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Job Title: Upholsterer

Job Summary: We are seeking a skilled Upholsterer to join our team. The Upholsterer will be responsible for repairing and restoring furniture, as well as creating custom upholstery pieces. The ideal candidate will have experience working with a variety of fabrics and materials, and will be able to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Repair and restore furniture, including chairs, sofas, and other upholstered items
  • Create custom upholstery pieces, including cushions, pillows, and drapes
  • Measure and cut fabric to fit furniture pieces
  • Install padding and springs to furniture frames
  • Use hand and power tools to complete upholstery projects
  • Communicate with clients to understand their needs and preferences
  • Keep work area clean and organized


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proven experience as an Upholsterer
  • Ability to work with a variety of fabrics and materials
  • Experience using hand and power tools
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move heavy furniture pieces
  • Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination

Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in a workshop setting
  • May be exposed to dust, fumes, and other materials
  • May be required to work evenings and weekends, depending on project deadlines

Salary: Salary will be commensurate with experience.


  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off
  • Employee discounts on furniture and upholstery services

Frequently Asked Questions about hiring a Upholsterer

What is the best way to find and hire a Upholsterer near me?
Online job boards are the best place to find qualified Upholsterer applicants. Employers posting their Upholsterer job on Indeed get about 20 applications from that board on average.
Which job boards should I post on to find Upholsterer applicants?
You should post to multiple job boards at once. The most successful job postings for a Upholsterer are on Indeed – but on average, employers post to 9 boards at the same time, using tools like Workstream. Publishing to multiple job boards at once helps you get your first applicant in 19 hours on average, which is shorter than the national average for Upholsterer positions.
What's the best way to communicate with applicants looking for a Upholsterer role?
SMS has 96% open rates which is higher than phone call or Email. Text to hire today!
Is it OK to text Upholsterer job applicants?
Hourly paid workers, such as Upholsterers are actually more engaged when texting about jobs. We have found that text messages are 167% better than email at getting an applicant's response. Have a look at Workstream, which automates the process of texting and uses a phone number specifically assigned to your job post so you don’t have to use your personal phone.
Can I use a different phone number to engage Upholsterer applicants via text message?
Yes, tools such as Workstream provide custom phone numbers that allow employers to engage with applicants through their tool without having to use a personal or business cell phone.

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