State of Washington Classified Job Specification
SEWING & ALTERATIONS SPECIALIST 3
Drafts and produces draperies and privacy curtains;
Reviews work orders and determine priority of work in absence of specific instructions regarding priority;
Measures individuals for garments;
Makes, fits, mends and alters articles of clothing such as pajamas, nightgowns, camisoles, shirts, trousers, dresses, aprons, hospital gowns and/or full range of theatrical costumes;
Performs other work as required.
Knowledge and Abilities
Ability to: use, adjust and maintain various power sewing machines and attachments and power cutter; do hand sewing; create patterns, cut out and sew by patterns or create a garment/item without a pattern; supervise and instruct employees and students or patients in use and care of sewing equipment and general sewing work; perform volume sewing work and plan and schedule work effectively; follow oral and written instructions.
Two years of experience or training in sewing, preferably on a volume basis, including use of power sewing machines.
Three years college training in costume or vocational sewing, pattern making, and fabric cutting.