Northern Alberta Optometric Staff

Red Deer Eye Care Centre is looking for an enthusiastic Contact Lens Fitter to join our team (230305)

We are a fast-paced, family-oriented optometry office serving thousands of Central Albertans.  We take pride in customer service and providing customized eyewear solutions for our patients.  If you want to join the largest eye care provider in Central Alberta then we want to hear from you!
What we offer:
Friendly, positive work environment
Reasonable hours with all stat holidays
Fully equipped contact lens exam room of your own with a bright, clean contact lens training space
Your own computerized schedule with integration into the doctor’s schedules
Access to all major manufacturer’s contact lens trials and solutions
Independent management of all contact lens patients, products, pricing, and inventory (with doctor input as required)
Opportunity for growth and training in fitting specialty contact lenses for irregular corneas
Competitive salary
Benefits including optical, dental, health, disability and life insurance
What we require:
Passion for helping people see and feel their best
Team player with a positive attitude
Independent thinker always looking for ways to improve service and outcomes
Optician license/Contact lens license an asset but not required
Optical dispensary experience*
Knowledge of contact lens fitting and insertion including spherical, toric, multifocal and RGPs*
*We are willing to train the right candidate if you are an optometric assistant or optician looking to expand your skills, or if you are a current contact lens fitter that is being under-appreciated and under-utilized. 
Please send the following to [email protected]  Attn: Koren (office manager) and [email protected] (Dr. Daryl Berger)
Cover letter
Salary expectation
Thank you for your interest.  To learn more about our practice, visit
Please note only qualified applicants will be contacted.  No phone calls please.  Thank you.

Part time receptionist in south Edmonton (230234)

We are a family owned and operated practice in south Edmonton. Looking for a receptionist to start 3-4 days per week and potential to grow full time.
Job description includes booking appointments, taking phone calls, checking in/out patients, pretesting, submitting insurances, ordering contact lenses and other administrative tasks.
Wage will be based on experience.
Need to be available on weekdays and every other Saturday.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected].

Seeking Full-time Optician to join our Kelowna Team! (230210)

Looking for a change of scenery? Thinking about making a lifestyle change and considering a move to the beautiful Okanagan?
Full-time Optician needed for our busy and rapidly growing optometry practice, Glenmore Optometry Kelowna Dry Eye Centre.
Minimum 1-year's experience. License not required but preferred.
We offer competitive wages, a benefits package, and the opportunity of growth within our organization.
We pride ourselves on being a patient focused practice and are looking for an energetic, positive individual to join our team. The successful candidate must enjoy a fast-paced environment and embrace learning new skills. They will meet and exceed all client service and sales standards by consistently delivering an exceptional experience and present a polished and professional appearance. They will need to be resourceful and self-driven.
Please send your resume to [email protected].


Violet Eyes Optometry is a private practice in Lloydminster with 3 optometrists and a busy boutique-style optical. We are looking for a part/full time optician or person with prior optical experience. Ideal candidates will be able to work in a non-competitive, team environment. 

Daily duties include: 
o Verifying glasses 
o Ordering lenses 
o Frame selection 
o Lens selection 
o Adjustments and repairs 

Job details: 
o Part time ~28-30 hours with potential for full time growth ~38 hours 
o Benefits and store discount 
o Monday - Friday hours 
o Wage based on experience 

Please send resumes to: 
[email protected]

Full-time Licensed Optician Position – Specsavers Londonderry Mall (230214)

Like you, we know the value and expertise a licensed optician brings to eyecare for customers and patients. As eye health is our top priority, we’ve made OCT scans a standard part of pre-testing. Not only that, we’re putting customers first by offering top-quality products and prioritizing a quick turnaround time to get our glasses in the hands of our customers as quickly as possible. As we grow to open 200 stores across Canada in two years, we recognize the importance of having licensed opticians on the floor at each of our stores at all times – that’s why we need your optical expertise.

Your licensed optician opportunity:

You chose a career in dispensing for a reason – to make a difference by ensuring that every customer leaves your store with an eyecare regime that really meets their needs. You will be working under our Optometrist, Dr. Ramandeep Toor, and report directly our office manager Meleanna.
We are with you. We would not be where we are without our dedicated dispensing teams to interpret prescriptions, advise customers on the most suitable options, and fit their new glasses beautifully. We are here to elevate your role as an optician by providing you with the tools and support you need so you can do what you love most – providing quality eyecare and eye wear to customers.

Product Excellence: We use the latest clinical technology, rigorous testing, and extensive quality assurance processes to develop our lenses so that you can support your customers and patients with a full range of top-quality products that you are proud to offer
Clinical Excellence: We rely on your clinical expertise to ensure we deliver clinical excellence – that’s why we’re putting contact lens practitioners at the heart of contact lens dispensing. You’ll have also access to leading equipment, such as OCT for all patients, to ensure that all patients get the best accessible, quality eyecare
Support: Opticians are supported and empowered by Specsavers, to practice within their full scope of their qualification, while being encouraged to further their career growth
Professional Development: As experts versed in optics, opticians will provide mentorship to student opticians and the retail team, to assist with the development of our people and to continuously deliver high standards of services.

What are the benefits of joining Specsavers as an Optician?
Full-time position 25-40 hrs per week.
Flexible scheduling with schedules posted a month in advance to help plan your life around work. 
Competitive wages and yearly wage evaluations.
Being part of a company that values opticians as a key piece of our business – Our vision is to elevate the role of Opticians by putting opticianry at the heart of our business, along with optometry.
A commitment to a continued investment in your professional development as an optician: we offer an annual stipend towards attendance of industry events, Opticianry development training programs, and support for your completion of the Continuing Competence Program/Quality Assurance Program Opticianry.
We will be covering 100% of your OAC membership and licensing renewal fees.
An opportunity to set a benchmark for patient care and grow your clinic by earning patient trust, long-term care, and referrals.
Extended health benefits, EAP, 3 weeks’ vacation, 6 sick days (PT and FT), one paid volunteer day per year, and birthdays off paid.
Get your first 2 pairs of glasses free and enjoy discounted rates for additional Specsavers products
Free access to Headspace meditation app.

In addition to access to the latest clinical technology, training, and the opportunity to be with us from the start of our exciting Specsavers journey in Canada – you can be at the forefront for new opportunities and ownership if that’s something you want to pursue.

What we’re looking for
You will need to be a licensed/registered optician holding a valid Dispensing Optician Licensed in your province. Beyond your experience, you’re passionate about eyecare and are committed to exceptional customer experience and patient care.

Interested applicants can send their resumes to [email protected].

Lead Optician, and Clinic Manager Position in Penticton (230206)

Career Opportunity for YOU-Immediate Availability!
Grow With Us! We are looking for a talented and passionate Optician to join our team in our newly acquired Optometry Clinic. The opportunity is one that will allow several months of onsite training and lead into the guaranteed permanent position of Lead Optician, and Clinic Manager.  
Employment Benefits and Perks: 
Compensation will be based on Experience 
o Competitive Salary for Permanent full-time Optician with the opportunity to have extensive training, if needed, to enable stepping into the guaranteed Management Role, from our retiring Clinic Managing Optician.   
50/50 Cost Share Group Extended Benefits, including medical, dental insurance and Life Insurance. 
Employees receive one complimentary pair of glasses per year, and generous corporate discount on glasses for future purchase as well as for their family and friends 
We offer ongoing educational training to help you make the best choices for our customers  
A Career you will Love! 
If you have further interest in this career opportunity, please Email Resumes and References to [email protected].