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Careers

Maine Optometry is always glad to attract qualified candidates. Health care professionals with a demonstrated history in the field of optometry are encouraged to get in contact with us, and we may keep your résumé on file for future positions. See our current job listings below. We look forward to hearing from you!

Optician

We are a growing, multi-location practice in Southern Maine looking for a full time Opticiant to deliver exceptional and professional vision care at our Brunswick, Lewiston, and Freeport locations. Interested candidates must have a strong work ethic and an attitude to succeed.

We offer a generous base salary with bonuses based on production, 401K retirement plan, health insurance, paid vacation time, annual CE compensation and more. The communities in Maine that we practice in offer a quality of life to include camping, hiking, fishing, skiing, golf, and boating.

Job Responsibilities

A dispensing optician is trained to dispense and fit spectacles and other optical aids, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists.

Dispensing opticians advise patients on various types of lenses and spectacle frames, including advice on style, weight and color. They advise patients on how to wear and care for their spectacles.

Job Duties

  • Interpreting optical prescriptions written by optometrists.
  • Giving advice to patients on lens type, frames and styling.
  • Using the consultative sales method of asking open ended lifestyle questions to get a better understanding of the patient’s optical needs.
  • Taking frame and facial measurements to ensure correct fit and positioning.
  • Trouble shooting any patient issues that may arise in regards to eyewear.
  • Advising patients when adjustments or repairs to spectacles are needed.
  • Selecting, managing and ordering glasses and other optical products.
  • Ordering lenses from appropriate labs.
  • Checking lenses on delivery to ensure that they meet the required specifications.
  • Arranging and maintaining shop displays.
  • Having an understanding of, and ability to explain vision insurance benefits to patients.
  • Billing lenses and frames to vision insurances.
  • Completing continuing education credit hours and keeping up on industry news.
  • Expected to contribute by offering ideas on how to better the practice and patient experience.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • ABO certified preferred but not required

 

For more information or to apply please contact Samantha Smith, Director of HR:

207.212.0969
ssmith@maineoptometry.com

Maine Optometry is an equal opportunity workplace and prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
 
All employment decisions at Maine Optometry are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications.
 

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