Trainee Optical Assistant/Technician

Trainee Optical Assistant/Technician - Kawana Shopping Centre

A fantastic career opportunity in the optical profession is available in our client’s practice in Kawana. They are looking for a trainee optical assistant to join their growing team.

Previous experience working in the optical industry isn’t necessary, as on the job training will be provided. This is a full time job, week-end work will be included.

To be considered for this vacancy you will need:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Previous retail sales experience
  • A can do attitude, be a self-starter and a team player
  • Completed year 12 or be completing year 12
  • A desire to undertake an optical dispensing traineeship

Your main tasks will be:

  • To identify clients eyecare requirements and assisting them with frame and lens selection, taking measurements for lenses and frames, developing a good understanding lens and frame types
  • Assisting with reception duties – phones, booking appointments, general administration and computer skills
  • Building relationships with your clients and your colleagues
  • Work closely with the optometrists to ensure that all patient needs are met

What you will get:

  • On the job training
  • If you’re not a qualified dispenser you will be provided with paid educational expenses to achieve Optical Dispenser Certification
  • Product allowance and discounts

What to do next

To be considered for this opportunity, click apply and send your cover letter and CV today!

Job Type: Full-time


  • Sales/Customer Service: 1 year (Preferred)


  • High School (Year 12) (Required)

Work Eligibility:

  • Permitted to work permanently with no restriction on hours (e.g. citizen, permanent resident) (Required)

Work Remotely:

  • No