What does a Barber do?

Provide barbering services, such as cutting, trimming, shampooing, and styling hair, trimming beards, or giving shaves.

Jobs Roles

  • Clean and sterilize scissors, combs, clippers, and other instruments.
  • Cut and trim hair according to clients' instructions or current hairstyles, using clippers, combs, hand-held blow driers, and scissors.
  • Drape and pin protective cloths around customers' shoulders.
  • Question patrons regarding desired services and haircut styles.
  • Clean work stations and sweep floors.
  • Record services provided on cashiers' tickets or receive payment from customers.
  • Order supplies.
  • Shape and trim beards and moustaches, using scissors.
  • Stay informed of the latest styles and hair care techniques.
  • Suggest treatments to alleviate hair problems.
  • Shampoo hair.
  • Keep card files on clientele, recording notes of work done, products used and fees charged after each visit.
  • Perform clerical and administrative duties such as keeping records, paying bills, and hiring and supervising personnel.
  • Curl, color, or straighten hair, using special chemical solutions and equipment.
  • Apply lather and shave beards or neck and temple hair contours, using razors.
  • Measure, fit, and groom hairpieces.
  • Recommend and sell lotions, tonics, or other cosmetic supplies.
  • Provide face, neck, and scalp massages.
  • Provide skin care and nail treatments.
  • Identify hair problems, using microscopes and testing devices, or by sending clients' hair samples out to independent laboratories for analysis.
Barber position available at Gumtree.co.za in Somerset West 10 hours ago
Barber required at Gumtree.co.za in Cape Town 1 week ago
Barber position available at Gumtree.co.za in Drieankerbaai 1 week ago
Experienced Barber /hairstylist required at Gumtree.co.za in Durban 1 week ago
Barber & Hair Stylist needed at G-Money Barber Shop in Johannesburg 2 weeks ago
Barber Required at Gumtree.co.za in Southern Suburbs 2 weeks ago
Barber hair dresser at Gumtree.co.za in Howick 3 weeks ago
Talented Barber at Gumtree.co.za in Woodstock 3 weeks ago
Barber wanted at Gumtree.co.za in Strand 3 weeks ago