Seamstress / Couturière

Det'on Cho Corporation
23 septembre, 2020
Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type


We are looking for confident and experienced seamstresses to work on 4x3 (4 days on, 3 days off) rotation-*term position*- at the Diavik Diamond Mine site.

The candidate will maintain a professional attitude with sincerity and enthusiasm reflecting Bouwa Whee Caterings commitment to our clients and each other and is responsible for all sewing duties.

Such duties include, but are not limited to:

  •  embroidering
  • patch sew on and removals

In addition to the above, during slow production times with seamstress work, the selected candidate will be expected to assist in housekeeping duties.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • minimum 1 years related experience
  • ability to operate an automated embroidery machine
  • experience with embroidering, patch sew on and removals
  • manual dexterity, attention to detail, hand-eye co-ordination are key for this position
  • a pleasant friendly demeanor
  • excellent communication skills
  • knowledge of the safe and efficient operation of all equipment within the area of operations
  • organization, prioritizing and time management skills are key for this position
  • ability to work 12-hour days in a fast-paced environment
  • exceptional Customer Service and enjoy working with the public
  • familiar with the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • valid First Aid and WHMIS Certification an asset
  • proven team player with ability work both independently with little supervision as well as part of a team

Please note:

  • the point of pickup for this position is limited to Yellowknife, NT and/or Hay River, NT only
  • You will be required to submit 2 pieces of valid Government issued ID

We thank all applicants for submissions, however only those shortlisted for an interview will be contacted.

Bouwa Whee delivers great food, housekeeping and accommodation management services under some of the world’s most challenging conditions. Because we are the North – 100 percent aboriginal owned and headquartered in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – we know what northerners want and how to deliver it. That’s why we’re the contractor of choice at Diavik, Gahcho Kué and Snap Lake, three of Canada’s premier mines.  

For a list of all available Bouwa Whee Catering positions please click on the attached link: