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Building Porters

The Building Porters are supervised by the Portering Coordinator. Their hours of duty range between 7:30am to 10:00pm, Monday to Thursdays and 7:30am to 9:30pm on Fridays. Their duties include:

  • Opening and securing nominated University premises in accordance with procedures.
  • Provision of Reception duties in nominated buildings, including custody of keys, keeping of records and dealing with visitors.
  • Assisting disabled persons and controlling access to the building.
  • Assisting in the evacuation of buildings by directing staff to the appropriate assembly area.
  • Checking all lift emergency telephones.
  • Testing of fire alarm panel, as directed by the Head of Security & Portering Services.
  • Directing deliveries to Schools and Divisions.
  • Obtaining a signature from a departmental source for those deliveries to the Porter which require a departmental signature.

How to order rechargeable Portering Services

If you wish to book a building porter for an out of hours or weekend event, click here