Job: Tonsorial Artist (Apprentice Barber)

JOB TITLE Tonsorial Artist (Apprentice Barber)
DEPARTMENT: Practitioners Department
REPORTS TO: President
PREPARED DATE: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
PREPARED BY: Robert Clarke

To deliver quality hair care services to company customers.

  • Cuts, Shapes, Trims and Tapers Hair
  • Shaves and provides basic beard designs
  • Provides facial massages and shampoo services
  • Sterilize and sanitize barber equipment and instruments, and cleans work area
  • Performs other tonsorial services such as applying hairdressings or lotions.
  • Records service charge on ticket and may receive payments. Assures recipient’s signatures.
  • Orders supplies. Sells lotions, tonics, or other cosmetic supplies
  • Travel throughout assigned territory to administer services.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Six months related experience and/or training.


NYS Apprentice Barber License; Special Awareness Course Certificate


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representatives of the knowledge, skill, Competencies, and/or ability required.

  • Problem Solving – Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Technical Skills – Shares expertise with others.
  • Interpersonal Skills – Keeps emotions under control;
  • Oral Communication – Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Participates in meetings.
  • Design – Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Teamwork – Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Cost Consciousness – Conserves organizational resources.
  • Ethics – Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures.
  • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards.
  • Safety and Security – Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment.
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dependability – Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative – Asks for and offers help when needed.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. This employee regularly provides services to residents in Hospitals, Nursing Homes, and Juvenile Detention Facilities. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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