Optical Retail Sales Associate - #440353

Clarkson Eyecare

Date: 09/15/2021 15:00 PM

City: Edwardsville, Illinois

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

We have recently increased our pay rates! We also offer health/dental/vision insurance, employer-paid life insurance, Paid Time Off (PTO), employer-matched 401k, monthly incentive programs, generous employee purchase program, family purchase events, certification reimbursements, a leadership team that knows everyone by name and loves to promote from within, and a whole lot more!

An Optical Retail Sales Associate is trained to dispense and fit glasses and contacts, working from the prescriptions written by Optometrists and Ophthalmologists. They take into account patients' facial features, occupation, and habits to assist them in choosing the best eyeglass frames, lenses, and lens coatings to fit their needs

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Able to operate the auto-lensometer and manual lensometer

Assist patients in selecting frames according to style and color, coordinating frames with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions

Educate and recommend specific lenses, lens coatings and frames to suit patient needs

Continue to be educated on current brand knowledge

Accurately collect measurements such as bridge, eye size, temple length, seg heights, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and pantoscopic tilt

Check in all incoming orders to ensure quality and accuracy

Dispense patient orders and repair and adjust patient frames

Dispense all glasses and/or contact lens orders in E360

Assist other areas when needed

General office duties and cleaning to be assigned by manager

Provide exceptional customer service at all times to both external and internal customers

Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

Other Skills and Abilities:

Reliable transportation that would allow you to go to multiple work locations with minimal notice

Ability to work weekends

Desire to continue to gain industry knowledge and training

Ability to interact with all levels of employees in a courteous, professional manner at all times

Must be able to speak, read and write English

Strong work ethic and positive attitude

Commitment to work over 40 hours to meet the needs of the business

Exceptional customer service skills

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

If you need assistance with this application, please contact (636) 227-2600. Please do not contact the office directly - only resumes submitted through this website will be considered

EyeCare Partners is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

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