Job: Leather Craftsperson – Walnut Studiolo – FILLED

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Job Title
Leather Craftsperson

Walnut Studiolo

Job Description
Leather Craftsperson

Company Description
We are a family business that designs, makes by hand, and sells leather gear for bicycles, beer, and more. We have a relaxed, garage-based workplace. Come grow with us!

Job Description
Position Summary: The Leather Craftsperson is responsible for hand-crafting leather into various products under the instruction of a master craftsman. This is a unique opportunity for a craftsperson to apprentice under a supportive mentor.

• An artist’s discerning eye for quality and detail
• Reliable, punctual, and self-motivated worker with a strong work ethic
• Comfortable using X-acto blades
• 20/20 Vision (with corrective lenses acceptable)
• Must have physical strength and stamina: standing and sitting for 8 hours a day and able to lift 50 lb
• Experience with woodcraft or model-building a plus
• Experience hand-sewing a plus
• Experience and/or enthusiasm for bicycling a plus
• Experience in customer service or an office environment a plus

Primary Duties:
• Craft/make leather products
• Use of various hand tools and power tools
• Occasional office support when necessary

• Sick leave
• Reasonably flexible scheduling, with additional hours during seasonal rushes
• Starting pay $11.00 per hour, 20-30 hours/week
• Opportunity for additional benefits after 6 months review

How to Apply
Submit resume and cover letter to by end of day July 19, 2013.

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