General Nature of Work:
Washes, cleans, sews, presses or otherwise handles apparel, linens or fabrics.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
This classification is used for employees who directly perform washing, cleaning, sewing, pressing and related tasks. This classification is also used for employees who function as lead workers in a sewing or laundering operation.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Receives, sorts, counts and distributes linens and clothing.
Washes, dries and folds laundered articles.
Operates dry cleaning equipment.
Examines clothing and linens for spots, tears, wrinkles and other defects.
Presses cleaned articles to remove wrinkles and restore shape.
Mends or otherwise repairs clothing, linens or furnishings.
Cuts to pattern, fits together and sews materials to make clothing or other items.
Keeps inventory or production records.
Provides direction to employees, patients or inmates engaged in sewing or laundering tasks.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of safety practices relevant to the area of employment.
Skill in the operation and care of laundering machines.
Skill in the operation and care of pressing equipment.
Skill in the operation and care of dry cleaning equipment.
Skill in the operation and care of electric sewing machines and other sewing equipment.
Ability to understand and follow instructions.
Ability to keep accurate records.
Ability to provide guidance to other workers.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
There are no minimum training or experience requirements for this class.