STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A06

Class No. 8253

LAUNDRY/SEWING ROOM WORKER II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs moderately complex (journey-level) laundry or sewing operation work. Work involves loading and unloading washers, washer-extractors, and extractors; adding chemicals to washers; inspecting and classifying soiled items; and making and mending clothing and linens. Works under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Loads and unloads washers, washer-extractors, and extractors.

Lays out patterns, and cuts and sews clothing and linens.

Maintains daily production and time distribution records.

Requisitions laundry and sewing supplies and materials.

Inspects and classifies articles to be washed or sewn.

Ensures proper amounts of cleansers and softeners are used during wash and rinse cycles.

Ensures proper water temperature is maintained during the wash cycle and conducts wash water tests.

Performs fittings and alternations of clothing.

Presses, irons, and folds clothing and linens.

Assists in maintaining inventories.

May pick up and deliver laundry.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in laundry or sewing operations work. Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent is generally preferred. Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of laundering techniques and procedures and of the methods, tools, and equipment used in sewing.

Skill in the operation of washers, extractors, tumblers, presses, irons, and flat work ironers; in the use of soaps, bleaches, and washing solutions; and in the operation of manual and power sewing and cutting machines.

Ability to inspect and classify articles to be washed or sewn, to conduct water tests, and to follow cutting guides.

Registration, Certification, or Licensure

May require a valid driver's license.


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