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seamstress


Source: Job Bank

Location

Kelowna, BC
V1Y2E1

Salary

$20.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Tasks

  • Make made-to-measure garments according to customer and manufacturing specifications
  • Fit, alter and repair garments as required
  • Lay out, cut, sew and press materials to make hats
  • Make, alter or re-style fur garments and accessories
  • Operate sewing machines or sew by hand
  • Select and modify commercial patterns to customers' and clothing manufacturers' specifications and fit
  • Design patterns to fit measurements
  • Mark, cut and sew fabric

Type of materials

  • Cotton or synthetic
  • Furs and skins
  • Nylon
  • Polyester or synthetic
  • Satin
  • Silk
  • Textiles and leather
  • Velvet or pile fabrics

Area of work experience

  • Alterations
  • Designing
  • Dressmaking
  • Repair
  • Restyling
  • Tailoring

Area of specialization

  • Seamstress

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Physically demanding

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week

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