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Sight N’ Steps is a complete Eye and Foot care facility delivering quality products and services to the communities of Ajax, Pickering, Whitby and Oshawa. Our team of Optometrists, Opticians, Podiatrists and Chiropodists is committed to delivering excellent eye health and foot care services through industry leading diagnostic systems.
Sight N’ Steps is currently looking for a student Optician for our Ajax location. The suitable candidate will be enrolled into a full time optician program at a creditable school.
Please note, this is summer position with an opportunity of extension based on performance. This is a great learning opportunity as you work directly with highly qualified opticians and optometrists; gaining multiple facet experience in contact lens fitting, eye glass fitting and ophthalmic diagnostic equipment.
The student optician is responsible for:
- Scheduling appointments for the Optometrists and Podiatrist
- Pretesting patients and provide doctor support
- Fitting, Adjustments and dispensing eye glasses, and contact lenses under the supervision of an Optician
- Customer service and other responsibilities as required
- Helping the Optician with meeting sales targets
- Communication with the store Director
- Participation in store meetings
- Expected to be flexible & work a variety of shifts including evenings and weekends (retail hours)
- Please also refer to the Optical Scheduled Hours Policy for Optician schedule requirements - We are open regular mall hours, including evenings and weekends.
- Must be enrolled into a full time optician training program at a creditable institution
- Previous optical and cash handling experience is an asset
- Fluent in English
- Entry level computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook
- Outgoing – comfortable approaching people & engaging customers
- Professionally presentable
- P ays attention to detail
- Can work independently
- Willing to work in a team environment
- Takes initiative – self-starter
This job is currently posted on JOBS4ECP's - Canada's Eyecare Jobsite - www.jobs4ecps.ca.