UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

SEAMSTRE

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8517 (WFSE Campuswide)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Perform fabrication, manufacture and repair tasks on a variety of cloth and clothing articles.

BASIC FUNCTION

Manufacture and repair of clothing and linen items.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

First-level class of series. Under direct supervision, perform routine seamestre tasks, e.g., cutting, sewing, repairing, discarding cloth articles.

TYPICAL WORK

Cut and sew a variety of cloth articles, e.g., smocks, covers surgical articles, gowns, laundry bags;

Alter and repair used clothing, uniforms and linen items;

Discard work or otherwise non-usable linen items;

Sew on buttons; install and repair zippers, snaps and grommets;

Operate electric sewing machines, power cutters and other sewing and mending equipment;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified

Ability to operate a sewing machine.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Title: 10-12-73
Revise Title & Class: 5-21-81
Revise Title & Class: 5-15-84
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05