Skip to the main content
This website uses cookies to give you a better online experience. By using this website or closing this message, you are agreeing to our cookie policy. More information
Alberta Supports Contact Centre

Toll Free 1-877-644-9992

Alert

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted legislation and services. Information on this website may not reflect the current situation in Alberta. Please visit alberta.ca for up-to-date information about these impacts.

Job Details

Barber

Employer

Newlook Barber & Beauty Salon Ltd

Date Posted

July 14, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $18.95 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Aug 25, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Newlook Barber & Beauty Salon Ltd

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work Setting

  • Urban area
  • Barbershop or hairstyling salon/studio

Tasks

  • Book appointments
  • Cut and trim hair according to client's instructions or preferences
  • Shampoo customers' hair
  • Shave and trim beards and mustaches
  • Provide other hair treatment, such as waving, straightening and tinting and also provide scalp conditioning massages
  • Supervise apprentices/students in training
  • Analyze hair and scalp condition and provide basic treatment or advice on beauty care treatments for scalp and hair
  • Apply bleach, tints, dyes or rinses to colour, frost or streak hair
  • Apply hair extensions
  • Clean and style wigs and hair pieces
  • Cut, trim, taper, curl, wave, perm and style hair
  • Suggest hair style compatible with client's physical features or determine style from client's instructions and preferences
  • Perform receptionist duties
  • Maintain and order supplies

Certificates, Licences, Memberships, and Courses 

  • Barbering Trade Certification
  • Barber Licence
  • Hairstylist Licence

Hair Styling Techniques

  • Blow drying
  • Hair braiding
  • Iron waving/curling
  • Permanents
  • Extensions
  • Twisting
  • Locking
  • Relaxing
  • Spiking
  • Pin curls
  • Roller setting

Hair Colouring Techniques

  • Bleach
  • Dyes/tints
  • Frosting
  • Streaking/highlights

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal Suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Screening questions

Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?


Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Barber is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Hairstylists
INNOVATIVE

Interest in compiling information to provide basic treatment and advice on beauty care treatments for scalp and hair

OBJECTIVE

Interest in manipulating combs, scissors, clippers, brushes and other devices to cut and style hair

SOCIAL

Interest in serving clients by cutting and styling hair and performing related services; may train and supervise other hairstylists, hairstylist apprentices and helpers

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Abilities

Compared to my abilities

The abilities related to this job are shown along with your selected abilities.

Typical ability expectations for this job
Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

Numerical Ability

Visual Abilities

Spatial Perception

Form Perception

Clerical Perception

Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

Learn More

Interest Codes

Barbers
OBJECTIVE

Interest in manipulating combs, scissors, clippers (hand or electric), brushes, razors and other devices to cut and style hair, and shave and trim beards and moustaches

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to provide advice on services related to the care of hair, face and scalp; may advise on hair problems and suggest grooming aids and appropriate hair styles

SOCIAL

Interest in serving clients by providing services related to the care of hair, face and scalp; may train and supervise other barbers and barber apprentices

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

Learn About Interests

Learn More

Was this page useful?
Top