Experienced Tailor/Seamstress

Metropolis Alterations is a full-service alteration, tailoring and eco-friendly dry cleaning company located inside Metropolis at Metrotown Mall. Our team is looking for a confident and experienced tailor to join our team!


Job Description

  • Performing professional garment alteration/design, tailoring, and repair duties by applying principles of garment design, construction, and styling.



  • Must have minimum 5 years professional sewing experience

  • Solid understanding and experience with garment construction, production and repair processes.

  • Experience designing and sewing custom garments

  • Professional experience with formal-wear (including bridal and suits) alterations

  • Strong knowledge of textiles, fabrics and various types of sewing machines and tools

  • Detail-oriented, organized, responsible, dependable and trust-worthy

  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills

  • Effective written and verbal communications in English


Job Type

  • Part-time with flexible schedule. 2-4 days per week (available minimum 1 weekend day).

How to Apply?

Please email your resume to Hellen at, or feel free to drop off your resume in person at our shop.


Part-Time Administrator/Tailor Shop Manager

Job Description

  • Performing store opening/closing duties

  • Communicating with clients in-person and over telephone

  • Completing measurements and fittings for clients during drop-off and pick-up

  • Handling orders, transactions and invoicing

  • Greeting and welcoming each client in a friendly, warm and professional manner

  • Address and respond to emails

  • Filing and organizing documents

  • Helping to keep the studio and entrance clean and organized


  • Fluency in English: excellent oral and written communications required

  • Seasoned customer service skill set, handling queries and complaints with the utmost professionalism and appropriate dialogue.

  • Team player and enthusiastic

  • A passion for textiles and fashion!

  • Experience with major social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google+ an asset.


Job Type:

  • Part-time. 15-20 hrs/week. Dates are flexible and open to discussion.



  • Minimum 1-year of relevant experience

  • Alteration and tailoring experience preferred

  • Experience in fashion or alterations industry an asset

How to Apply?

Please email your resume to Hellen at, or feel free to drop off your resume in person at our shop.

Metropolis Alterations

#346-4800 Kingsway Ave, Burnaby, BC, V5H 4J2

Tel: 604-438-8974


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