Optician or Optician's Apprentice


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Tanzman Maselli & Field
151 Ashland St.
North Adams, MA 01247


Company Description:
Eye care facility with optical shop

Optician or Optician's Apprentice
To Commensurate With Experience
North Adams
Full Time
Healthcare Office
High School or Equivalent
Up to One Year
Nice to have

A full time position as an optician or optician's apprentice working in a busy optometric practice. Experience is preferred.  In the case of an optician's apprentice we will provide the training needed to become a licensed optician.  Certified opticians must be licensed in the state of Massachusetts.

Initial duties and responsibilities:

• Work under and collaborate with our current optician.
• Assisting and guiding patients and customers in choosing eyeglass frame and lenses
• Checking in eyeglass orders 
• Assisting with eyeglass repairs and adjustments
• Checking insurance eligibility and explaining insurance benefits
• Communicating with patients in person and over the phone
• Scheduling appointments for eyeglass dispensing, fitting, and adjustments
• Managing inventory of eyeglass frames

• Ability to accurately multi-task and be able to learn different jobs and tasks within the practice
• Meets commitments and is punctual
• Ability to work as part of a team
• Completes administrative tasks completely, correctly, and on time
• Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
• Ability to take careful and accurate notes and messages
• Ability to read, comprehend, and follow simple instructions, as well as accept constructive criticism
• Knowledge of basic computer skills
• Ability to maintain a professional demeanor at all times
• Must possess a high standard of cleanliness
• Must possess a strong attention to detail and maintain a high degree of accuracy
• Must treat all others with respect and dignity at all times
• Must possess a strong sense of empathy
• Must have the initiative to step in and help where needed without needing to be asked to do so