Old Town San Diego State Historic Park seeks to hire a seamstress/tailor for our growing
period attire program. Looking for a reliable, ambitious, and creative individual to sew
nineteenth century reproduction clothing based on modern clothing patterns and to assist
the period attire program lead at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.
Part Time: 24-30 hours per week
Pay: $15.68-17.95 per hour
If interested, please fill out a State Park Application form and email to
Megan.Suster@parks.ca.gov. For more job information, please contact Nikki
Saputo-Menn at Nikki.Saputo-Menn@parks.ca.gov
State Parks Applications can be found at https://jobs.ca.gov/pdf/std678.pdf
Moderate skills in hand sewing and conducting fittings.
Knowledge on how to use a modern sewing machine and a variety of stitches
Knowledge of nineteenth century men’s and women’s fashion
The ability to make alterations to an existing historic pattern and clothing
Assist with the development of a period attire vendor list
Good communication skills with clients
Willingness to learn historic techniques for sewing garments
Provide general administrative support in the form of research and record keeping
for period reproduction garments.
At the time of your interview, please be prepared to bring in a portfolio of work.
About CA State Parks
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
4002 Wallace Street, San Diego, CA 92110