Southern Alberta Optometric Staff

Full Time Optician/Optometric Assistant Position - Cochrane (230711)

River Heights Eye Care is a state-of-the-art, family-oriented clinic in south Cochrane.  We strive to provide the utmost high quality patient care. We are looking for an optician/optometric assistant who is a team player, has good communication skills, committed to building meaningful relationships with patients of all ages, and is enthusiastic about learning about advancing optical lens technologies and the newest eye wear trends and sales. The ideal candidate would be comfortable staying up to date with the latest lens and medical technologies through continuing education.

Warmly welcome and greet patients 
Reception duties
Pretest patients using diagnostic imaging and other technology
Preparation of exam rooms
Contact lens training for patients
Support patients with eye wear and lens selection
Spectacle adjustments and repairs
Management of inventory, including returns and warranties

Self motivated
Proficient at multitasking
Genuine concern for needs of patients
Team player
Good computer skills (Windows 10, email, Microsoft Office)
Dispensary experience 

Additional training and opportunities for learning and career enhancement will be provided to the right candidate.  It is our commitment to provide a positive and rewarding work environment. We are pleased to offer competitive salaries, health benefits, bonus structure, and staff and family discounts. 

We thank you for your interest and look forward to hearing from you! Please send your cover letter and resume to [email protected].


For Sight Vision Centre is looking for a friendly, enthusiastic new member to join our eye care team.  We are a busy full service eye care clinic that has an opening for a full time Optometric Assistant.
Experience is an asset but training will be provided.
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Optometrists: Dr. Brandin Gwinner & Dr. Meagan Boehr
Job responsibilities will include:
-          Greet, pre-screen and prepare patients for exams
-          Utilizing optometric software
-          Customer Service – Selling prescription lenses , frames and contact lenses
-          Assisting patients in finding eyewear that are perfect for them
-          Fit, dispense and repair eyewear
-          Educating patients on available lens options
-          Other duties as assigned
Characteristics of a successful candidate:
-          Must be able to multi-task/trouble-shoot
-          Ability to work well with others
-          Warm, caring personality
-          Genuine commitment to customer service
-          Strong communication and organizational skills
If you enjoy working with people and think you would be a good candidate, please email [email protected] or send fax to 403-823-2221. 

Optometric Staff/ Optician - Stettler Alberta (230766)

Central Vision and Hearing is looking to hire additional team members for our multi doctor practice located in Stettler, Alberta. 
Full time or Part time Optician AND Optometric Assistant needed to join our full scope optometry office with a large optical dispensary and onsite edging lab serving the Central Alberta area.
Our office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. No weekends or evenings and closed long weekends and holidays. Flexible scheduling in a rural setting, offering competitive wages.
Please email resumes to [email protected] to join our fantastic team based practice. 

Part/full-time associate OD for Calgary clinic Signing bonus (up to $15,000) (230738)

Looking for an associate to provide 2-5 days/week. Equipment includes fundus photography and visual field machines. 
Pretesting and billing will be done for you. Flexible schedule and friendly staff. 
Minimum guaranteed or generous percentage of exam fees whichever is higher. Please email: [email protected]

Experienced Optician/Eyewear Consultant Wanted (230514)

Put away those high heels, and ties! Come work in the country with a great team and leave the pressure of the city behind!
Experienced Optician/eyewear consultant needed for our fun and friendly office to work 25-40 hours per week. We are a privately owned clinic, located an easy 20-minute drive from Calgary’s east side in a small but growing community of caring families. 
We are looking for someone reliable with excellent customer service skills, a great sense of humor, and a desire to help people. You will work with a small team where each team member is indispensable! 
Please email resume to [email protected] attn Hiring Manager
Expected duties and responsibilities.
·         Greeting customers and patients in a professional manner with kindness and a warm welcome. 
·         Use your expertise to confidently assist and guide patients with frame and lens selection as well as lens coating and specialty lens options.
·         Accurately taking fitting measurements using traditional dispensing methods.
·         Dispense, adjust, and repair eyeglasses in a timely and professional manner.
·         Verify prescription eyeglasses and notify patients when glasses are ready for pick up.
·         Appropriately deal with patient concerns to the patient’s satisfaction and uphold clinic standards.
·         Assist in contacting frame representatives and share input with regards to latest frame styles.
·         Place and receive contact lens orders and notify patients when their contact lenses are ready
·         Maintaining clean, well organized store front
·         Clear, calm, and effective communications skills with the ability to multitask. 
·         Confidence providing input but also willing to learn new technologies and share ideas. Experience with EMR would be beneficial but not required.
·         Contact lens teaching would be an asset, but not required.
Our office is open 4 days per week with no late evenings and occasional Saturday shifts. (typically, one Saturday each month)
Salary is commiserative based on experience.

Lead Optician, and Clinic Manager Position in Penticton (230206)

Career Opportunity for YOU-Immediate Availability!
Grow With Us! We are looking for a talented and passionate Optician to join our team in our newly acquired Optometry Clinic. The opportunity is one that will allow several months of onsite training and lead into the guaranteed permanent position of Lead Optician, and Clinic Manager.  
Employment Benefits and Perks: 
Compensation will be based on Experience 
o Competitive Salary for Permanent full-time Optician with the opportunity to have extensive training, if needed, to enable stepping into the guaranteed Management Role, from our retiring Clinic Managing Optician.   
50/50 Cost Share Group Extended Benefits, including medical, dental insurance and Life Insurance. 
Employees receive one complimentary pair of glasses per year, and generous corporate discount on glasses for future purchase as well as for their family and friends 
We offer ongoing educational training to help you make the best choices for our customers  
A Career you will Love! 
If you have further interest in this career opportunity, please Email Resumes and References to [email protected].

Seeking Full-time Optician to join our Kelowna Team! (230210)

Looking for a change of scenery? Thinking about making a lifestyle change and considering a move to the beautiful Okanagan?
Full-time Optician needed for our busy and rapidly growing optometry practice, Glenmore Optometry Kelowna Dry Eye Centre.
Minimum 1-year's experience. License not required but preferred.
We offer competitive wages, a benefits package, and the opportunity of growth within our organization.
We pride ourselves on being a patient focused practice and are looking for an energetic, positive individual to join our team. The successful candidate must enjoy a fast-paced environment and embrace learning new skills. They will meet and exceed all client service and sales standards by consistently delivering an exceptional experience and present a polished and professional appearance. They will need to be resourceful and self-driven.
Please send your resume to [email protected].