We are currently hiring for the following position! 

Optometric assistant/optician – experienced or willing to learn

Come join our small, independent optometry practice in beautiful Vernon!  We provide caring, relationship-based eye care for the whole family. Our designer boutique optical offers unique product lines across all price points.

This is a new part-time position leading to a permanent full-time for the right candidate. Our small team is led by the experienced practice owner-optometrist.  We cross-train and multi-task duties in reception, patient care, optical sales and lab. Everyone on the team works daytime, early evening and Saturday hours.

Experience is a strong asset, but not required.  Are you interested in vision, health, science, personal style, fashion and design? This optometric assistant position offers a rewarding career in a helping profession that involves both technical and fashion consultation.   

We are looking for someone who is:

  • consistently cheerful and friendly;
  • well-spoken and poised;  
  • non-judgmental;
  • dedicated to getting to know new and returning families;
  • sensitive and reassuring to those who are anxious during their visit;  
  • able to earn patients’ confidence during testing, eyewear selection and sales;   
  • passionate about fulfilling our patients’ needs and expectations;

Is this your work style?

  • alert and helpful;
  • responsible and reliable;
  • positive, calm and self-aware;
  • cooperative and diplomatic;
  • precise and conscientious;
  • able to organize, multi-task and set priorities in a busy environment;
  • willing to learn constantly and adapt to change;

Relevant experience may include:

  • optometry, optical or healthcare;
  • customer service in retail, sales or service industry;
  • reception and office administration;  
  • merchandising/creative/fashion/style.  

Minimum technical skills required:

  • Microsoft Office Windows   
  • Proficient keyboarding  
  • Exceptional telephone skills

Please send us your resume and a cover page that includes why you think you would do well in this position. Apply in confidence to: