Barber Assistant Resume Sample

Updated: September 21, 2018

A resume Barber Assistant needs to have all the information that a hiring manager wants to read – and not necessarily what you want him or her to know.

Here is a sample to follow so that you can get this information right:



Barber Assistant Resume Example


Josh James
82 Blue Street, Hilo, HI 28943
(000) 999-9999


Efficient and resourceful, with 8+ years’ extensive experience in providing barbers with assistance in performing haircutting and hairstyling work. Proficient in performing auxiliary duties to ensure delivery of exceptional services to clients. Ability to clean and sterilize instruments used in haircutting and styling work, such as scissors, clippers, and combs.


– Sterilization – Tools Care – Client Prep
– Services Recording – Supplies Handling – Shaving Assistance
– Grooming Activities – Treatments Assistance – Retail Support
– Clerical Oversight – Inventory Control – Services Recording


Barber Assistant
Great Clips, Hilo, HI            2010-present
• Provide services to 50+ clients in one day, in the absence of the barber.
• Implement a new inventory control system, which proved to be 50% more efficient than the one already being used.
• Proactively greet customers as they arrive, and inquire into their need for service.
• Assess customers’ hair and beard types, and provide suggestions for treatments and trims.
• Arrange for customers to consult the barber, and provide them with information on time slots and schedules.
• Ensure that all instruments and tools used to handle trimming and cutting activities are properly placed.
• Sterilize used items according to instructions, and ensure that any issues or problems with tools or equipment are communicated to the barber.
• Prepare customers for their grooming or cutting/trimming sessions by fitting them with protective cloths or gowns.
• Assist barbers throughout the process of cutting, trimming, or grooming, handling scissors, combs, etc. when required.
• Ensure that the barbershop is cleaned and sanitized on a regular basis, especially as soon as a styling or cutting session had ended.

Barber Assistant
Hair Studio, Hilo, HI                  2010-2012
• Trained 12 apprentices in handling client prep duties as part of their learning process.
• Increased the sales of in-salon retail products by 75%, owing to aggressive but well-placed marketing initiatives.
• Cleaned and sterilized barbers’ instruments and tools according to the provided instructions.
• Ensured that all supplies such as water bottles, combs, and scissors are made available to the barber.
• Cleaned floors to remove hair and dust on a regular basis, to ensure a consistently well-kept outlook of the shop.
• Oversaw inventory levels, and provided information on low stock levels to the barber or the shop manager.
• Monitored the reception area, and provided information to walk-in customers regarding offered services.

St. James High School, Hilo, HI       2010
High School Diploma