The Henry Ford
Dearborn, MI
Theme Park / Cruise Ship

Expires: 05/09/18

Job Dates

17 weeks



The Henry Ford (consisting of Henry Ford Museum, Greenfield Village, Ford Rouge Factory Tour, Giant Screen Experience, and Benson Ford Research Center), located in Dearborn, Michigan has an exciting opportunity for a part-time sewer!

Position is responsible for construction of new garments and the alteration of existing garments worn by employees of The Henry Ford.

Also, accountable for the reproduction of other textile related items for interpretive and exhibit purposes.


Constructs reproduction garments, accessories, and other textile-related items.

Fits garments through pattern manipulation and/or alterations during fit sessions.
Organizes and cares for an inventory of fabric, trims, garments, and accessories (including laundry duties).

Maintains records involved in the production of garments and accessories.

Assists in the documentation and development of patterns and prototypes for reproduction garments and accessories.

Acts as a team player. Follows the established policies and procedures of the department.

Performs other activities as necessary.

High School diploma or equivalent preferred. Hand and machine sewing knowledge and experience are required.

Highly developed skills in all areas of garment development, construction, and alteration are required. Individual must be self-motivated with good organizational skills, good oral and written communication skills, and basic computer knowledge.

Must be able to read pattern directions and equipment manuals. Holiday and weekend coverage required.

In addition to the Minimum Requirements, knowledge and use of industrial sewing machines and equipment preferred.

Basic computer software comprehension and data entry capabilities.

Interpretive and problem solving skills and the ability to work/concentrate with frequent interruptions and distractions.

Professional office/workroom setting. Busy environment. Outdoor site visits required during programs and events.

Please apply on our web site: www.thehenryford.org/jobpostings

Business Address

20900 Oakwood Blvd.

Dearborn, MI 48124

Posted: 11/09/2017 10:41:00 EST

Last Updated: 11/01/2016 12:01 EST

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