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

OPTICAL DEPARTMENT SEEKING WASHINGTON STATE LICENSED OPTICIAN

12/6/17 Costco Optical in Gig Harbor is seeking a Washington State Licensed Dispensing Optician. Costco is committed to excellent member service, offers competitive wages and a great benefits package. Apply online at Costco.com or send resume to w624opt@costco.com

Full Time Optician at Visual Effects Optical in Downtown Seattle

12/15/17 Virginia Mason is seeking a full-time Optician for our Visual Effects optical department in downtown Seattle. This Optician position assists customers in selecting eyewear, repairs and adjusts eyeglasses, and assists doctors in solving prescription problems. Qualifications: – Washington State Dispensing Optician License (and 30 hours of Continuing Education Units every three years required if holding licensure) required. – Working knowledge of optics and lenses; excellent product and technical knowledge; and an understanding of the color and shape of frames as to how they look on various patients. Preferred: One year experience as an Optician preferred. Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking. For more information or to apply online visit our website at http://jobs.VirginiaMason.org We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Bellingham Walmart Vision Center is looking to hire a Licensed Optician

12/26/17 Bellingham Walmart Vision Center is looking to hire a Licensed Optician to join our team! This is a full time position with competitive pay, job security, health benefits, associate discounts, profit sharing, growth opportunities and a great staff. Enjoy many perks just by joining our professional team. Successful candidates must be a licensed WA State Optician, have strong teaching skills, a thirst for knowledge, ability to learn and adapt quickly, excel at multi-tasking, and have excellent customer service skills. You should be a dedicated professional driven to thrive in your optical career with Walmart. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: Kyla Nez, Walmart Vision Center, 4420 Meridian Street, Bellingham, WA 98226 or Fax to: 360-647-2212 You must also apply online at: http://walmartstores.com/Careers/ or go to one of our hiring kiosks at your nearby Walmart. Need more information? Please contact Kyla at 360-647-0212. You may also email your resume and cover letter to: ahover911@yahoo.com.

America's Best Contacts and Eyeglasses seeks Licensed Opticians in Seattle

12/29/2017 America’s Best Contacts and Eyeglasses is looking for Licensed Opticians to join our team! These are full time positions in the Seattle area with competitive pay, paid time off, health benefits, associate discounts, and growth opportunities as we continue to expand. A successful candidate must be a licensed WA State Optician, have great customer service skills, the ability to adapt quickly, and be a team player. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: jeff.klein@nationalvision.com or Fax to: 253-237-5032 Need more information? Please contact Jeff at 253-237-5031

Licensed Dispensing Optician or Apprentice Optician - Optical Illusions in Bellevue

01/09/2018

Compensation: *DOE*

Employment Type: Full time or Part-time

Optical Illusions (Bellevue) – LDO or Apprentice opening

High end optical store in Bellevue is looking to hire optician for full time or part time. Candidate must have knowledge about lenses, high-end eyewear, and have great communication skills. We will provide training. If you are a passionate individual who takes pride in your abilities to help our patients see better in style, we would love to talk with you.

  • Be friendly, welcoming, with energetic personality
  • Be willing to go the extra mile to provide our patients with exceptional patient care
  • Be able to multitask and remain productive
  • Have frame styling experience, repairs and adjustments
  • Be detailed, reliable and punctual
  • Be proficient with computers
  • Be able to explain various lens and frame products and their benefits to patients
  • Be open to flexible schedule including early mornings, late evenings and Saturdays
  • Love being a team player and helping co-workers be successful

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.
Please email cover letter and resume only to taichi@oieyewear.com

LDO Needed - Marysville, WA

01/18/2018

We are a busy, private optometry practice seeking a full time LDO. We provide high quality customer service and products. We are looking for someone to add to our friendly, family environment. Good communication and organization are important for this position. Other qualifications include: strong customer service skills, self-motivated and attention to detail.

Optician Responsibilities:

Sales / Product selection:

  • Assist patients with eyeglass frame selection – find the best style, fit and color options for the patient.
  • Assist patients with lens selection – recommending lens packages and providing secondary lens package options to enhance patients’ quality of life.
  • Explain patient insurance questions regarding copay amounts and benefits for eyeglass frames or lens enhancements.
  • Order processing and dispensing.
  • Eyeglass repair and adjustments.

Eyeglass Frame Boards:

  • Meet with frame representatives to review new product lines.
  • Monthly ordering of new eyeglass frames from contracted vendors.
  • Maintain, clean and organize optical sales area.
  • Inventory control.

Electronic Health Records:

  • We currently use Compulink EHR. Prior knowledge of this system is a plus but not a necessity. We are happy to train motivated candidates on our system.

Please contact Mary Lou at 425-244-7297 if interested.

Visions of Washington - Seeking Full-Time Licensed Optician for Seattle Location

01/25/2018

We are seeking our next amazing team member of Visions of Washington at our Magnolia Eye Care location!

Visions of Washington is seeking a full-time Licensed Optician for our Seattle, Washington location.
Responsibilities include:

  • Educating and assisting patients in selecting their glasses frames and lenses
  • Taking patient glasses related measurements
  • Presenting and dispensing glasses and contact lenses
  • Adjusting and repairing glasses
  • Maintaining frames inventory
  • Effectively communicating with patients, doctors, staff, and administration.

Visions of Washington offers a team-oriented work environment with benefits including:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Paid training
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time off (sick/vacation)

For more information about our company, visit our website at www.visionsofwa.com

We are an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $32,000.00 to $52,000.00 /year
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $42,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year

If Indeed link is not allowed, cover letter + resumes can be sent to me directly: kitelo@visionsofwa.com.
Monroe Vision Clinic - Seeking Full Time/Part Time Optician

01/30/2018

Busy vision clinic is looking for a Part time/Full Optician.

  • Medical benefits,
  • 401k
  • Bonus Plan Included

Apprentice or licensed Optician may apply.

Please call 360-794-2020 for more information or email us at monroevisionclinic@me.com.

Mill Creek Family Eye Center - Seeking Licensed Dispensing Optician or Registered Apprentice Optician

02/13/2018

Mill Creek Family Eye Center, an established private practice optometry clinic, is looking for a friendly, self-motivated Licensed Dispensing Optician or Registered Apprentice Optician to join our team. We offer a beautiful and spacious state of the art optical dispensary with over 900 frames on display. Besides having excellent optical knowledge and abilities, we desire a team member with outstanding communication, customer service, sales, and computer skills.

Experience with contact lens trainings, merchandising, edging, and OfficeMate software is a plus. This is a full-time position with NO weekend hours. We are offering a generous salary/benefits package for the right fit. Please respond by email tomillcreekfamilyeyecenter@msn.com

Learn more about our office at www.millcreekeye.com.

Seeking LDO or will help a Registered Apprentice become a Washington State LDO - Bellevue WA

03/02/2018

Envision Optometry in downtown Bellevue is seeking a knowledgeable Optician to complement our professional team. We pride ourselves on providing quality eyecare in a friendly, service-oriented environment. We are seeking highly productive individuals with excellent communication skills.

Primary duties include greeting patients, helping patients select frames and choose lenses, adjusting eyewear, providing contact lens services, and processing lab orders. Employee will utilize Officemate software to post charges and transmit lab orders. Employee may occasionally be asked to answer telephones and schedule appointments. We are VSP providers.

We are seeking either a LDO or we will help a Registered Apprentice become a Washington State LDO.

John C. Brown, OD
*Envision Optometry*
*425.455.4602*

Costco Optical Redmond: Seeking LDO or ABO CERTIFIED OPTICIAN with retail experience.

03/02/2018

Costco Optical Redmond is seeking a LICENSED DISPENSING OPTICIAN or ABO CERTIFIED OPTICIAN with retail experience.
There will be some nights and weekends.
Excellent benefit package and competitive wages.
Please submit resume to Ginny Johnstone at: W01225OPT@costco.com

Hour Eyes Optical Seattle is looking for a Hour Eyes Optical is looking for a Licensed and/or experienced optician for a Fulltime Licensed and/or experienced Optician

03/05/2018

Hour Eyes Optical is looking for a Licensed and/or experienced optician for a fulltime, fast paced eye carepractice. Our ideal candidate will be able to deliver professional, quality optical care and friendly customerservice. 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

Optician - High End Optical Sales, LDO or Apprentice Optician needed on Mercer Island

03/13/2018

LDO or Registered Apprentice Optician – High End Optical Sales

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 Opening for LDO or Apprentice Optician - Alderwood Optical

03/14/2018

At Alderwood Optical, we are committed to enhancing our patient’s quality of life by providing eye care and eye wear of the highest quality. We emphasize preventative care and take time to thoroughly explain each patient’s eye health and vision needs. We are looking for an outgoing, compassionate person with a strong retail background to make our patients so happy that they can’t help but tell their friends how well they were treated.

Basic requirements for the Optician position:
-Exemplary customer service skills
-Frame selection and dispensing of glasses and contact lenses
-Ability to explain various lens and frame products and their benefits to patients.
-Knowledge and understanding of insurance coverage along with billing to vision plans
-Ability and willingness to assist other team members
-Willing to be cross-trained for multiple roles
-Ability to multi-task and remain productive
(willing to train proper candidate)

We offer great work environment and an opportunity to learn with room for growth in addition to competitive pay package that includes 401(k), paid vacation, paid sick leave, holidays and medical insurance for our full time employees.

alderwoodoptical@gmail.com
(425) 771-8472

Ophthalmology / Optometry practice seeking LDO to run optical - Seattle

03/23/2018

Dr. Grady Hughes and Dr. Shani Rerecich are currently seeking a Licensed Optician to run their optical.

– Hours are M-F 8:00 – 5:00 pm.
– Salary is DOS
– Full medical
– Dental and life insurance.
– Parking / bus pass supplied.

Please contact:
Shawn Elwood
Seattle Eye Care
206-812-8548

Licensed Dispensing Optician-Bellevue

04/6/2018

Full-time opening for an experienced, licensed optician for a boutique optical in Bellevue. We are looking for a superstar who offers top notch customer service. *Hours: M-F 10AM-6PM.*

Job would be managing the optical, eyewear sales, frame adjustments and repairs, ordering glasses, updating frame board, keyboarding skills are a must, answering phones and making appointments when needed. Competitive benefits and pay.

We have one of the most beautiful offices in the area! If you are committed to offering the best vision care and high performance, fashionable eyewear, this could be the job for you! Please e-mail resume and cover letter to spectacle4you@gmail.com

OPTICIAN JOB SEARCH

04/16/2018

We are a fast-paced eye clinic located on the lake in Ellensburg, WA with a unique partnership of all three eye care specialists. We are currently the largest optical store east of the Cascades and offer an extensive selection of the newest frames and high-end eyewear. Our clinic focuses on bringing the most advanced form of technology to our community, and most importantly to our customers.We are now looking to hire a full-time Optician to join our rapidly growing optical team. Job duties include fitting and dispensing eyewear, ordering and managing to arrange optical products, repairing frames/lenses, and assisting patients with frame selection.

Requirements
Candidates must possess excellent customer service and communication skills, attention to detail and the ability to multitask. Our practice offers opportunities that allow a person to grow within the company and to develop their careers in the optical field. Licensed Dispensing Optician or RegisteredApprentice Optician.

Compensation
We offer competitive salary and benefits including medical, dental, paid time off and a SIMPLE IRA.

Please send resumes to:
Valley Vision Associates
ATTN: Optician Search Committee
2201 W Dolarway Rd Suite 2
Ellensburg, WA 98926
www.valleyvisionassociates.com

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