Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

Here are a few things you should know:
  • This site is mobile friendly. You do not need a log-in or password to access information.
  • Jobs on this site are original and unduplicated and come from three sources: the Federal government, state workforce agency job banks, and corporate career websites. All jobs are vetted to ensure there are no scams, training schemes, or phishing.
  • The site is refreshed daily to remove out-of-date content.
  • The newest jobs are listed first, so use the search features to match your interests. You can look for jobs in a specific geographical location, by title or keyword, or you can use the military crosswalk. You may want to do something different from your military career, but you undoubtedly have skills from that occupation that match to a civilian job.

Job Information

Firematic Supply Company Tailor in Rochester, New York


Firematic is family-owned business who has been serving those who protect us all for over 50 years!

We are looking to hire a highly-skilled Tailor to alter, modify, and repair Fire Fighter gear for our customers. The Tailor's responsibilities include restyling old or outdated garments based on customers' specifications, sewing zippers, buttons, hooks and eyes, or snap fasteners onto garments as needed.

To be successful as a Tailor, you should be detail-oriented and knowledgeable of clothing design and construction. Ultimately, an exceptional Tailor should demonstrate excellent communication, time management, sewing, and problem-solving skills to ensure that customers are satisfied with the tailoring services provided.


  • Discussing design, alteration, or repair requirements with customers to ensure that their specifications are met.

  • Taking customers’ measurements using a tape measure.

  • Accurately recording customers' measurements, instructions, and preferences.

  • Attaching labels to customers' garments to prevent any errors.

  • Altering garments to improve comfort and fit, which includes shortening sleeves or straps, narrowing lapels, as well as taking in or letting out seams.

  • Repairing customers' garments, which includes patching or sewing tears and holes



  • A positive attitude!

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Sound knowledge of fabrics as well as clothing design and construction.

  • The ability to use a sewing machine.

  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and time management skills.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • The ability to work independently and with a team.

  • Good hand-eye coordination.

  • Detail-oriented.


We offer a comprehensive benefit plan including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability, Life Insurance, 401k, vacation and 9 paid holidays.

Hours are Monday - Friday 8:00-4:30pm

Starting rate $18-20/hr DOE