Nail Technician Job Description

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Nail Technician

Nail Technician duties and responsibilities

  • Painting fingernails and toenails
  • Cleaning, cutting and shaping nails
  • Recommending colors, rhinestones and designs

Nail Technician Job Description Template


Job Brief

We are looking for a Nail Technician to provide nail care treatments to our customers based on their needs and preferences.

Nail Technician responsibilities include polishing fingernails and toenails, painting designs and applying gel and acrylic nails. If you’re up-to-date with nail art techniques and know how to provide excellent customer service, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you will help us boost our reputation by offering personalized services to our clients.


  • Paint fingernails and toenails
  • Clean, cut and shape nails
  • Recommend colors, rhinestones and designs based on each customer’s style
  • Remove previously applied polish
  • Prepare and clean beauty station in-between appointments
  • Sterilize equipment before use
  • Inform clients about additional services and offers (e.g. loyalty discounts, eyebrow waxing)
  • Give hand and foot massages
  • Offer nail care treatment tips (e.g. how to strengthen nails and how to make manicures last longer)
  • Up-sell treatments and beauty products, when appropriate
  • Take an interest in customers (e.g. chatting with them during appointments and remembering their preferences)


  • Proven work experience as a Nail Technician, Manicurist or similar role
  • Expertise in basic and advanced nail techniques, including french manicures, airbrushing and gel manicures
  • Knowledge of cosmetology trends
  • Understanding of sanitation and sterilization standards
  • Experience in customer service
  • High school diploma
  • Certification in Cosmetology or Nail Art is a plus
Last Updated 09 Jan, 2023

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