State of Washington Classified Job Specification
SEWING & ALTERATIONS SPECIALIST 2
Makes, fits, mends, and alters articles of clothing, costumes, and accessories;
Drafts and produces draperies and privacy curtains;
Measures individuals for garments;
Operates power sewing, cutting, marking, and buttonhole machines;
Assists in maintenance of equipment and enforcement of safety regulations regarding the operation;
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; make, cut out and sew by patterns or create a garment/item without a pattern; instruct 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; keep routine records.
One year of experience or training in sewing, preferably on a volume basis, including use of power sewing machines.
Two years college training in costume or vocational sewing, pattern making, and fabric cutting.