Under general direction in a State institution, to manage the beauty shop; may supervise and train inmates, wards, or resident workers performing personal grooming work and personally perform such work; and do other related work.
Supervises inmates, wards or resident helpers performing the various standard beauty shop personal services for inmates, wards or residents, including shampooing, waving, and cutting hair, cleaning, massaging, and applying cosmetics to face and neck, and manicuring hands; trains inmates, wards or residents in the various personal grooming practices; discusses beauty treatments with inmates, wards or residents receiving service, stimulates their interest and pride in their personal appearance, and suggests specific beauty treatments to be followed; personally performs beauty services for inmates, wards or residents requiring special attention; works with medical and therapy personnel in coordinating beauty shop treatments with other therapeutic activities for inmates, wards or residents rehabilitation; observes and makes reports on inmates', wards' or residents' progress; requisitions supplies and equipment; maintains records of beauty shop operations; observes and enforces standards of shop sanitation and safety; arranges for and supervises the maintenance of beauty shop equipment.
Possession of a valid California license as a hairdresser and cosmetician. and Three years of experience as a licensed hairdresser and cosmetician including one year as a manager of a licensed cosmetological establishment with responsibility for ordering supplies and equipment.
Knowledge of: Principles and practices of cosmetology and skill in their application, including treatment of hair, face, and hands; beauty shop apparatus and skill in its use; required practices of antisepsis, sterilization, sanitation, and safety as applied to beauty shop operations; principles of effective supervision.
Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; direct the work of others; manage a large beauty shop; train inmates, wards or residents in beauty shop services; establish rapport with inmates, wards or residents; analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action; keep records and prepare reports.
Comprehension of and sympathetic understanding of the problems of the mentally and physically handicapped; patience and emotional stability.
Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.