Dumalo Optometry is a busy, independent optometry practice proud to have served clients on the North Shore since 1983. We provide quality vision care, exceptional customer service and an award-winning optical boutique with a distinctive selection of eyewear.

We are looking to add an Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician (Retail) to our team. The position offered is permanent, full-time (5 days per week).

 The ideal candidate:

  • Is friendly, outgoing and works well in a team-based environment

  • Is organized and detail oriented

  • Has the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Career minded with a willingness to learn and participate in continuing education

  • Looking for a long-term position with stable hours and a great group of people

  • Has excellent communication skills

  • Maintains an interest in fashion and trends for both glasses and sunglasses

 

Primary responsibilities will be:

  • Cut, grind, edge and finish lenses according to prescription

  • Inspect mounted lenses to ensure they conform to prescription and specification

  • Setup, calibrate and maintain laboratory equipment and machines

  • Insert lenses into frames to produce finished glasses

  • Adjust glasses frames for proper fit

  • Make minor repairs for customers such as replacing frame screws, nose pads or straightening frames

  • Help manage inventory of stock lenses

  • Place orders for frames and lenses as needed

 

Primary requirements are:

·      Fluent in English both oral and written

·      Completion of Secondary School

·      At least six months of experience as an Ophthalmic Laboratory Technician in a retail environment

·      Ability to work out of our office at 156 E 15th St, North Vancouver, BC V7L 2R1

·      College of Opticians of British Columbia License or Canadian Certified Optometric Assistant (CCOA) an asset but not required

 

Wage & Benefits Include:

  • Wage of $22.10 - $24.00 per hour

  • Vacation at 4% of salary, approximately 2 weeks based on full time employment. One additional week of vacation is granted after 5 years of employment.

  • $600 per year (prorated) medical benefits

  • 10 paid sick days (prorated) per year

·       Employees are eligible for a free comprehensive eye examination once per year

·       Employees are also eligible to receive one complete pair of glasses or sunglasses per year up to a total wholesale value of $500

  • Discounts on products and services for both employees and their families

 

To apply for the position please respond to this posting or email dumalo.optometry@gmail.com with your resume, salary expectations and tell us a little bit about yourself. We thank everyone for their interest in this position, however, only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.