Washington Navy Yard-TAILOR-Full Time (Washington, D.C.)

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Location
Washington D.C.
Salary
55% Commission
Posted
Jul 17, 2018
Closes
Aug 21, 2018
Ref
18000234
Function
Other
Industry
Retail
Hours
Full Time

Job Summary: Modifies, alters and repairs clothing. Responsible for the placement, arrangement and handling of military ornamentation on all kinds of articles of uniforms. May receive articles to be laundered or dry cleaned. Duties and Responsibilities: Makes alternations and repairs to uniform and civilian garments, such as pinning and basting trimming, lengthening and shortening sleeves; taking in and letting out waists of jackets; replacing zippers; lowering collars; replacing pockets; shortening and lengthening pants, tapering skirts; sewing on ratings and stripes, etc. Takes customer body measurements for purposes of ensuring proper garment fit. - Receives special orders from patrons requiring the affixing of medals, ribbons, badges, devices, ratings, etc. Patrons selects appropriate items from a very large assortment of such insignia for military personnel. Measures the correct placement of items to be affixed; marks, trims, bastes and presses upon completion. Mounts medals and sews items on uniform as appropriate. - Operates a sewing machine and maintains working area in clean and orderly condition. - Receives from authorized patrons garments/articles to be laundered and dry cleaned. Completes Laundry/Dry Cleaning tickets by name, social security number, date and price, utilizing price list. Stacks into laundry bags from pick-up. - Receives tickets from patrons for pick-up of cleaned articles. Checks to ensure tickets presented matches ticket number on article cleaned. Turns over articles to patron and collects monies. - Operates a cash register, and is responsible for own cash fund. Prepares Daily Salesperson's Cash Report. - Requisitions and maintains adequate supply of stock at all times. - Maintains working area in a clean and orderly manner, and assists in inventory taking. - Exercises tact, good manners and courtesy when serving and assisting customers. This is expressed by tactfully responding to patron inquiries and assisting patrons in a prompt and friendly manner. - Performs other related duties as assigned. PHYSICAL EFFORT: Usually stands, stoops, bends and kneels to measure and mark items being altered. Sits for long periods of time while operating sewing machine or doing hand sewing. Continual use of hands, arms and fingers is required in sewing and using shears. WORKING CONDITIONS: Works in enclosed areas that are adequately lighted, ventilated and heated. Subject to punctures, scratches and other minor injuries from needles or minor irritations from materials treated with special finishes. Also, subject to noise from sewing machine.

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: One year of experience that provided the applicant with knowledge and skill to carry out basic modifications, alterations and repair of clothing. SUBSTITUTION OF EDUCATION FOR EXPERIENCE: One year of high school education may be substituted for 3 months of general experience up to a High School Diploma or GED for one year of general experience. SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: One year of experience that provided the applicant with the knowledge and skill in the use of a sewing machine to perform alternations and repairs to garments, such as pinning and basting trimming, lengthening and shortening sleeves; taking in and letting out waists of jackets; replacing zippers; lowering collars; replacing pockets; shortening and lengthening pants, tapering skirts; sewing on ratings and stripes, etc. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Usually stands, stoops, bends and kneels to measure and mark items being altered. Sits for long periods of time while operating sewing machine or doing hand sewing. Continual use of hands, arms and fingers is required in sewing and using shears.

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