Optician/Sales Associate

GOLDEN VISION Amawalk, NY 2019-01-09
$20 - $27 an hour

Golden Vision is a family-operated company specializing in family eye care and eye wear. We are seeking a full-time optician to add to our talented staff. Applicants must be personable, outgoing, and possess previous experience in ophthalmic sales and service. Knowledge of vision care plans helpful. Our optician will strive to properly fit each patient into their own perfect frame. They will assist patients throughout the entire spectacle-ordering process – from walking in the door to walking out. We are a family company and extend that value to each and every one of our employees and patients. Only serious inquiries, please.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist each patient with their frame and lens selection
  • Custom-fit each patient with their chosen frame: Interpret patient prescriptions and take the proper measurements accurately and efficiently
  • Answer any and all questions to the best of your ability with an emphasis on increasing patient knowledge and comfort – (reinforce the sale!)
  • Accurately quote the patient with respect to their insurance if/when applicable and order lenses through insurance or directly from the lab
  • Check all jobs returning from the lab before dispensing
  • Keep communication channels open throughout the process – let customers know about any changes, delays, or simply to tell them their glasses are ready
  • Preserve positive relationships with everyone – from delivery drivers to brand reps
  • Maintain the cleanliness and the sanitation of personal desk, optical workplaces, and optical equipment
  • Check on the inventory daily, ensuring the utmost cleanliness and flawless presentation

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years of experience in ophthalmic sales and service, preferred
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Proficient in basic math
  • Knowledge of the optical industry as well as the products and services offered
  • Organized, attentive to detail, and able to manage time efficiently

Approximately 30-35 hours per week. $20-$27 per hour depending on experience and qualifications.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 to $27.00 /hour