Seamstress/Tailor & Laundry Attendant
Fairmont Hotels & Resorts
Empress, Victoria, Canada
6d ago


Tailor / Seamstress & Laundry Attendant

As a tailor / seamstress 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 employees
  • Issue, exchange and stock uniforms
  • Receive and process and launder guests and staff laundry and dry cleaning
  • Sew items as requested by all departments
  • Repairing 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
  • 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
  • Qualifications :

  • 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 skill
  • Proficiency using a computer; including the MS Office program
  • Impeccable grooming and presentation

  • Completely fluent English language skills; both written and verbal
  • Clear, precise, professional and helpful telephone manner
  • 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
  • Visa Requirements : Must be legally eligible to work in Canada

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