Example Job Adverts

Please find below some recent job advertisements sourced by the Careers and Employer Liaison Centre (CELC). 

It should be noted that this is not an exhaustive list, but is merely meant to demonstrate the employment opportunities available to graduates of this discipline.

Kelly Scientific Resources, Ophthalmic Technician - Full Training provided - Graduates Preferred

Our Client has 20 years history in specialist Ophthalmic with clinics all across Australia. An opportunity has become available for a science graduate to be trained in the use of ophthalmic testing and diagnostic devices with pre-op, surgical and post-op patients. This is a very limited, much sought after opportunity for those candidates that can combine compassion, organisation and scientific knowledge.

Daily duties will be wide and varied including:

  • Clinical Duties (Performing refractions, A-Scans, Corneal Topography, Tonography, visual field testing...etc)
  • Patient Assessment
  • Surgical Theatre Support
  • Patient Counselling and Advice
  • Administrative duties
  • Attending to emergencies

The successful candidate will possess a natural caring and empathetic demeanour, the ability to develop relationships, be technically sound and accurate, display efficiency and be a reliable team player. On the job training is provided and due to the company's national reputation and presence there is an abundance of career progression. If are a BSc graduate with an eye for detail and reliable work ethic then we would like to hear from you....

CQ Eye, Clinical Optometrist/Orthoptist

CQ Eye, a busy Ophthalmology clinic in sunny Central Queensland is seeking a full time Optometrist or Orthoptist to join our team.

Applicants will be required to work alongside five other clinical staff, as well as a number of administrative staff and must therefore be able to work as part of a team and have a friendly and positive disposition. 

Clinical duties are many and varied, with some administrative tasks required. Clinical duties include, but are not limited to:

Initial and follow up assessment of general ophthalmic conditions e.g. cataract, glaucoma, diabetes requiring visual acuity,  applanation tonometry, fundus examination and other testing as indicated

  • Orthoptic assessment of strabismus patients
  • Monitoring treatment of amblyopic patients
  • Fundus fluorescein angiography
  • Disc photography and anterior segment photography
  • OCT, Pentacam, IOLMaster and immersion A-scan
  • Assisting in minor procedures

Please note: Visual Field testing IS NOT a required task

Applicants must live in the Rockhampton region or be prepared to relocate. They must have good communication skills both written and verbal and also be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. Graduates are encouraged to apply.

Laser Vision SA, Laser Technician

Discipline areas: Optometrists / Bachelor of Health Sciences

Laser Vision SA is a CBD surgical specialty practice providing laser cataract surgery and laser vision correction services for South Australian and interstate patients. We are a fully accredited practice with similarly accredited laser and day surgery suites.

Assisting in a state of the art eye care practice by starting, calibrating, and operating medical lasers for vision correction and cataract procedures. You will be part of a hard working team dedicated to excellence in patient outcomes and experiences which enjoys their work. All training provided.

The Optical Super Store, Optometrist Opportunities in Canberra ACT and Port Macquarie NSW


We are looking for a fun, energetic, recently Graduated or Experienced Optometrist to work with a great team of dispensers in our central Canberra practice.

Join a National, Family owned Optical Group that gives you freedom to practice the way you like and really appreciates your hard work. Remuneration offered varies with experience and includes high rates of pay and overtime loadings for late nights and Saturdays.