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Licensed Optician

Company: Rochester Optical
Location: Rochester
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Rochester Optical is a prescription eyeglass retailer that was established in Rochester, New York in 1932. In addition to serving retail clients, we have a 70-year history as a prescription eyeglass supplier to the eye care industry - with our very own Rochester-made products! In addition to our years of dedication to eye care professionals across the nation, Rochester Optical is proud to have served our country for decades by supplying the military with specialized tactical eyewear. Rochester Optical is currently recruiting for an experienced (minimum 1 year) full-time licensed optician and a part-time licensed optician. Position Summary: The Licensed Optician will be responsible for successfully performing customer service, sales and operational tasks, as well as positively contributing to a professional optometry office that delivers excellent patient and customer care. The position will work a 5 day work week with no nights and occasional Saturdays till 1:00 pm. Essential Job Functions: --- Deliver exceptional service throughout customers' shopping and purchasing experience --- Ensure accuracy in taking and recording measurements and adjusting and fitting eyewear --- Expertly guide customers in selecting frames and lenses that are best suited for their personal style, lifestyle, prescription and price needs --- Ensure finished eyewear meets optical standards and customer requirements --- Maintain presentation standards both on the sales floor and back office --- Process orders in Point of Sale (POS) Software and generate reports --- Stay current on product knowledge and fashion trends in order to enhance sales and service Skills & Abilities: --- Knowledge of current optical theory and practices --- Exceptional retail sales and service skills, including the ability to build a client following --- Excellent organization, time-management, solution-finding, communication and interpersonal skills --- Comfort using a computer and learning new software --- Ability to project a professional image Education & Experience: --- High School diploma or its equivalent --- New York State License in ophthalmic dispensing --- Three or more years' experience; optical retail environment experience preferred Compensation is $30.00 to $35.00 an hour and commensurate with experience. Benefits package includes medical insurance (Blue Cross/Blue Shield PPO and three high deductible plans with employer sponsored Health Savings Accounts), MetLife Dental Insurance, company paid group life insurance and group long-term disability insurance policies, Paid Time Off program, Holidays, 401(k) program with annual company match, and vision program. Rochester Optical is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. Rochester Optical will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. EOE/M/F/Veteran/Disabled Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Salary: $28 - $35 Hourly Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Rochester Optical, Rochester , Licensed Optician, Other , Rochester, New York

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