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Hairdresser / Hairdressing Apprentice

Location: Various locations; shops in Port Perry and Brooklin, Ontario

(Owner can share resumes with other franchisers at many locations throughout Durham Region, including Oshawa, Whitby & Bowmanville)

Number of positions: 1-2

Work Hours: Various shifts — shop hours are 9 am – 9 pm  *Shifts can be determined through discussion

Pay: $15/hr. base pay + tips + incentives + product commission

*Employer says average pay is $35/hr. once fully   trained and fluent in the trade

Start Date:  Immediately (steady hiring needs)

Main Responsibilities:

·        Staying up-to-date on the most current hair styles and trends for men, women and children and demonstrating ability through great cuts

·        Making sound recommendations to clients about which styles will best suit their facial structure and hair types

·        Building ongoing relationships with clients and staying “on top” of their customer service game.

·        Making clients feel welcome and comfortable, which is especially important when it comes to working with young children

·        Keeping areas properly organized and sanitized

·        Following all Covid-19 rules while mandated

Job Requirements:

·        Must be at least 18 years of age and have or be nearing the end of a hairdressing diploma course

·        Have a secondary school diploma or equivalency

·        Be literate in basic conversation and numeracy; have a friendly and engaging personality and be able to describe steps during hair-cuts, etc., so that clients feel empowered

Number of Years of Previous Experience Required:  None (but all experience is an asset)

Certificates Required: Hairdressing Diploma (finished or in-progress with registered apprenticeship)

Company Culture: 

Inclusive, community-oriented, fun and upbeat; makes clientele feel prioritized and comfortable

Social Interaction: Medium

Communication: Fluent English

Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role:

·        Someone who’s passionate about giving great hair cuts and is interested in sharpening skills across all demographics

Social Interaction: Continuous and important

Communication: Fluent English, verbal and written


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