Est. $8.07 - $9.92
Full-time, Part-time

Lafayette, LA 70506

Job Description

YSG Stylist Job Description  

Job Title: Stylist Reports to Assistant Salon Leader/Salon Leader 


The Stylist is responsible for delivering exceptional customer service while providing the full range of hair care services and is expected to

• Market themselves to grow their business 

• Complete required administrative tasks 

• Consistently exhibit and develop technical competence 

• Control expenses 

• Provide exceptional customer service


  • Valid current cosmetology license, the position may require the stylist to work alone in the salon Ability to work in a dynamic salon environment 
  • Good time management skills, good judgment, and the ability to multitask 
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with Salon Leader, salon staff, Market Leader, Wal-Mart staff, YSG management, vendors, and customers 
  • Ability to read and analyze various salon reports 
  • Mathematical skills to accurately compute and complete required functions 
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including morning meetings, nights, and weekends

Essential Functions: 

Market self in and outside of the salon and grow your business: 

  • Utilize existing business building tools and programs to increase sales, increase customer counts and retain customers 
  • Meet or exceed minimum productivity requirements as established by YSG 
  • Promote and sell services and products, including recommending and selling additional services and/or retail products which will enhance and improve the customer’s image and/or contribute to the customer’s satisfaction with services performed 
  • Execute promotional campaigns as directed by YSG 
  • Maintain professional appearance, positive attitude and live our YSG values

Provide exceptional customer service 

  • Understand the needs of customers, handle and resolve customer service issues to maintain customer loyalty 
  • Consistently execute customer service programs 
  • Conduct quality consultations by suggesting hairstyles according to physical features of the customer, current styles, or from the customer’s instructions 
  • Communicate to the customer a clear understanding and agreement of the pricing before services are performed 
  • Display a sound understanding and perform all available services in a competent, efficient, and professional manner

Control Expenses 

  • Follow weekly salon schedules as directed by Salon Leader or Market Leader 
  • Correctly charge for services rendered and products purchases, including proper discounting according to YSG promotional offers and policies 
  • Effective control of salon operating costs relating to back-bar and retail inventories 
  • Safeguard company assets by adhering to YSG policies, procedures, operating procedures, and success handbook

Consistently exhibit and develop technical competence 

  • Conduct comprehensive consultation with each customer, utilizing the check-in receipt for taking notes 
  • Perform all services that are requested from our customers and offered by the salon in a competent, efficient, and professional manner, while complying with all applicable state and local sanitation rules 
  • Learn and continue to develop technical skills via YSG provided education and training support

Compliance required administrative tasks/compliance

  • Adhere to all YSG policies, procedures, and work rules, including Wal-Mart store within store regulations 
  • Ensure closing procedures are adhered to and daily bank deposits are made 
  • Maintain workstation and other salon areas in a sanitary, clean, orderly manner to board-certified standards for cleanliness 
  • Perform a variety of tasks related to salon operations, including but not limited to answering telephones, stocking shelves, taking cycle counts/inventory, and other duties as assigned 
  • Maintain and uphold safety standards by identifying and correcting conditions that affect salon safety 
  • Timely submission of all YSG required paperwork 
  • Communicate effectively with leadership, Wal-Mart management, customers, and co-workers in a professional and courteous manner 
  • Attend work timely and consistently, including attending mandatory staff meetings, training sessions, or as otherwise required by leadership 
  • Computer knowledge including, but not limited to, point-of-sale systems, open salon, and group me 

Physical Requirements and Work Environment 

  • Frequent lifting up to 10 lbs. to pick up bottles of product needed to perform hair services and stock retail shelves

  • Occasional lifting 10-25 lbs. to assist unloading monthly shipment of products

  • Continuous standing throughout the day to perform hair services and other job-related functions.

  • Continuous walking – greeting the customer at the front of the salon and walking them back to the styling chair, to and from the shampoo area, to get supplies needed for the services, and walking the customer back to the front of the salon

  • Continuous repetitive movement with fingers, hands, wrists, and arms using scissors/shears to cut hair, rolling hair in rods to perform perm services, vigorous movement to massage/shampoo client’s hair, twisting wrists to blow dry, and styling hair with various irons, brushes, and tools

  • Continuous grasping of customer’s hair, blow dryer, curling iron, combs, and hair coloring brushes in order to perform services

  • Continuous reaching, alternating between shoulder level and above shoulder level height to perform services, stock shelves, retrieve product/supplies from cupboards and shelves

  • Frequent twisting and bending to shampoo client’s hair and twisting to reach for tools while the customer is seated in styling chair and sweeping hair off the floor after service

  • Occasional pushing and pulling to move styling chair

  • Continuous exposure to various chemicals and fragrances used in performing services and styling hair, including but not limited to permanent solutions, straightening solutions, shampoos, conditioners, hair spray, and customer perfume

  • Occasional climbing of ladder/stepstool to stock shelves, change light bulbs, retrieve products, change bi-monthly collateral, and maintain salon cleanliness

  • Visual observation of customer’s hair, including close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus

  • Ability to communicate with customers regarding services offered and requested and the customer’s needs and wants

  • Basic reading, writing, and mathematical skills necessary to read and complete company forms and other documents, read product instructions and prepare daily close-out documents

  • Occasional travel to mandatory meetings and training sessions, including overnight travel

The company will consider requests to modify the job description or exceptions based on legally protected religious observances, as reasonable accommodations to an employee’s disability, or as otherwise required by law. 

Posting ID: 708907547 Posted: 2022-06-28 Job Title: Stylist