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

Licensed Dispensing Optician Current Active Washington License

Job opportunity open for a Licensed Dispensing Optician Current Active Washington License
Must have excellent  sales ability , knowledgeable with VSP  billings.
Five days a week no weekendsEmployee Package Depends on Experience

Work Environment Nature of Work
Dispensing optician will be assigned specific duties andresponsibilities in the day to day
operations of running an optical clinic. Many regularactivities would include verifying, dispensing and repairing frames and lenses.This position is also responsible for greeting the public (in person and bytelephone) and responding to their needs. The person will also be responsiblefor a variety of clerical tasks as assigned.

 Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

·        Greets the public by telephone and personalinquiries;

·        Provide customer service

·        Help customers pick out frames

·        Frame inventory and pricing:

·        Work with frame sales representatives andOptical Manager in order to keep board space numbers at the appropriate leveland to obtain frames that are fashionable and in the best interest of ourcustomer base.

·        Keeps frame displays in neat and working orderas well as organized

·        Shipping and receiving: opening shipments and doingwhat is necessary with the frames that have been ordered, send all outgoingpackages through UPS (contacts, RFC frames and patient orders, etc.)

·        Inform customers about lenses styles, materials,coatings, and transitions lenses

·        Prepare work orders for the lab

·        Inspect spectacles and lenses

·        Fill in working with glasses in the lab when noone else is available on things such as minor repairs, cleaning, nose padreplacement and lens tinting

·        Notify client’s when their glasses are in

·        Fit and dispense glasses and lenses

·        Assists the public by checking routine recordsand files for requested information.

·        Assists in maintenance of records and files

·        Sorts, retrieves and files correspondence,charts, and other materials numerically and alphabetically

·        Accepts payments for patient accounts andrecords them appropriately.

·        Performs other duties as required bydesignated  Department Head and OfficeManger.

·        Provides assistance to the Contact Lens andOptical areas as needed.

Knowledge, Abilities and Skill 

·        Knowledge of basic optical principles:prescriptions, frames, lens materials, focal types, coatings/tints, functions,and pricing

·        Sense of fashion and style coupled withfunctionality of frames

·        Knowledge of business English, spelling andbasic business math.

·        Knowledge of basic computer skills such as Word,Excel, etc…

·        Knowledge of general office procedures andoffice equipment

·        Ability to make routine mathematical computationand tabulations accurately and with reasonable speed

·        Ability to handle money and make change properlywhen making a sale or cashing out during end of day procedures

·        Organizational and time management

·        Ability to be tactful, courteous and sincerewith the public to effectively handle dissatisfied patients

·        Good customer and communication skills

·        Inspire customer confidence

·        Ability to develop and maintain workingrelationships with superiors and peers

·        Ability to carry out oral and writteninstructions

·        Talent for precise work with attention to detail

·        Ability to write legibly

– Professional and customer service skills; ability to speak and communicate clearly and knowledgeably with customers as well as other employees and management.
– Knowledge of basic optical principles: prescriptions, frames, lens materials, focal types, coatings/tints, functions, and pricing.
– Sense of fashion and style coupled with functionality of frames.
– Organizational, time management and communication skills
– Ability to handle money and make change properly when making a sale or cashing out during end of day procedures.
If  you meet this Criteria please email your resume and cover letter Attn Donna Hatch toomcweye@gmail.comDonna Hatch LDO, HFOAA

Hour Eyes Optical: Is looking for a LDO

October 3rd, 2017

Hour Eyes Optical: Is looking for a Licensed fast paced eye care practice. Our ideal candidate will be able to deliver professional, quality optical care and friendly customer service. We are a creative shop located on Capitol Hill in Seattle and we have a great patient base. Salary based upon job experience.

Job Responsibilities
• Give product recommendations to patients based on their vision needs and
lifestyle, such as frame construction, lens material and lens coatings.
• Take accurate measurements of each patient’s face and optical details to ensure a comfortable and proper fit before ordering frames.
• Assist patients with eyewear repairs, and optical dispensing and adjustments
• Run preliminary tests on patients before they seethe doctor.
• Maintain a clean and visually appealing daily optical display by organizing the stock of eyeglasses, sunglasses and accessories.
• Complete additional office tasks regularly such as scheduling appointments and verifying patient insurance benefits.
• Dispensing contacts and training first time wearers. Job Skills & Qualifications
• High school graduate or equivalent
• Focus on a fine attention to detail
• Excellent customer service and communication skills

Job Type:
Full-time

Required education:
• High school or equivalent

Required experience:
• optical: 1 year

Please send resume and cover letter to Rebecca@houreyesseattle.com

Licensed Dispensing Optician or Registered Apprentice - Spokane, WA

October 3rd, 2017

Spokane Optical Company, part of Spokane Eye Clinic, is seeking a team member with optical experience. We are looking for a person that is friendly, motivated, and able to float between our 3 Spokane locations throughout the week. This person must have strong computer skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast paced, busy environment. They also will need to cross-train in other ancillary office roles as needed (may include lab, reception, inventory management, etc.)

Duties include: assisting patients with eyewear selection and sales, verification and explanation of insurance benefits, order processing, assisting with inventory management, dispensing of completed product, assisting patients with adjustments and trouble-shooting dispensing issues. Other duties would include answering the phone, cleaning and organization of the office.

This is a full time position, M-F, 8-5. Competitive pay and benefits that include medical, dental, life, LTD, profit sharing, 401(k), paid time off, holiday pay, and more. Spokane Eye Clinic is the largest eye care organization in Spokane. We have 26 physicians working in all subspecialties of eye care.

See our website at www.spokaneeye.com for more information.
Please email cover letter and resume to LThomas@aiin.com.

Costco Optical Optician Opening

Costco Optical in Yakima is seeking a Washington State Licensed and/or  ABO/NCLE Certified Optician.

Costco offers competitive wages and a great benefits package. Please submit resume in person to Jason in Optical  Department.

Inquiries call 509-454-5251 <(509)%20454-5251>

Jason Van De Venter
Costco Wholesale

w01013opt@costco.com

509-969-6979 (personal)

509-454-5251  (work)

Optician - High End Optical Sales, Optician needed on Mercer Island

Optician – High End Optical Sales
Mercer Island Eyeworks – Mercer Island, WA 98040

We are a thriving upscale optical dispensary/private optometric practice looking for Licenses Dispensing or Registered Apprentice Optician to join our energetic, positive, tight-knit team. Position is 3-5 days/week, including Saturdays.

We’re looking for:

– Team player
– Detail oriented
– Strong sales ability
– Customer service focus
– Positive attitude
– Good work ethic
– Strong sense of style
– Apprentice or Licensed

Benefits (paid time off, medical, retirement) included for full time employees.

Provide cover letter, resume, and references.
Job Type: Full-time or Part-time
Required education:

– High school or equivalent

Required experience:

– Optical: 1 year

Contact person: Corrado Masciocchi*
Phone # 425-306-8827 <(425)%20306-8827>*
Email Contact: colecrain@comcast.net

LDO or Registered Apprentice Optician - High End Optical Sales

10/13/17

Mercer Island Eyeworks – Mercer Island, WA 98040
We are a thriving upscale optical dispensary/private optometric practice looking for the right person to join our energetic, positive, tight-knit team. Position is 3-5 days/week, including Saturdays.

We’re looking for:
– Team player
– Detail oriented
– Strong sales ability
– Customer service focus
– Positive attitude
– Good work ethic
– Strong sense of style
– Apprentice or Licensed

Benefits (paid time off, medical, retirement) included for full time employees.
Provide cover letter, resume, and references.

Job Type: Full-time or Part-time

Required education:
– High school or equivalent

Required experience:
– Optical: 1 year

Contact person: Corrado Masciocchi
Phone # 425-306-8827
Email Contact: colecrain@comcast.net

Full time licensed/apprentice optician opening in Lynnwood/Edmonds area

10/13/17

We have a well established, independent optical shop that’s seeking the right full time Optician who has or wants to learn/ use all aspects of the optical field.

Candidate must possess amazing customer service skills, be very personable, professional and reliable. Duties include but are not limited to, fitting and adjusting eyewear, eyeglass repair, troubleshooting eyewear issues and billing insurance.

Our office is very fun, friendly, knowledgeable and reputable with a loyal customer base. We believe in providing an “old school experience”, where all work and repairs are done in-house. Hours would consist of Monday-Friday 10:00-6:00pm with and alternating 1/2 day Saturday schedule.

We have competitive pay, % matching 401K, vacation pay and regular bonuses as well as 100% paid medical.

To submit you resume please send to crsmithpro@gmail.com or fax to 425-640-3217

Full Time or Part Time LDO in Bellevue, WA

11/08/17

Optical Illusions in Bellevue is looking for a full time or part time LDO!!
Please send resume to taichi@oieyewear.com

Single Doctor Private Practice Seeking Full Time Dispensing Optician

11/09/17

The Family Eye Clinic is seeking a Full Time Dispensing Optician for a one doctor private practice. Along with normal dispensing duties, some additional experience in the field of managing frame inventory through practice management software as well as purchasing frames would be helpful. We are a small practice and pride ourselves in treating patients as though they are our “family”. The applicant should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be a problem solver, be well organized and detail oriented, be a team member, and the ability to work well on their own without close supervision.

Compensation will depend on experience. Medical, Dental & Vacation/PTO.

A full list of job duties/requirements can be obtained by asking. Please send resume to Family Eye Clinic, Sheila Ackerlund, Office Manager, PO Box 688, Ellensburg, WA 98926 or email fec@fairpoint.net

We look forward to having you as part of our team!

Seeking Full Time LDO Optician or Apprentice Dispensing Optician

11/13/17

Kitsap Optical has a RARE opening for a Full Time (32 hrs./wk.+) LDO Optician or Apprentice Dispensing Optician with at least one year of experience.

Are you looking for an office that you can feel good about going to work to everyday? Co-workers that are not just your co-workers but also your friends? A place you can work with an outstanding lab and nothing but top of the line quality merchandise. A place that encourages you to further your education and training! Kitsap Optical has a rare opening for an optician with experience. We are looking for a dedicated person to join our outstanding staff.

Candidates must be able to fully:

  • Assist patients in frame selection and styling
  • Have a good knowledge base of optics
  • Learn in a fast paced environment
  • Be a self-starter
  • Have a working knowledge of patient care and needs with a strong desire to learn
  • Be a great multi-tasker
  • Be a team player
  • Have excellent customer service skills to work in our fast-paced and ever-changing environment.

There are health benefits available after 3 months with plenty of growth opportunities and learning experiences. You will be joining a fun and family-oriented atmosphere. We are passionate and professional about the care our customers receive and it shows! You must be able to work flexible hours. Four hour Saturday shifts are required. Our office hours are 8:30am – 5:30pm M-F and Sat 9am – 1pm

Please email your resume to jobinsilverdale@hotmail.com and in the subject please write “Optician Application.” And please email us what hours you are looking to work.

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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