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Cosmetologist/Hair Stylist

Location
Saranac Lake, NY
Job Type
Full-time

Job Summary:

The Cosmetologist is responsible for providing beauty services, such as shampooing, cutting, coloring, and styling hair, and massaging and treating the scalp. May also apply makeup, dress wigs, perform waxing, and provide nail and skin care services.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Ensures the "WTS International Experience" for guests by maintaining the standards set in WTS Basics to Excellence (BTE), WTS International Mission Statement/Values; Standards and Expectations, and WTS International Brand Standards.
  • Adheres to policies of WTS International.
  • Understands and uses universal precautions when providing services.
  • Assesses contraindications of guest that may prevent service from taking place.
  • Cut, trim and shape hair or hairpieces, based on customers' instructions, hair type and facial features, using clippers, scissors, trimmers and razors.
  • Analyze patrons' hair and other physical features to determine and recommend beauty treatment or suggest hair styles.
  • Bleach, dye, or tint hair, using applicator or brush.
  • Shampoo, rinse, condition and dry hair and scalp or hairpieces with water, liquid soap, or other solutions.
  • Possesses proficiency in standard nail services of nail grooming, polish application, massage, and exfoliation.
  • Performs all treatments on services menu based on current licensing abilities as dictated by the state where the facility is located.
  • Suggests to guests other beneficial treatments offered in the spa.
  • Understands the ingredients in products and can explain their benefits to the guests. Answers guest's questions in a knowledgeable and professional manner.
  • Begins and ends all treatments on time.
  • Works assigned schedule.
  • Ensures that work areas are clean and set according to procedures.
  • Informs supervisor of product needs.
  • Creates and maintains client cards with treatment notes, when appropriate.
  • Completes all assigned side work
  • Attends all scheduled meetings
  • Attends schedules professional trainings.
  • Cleans and disinfects all equipment on a daily basis.
  • Other duties as assigned Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Valid state license in cosmetology
  • Preferred training or certification from hair styling or cosmetology school
  • Customer service experience, preferably in a spa.
  • Previous hair styling experience preferred.
  • Ability to explain various treatments/services to guests.
  • Excellent customer service skills and work ethic.
  • Efficient, well organized, and able to handle a variety of duties simultaneously.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and motivational.
  • Professional manner, discretion, and appearance.
  • Good verbal and written skills.
  • Strong team player.
  • Must be comfortable with product recommendation

Educational Requirements:

High School Diploma or GED. Must maintain all current licenses and certifications that are required on a state or local level.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None

Physical Requirements/Miscellaneous Requirements :

  • Availability When Facility Is Open: This could include nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to stand for long periods.
  • Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move light objects.
  • This position required the ability to balance, stoop, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, and lift.
  • This position will require the following physical requirements: fingering, grasping, tactile sense, repetitive motions, seeing and visual acuity.
  • The employee will be required to operate the following tools: scissors, blow dryer, flat irons, curling irons, color products and brushes. May also use nippers, files, buffers, cuticle pushers, and polishes.
  • The employee will be required to work around chemicals, fumes and odors.
  • The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

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