Summer Student-Optical Associate

IRIS Fredericton 1-450 Union Street, Fredericton, NB E3A3M8

Job Type: Full Time

IRIS Fredericton 1-450 Union Street Fredericton, NB E3A 3M8 506-459-1222


Please contact: Elizabeth Cairns Office Manager elizabeth.cairns@iris.ca

Practicing Doctor’s at this clinic: Dr. Laura Clarke Dr. Michael Lawson


This is a full-time position. Monday-Friday 8:30-5pm (30+ hours/week with the potential for more based on operational needs) The selected optometry student would assist in all areas of the clinic. Start date, once student has finished for the year. (Mid May)


Duties include (but are not limited to):

  • Reception (greeting customers, answering phones, emails, scanning, etc.);

  • Office administration (paperwork, filing, direct billing for insurance, etc.);

  • Pretesting patients and doctor support;

  • Eyewear selection, fitting, dispensing and frame repairs;

  • Contact Lens fitting where applicable;

  • Supplier ordering and receiving;

  • High level of customer service, problem-solving and trouble-shooting as required;

  • Maintaining clean and safe work environment at all times.

For more information please contact the office manager.

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