Are you ready for a change? The Eyewear Pavilion at Genstler Eye Center is looking for an enthusiastic, friendly and motivated A.B.O. Certified Optician to join our team! As a key member of our optical staff, you’ll provide superior customer service while helping patients choose great-fitting and great-looking eyewear in accordance with their prescription needs and lifestyle while also educating them on the most up-to-date lens options available.
Optician Responsibilities Include:
- Creating a warm & welcoming sales environment
- Providing superior customer service & communication thru each step of the eyewear selection process
- Ensuring Genstler Eye Center’s optical quality standards are met
- Understanding and abiding by a high standard of professional ethics
- Accurately fulfilling all aspects of eyewear ordering, insurance billing & dispensing
- Fitting, adjusting & minor eyeglass repairs
- Lab proficiency in cutting & edging (preferred)
- Inventory tracking & management
To Qualify For This Position You Should:
- Be A.B.O. Certified
- Have at least 2 years optical experience & a high level of optical knowledge
- Have a high level of proficiency & knowledge of Contact Lenses, Eyeglasses & Lens options so as to provide customized service for individual patient needs
- Be proficient at lens selection for ophthalmic frames as well as Rx sunglasses
- Be proficient at fitting & dispensing glasses & contacts
- Have proven customer service skills and be proficient in creating, maintaining & enhancing patient relationships
- Have strong sales ability
- Have an eye for fashion & fit
- Have a high level of initiative and be able to work well in a team environment or on one’s own
- Possess a general understanding of Optician & Optical Sales best practices
- Be computer proficient
- Have excellent written & oral communication skills
- Possess strong organizational skills, be self-motivated, dependable & very efficient
Full-time availability is preferred; however, part-time applicants will be considered and are encouraged to apply.
Genstler Eye Center is a busy ophthalmology & optometry practice with a large retail optical space known as The Eyewear Pavilion. We are conveniently located just minutes off the I-5 in the heart of Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley and have been serving the needs of our local community for over 30 years.
Qualifying employees are eligible for: Employee Discounts, Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, Parental Leave & Retirement Plan.
Employment Type: Full Time
Years Experience: 1 - 3 years
Salary: 20.00 Hourly