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North Carolina Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners
Infection Control, Safety, and Consumer Protection

Employment Opportunities with the Board

The Board has no open positions at this time.
All open positions are posted through NC State Office of Human Resources and applicants are encouraged to apply at: https://oshr.nc.gov/work-for-nc

The Board requires the use of the NC State application and responds in writing to all candidates that apply during the period each job posting is open.

The print application is available here: APPLICATION 
The Board proudly participates in E-Verify (Spanish) for all I-9 verifications.

Board Inspector Requirements

The Cosmetic Art Inspector promotes public health and safety through education, surveillance, consultation, inspection, and enforcement of state, local, and federal environmental health and safety laws and regulations. The inspector makes a wide range of public contacts while enforcing the Cosmetic Art laws and regulations. Each inspector is responsible for visiting with each salon in their respective territory, inspecting them to ascertain whether the salon meets Board requirements.

Considerable knowledge in communication skills (letter writing, grammar, public contact, & telephone etiquette) is required. Skill in computer (PC) operations within a Windows environment, and must be knowledgeable of Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Hazard Communication Standards and be able to explain them to the cosmetologists in their areas, emphasizing hazardous chemicals, safety procedures, etc.

1. Graduation from high school 
2. 5 years experience as a cosmetologist with a current license 
3. 3 years experience as a salon owner/manager