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Published: December 2, 2023

Optometric Assistant/Front Desk Receptionist

Niagara Falls, ON, Canada | Full Time

Niagara Vision

Niagara Vision is seeking a special individual who not only can offer the basics of optometric assistant, but is willing to multi task and flourish in their work environment. As the first-person patients and visitors encounter, the Niagara Vision optometric assistant must have a natural pleasant and enthusiastic demeanor. Working in the medical field it is crucial for this individual to have the ability to maintain a professional, calm and understanding attitude at all times. Keeping composure will preserve a calm atmosphere, which then is absorbed into the entire work environment.

Optometric assistant will have multiple responsibilities:
Excellent verbal and communication skills are required (with patients and staff)
An active listener with exceptional patient care
Ability to handle basic problem-solving issues independently
Greeting visitors and accepting deliveries
Handle incoming and outgoing calls
Assisting other administrative staff with overflow work, including word processing, data entry and pre-testing patients (we will teach you how to succeed in all these roles!).
Following instructions from your superiors
Punctual, with professional attire.
Understanding the day to day routine is the basics of our office.

All staff is expected to communicate and work as a team. It is required that this successful candidate show an interest in the entire establishment and be interested in experiencing any new and exciting duties that are beneficial to the entire Niagara Vision team.

Completion of certificate or degree is not required. We are seeking a person that is capable of our expectations, is interested in the optical field and will be excited to join our family.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $17.00-$20.00 per hour


  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay
  • Overtime pay

COVID-19 considerations:

To keep our staff safe, we have extensive disinfection and PPE protocols.

Application question(s):

  • What makes you interested in this role, and what makes you an ideal candidate for this position?


  • administrative assistant: 1 year (preferred)

Work Location: In person