Job Title:

Managing Optician


Times Optical Inc


Richmond Hill, ON

Job Reference:


A Managing Licensed Optician is expected to know how to perform all the duties required of a dispensing optician, in addition to a host of managerial duties. A Managing Licensed Optician must be very knowledgeable when it comes to both eye care and eyewear. A Managing Licensed Optician also serves as the main liaison to optometrists. A Managing Licensed Optician may also speak on behalf of the optometrist to employees and patients. The duties of a Managing Licensed Optician also include the handling of unsatisfied or disgruntled customers. The job requires the supervision of employees, payroll duties and the handling of weekly scheduling.

Typical technical duties include

  • Use prescription information from the doctor and the patient’s preferences, face shape and other factors to help select the appropriate pair of eyeglasses, frames and lenses.
  • Operate manual lensometers and other tools to achieve proper fittings for patients
  • 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.
  • Adjust new frames using optical tools or pliers to get a closer and more accurate fit on the patient’s face when the patient has problems with comfort or poor vision.
  • Instruct patients on how to use contact lenses by showing them how to clean the lenses, insert them, remove them easily and properly care for contact lenses.
  • Maintain a clean and visually appealing daily optical display by organizing the stock of eyeglasses, sunglasses and accessories.
  • Manage inventory of frames and contact lenses to ensure optimum customer satisfaction and product variety
  • Complete additional office tasks regularly such as preparing paperwork for patient insurance payments, ordering inventory and tracking orders in the system.


If you have the skills and experience required for this position, please forward your resume to:


Quote Job Reference: 9057373688

Posted 2018-10-22

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