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Clothing Associate II - Alterations

Company: Milton Hershey School
Location: Hershey
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

JOB ID: Hershey, PAFull-timeJob Category: ClothingMilton Hershey School (MHS) is seeking a full-time (12-Month) Clothing Associate II (Alterations). This position is required to perform all related tasks necessary to provide a complete wardrobe and linen items for MHS students. Some of the responsibilities are:Make required alterations to MHS issued clothing to include coats, suits, pants, etc.Provide limited alterations to prom gowns and prom suitingPress clothing after alteration is completed as needed.Prepare clothing for shipment to appropriate student home.Repair/replace zippers in clothing, coats or sleeping bags if needed.Repair sleeping bags if warranted.Refurbish and repair suits or coats for restocking.Adjust and recommend repairs to sewing machines.Fabricate items as needed (pillowcases, bags, tablecloths, etc.)Assist Scouts or Security Dept. with patchesAll general clothing associate duties relative to outfitting students with a full MHS wardrobe, re-stocking the department and physical inventory functions.Bargaining Unit with OPS-464.Work Schedule: Full-time-Flex with 40 hrs of scheduled work and a minimum of two (2) days off - Monday through Friday, as needed (flexible/split shift schedule based on needs during fall and spring fitting seasons). Ability to work day and evenings hours during fitting seasons.Qualifications:High School Diploma or equivalent requiredMinimum of 3 years experience performing all clothing alterations requiredPerform all necessary students clothing fitting to MHS s standardsExperience using various types of sewing machines (single needle machine, blind hemmer and overlock) to provide professional alterations in a high-volume environmentFitting or retail experience and customer service knowledgeExperience with physical inventory/cycle countingKnowledge of size standards and school clothing guidelines a plusAbility to communicate with different age groups, and to adapt to new and changing environmentMust have the ability to safeguard confidential informationDemonstrated high degree of integrity, as all MHS staff are role models for MHS students.Proficiency in Spanish a plus.

Keywords: Milton Hershey School, Reading , Clothing Associate II - Alterations, Other , Hershey, Pennsylvania

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