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Published: October 9, 2023

Licenced Optitian

Toronto, ON, Canada | Full Time

City Optical

We are currently seeking a Licensed Optician for our Toronto locations:


  • English


  • College/CEGEP

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Licensure by provincial or territorial authorities


  • Minimum one year of experience in an optical environment

Specific Skills:

  • Prepare, fit and dispense specialty eyewear as per specifications or prescription by an ophthalmologist or optometrist
  • Make repairs to spectacle frames and lenses as needed, such as replacing nose pads and frame screws
  • Take measurements, fit, adjust & dispense eyeglasses, contact lenses
  • Troubleshoot when patients are unable to adapt to their glasses or have other issues with their glasses and or vision
  • Advise on use and care of contact lenses
  • Assist clients in selecting eyeglasses by advising on lens materials, frames, tints and anti-reflection coating
  • Operate frame heater, lensometer and radiuscope
  • Handle insurance and related government documents and bill to 3rd party (Telus or Direct insurance portals)
  • Maintain lab equipment through regular maintenance checks and service


  • Registered as an Optician with the College of Opticians in Ontario
  • Experience in an optical store or lab with optical dispensing experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be fluent in English with superior reading, writing and computer skills
  • Must be available to work weekdays and Saturdays