customers, guests, visitors, or passengers

Communicating with Persons Outside Organization

Provide attraction or event information to patrons
Provide patrons with directions to locales or attractions
Inform guests of upcoming events and activities
Provide clients, customers, or passengers with travel information
Announce information to patrons, passengers, or others
Provide information about facilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Carry equipment, luggage, or cases
Move heavy objects in personal care or service
Load/Unload passenger luggage or cargo
Clean restaurant, food services, or lodging related rooms, floors, or facilities

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