Nail Technician

The Nail Technician shapes and styles people’s nails, provides manicures, pedicures and other nail treatments. He/She usually works in salons and spas, though some are self-employed and work from home or travel to their customers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides individualized nail services and treatments to clients, including manicures and pedicures
  • Recommends various nail designs and nail art to clients.
  • Greets clients and discuss the services they want
  • Removes previously applied nail polish, shape and smooth the ends of nails,
  • Cleans the nails, soften, push back and trim nail cuticles, and apply polish on nails
  • Builds rapport with clients to retain them and maintain a full schedule
  • Works towards the actualization of spa sales goals by selling appropriate products and services to clients and guests
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary work environment

Job Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED), plus a vocational training or professional nail technician course training
  • State manicurist/cosmetologist license.
  • Proven work experience as a Nail Technician
  • In-depth knowledge of manicure and pedicure techniques.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of cosmetology trends and skills

Skills needed for this role

The Nail Technician must be creative and artistic, with a very strong eye for detail. He/She must have strong communication skills to explain various treatments/services to clients as well as educate them about retail offerings. He/She must be willingly active to support group goals. He/She must have selling skills to promote their company’s services and retail sales of the Spa.

Career Level

1-4 Years Experienced Employee

Job Specializations

Healthcare, Cosmetology