Here’s an awesome opportunity for you to consider! If you are creative and want a fulfilling role, this may be for you. Inspired Eyes has been providing Kelowna with unique eyewear since 2010 and it's a great place to work and learn. We have a loyal and engaged clientele. They love us, and we love them, so we are looking to add a top-notch Optician to our team to deliver the value they deserve!
Inspired Eyes Creative Eyewear is a well-established optical clinic located in the heart of downtown Kelowna, British Columbia. Inspired Eyes specializes in rare, innovative, and beautiful eyewear from leading European brands, and offers customized lenses in a comfortable and charming boutique setting. We love the reward of helping people to feel beautiful and to see life more clearly in their choice of eyewear.
Kelowna is one of the fastest growing cities in BC and is visually stunning in all seasons. Surrounded by vineyards, orchards and farms operating throughout the community, the city boasts breathtaking lake and mountain views. Stroll along the lake, swim, cycle, go boating, visit a gallery, restaurant, winery, cidery, craft brewery, or enjoy snowshoeing and skiing on one of our world class mountains. We have it all.
In this Optician role, you will have the ability to be an advocate for our clients, to be creative and explore options not readily available elsewhere. Our hand-picked frame collection is fun and eclectic, plus we carry an array of premium lens products and specialty therapeutic lenses to enhance the vision wellness of our clients. As an intuitive questioner and problem solver, you will be able to interpret the specifics of your clients’ prescriptions in relation to their lifestyles and make recommendations of best choices for frame and lens design based on the client’s needs, sense of style and budget. No big corporate policies here to restrict what can be offered. You will have the opportunity to expand your horizons and provide unique optical products that are valuable to our clients. You will use technology and systems and see its value as a tool for productivity and efficiency. We have a state-of-the-art edging system and a fully equipped optometric practice in-house. Our client management system and ordering systems are online and easy to use. If you have lab experience and or a willingness to learn lab skills that’s a big plus!
Education and Experience
- Licensed Optician in province of residence, or student enrolled in Optical Sciences or Licensed Optician program
- Proven work experience relevant to our field or Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant
- Optical Lab experience in lens edging and lensometer verifications preferred
- Optical sales experience preferred
If you value professional development, rewarding work, finding unique creative solutions and enjoy helping people, please submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org and indicate “Optician” on the subject line.
We truly thank you for your interest in this position. All candidates who are short-listed will be contacted.