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Published: January 9, 2024

Optician / Ophthalmic dispenser

Calgary, AB, Canada | Part Time

Foresight Eyecare

Company Overview:

At Foresight Eyecare, our mission is to give our patients the ability to live their lives with clarity. We are a privately owned eye clinic with a diverse, multi-lingual team that is dedicated to providing exceptional eye care services. Our work environment is easy-going, friendly, and a place where individuals who are passionate about eyewear can thrive.

Job Description:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled Optician to join our team as an Eyewear Specialist at Foresight Eyecare. As an Eyewear Specialist, you will be at the forefront of helping our patients look and see their best. Your expertise and caring approach will play a crucial role in ensuring our patients leave with the perfect eyewear, enhancing their vision and confidence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist patients in selecting and fitting eyeglasses and contact lenses, taking their unique needs into consideration.
  • Educate patients on various lens options, frames, and coatings to help them make informed decisions.
  • Take accurate measurements for proper lens fit and adjustment of frames.
  • Verify and record prescription details, ensuring the accuracy of orders.
  • Provide exceptional customer service, ensuring patients feel comfortable and satisfied with their eyewear choices.
  • Collaborate with our team of highly trained clinicians to ensure patients receive personalized eye care solutions.
  • Keep the eyewear display and fitting area organized and attractive.
  • Handle inquiries and concerns with professionalism and efficiency.


  • Proven experience as an Optician or Eyewear Specialist is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of eyewear products, lens options, and frame styles.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to make precise measurements and adjustments.
  • Proficiency in using optical equipment and computerized systems.
  • A passion for helping patients improve their vision and confidence through eyewear.
  • Cantonese and/or Mandarin language skills would be considered an asset.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package, remuneration will depend on accreditation and experience level of the applicant.
  • Ongoing training and opportunities for professional growth.
  • A friendly, mutually supportive, and dynamic work environment.
  • The chance to work with the latest ophthalmic technology.
  • Be part of a team committed to enhancing our patients' quality of life through vision.

How to Apply:

If you are a dedicated eyewear specialist with a passion for helping our patients see and look their best, we want to hear from you! To apply for the position at Foresight Eyecare, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and experiences.

Foresight Eyecare is an equal opportunity employer, celebrating diversity, and dedicated to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace. We appreciate all applicants for their interest, and we will contact only those selected for an interview.


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