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Alterations / Tailor (Fitter Finisher) - On-call

Date: Nov 30, 2021

Location: Kansas City, MO, US, 64108

Company: Hallmark

Halls Kansas City provides the ultimate in trend-setting design, exclusive brands and superior customer service. Our beautiful, 60,000 square foot store is located on the third level of the Crown Center shops in the heart of Kansas City. Halls offers a new shopping experience in a fresh and exciting environment, taking an active role in Crown Center’s goal of creating a vibrant central city. Now is your opportunity to join “The New Halls Kansas City. The One. The Only.”

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The Alterations / Tailor (On-call) works within Halls’ Alterations department. At Halls Kansas City, the Alterations department is known for its expert tailoring of men’s and women’s clothing. In addition, the department is responsible for working on items for the Visual Merchandising Department, Store Operations and other areas as needed.   

Principle accountabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs wide variety of alterations required to fit customer requests: hand and machine work, shoulder, hem, collar, and sleeve work, sizing garments, repairs defective merchandise.
  • Analyzes garments to see what alterations are required, reconstructs garments as needed, has knowledge of and works with special care fabrics, prices alterations according to work performed.
  • Checks appointments daily and makes sure the garments are ready for the customer at the appointed time.
  • Works closely with others in the department to answer questions about fitting, construction, and fabric on the garments.
  • Remains available as needed for unscheduled fittings during the day.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This job requires walking within the department and/or store, bending, minimal lifting, use of pressers, sewing machines, steam cabinet, scissors, thread, needle, ruler, yardstick, pins, razor, ripper, and thimble.

As of May 28, store temporary hours are Mon-Sat 10am - 6pm; Sun 12pm - 5pm. Store basic hours at a date yet to be determined will be Mon-Sat, 10am - 7pm; Sun 12pm - 6pm. Hours for the Alterations / Tailor will vary within these timeframes, but do include holidays, weekends and evenings (during Holiday season till 9:00 p.m.)

The Alterations / Tailor will work 20-25 hours a week, based on business needs. During the holidays and special events, more hours may be expected. Must be flexible with schedule, including working some weekends.

All Halls employees are responsible for protecting company assets by following established policies and procedures.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.    


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 1 year experience in high-quality alterations

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Very detail oriented
  • Excellent math skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Exceptional customer service and teamwork skills 

 

Additional Details:

  • As of May 28, store temporary hours are Mon-Sat 10am - 6pm; Sun 12pm - 5pm. Store basic hours at a date yet to be determined will be Mon-Sat, 10am - 7pm; Sun 12pm - 6pm.  Hours for the Alterations / Tailor will vary within these timeframes, but do include holidays, weekends and evenings (during Holiday season till 9:00 p.m.)
  • The Alterations / Tailor will work 20-25 hours a week, based on business needs. During the holidays and special events, more hours may be expected. Must be flexible with schedule, including working some weekends.
  • Relocation will not be provided.

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

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POSITION DESCRIPTION:<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/b><\/span><\/p>\n\n

The Fitter Finisher<\/b> works within Halls\u2019 Alterations department. At Halls Kansas City, the Alterations department is known for its expert tailoring of men\u2019s and women\u2019s clothing. In addition, the department is responsible for working on items for the Visual Merchandising Department, Store Operations and other areas as needed. \xa0\xa0<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

Principle accountabilities include, but are not limited to:<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

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  • Performs wide variety of alterations required to fit customer requests: hand and machine work, shoulder, hem, collar, and sleeve work, sizing garments, repairs defective merchandise.<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n
  • Analyzes garments to see what alterations are required, reconstructs garments as needed, has knowledge of and works with special care fabrics, prices alterations according to work performed.<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n
  • Checks appointments daily and makes sure the garments are ready for the customer at the appointed time.<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n
  • Works closely with others in the department to answer questions about fitting, construction, and fabric on the garments.<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n
  • Remains available as needed for unscheduled fittings during the day.<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n
  • Performs other duties as assigned.<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n<\/ul>\n\n

    This job requires walking within the department and/or store, bending, minimal lifting, use of pressers, sewing machines, steam cabinet, scissors, thread, needle, ruler, yardstick, pins, razor, ripper, and thimble.<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

    As of\xa0May 28,\xa0store temporary hours are Mon-Sat 10am - 6pm;\xa0Sun 12pm - 5pm.\xa0Store basic hours at a date yet to be determined will be Mon-Sat, 10am - 7pm;\xa0Sun 12pm - 6pm.\xa0Hours for the Alterations / Tailor will vary within these timeframes, but do include holidays, weekends and evenings (during Holiday season till 9:00 p.m.) <\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

    The Alterations / Tailor will work 20-25 hours a week, based on business needs. During the holidays and special events, more hours may be expected. Must be flexible with schedule, including working some weekends. <\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

    All Halls employees are responsible for protecting company assets by following established policies and procedures.<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

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    JOB REQUIREMENTS<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/u><\/b><\/span><\/p>\n\n

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:<\/b><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

    You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.\xa0Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.\xa0<\/span><\/span><\/span>\xa0\xa0\xa0<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n


    \nBasic Qualifications: <\/u><\/b><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n\n

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    • High school diploma or GED<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n
    • 1 year experience in high-quality alterations<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n<\/ul>\n\n

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      Preferred Qualifications:<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/u><\/b><\/span><\/p>\n\n

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      • Very detail oriented<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n
      • Excellent math skills<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n
      • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n
      • Exceptional customer service and teamwork skills\xa0<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n<\/ul>\n\n

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        Additional Details:<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/u><\/b><\/span><\/p>\n\n

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        • As of\xa0May 28,\xa0store temporary hours are Mon-Sat 10am - 6pm;\xa0Sun 12pm - 5pm.\xa0Store basic hours at a date yet to be determined will be Mon-Sat, 10am - 7pm;\xa0Sun 12pm - 6pm.\xa0 Hours for the Alterations / Tailor will vary within these timeframes, but do include holidays, weekends and evenings (during Holiday season till 9:00 p.m.) <\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n
        • <span style=\"font-family:&#39;Calibri&#39;, sans-serif\">The Alterations / Tailor will work 20-25 hours a week, based on business needs. During the holidays and special events, more hours may be expected. Must be flexible with schedule, including working some weekends.<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n
        • <span style=\"font-family:&#39;Calibri&#39;, sans-serif\">Relocation will not be provided.<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/li>\n<\/ul>\n\n

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          In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.<\/span><\/span><\/span><\/span><\/p>\n', null, 'listingLayout');

 

Halls Kansas City is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.  Principals only please.


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