State of Washington Classified Job Specification
SEWING & ALTERATIONS SPECIALIST 1
Manufactures and repairs clothing and linen items.
Under direct supervision, performs routine seamstress tasks, e.g., cutting, sewing, repairing, discarding cloth articles.
Cuts and sews a variety of cloth articles, e.g., smocks, covers surgical articles, gowns, laundry bags;
Alters and repairs used clothing, uniforms and linen items;
Discards work or otherwise non-usable linen items;
Sews on buttons; installs and repairs zippers, snaps and grommets;
Operates electric sewing machines, power cutters and other sewing and mending equipment;
Perform related duties as required.
There may be instances where individual positions must have additional licenses or certification. It is the employer’s responsibility to ensure the appropriate licenses/certifications are obtained for each position.
Ability to operate a sewing machine.
Class Specification History
New class adopted January 3, 1973.
Revise class. Revises title; adopted October 12, 1973.
Revise class. Revises title; adopted May 21, 1981.
Revise class. Revises title; adopted May 15, 1984.
Revise class. Revises class code, title (formerly 4150 Seamstress); adopted May 10, 2007, effective July 1, 2007.
Base range salary adjustment adopted 6/30/2017, effective 7/1/2017.