Under direction of a supervisory official, shaves and cuts the hair of
patients, residents, and/or inmates, both in the shop and in the wards
or cottages. Keeps the barber shop area and instruments in a clean,
sanitary, and orderly condition; does barber related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF WORK
Cuts and trims the hair of males and females.
Escorts individuals to the barber shop, and returns individuals to
the wards and cottages after barber services have been provided
May assist in training residents in personal grooming self-help
Examines scalp for any disease or scalp disorder.
Schedules work load of barber services.
Cuts and trims the hair of nonambulatory individuals and shaves
such individuals, as needed.
Follows proper procedures to promote public health and prevent
Cleans the chairs, clippers, combs, scissors, razors, and other
instruments and the sterile cabinets and sterilizes all instruments
and tools of the trade in accordance with the regulations issued
by the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling.
Keeps own person neat and clean at all times.
Sharpens razors, scissors, and clippers, and lubricates those
instruments with moveable parts.
Performs the presurgical preparation when required in preparing
patients for operations.
May be required to assist with other ward or cottage work on
occasion when not performing barber services.
Obtains, stores, safeguards, records supplies and equipment,
and uses them properly.
Keep records and makes reports.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and computerized information system
used by the agency, office, or related units.
Possession of a valid license as a Cosmetologist-Hairstylist,
issued by the New Jersey Board of Cosmetology and Hairstyling.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license
valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather than
employee mobility, is necessary to perform the essential duties
of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the problems involved in the cutting the hair of
and shaving varied types of persons, both male and female.
Knowledge of the methods used in keeping the shop and
instruments in a clean, orderly, and sanitary condition.
Knowledge of the proper use and maintenance of barbering
tools and equipment.
Ability to carry out directions and learn from explanations.
Ability to analyze institution barbering problems, organize
work, and develop work methods.
Ability to cut hair and shave ambulatory and bed patients in
a mental or other institution.
Ability to perform presurgical preparations on those patients
scheduled for surgical operations.
Ability to clean the chairs, clippers, combs, scissors, razors, and
cabinets, and sterilize the tools and equipment in accordance with
the regulations of the New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology
Ability to work harmoniously with others.
Ability to obtain, store, safeguard, and use equipment and
Ability to keep records and makes reports.
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, or communicate in English
sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as long as they
can perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable
accommodation. If the accommodation cannot be made because it
would cause the employer undue hardship, such persons may not be
This job specification is applicable to the following title code:
This job specification is for state government use only.
Salary range is only applicable to state government.
Local salaries are established by individual local jurisdictions.