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Optician, Dispensing Posted on Apr 14, 2018 by Ponoka Eyecare, Lacombe Vision Centre and Blackfalds Eyecare

  • Location Ponoka, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 to $27.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 36 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 28, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Ponoka Eyecare, Lacombe Vision Centre and Blackfalds Eyecare

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Additional Skills

Supervise or manage activities of other opticians or student opticians

Specific Skills

  • Advise on use and care of contact lenses
  • Cut and edge lenses and fit lenses into frames
  • Assist clients in selecting eyeglasses
  • Arrange for grinding or polishing of lenses or grind and polish lenses
  • 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
  • Work under pressure
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Apr 28, 2018

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

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