Opportunities for Optometry Students


Opticians and Opticians Assistant Opportunity Available for Students (August 13, 2018)

FYidoctors is looking to hire a full-time Optical Associate at our practice on 1668 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC. This team member will work a schedule of 30 to 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 830- 5:30 & Saturday 9:00 – 2:00. The Optical Associate will be responsible for the retail and repair of eyewear products as well as follow-up patient care.

How You’ll Benefit

• Comprehensive rewards package
• Competitive salary and benefits
• Rapid and continued growth, ensuring a constantly challenging and rewarding environment
• A workplace culture where collaboration is fostered
• Ongoing training and development opportunities


• Educating clients about the best eyewear choices for their lifestyle, ensuring they receive the best in value and quality
• Informing patients about advances in corrective eyewear solutions
• Assisting with selection of frames to suit your client’s aesthetic and performance needs
• Interpreting optical prescriptions as written by optometrist
• Performing frame and facial measurements to ensure correct fit and positioning of eyewear
• Submitting prescription eyewear requisitions to manufacturing lab
• Performing repairs and adjustments to patients’ eyewear
• Arranging and maintaining retail display area
• Contributing to store retail sales goals
• Upholding excellent customer service standards using your charisma and problem-solving skills

The Successful Candidate

• Previous optical experience or education equivalent
• Passionate about customer experience; a great communicator who can provide exceptional patient care
• Committed to excelling as a member of a high performing team
• Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
• Good computer knowledge, including Microsoft Office Suite
• Previous retail experience an asset

About Us

FYidoctors is a young and exciting entrepreneurial company that started as a small group of 30 optometrists. In just ten years, we have grown to over 450 optometrists and opened 260 locations across the country. Today, as Canada’s fastest growing eye care provider, our team of respected leaders from provincial and national optometric associations bring experience, dedication, and a commitment to the values that have long been associated with optometry. We are committed to enhancing the lives of our patients and maintaining a positive, supportive environment where all of our people can thrive and grow professionally and personally. Together, we proudly stand for the strength of the optometric profession and the preservation of patient care.

How to Apply

Please respond
Or emailing your cover letter and resume to: Attn: Ms. Stephon Ellis Stephon.ellis@fyidoctors.com

Join us in advancing eye health and enhancing the lives of our patients in a dynamic and rewarding environment

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