Also known as manicurists or pedicurists, nail technicians provide manicures, pedicures, and various nail treatments based on clients’ nail care needs and preferences. They are either self-employed or work in salons, spas, barbershops or nail studios.
Location: Ottawa, ON
Salary: $15.00 to $18.00 hourly for 15 to 25 hours per week
Terms of employment: Permanent employment
Start date: Starts as soon as possible
Benefits: Financial benefits
Vacancies: 1 vacancy
We are looking for a Nail Technician to provide nail care treatments to our customers based on their needs and preferences.
Nail Technician responsibilities include polishing fingernails and toenails, painting designs and applying gel and acrylic nails. If you’re up-to-date with nail art techniques and know how to provide excellent customer service, we’d like to meet you.
Ultimately, you will help us boost our reputation by offering personalized services to our clients.
Paint fingernails and toenails
Clean, cut and shape nails
Recommend colors, rhinestones and designs based on each customer’s style
Remove previously applied polish
Prepare and clean beauty station in-between appointments
Sterilize equipment before use
Inform clients about additional services and offers (e.g. loyalty discounts, eyebrow waxing)
Give hand and foot massages
Offer nail care treatment tips (e.g. how to strengthen nails and how to make manicures last longer)
Up-sell treatments and beauty products, when appropriate
Take an interest in customers (e.g. chatting with them during appointments and remembering their preferences)
Requirements and skills
Proven work experience as a Nail Technician, Manicurist or similar role
Expertise in basic and advanced nail techniques, including french manicures, airbrushing and gel manicures
Knowledge of cosmetology trends
Understanding of sanitation and sterilization standards
Experience in customer service
High school diploma
Certification in Cosmetology or Nail Art is a plus
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
1 year to less than 2 years
Clean, trim and polish nails
Nail art technics
Provide gel and acrylic nail extensions
Experience and specialization
Area of work experience
Work conditions and physical capabilities
Attention to detail
Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
Are you willing to relocate for this position?
Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
What is the highest level of study you have completed?
This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Newcomers to Canada
Who can apply to this job?
The employer accepts applications from:
Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.
How to apply
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