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5 Feb 2019

Part-Time Costume Technician – Seamstress

Sesame Place  Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States

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Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Sew both by hand and with a machine.
  • Pattern, drape, construct, and fit costumes
  • Complete daily show costume alterations and repairs
  • Complete costume construction as new show product dictates per Costume Shop Supervisor’s request
  • Assist with daily laundry duties as determined by the Costume Shop Supervisor
  • Complete daily costumed character maintenance, disassemble and repair of control mechanisms, fur and feet repair (training provided).
  • Work with the cast, crew and stage management to maintain safety and integrity of shows, surrounding work spaces venues and dressing rooms.
  • Maintain various props, overlays and costumes
  • Perform and complete assigned tasks from management as needed.
  • Maintains a professional appearance that meets SEA grooming standards.
  • Consistently practice safe work habits including, but not limited to the use of personal protective equipment, lifting and reporting of unsafe situations.

Requirements and Competencies:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Five (5) years of experience as a seamstress, costume technician, wardrobe master/mistress or equivalent related experience preferred.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekdays, weekends, evenings and holidays, year-round.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • Must be able to pass practical sewing test at time of contingent offer.
  • Must be proficient in costume construction using existing patterns, design build, alterations and maintenance of show costumes.
  • Must be proficient in craftwork, gluing & painting of fabrics & accessories; hand-sewing & machine sewing.
  • Must have the ability to work as part of a team, communicating and resourcing with internal and external departmental team members.
  • Must be able to walk and stand for long periods of time in extreme weather.
  • Must be able to lift, push or pull at least 30 lbs.
  • Must be willing to comply with all SEA grooming guidelines and employment standards.
  • Must be able to successfully complete all legal, company and department training requirements to include but not limited to passing required tests and certifications within established timelines.

$13.00 per hour


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Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Part-Time. Job Tags: costume, craft, sewing, and technical. States: Pennsylvania.
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