Experienced Optical Dispenser

We are looking for an experienced optical dispenser to join our team.

We are a locally-owned private optometric practice that has been serving the downtown community for more than 30 years.

Our ideal candidate is confident, poised and professional in their interactions with patients, staff and doctors. We are looking for someone who enjoys helping people, is detail-oriented, efficient and organized and has excellent communication skills. They will need to multi-task in a very busy team environment.

Desired Skills:

  • More than 3 years of current experience and expertise in dispensing single vision and multi-focal eyeglasses
  • Proficiency with tools and methods for eyeglass adjustment and repair
  • CCOA or Registered Optician
  • Experience in consultative (needs based) sales, with a proven record of success
  • General proficiency with Microsoft Windows and Office
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Aptitude for mathematics

Required Duties:

  • Assess the patient’s eye wear needs
  • Educate patients about types of lenses and lens enhancements
  • Recommend frame and lens selections based on appearance, lifestyle and prescription requirements
  • Properly fit new glasses and inform patients of potential adjustment and adaptation periods
  • Adjust and repair frames as needed by patients
  • Assist with marketing and promotions
  • Participate in frame selection and visual merchandising
  • Assist doctors with pre-exam testing, data entry and patient file maintenance
  • Welcome patients, answer questions and generally making them comfortable in our clinic
  • Answer telephones, book and confirm appointments

This can be a part-time or full-time permanent position. Clinic hours are generally Monday – Friday, 8 am – 6 pm.

Please submit a resume and introductory email to careers at Victoria Vision Eye Care.
Principals only; no recruiters please.