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Optician Apprenticeship

Optician Apprenticeship position available immediately in New Holland, PA. We are looking to add to our existing team! Experience is not needed in the field of Opticianry, but it would be our goal to train the skills necessary to become a first class Optician and train the skills needed to pass the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) examination. Our reputable Optometry Practice has been in New Holland since 1955 and currently consists of Dr. Wolfram Andrews, Dr. Jonathan Andrews, Dr. Kathryn Andrews, and Dr. Cynthia Koza.

Qualities we are looking for:

  • #1 – A dependable, positive attitude and friendly personality (must be bubbly!!)
  • An interest in healthcare, the field and physics of optics
  • Excellence in customer service
  • Organizational skills
  • A Team Player
  • Computer skills – learn our EHR software system, learn how to cut lenses, learn how to fit glasses properly.
  • Math Skills for optical calculations.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Customer Service
  • Lens Ordering, lens manufacturing, frame adjustment, lens calculations
  • Troubleshooting visual troubles
  • Understanding the physics of optics
  • General Office Duties and Support

 

The hours of our practice is: M 8:00a – 4:30p, T 8:00a – 6:00p, W 8:30a – 8:00p, R 8:30a – 8:00p, F 8:00a – 4:30p. The practice is not open on the weekends, therefore there are no weekend work requirements!

One of the things we pride ourselves on is having a great team. We are looking for a great culture fit as well as a long-term solution. While we have grown with some new faces, some of our team members have been with the practice for over 10 years (and some for 20).

We are seeking the right individual who is looking for a long-term position in a well-established, professional, growing practice. This is a career in the field of Opticianry, NOT just a job. If you possess these qualifications, we want YOU!! We are excited to welcome a new face, please reach out with any questions!

Job Type: 30 to 40 hours per week, full time or part time available in the future if the individual proves themselves highly competent and useful.

Salary: $14.00 – $18.00 / hour depending on experience and skills. Learn to become an optician in 3-4 months and pass your ABO certification

Benefits (full-time only): 401(k) company retirement plan, vision and dental plans for employees and their dependents. Health plans available for employees working more than 30 hours per week.

Please send a Cover letter and your resume to: dbarton@provisiongroup.com

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