Optical Associate - Tecumseh, ON

Closing Date: 
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 10:15
Job Type: 
Tecumseh Vision Centre
1695 Manning Rd. Building B Unit 110
Tecumseh, ON N8N 2L9
Ontario CA

Tecumseh Vision is looking to hire a full-time permanent Optical Associate at our practice in Tecumseh, ON. This team member will work anywhere between 30 to 40 hours per week, Mondays through Saturdays, with include some evening/weekend shifts. The Optical Associate's duties will include, but not be limited to, the retail and repair of eyewear products, pretesting of patients, and specialty testing as well as follow-up patient care. Join us in advancing eye health and enhancing the lives of our patients in a dynamic and rewarding environment.

  • Communication with patients including in person, by phone, and by email
  • Customer service activities including greeting patients, appointment bookings, prescription printouts, and billing and payments
  • Office administrative tasks including processing mail, filing and faxing
  • Educating clients about the best eyewear choices for their lifestyle
  • Assisting with selection of frames to suit your client’s aesthetic and performance needs
  • Interpreting optical prescriptions as written by optometrist
  • Performing frame and facial measurements to ensure correct fit and positioning of eyewear
  • Submitting prescription eyewear requisitions to manufacturing lab
  • Performing repairs and adjustments to patients’ eyewear
  • Arranging and maintaining retail display area
  • Contributing to store retail sales goals
  • Upholding excellent customer service standards using your charisma and problem solving skills
  • Pretesting patients using state of the art diagnostic equipment
  • Teaching patients insertion, removal and proper care of contact lenses

The Successful Candidate

  • Previous optical or office experience
  • Passionate about customer experience; a great communicator who can provide exceptional patient care
  • Committed to excelling as a member of a high performing team
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Good computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office Suite
  • Previous retail experience an asset

How to Apply
Please apply by clicking on the link below and completing the evaluation. Please attach your cover letter and resume. Only cover letters and CVs received through the means specified will be considered. We will not accept any faxed resumes.