Gana-A'Yoo, Limited - Antarctic Program
  • 31-Dec-2017 to 01-Dec-2018 (MST)
  • Janitorial/Lodging
  • Denver, CO, USA
  • Salary
  • Contract

POSITION: Hairstylist (2018/2019)

SEASON: Austral Summer

LOCATION: McMurdo Station, Antarctica


Currently seeking a Hairstylist - Responsible for haircuts for all McMurdo personnel on an appointment basis.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides an appointment sheet and keeps timely appointments

Maintains inventory control of all shop supplies and equipment and provides the Lodging Manager with a list of items to be purchased

Maintains a neat and sanitary shop in accordance with standard industry sanitation procedures.

Responsible for sweeping and mopping of barbershop facility, removal of cut hair from counter, chairs and floors and sanitizing of all instruments and utensils on a per guest basis. Maintains an inventory of clean towels and smocks based on requirements of daily appointments.

Responsible for laundering towels and smocks for the facility

Reports requested metrics on a weekly basis

Interacts with clientele in a professional and tactful manner; may not solicit tips.

Responsible for assisting with McMurdo laundry facility or performing janitorial duties as determined by supervisor to fill in slack time.

Responsible for assisting with McMurdo retail operations on a scheduled basis and as directed by the Lodging Supervisor.

Participates in MCI trainings and drill as required by the supervisor.

Provides direct support, using staffing resources if necessary, to the achievement of all metrics related to ASC.

Complies with all ASC Environmental Health & Safety and Quality Assurance requirements and goals. Provides documentation to these divisions as necessary to ensure adequate and legal documentation. 

Works to achieve ASC goals and contractual commitments.

Must be able to stand for long periods of time and perform functions with repetitive motion.

Must be able to lift the safety regulation maximum on a limited basis.

Responsible for maintaining a safe workplace and ensuring safety is the highest priority in the workplace.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Education: High school graduate or GED. Graduate of a cosmetology school or barber school.

Certifications and/or licensing requirements: Barber/Cosmetology license or Hairstyling license required. Current ServSafe Food Handler certificate required.

Experience: Minimum of two years experience as a hairstylist. Experience with military cuts preferred.

OTHER: US citizenship or permanent residency required.

Gana-A'Yoo Services Corporation (GSC) an Alaska Native Corporation has offered outstanding Janitorial and Food Services for over 10 years. GSC has an exceptional record for providing food and janitorial services with ongoing contracts in many facilities types, such as, military training facilities, emergency management centers and temporary and field sites. Utilizing state of the art environmentally friendly cleaning products we create healthier surroundings, promote productivity, reduce costs, and increase safety of buildings. Our Food Services are committed to customer satisfaction and thorough quality control processes resulting in successful competitions for quality of service awards including the U.S. Air Force "Best Dining Facility" in Air Combat Command and runner up to the Ney award for best dining facility in the Navy. GSC in partnership with ESS Support Services, a Division of Compass Group, will provide operational management support. ESS Support Services is the market leader in providing remote camp and catering services to clients, wherever their location, no matter how extreme the environment may be. Services extend across North America and include such diverse facilities as drilling, mining, construction, pipeline and logging camps, offshore, governmental agencies and others. Payroll and benefits supported by Compass Group

We are committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers.

If you require assistance in the application process, please contact us at:

Gana-A'Yoo Services Corporation

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status. EEO is the Law poster.

Gana-A'Yoo, Limited - Antarctic Program
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