Job Description – Tailor (EMP01143)Employee Status:
Tailor As a tailor at the Fairmont Empress- you will support all colleagues and departments in ensuring an impeccable first impression and lasting memories for our guests.
Why Work at The Fairmont Empress?
Located on Victoria`s picturesque Inner Harbour- The Fairmont Empress is a National Historic Site and a landmark destination for travelers from all over the world.
Named Indeed`s Top Rated Workplace and one of 2019`s Best Places to Work in Canada by Glassdoor- Fairmont Hotels & Resorts is known for its extraordinary reputation- culture and employee satisfaction- with higher than 4 star ratings on Glassdoor and Indeed employee reviews. It`s no surprise that our employees are so happy- with perks like industry leading pay rates- free meals at work- incredible food- beverage and hotel discounts- recognition and reward programs- comprehensive benefits including MSP- and retirement savings plans. With employer provided training- education and mentoring- this could you be your launching pad to advance your career in hospitality. Join our team of passionate and caring professionals and find out for yourself why Fairmont employees love coming to work every day!
Summary of Responsibilities:
Measure for fit- alter and repair uniforms for hotel employeesIssue- exchange and stock uniformsSew items as requested by all departmentsRepairing garments as requested by guests Regular inventory and maintenance of all uniforms Regular inventory of sewing supplies Assist with day to day operations of linen room Receive and process and launder guests and staff laundry and dry cleaning
Liase with contracted laundry services Ensure linen room is clean and free of safety hazards Ensuring excellent guest service standards are maintained for both the internal and external guest Other duties as assigned
A minimum of 2 years recent experience (in the last five years) as a tailor in an establishment demanding high volume and excellent quality workmanship
Must successfully complete a practical component demonstrating required skil
Proficiency using a computer; including the MS Office programImpeccable grooming and presentatio
Completely fluent English language skills; both written and verba
Clear- precise- professional and helpful telephone manne
Excellent organizational skills and high attention to detail
High level of responsibility and commitment and able to maintain up-to-date- accurate records
Teamplayer with proven success in relationship building Commitment to provide excellent service and exceed guests| expectation
Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):
Constant standing and walking throughout shift
Repetitive work- as well as lifting and carrying heavy loads
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada