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Include These Porter Skills
- Mechanical skills
- Communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Time management skills
- Organizational skills
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Dear Ms. Stewart:
Enclosed please find my resume, which I am sending in response to your ad for a Porter at your facility. I have extensive experience in this field and feel that this experience would prove to be a good fit for the position you are offering.
For the past 12 years, I have utilized my mechanical skills in areas of floor buffing, polishing and refinishing. I have used various types of industrial carpet cleaners and vacuums to clean and maintain high-traffic areas for local businesses, schools and community centers. I am adept at sticking to a cleaning schedule to ensure that all duties are completed in a timely and efficient manner.
I have listed some highlights of my work in this field as these help to demonstrate my qualifications and required skills:
Supervised a team of four Porters for Polestar Inc.
Created weekly, monthly and quarterly cleaning schedule for three shifts at Shutter Factory
Cleaned and maintained flooring for the elementary, middle and high schools of the Red Timberline School District
Oversees snow removal for parking lots and walkways of several local retail businesses
Class III Boiler Repairer’s License
Applying my managerial and organizational skills will ensure that the duties of your position will be completed to your satisfaction. I also bring strong customer service and communication skills that enables me to interact successfully with building occupants, co-workers, supervisors and janitorial supply vendors. I welcome the opportunity to further discuss my resume with you at your earliest convenience.
Thank you for your consideration.
Henry D. Martens