Upholsterer (Temporary) Vacancy: The College at Brockport

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Upholsterer (Temporary) Vacancy

This is for a Temporary Annual position, Facilities and Planning, Upholsterer SG-12, Full time, Monday - Friday, 6 am - 2:30 pm, Line #43072

Position Summary:

Upholsterers repair and/or reupholster various types of furniture/cushions, as well as laying out patterns, cutting and sewing various types of fabrics from drapes, skirting, flags and canopies.

Operating Needs:

•Coordinate with Residential Life in ordering through DASNY.

•Monitor and work from Footprints work order system as well as EMS (Events Management System).

•Ability to perform mathematical calculations to estimate, order, and lay out materials.

•Ability to work overtime on short notice.

•Must possess a valid NYS Driver's License other than a motorcycle license.

Job Requirements:

•Monitor and maintain upholstery shop inventory.

•Estimate material and cost for jobs/projects.

•Deal with customers and vendors in ordering tools and materials.

•Disassemble broken or worn furniture for repair.

•Wood frame repair, sand and finish.

•Lay out and cut patterns.

•Reupholstering of various style cushions.

•Fabricating, sewing and ironing of drapes, skirting and flags.

•Performing basic repairs/PMs on various sewing machines and pneumatic tools.

•Working from ladders and scaffolding.

•Must be able to perform moderate to heavy manual labor as well as stooping, crouching, bending and lifting.

•Demonstrated ability in using industrial sewing equipment.

•Skilled in various aspects of upholstery and drapery repair and fabrication.

•Supervising subordinates.

Minimum Qualifications:

Non-competitive: completion of an apprenticeship program in upholstering or four years of experience, equivalent to an apprenticeship program, under a skilled Upholsterer.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Willingness and ability to operate efficiently in a diverse college community.

•Aptitude in appropriate customer relations.

•Desire to participate in a cohesive, accommodating work environment.

How to apply:

Please submit your application, cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references at www.brockportrecruit.org by December 28, 2017.

Employment at The College at Brockport is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and final budgetary approval.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.



Gloria Lear, glear@brockport.edu

Human Resources

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