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Job Description for Housekeeping Tailor in hotels


REPORTS : House Keeping Supervisor


As a Tailor you are responsible for daily tailoring duties as instructed by the house keeping superior.

While adhering to hotel policies and procedures. Responsible for maintenance and upkeep of sewing equipment and all areas under his/her control.


  • Performs timely repairs on all items of uniform, linen and upholstery.

  • Stitches new uniforms, items of linen and upholstery as per hotel specifications.

  • Ensures that all linen and uniforms are repaired before issuing them to staffs.

  • Measure, make or alter uniforms for new employees

  • Take care of basic alterations requested by guests.

  • Inform the linen room supervisor for replenishing sewing supplies .

  • Repair and maintain uniforms for all hotel employees.

  • Convert discarded linen into usable items for re-circulation.

  • Organize and take inventory of all fabric materials.

  • Assume duties and tasks assigned by Superiors.

  • Assumes responsibilities of linen/uniform room attendant whenever required.

  • Attends behavioural and vocational training in own and related work areas to enhance skills and develop multi functional.

  • Keep a detailed record of the daily work.

  • Keep the tailoring area clean and tidy.

  • Shares his knowledge and skill with all departmental employees.


A secondary school / diploma / High school is preferred.


Candidate must be ideally qualified and trained with professional tailoring skills and made previous experiences in a similar position, preferable in hospitality industry. Good command of English is an advantage.

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Authored and managed by Augustine, a hotelier with over 20 years of experience in the industry. He has a 3-year diploma with 'honors' from the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute and a Bachelor of Computer Application - BCA Degree.