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

Part time and fill in LDO or apprentice optician Seattle, WA

Opportunity for part time and fill in LDO or apprentice optician for downtown Seattle practice. Visions Northwest is a private optometric practice. No evenings or weekend hours. Fun work environment with quality frame lines. Strong customer service skills required. Creative input
highly valued at the practice.

If interested please send resume to ocularwiz@msn.com.

Contact name Steve Bird OD

Phone 206-595-2288

Business Visions Northwest

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

Pasco Vision Clinic is looking for a full-time Licensed or Apprentice Optician

May 30, 2017

Position will educate and assist patients in selecting their lenses and frames. Responsibilities include presenting and dispensing eyewear, taking measurements, and educating patients on lens options. Assists patients with adjustments and troubleshooting. Duties also include posting payments, answering telephones, and scheduling appointments.

Ideal candidate will preferably have 1 or more years of optical and contact lens experience and be able to work accurately and efficiently a fast paced environment. Experience with EHR helpful. Must be confident, motivated, have stable work history and a strong sense of fashion and trends. An outgoing and service oriented personality is a must!

We offer a team work environment and benefits. Benefits include: medical, paid holidays, paid time off, and 401(k). Please email cover letter and resume as an attachment to jobs@pvceye.com.

Licensed Dispensing Optician or Registered Apprentice - Spokane, WA

June 2nd, 2017

Spokane Optical, 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. Spokane Eye Clinic is the largest eye care organization in Spokane. We have 25 physicians working in all subspecialties of eye care. Please email cover letter and resume to LThomas@aiin.com and ksadler@aiin.com.

Multi-Speciality Ophthalmology Group Seeking Licensed Dispensing Optician

June 6nd, 2017

Eye Associates Northwest, PC is a premier multi-specialty ophthalmology group focused on state of the art eye care. We are always looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic team-players to help us provide exceptional patient care. Each member of the team shares a common commitment to service excellence, with an emphasis on respecting both our patients and each other.

POSITION SUMMARY – LICENSED DISPENSING OPTICIAN

We are looking for a full-time Licensed Dispensing Optician to work at our Ballard & Northgate locations in Seattle, Washington. Must have great customer service experience, optical knowledge, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic. The Optician will:

  • Assist patients with selecting fashionable frames and lenses according to written optical prescription or specification.
  • Take appropriate measurements of patient for size of eyeglasses according the optical prescription.
  • Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames.
  • Verify exactness of finished lens spectacles.
  • Adjust frame and lens position to fit patient.
  • Assist patient with inserting, removing, and caring for contact lenses.
  • Verify, submit and bill patient insurance information for contact lenses and eyeglasses.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Please APPLY at: https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1610167

SKILLS and ABILITIES:

  • Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED), AS Degree preferred
  • Experience: Two to four years related experience
  • Computer Skills: Intermediate level in Microsoft Office Suite, Basic level in NextGen preferred
  • Certificates & Licenses: Washington State Licensed Optician required

BENEFITS:

In addition to a great working environment, we offer a Competitive Salary, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) with Employer Match & Profit Sharing, Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Voluntary Supplemental Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacation/Sick Leave, Paid Parking or Bus Pass and Continuing Education.

Please APPLY at: https://recruiting.myapps.paychex.com/appone/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1610167

Seeking FT or PT Lisenced Optician or Apprentice Dispensing Optician - Gig Harbor, WA

June 8th, 2017

We are looking for a dedicated person to join our outstanding staff.

Candidates Responsibilities Include
– Assisting patients with frame selection/fitting
– Educating patients on various lens materials/lens options
– Verifying/dispensing/adjusting/repairing eye wear
– VSP and other insurance billing with EHR software
– Have a working knowledge of patient care and needs
– You must be a great multi-tasker
– Be a team player
– Have excellent customer service skills

There are health benefits and retirement available after 3 months with plenty of growth opportunities and learning experiences for the full time employee. You will be joining a fun family-oriented atmosphere. We are passionate and professional about the care our customers receive and it shows! Our Office hours are 9am to 5pm Mon Tue and Thursday 9am to 7pm Wednesday and 9am to 4pm Fridays. No weekend hours

Please email your resume to olympiceyecarechristina@gmail.com.  and in the subject please write “Optician Application.” And please email us what hours you are looking to work if you are looking for part time only thank you.

Seeking Part Time fill in LDO or Registered Apprentice Optician - Downtown Seattle

June 8th, 2017

Visions Northwest in downtown Seattle is seeking part time fill in LDO or registered apprentice optician. No weekend or evening hours. Fun work environment and wonderful patients.

Please email resume to ocularwiz@msn.com

Seeking Licensed Dispensing Optician - Eye Associates Northwest, PC

June 15th, 2017

About the Organization:  Eye Associates Northwest, PC is a premier multi-specialty ophthalmology group focused on state of the art eye care. We are always looking for self-motivated, enthusiastic team-players to help us provide exceptional patient care. Each member of the Team shares a common commitment to service excellence, with an emphasis on respecting both our patients and each other.

In addition to a great working environment, we offer a Competitive Salary, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) with Employer Match & Profit Sharing, Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, Voluntary Supplemental Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacation/Sick Leave, Paid Parking or Bus Pass.

EOE Statement:  We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Location:  Ballard and Northgate Clinics

Description:  POSITION SUMMARY

We are looking for a full-time Licensed Dispensing Optician to work at our Ballard and Northgate locations. Must have great customer service experience, optical knowledge, attention to detail, and a strong work ethic. The Optician will:

  • Assist patients with selecting fashionable frames and lenses according to written optical prescription or specification.
  • Take appropriate measurements of patient for size of eyeglasses according the optical prescription.
  • Prepare work order for optical laboratory containing instructions for grinding and mounting lenses in frames.
  • Verify exactness of finished lens spectacles.
  • Adjust frame and lens position to fit patient.
  • Assist patient with inserting, removing, and caring for contact lenses.
  • Verify, submit and bill patient insurance information for contact lenses and eyeglasses.

 

Essential Functions Include:

  • Verify that finished lenses are ground to specifications.
  • Prepare work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses.
  • Measure patients’ bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of eyes, using measuring devices.
  • Heat, shape, or bend plastic or metal frames to adjust eyeglasses to fit patients.
  • Evaluate prescriptions in conjunction with the patients’ lifestyle.
  • Assist patients in selecting fashionable frames according to their optical prescriptions.
  • Work with labs to know what is and is not available for prescription lenses.
  • Maintain records of patient prescriptions, work orders, and payments.
  • Recommend specific lenses, lens coatings, and frames to suit patient needs.
  • Instruct patients in how to wear and care for eyeglasses.
  • Sell goods such as contact lenses, spectacles, sunglasses, and other goods related to eyes in general.
  • Determine patients’ current lens prescriptions, when necessary, using lensometers or lens analyzers and patients’ eyeglasses.
  • Show patients how to insert, remove, and care for their contact lenses.
  • Assemble eyeglasses fitting the lenses into frames.
  • Obtain a patient’s previous record, or verify a prescription with the examining optometrist or ophthalmologist.
  • Order and purchase frames and lenses.
  • Verify, submit and bill patient insurance information.
  • Performing simple bookkeeping such as collecting all patient balances and co-pays and post accurately.
  • Inventory eyewear shipped from the lab.
  • Know how to do minor repairs.
  • Notify patients when eyewear is available for pick-up.
  • Arrange and maintain displays of optical merchandise.
  • Clean, dust and keep Optical area clutter free.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.

Please visit http://www.eanw.net/ >  “About”> “Employment”> “Current Openings”> “Select Category” > “Optical”

Costco in Shoreline, WA., has F/T and P/T openings for Licensed Opticians

June 19th, 2017

Come join us as we continue to grow!  We offer a future with an exceptional company that has more than 650 warehouses worldwide and growing. With more than 78 million members, you will be able to help more people find solutions to their vision needs than you ever imagined!  We welcome those who share the philosophy of achieving excellence and taking pride in their work to consider Costco Optical.
Costco has been recognized as a leader in our marketplace and is dedicated to quality in every area of our business. Additionally, we are respected for our outstanding business ethics, including how we care for our employees. Fortune magazine named Costco one of the most admired companies in the world. Costco wants to provide every employee a career, not just a job. We believe our employees are Costco’s most valuable assets.
Costco prides itself on taking care of its employees by providing them with competitive wages and benefits including paid vacations based on hours worked and paid time off for all major holidays.
WA. Licensed opticians. ​ABO, NCLE prefered.​
Take these steps to join the Costco ​Optical team:

– 1. Log on to Costco.com and apply online.
– 2. Email your resume to regional manager Kevin O’Connell at koconnell@costco.com or Bill Ross , optical manager, at W106opt@costco.com
Please call with any questions,Kevin O’ConnellCostco Regional Manager, NW1Optical/ Hearing Aids/ Photo Ph. (425)313-6693Cell (253)973-2779Fax (425)427-7120 koconnell@costco.com

Capital Hill Vision in Seattle is Seeking a Liscensed Optician or Registered Apprentice

June 19th, 2017

We are seeking a licensed optician or possibly a registered apprentice with at least one year on-the job, paid experience for a key position at a hip,vibrant Seattle optometry clinic. We need someone with a firm command of general opticianry, personalized customer service skills, a level head, an eye for cool frames, the urge to learn, and attention to detail. Our aim is to profitably and seemlessly provide the best eye care and coolest eyewear on the West Coast.

Duties include frame/lens selection,(this should be a pleasure!) personably offering the optimal products for each individuals’ needs and potential, processing lens/ frame orders, adjustments/repairs, verifying lab work,occasionally helping receptionist answering phones ,verifying
insurance and scheduling appointments, possibly helping w/ frame buying, contact lens i/r training, and sharing light housekeeping duties.

Providing and receiving a reasonable level of cross training is expected. This is no “old boy club” and is a meritocracy.

Communication, organizational ,troubleshooting and interpersonal skills are paramount. The winning candidate will learn about and convey the value and story of our eyewear and help build and market our practice. Only the conscientious and ethical need apply. We have a friendly, diverse and industrious staff are here to grow!

Yes, we offer extremely competitive compensation/benefits ,and Sundays are always off!

Please send your resume and three references(at least one professional)
to: eyesseattle@yahoo.com

Seeking Licensed Dispensing Optician - Private Practice in Northeast Seattle

June 30th, 2017

We are looking for a passionate, professional optician to join our family-owned, single-doctor private practice in Northeast Seattle.  The optician needs to exhibit the excellent customer service and industry expertise that is a core value of our practice. We are a small but fast-paced and growing practice, and the optician would be influential in shaping the direction of the optical moving forward.

Duties include:

  • Assisting patients in the selection of frames/lenses
  • Prescription verification and dispensing
  • Adjustments and repairs
  • Inventory buying and frame-board management
  • Contact lens trainings
  • Order placement and insurance billing

This is a full-time Monday-Friday position.  We offer a supportive working environment, health insurance and a competitive salary.

To apply, please send cover letter & resume to:

Robin Belz, Office Manager
The EyeSite
robinbelz@gmail.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.

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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