Ophthalmology Practice Seeking Optician in Syracuse
Full time optician, or optician-in-training with frame styling background and drive (we are willing to offer an apprenticeship for the right applicant!), is wanted to help grow our busy boutique optical shop within an ophthalmology practice. The perfect candidate is knowledgeable about current eyewear trends and lens technology, motivated, friendly, customer service-oriented, able to convert a conversation into a sale, and is experienced making adjustments to eyewear/able and wanting to learn this skill quickly. There are no weekend or evening hours! Forbes magazine rated Syracuse as 1 of the Top ten places to raise a family and it is considered the economic hub of Central NY. Licensed NYS optician preferred with contact lens fitting background a plus. Willing to provide an apprenticeship opportunity for the right applicant, but must come with strong background in optical retail or a way to prove their abilities and commitment to learning the craft. Additional Details: This comprehensive ophthalmology practice is seeking a full time optician for its boutique optical shop that sells top eyewear brands. They will consider hiring a non-licensed optician with background, but will require beginning certification within a year of employment. They do have an optometrist, and a parti-time optician who perform contact lens fittings, but contact lens fitting certification is a plus for this new hire. There are no night or weekend hours, as the eyewear boutique is open from 8:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday. They are offering an annual salary between $40,000-$50,000 for a NYS licensed optician, commensurate with background, along with a strong benefits package/vacation time. The optician apprenticeship opportunity has a compensation range of $30,000-$40,000, comes with the same benefits package in addition to the training, materials, and testing necessary to become a licensed optician. May require a commitment to stay with apprenticeship opportunity.
The Eye Group
November 20 on Get Optician Jobs