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    Optical Dispenser/Sales Assistant

    Epping VIC, Australia
    • Costco Epping
    • Casual
    • Must have Optical Dispenser Experience.

    Description of position:

    Assists members in choosing and ordering eyeglasses, uses computer to process orders, fits eyeglasses and dispenses eyeglasses and contacts under the supervision of a Licensed Optician. Provides prompt and courteous member service. Follows department procedures for stocking and cleaning.


    Daily tasks and responsibilities:

    • Assists members to choose eyeglass frames and lens options appropriate to the lens prescription, under the supervision of a Licensed Optician. Provides and ensures prompt and courteous member service
    • Measures member for pupillary distance using pupilometer and observes line of sight to determine bifocal placement, under the supervision of a Licensed Optician. 
    • Keys member order into computer and places special orders to outside vendors by telephone, under the supervision of a Licensed Optician
    • Rings up orders and over-the-counter merchandise. Receives accurate payment, makes change, processes checks, credit and debit charges according to proper procedures for paperwork, cash handling, and performance of duties
    • Checks contact lenses and completed eyeglasses against prescription, under the supervision of a Licensed Optician, prior to dispensing to member. Fits and adjusts eyeglasses to member using hand tools and frame warmer and bending with fingers.
    • Orders equipment, merchandise, and supplies by keying into computer. Keys receipt of special orders from outside vendors.  Follows safety and security procedures.
    • Stocks merchandise and supplies. Follows department procedures and standards for production, record keeping, merchandising, and product storage.
    • Cleans department by spraying, wiping, and mopping. Empties trash, operates trash compactor and cardboard baler.


    Ideally, the successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes:


    • MUST have experience within the optical industry. 
    • Exceptional patient/customer service, both on the floor and over the telephone
    • Appreciates continuing education
    • Willingness to be flexible with hours/days occasionally where necessary
    • A Cert IV qualification in Optical Dispensing (preferably completed) is highly desirable.
    • Assists with front end duties as necessary.
    • Assists in other departments of the warehouse as necessary.
    • MUST be available to work AM/PM  and available to work weekends.

    Type: Casual

    Category: Other

    Reference ID: AU2827W.000114

    Date Posted: 14/10/2020


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