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Job Details

Dispensing Optician

Employer

Varsity Optical Holdings inc.

Date Posted

September 19, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $24.00 to $27.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 20 to 25 hours per week
  • Position Casual Part Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 03, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Varsity Optical Holdings inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Tasks

  • Assist clients in selecting eyeglasses
  • Advise on use and care of contact lenses
  • Arrange for grinding or polishing of lenses or grind and polish lenses
  • Cut and edge lenses and fit lenses into frames
  • Adjust finished eyeglasses to fit client
  • Obtain specifications for eyeglasses or contact lenses and fit clients with prescription eyeglasses or contact lenses

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

Experience an asset

Screening questions

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Health benefits

Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

Bonus

Other benefits

Free parking available


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Dispensing Optician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Opticians
OBJECTIVE

Interest in operating optical measuring devices to measure clients' eye curvatures, pupillary distances and bridge widths; and in using equipment to cut and edge lenses, fit lenses into frames, and grind and polish lenses

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling prescriptive information to produce eyeglasses or arrange for the production of eyeglasses, to arrange for grinding and polishing of lenses, and to adjust finished eyeglasses to fit clients; may supervise or manage the activities of students and other opticians

SOCIAL

Interest in speaking to clients to advise them on the correct use and care of contact lenses

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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