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Twenty 20 Eyewear

Job Details…

Position: Licensed Optician
Work Days:
25-30 hours/week
3+ years
Students Welcome to Apply: YES
Start Date: ASAP


Twenty 20 family eyewear is currently looking to hire a part-time optician with the possibility of becoming full-time. Their new modern family oriented optical in Bowness is part of a large existing combined Optometry/ Ophthalmology practice that offers excellent and compassionate care to patients of all ages. Applicants with a minimum of three years experience are welcome to apply. All applicants should be comfortable and familiar using PC computers as well as EMR programs. They offer competitive salaries and incentives and are looking for availability of 20 hours a week to start. Twenty 20 Eyewear has taken full COVID-19 precautionary health measures and have implemented safety protocols within the clinic.


  • Greeting customers and patients in a professional manner with kindness and a warm welcome;
  • Using current expertise to confidently assist and guide patients with frame and lens selection as well as lens coating options;
  • Accurately taking pupil and segment height measurements using both Fitcam/Opticam or traditional dispensing including pupillometery;
  • Dispense, adjust, and repair eyeglasses in a timely and professional manner;
  • Tracking and following up on job status with optical labs to ensure reasonable turnaround times;
  • Verify prescription eyeglasses and notify patients when glasses are ready for pick up;
  • Appropriately deal with patient concerns to the patients satisfaction and uphold clinic standards;
  • Assist in contacting frame representatives and share input with regards to latest frame styles;
  • Place and receive contact lens orders ;
  • Answer and field calls that may come into the optical;
  • Comfortable and knowledgeable ordering contact lenses and notify patients when their contact lenses are ready for pick up;
  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends;
  • Monitor both frame and contact lens inventory, rotating stock and monitoring for expired product;
  • Enjoys maintaining clean, well organized store front at all times including maintaining high standard cleaning protocols for the optical;


  • A professional yet pleasant demeanor and appearance. Punctuality and confidence in position are assets;
  • Previous experience with new optical set up and familiarity with Optosys;
  • Enjoys working both independently and with others;
  • Clear, calm, and effective communications skills especially with both seniors and younger children;
  • Confidence providing input but also willing to learn new technologies and share ideas;
  • If comfortable with contact lens fits and teaching this would be an asset but is not required;

Perks & Incentives…

  • Free Optical services
  • Employer will train (hoping to train part time then move to full time once up and running)
  • Weekends off

Contact Information…

Contact: Lindsay Knezacek
Phone Number:
(587) 839-4260
Address: 2424 4 St SW Suite 300 Calgary, Alberta T2S 2T4 Map It

Date Posted: July 9,2020