Promoting the professional stature of opticianry through educational opportunities, legislative activity, and national communications.
Promoting the professional stature of opticianry through educational opportunities, legislative activity, and national communications.

Job Opportunities

If you are looking for employment, have a position available or know of one, or have equipment to sell, please contact our office at: executivedirector@oaw.org

Note: to post ads, we now require a contact name, phone number and business name. This is for our information only, and need not be posted in the ad unless you wish it. The ad itself should include a description of the position, a geographic location, and a contact number (phone, fax, or email). All ads will be pulled after 60 days and will have to be re-submitted.

Please contact us if the position is filled. All ads will deal with Licensed Dispensing Opticians or registered apprentices only. We are an association of Washington State licensed opticians, not optometric assistants or un-licensed “opticians”.

Job Posting Guidelines
Thank you for reaching out to the Opticians Association of Washington to place an ad for you. All ads have to specify Licensed Dispensing Opticians or Registered Apprentices Opticians only. We are an association of Washington State licensed opticians, not optometric assistants or un-licensed “opticians”!
I am more than happy to place your ad if you would like to add a Licensed Dispensing or Registered Apprentice qualification.

Available Opportunties

LDO Needed Kirkland, WA

We are looking for an Licensed Dispensing Optician for Tuesdays,Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at our office in Kirkland.

Growth and expansion have paved the way for this exciting new opportunity to join our practice.

Juanita Vision Works is looking for a Licensed Dispensing Optician with preferred previous industry experience. The Ideal candidate will possess exceptional sales skills, strong interpersonal, and customer relation skills and has an understanding of the latest fashion trends and styles.

If you are interested in working in a moderately fast paced, team oriented, professional environment, please submit your resume for consideration.

*Job Type*: Tuesday thru Friday

*Required education*: High school or equivalent

*Required experience*: General Computer knowledge, Basic Math, and Great interpersonal skills

For consideration, Please email your resume to: drsahota@juanitavisionworks.com

www.juanitavisionworks.com

Looking for an apprentice or LDO

One of our superstar opticians is moving back home to the midwest and Oculus
Eyecare has a full
time position available.

We are looking for an apprentice or LDOcomfortable with all aspects of an optometry practice and optical boutique as the majority of our work responsibilities are shared. Training provided
for those with less experience and a great attitude.

The success of our office is built upon the service and experience you provide to every person, patient, and customer. And I do everything I can to provide a comfortable work environment and office culture to succeed. Medical, dental, 401k, paid vacation and holidays.

To apply please visit our office or send me an email at
iiii@oculuseyecare.com.

 

Licensed Optician Needed for Capitol Hill Store

You may find a current link to our LinkedIn post.

Click here to see details of the Capitol Hill Store employment opportunity.

Experienced licensed Optician or registered apprentice

We are seeking an experienced licensed Optician or registered apprentice for a high-end optometric boutique in Bellevue, WA. We need someone that is professional and personable with excellent customer service. In addition, strong sales ability, multi-tasking and computer knowledge is required. Great salary and benefits with room for growth.

Please email your resume to eyesbn@gmail.com

Seeking a detail-oriented and reliable individual

We are a thriving optical practice on Capitol Hill in Seattle. We are proud to be an independent doctor owned business in this fabulous neighborhood. We are looking for a new member to join our small happy team. Our ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, reliable, and enjoy learning new things. They should also be comfortable meeting new people and building lasting relationships with our wonderful patients. If you have experience in the optical industry or have always wanted an apprenticeship in a fascinating field we would love to help you start or continue down the path toward becoming an LDO. Many of our best coworkers started in this field with no experience and soon discovered a passion that led them into a new career first as apprentice opticians and then as Licensed Dispensing Opticians. If
you think this might a good fit we would love to hear from you.

Hour Eyes Optical

Seeking Students for an Apprenticeship Opportunity

We are a thriving optical practice on Capitol Hill in Seattle. We are proud to be an independent doctor owned business in this fabulous neighborhood.We are looking for a new member to join our small happy team. Our ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, reliable, and enjoy learning new things. They should also be comfortable meeting new people and building lastingrelationships with our wonderful patients. If you have experience in the optical industry or have always wanted an apprenticeship in a fascinating field we would love to help you start or continue down the path toward becoming an LDO. Many of our best coworkers started in this field with no experience and soon discovered a passion that led them into a new career first as apprentice opticians and then as Licensed Dispensing Opticians. If you think this might a good fit we would love to hear from you.

Costco Optical Department Seeking Washington State Licensed Opticians

Costco Optical department in Puyallup is in search of Washington State Licensed Opticians. We are a fast growing business with unlimited future opportunities. If you are enthusiastic, dedicated to quality and excellent customer service, and posses the desire to work for one of the most admired companies in the world, as recognized by Fortune Magazine, then we are the place for you. Benefits including paid vacations, time off for major holidays, and competitive wages.
Apply online at Costco.com or send resume to w660opt@costco.com

Pediatric and Adult Ophthalmology/Optometry Office Seeking Employee

The Children and Family Eye Doctors is a pediatric and adult ophthalmology/optometry office in Redmond with a large optical shop looking for a licensed dispensing optician, part time. We are searching for an enthusiastic, motivated, team player able to work with all ages of patients from infant to geriatric. In addition to our three physician practice, our optical shop serves the surrounding community and referrals from other area physicians. We offer excellent benefits and competitive pay. Experience is preferred.

Main job duties include:

Frame and lens material selection for patients

Ordering glasses and contacts

Dispensing glasses and contacts

Eye glass repair and adjustment

Contact lens instruction to new wearers

Edging of lenses – will teach

Proficient computer skills

Organized and attention to detail

Excellent customer service skills

Job Type: Part-time, 3 days per week.

Licensed Dispensing Optician (or Registered Apprentice)/Office Manager – Part Time with the potential to move to Full Time

Lilac Family Eye Care is a one-doctor optometry practice seeking a part time Optician for our new Liberty Lake, Washington location, opening in mid-October.  We are a professional practice, with a strong focus on a positive experience for both patients and staff.  Teamwork, collaboration, and doing right by our patients are our top priorities.

The ideal candidate will be someone with optical experience who is either looking to grow into an office manager role, or someone with both optical and management experience.  This position also has the opportunity to grow into a full time position with benefits, if desired.  Initial days will be Tuesday and Friday, with a half day every other Saturday.  Top pay for the right individual, and will depend on level of experience.

Responsibilities include:

  • Delivering a “WOW” experience to each and every patient
  • Collecting and inputting patient demographic and insurance info into our electronic records
  • Educating and assisting patients in selecting glasses frames and lenses, as well as add-on’s recommended by the doctor
  • Make additional recommendations to suit patient’s needs and lifestyle
  • Taking glasses-related measurements
  • Troubleshooting glasses and Rx checks
  • Adjusting and repairing glasses
  • Maintaining frames inventory
  • Verify quality of finished frames, and insure that they meet specifications
  • Educate patients on glasses care, and/or contact lens care
  • Instruct new contact lens patients on insertion and removal techniques as directed by the doctor
  • Prepare patient invoices and collect payment
  • Answering the phone, addressing patient questions, scheduling appointments, and triaging patients and taking messages for the doctor as needed
  • Work closely with frame and lens reps, and our lab to insure quality and timely product delivery
  • Assist the doctor with insurance benefits verification
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as an Optician
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in customer service/sales
  • Must be a friendly and outgoing person
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must have a stable work history
  • High school or equivalent education

Preferred but not required:

  • LDO and/or ABOC
  • Proficiency with Revolution EHR
  • Ability to speak Spanish

If interested, please email cover letter and resume, as well as salary requirement to employment@lilacfamilyeyecare.com

Seeking Employment

LDO (Washington) Seeking Employment

April 28, 2017

Nathan Corbett LDO – Click to View Resume

Licensed Dispensing Optician with over 25 years of experience looking for employment as an on-call optician

June 19th, 2017

Tammy Sowards On-Call LDO – Click to View Resume

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