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Full-time Optician 2013 - 510 at Real Canadian Superstore in Whitehorse

Posted on May 01, 2013 in Healthcare & Social Services

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary


Hours per Week

Full-time (35-40 hours)



About this Job

Location: Whitehorse, Yukon

Hours: Full-time

Salary: DOE

Duration: Permanent

Job Description/Duties:

The Optician will work in conjunction with the Managing Optician to provide customer service and may be required to complete some or all of the following tasks, as deemed appropriate by the Managing Optician:

• Approach & greet customers

• Be aware of general product information

• Assist clients within the provincial guidelines for Opticianry in your province

• Enter information as required into MVE and the Front Cash register

• Order and receive product as required

• Maintain paperwork

• Maintain department cleanliness standards

• Maintain all Optical product in the store including that which is cross merchandised in other departments (i.e. Joe Fresh, HABA, Action Alley)

• Perform pre-testing for eye exams or sight tests, if applicable

• Complete credit returns & paperwork

• Follow opening & closing procedures

• Book contact lens and eye exam or sight test appointments, if required

• Maintenance of the Frame Grid

• Edging & assembly of eyeglasses

• Take ownership in promoting products as deemed by Head Office

• Creating & promoting in-store marketing initiatives in conjunction with the Managing Optician

• Serve as the “go-to” person when the Optician is not available

• Completion of the WSR

• Perform sight tests, if applicable in the province of employ

• Take measurements for eyeglasses & contact lenses

• Fit eyeglasses & contact lenses (as licensed in the province of employ)

• Adjust & repair eyeglasses

• Dispense eyeglasses & contact lenses (as per provincial regulations)

• Fit, adjust & dispense safety and specialty eyewear

• Responsible for department when the Manager is not available


Must be licensed in the province in which he/she works with a minimum of three (3) years Optical experience

• Management experience an asset

• Has cash register experience

• Fluent in English

• Entry level computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook

• Outgoing – comfortable approaching people & engaging customers

• Professional looking – presentable

• Organized

• Pays attention to detail

• Can work independently

• Willing to work in a team environment

• Takes initiative – self-starter

How to apply:

This job was posted on May 01, 2013 and will be removed on Jul 01, 2013

All applications must be received before Jul 01, 2013

Real Canadian Superstore

Please Contact: Wendy Brown


Address: 2270 – 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse, YT

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