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SEE Eyewear in Seattle is Seeking Licensed Dispensing Optician


SEE Eyewear is addicted to uncovering hidden gems-and not just within our product assortment. We believe recruiting top talent and cultivating a unique, sophisticated, and diverse group of experts from our associates and opticians to our Field Leaders. SEE’s collection is an eclectic and unique assortment of the best of the best made exclusively for us. The same expectation stands for our people; we are committed to developing a Best in Class Team of Experts and Authorities where career development and growth are the foundation to building our brand.


Job Summary:

SEE Licensed Opticians will work as part of our retail team in a retail optical setting. Licensed Opticians will assist clients and patients with their optical needs-leveraging knowledge of current eyewear trends, and optical knowledge to provide an exemplary experience to every SEE customer. Licensed Opticians at SEE are expected to act as the Opticianry expert in the business-supporting with Optical development of the team, troubleshooting of optical issues, and cascading optical updates from the lab to the team. It is essential that the Licensed Optician work in tandem with the Store Manager in these areas.

SEE is a performance-based environment and Licensed Opticians can expect to have sales and KPI goals to achieve.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Elevate the optical credibility of the store by upholding all opticianry guidelines.

  • Troubleshoot optical issues at the store level and support the team with any complex orders and/or customer questions.

  • Foster a positive partnership with our SEE Lab, and work to explain the ‘why’ to peers and customers. Drive personal and team sales by upholding SEE selling standards.

  • Meet and exceed personal sales goals and KPI’s.

  • Mentor others by working in partnership with the Store Manager to develop the team’s optical knowledge.

  • Model our SEE Selling ceremony to team sell with your coworkers and assist with affirming your team members recommendations.

  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills by working with urgency and properly prioritizing tasks. Utilize downtime to complete with daily operational tasks.

  • Uphold brand standards-ensuring merchandising, cleanliness, and display of the store is up to SEE expectations.

  • Greet customers genuinely and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.

  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires. Maintain patient records related to sales.

  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices.

  • Open and close cash registers, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, coupons, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits.

  • Input sales efficiently and accurately

  • Demonstrate knowledge of lenses options and benefits to every customer.

  • Lookup and explain insurance eligibility to customers/patients when applicable.

  • Abide by SEE discounting and remake expectations

  • Open to working in a coaching/feedback environment

Requirements:

  • Night & weekend availability required.

  • Minimum of 3 years prior retail experience preferred.

  • Able to perform the basic daily job functions including minimal physical activity, standing up to 8 hours, lifting up to 30lbs.

  • Ability to comply with SEE dress code.

Technology Skills:

  • Ability to utilize computer-based POS system

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite

Work environment:

  • Retail/Medical Practice Environment

Benefits:

SEE is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package to all full-time employees. This includes:

  • Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • 401k

  • FSA & HSA programs

  • SEE-Leb Perk Pack which includes: 2 complementary pairs of glasses per year, 1 complementary eye exam every year, amazing discount for additional purchases, and friends and family discount certificates to use at your discretion.

  • $1,000 upon completion of onboarding (90 days after hire)

  • $1,000 at 6-months anniversary

Education:

  • High School Diploma/GED equivalent

  • Opticianry Degree or Equivalent Apprenticeship Completion

  • Current Licensed Dispensing Optician License in the state of operation

SEE Eyewear Attributes:

  • Professional: You handle tough situations with grace and work with integrity.

  • A Team Player: You work well with others, give, and receive constructive criticism, and are dedicated to the team’s success as a whole.

  • Entrepreneurial: You think outside of the box to drive your own traffic & sales to the business. Eager to Learn: You are open to feedback and always looking for ways to improve.

  • Accountable: You take accountability for your role in the success of the business.

  • Open Communicator: You communicate directly & effectively with your peers and your supervisor. You speak candidly and address concerns in the moment.

  • Passionate About Fashion: You are up to date on eyewear trends and passionate about eyewear as a fashion piece. You genuinely love styling and sharing trends with your clients and your team.

Applicants can apply at www.seeeyewear.com by following the career link.