Night Porter

Washington D.C.
Oct 26, 2018
Dec 20, 2018
Full Time

The American Enterprise Institute seeks a night porter to join the facility management team in maintaining the AEI property and ensuring the successful completion of facility needs.

Primary responsibilities of the position include maintaining the cleanliness of public areas in the building, assisting in event setup and cleanup, and performing general cleaning of the facility, including restrooms, kitchens, and office spaces. The porter will also interpret and understand written diagrams of the event space and assist with maintaining and repairing equipment and building spaces as needed.

The porter will work independently and report to the manager of evening porters. The ability to identify and complete needed tasks without direct supervision is a must. This position may require overtime, day, evening, weekend, and occasional on-call availability.

Qualifications include a high school diploma or general education degree (GED); the ability to read, write, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and janitorial instructions, and procedure manuals; and the ability to perform physical activities such as lifting heavy items (up to 50 pounds unassisted), bending, standing, climbing, or walking. The ideal candidate speaks effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization and has experience working in a janitorial role. Knowledge of commercial cleaning industry and floor care is a plus.

Qualified candidates should submit an online application at, complete with a resume and brief statement of interest.

About AEI

The American Enterprise Institute (AEI) is a public policy think tank dedicated to defending human dignity, expanding human potential, and building a freer and safer world. The work of its scholars and staff advances ideas rooted in a belief in democracy, free enterprise, American strength and global leadership, solidarity with those at the periphery of our society, and a pluralistic, entrepreneurial culture.

AEI is committed to making the intellectual, moral, and practical case for expanding freedom, increasing individual opportunity, and strengthening the free enterprise system in America and around the world. Its work explores ideas that further these goals, and AEI scholars take part in this pursuit with academic freedom. AEI operates independently of any political party and has no institutional positions. Its scholars’ conclusions are fueled by rigorous, data-driven research and broad-ranging evidence.

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