Considering a change of scenery? Specsavers in Burnie are on the lookout for an Optometrist to join their friendly, supportive and experienced team.

Surrounded by natural beauty, Burnie is a coastal town 35-minute west of Devonport and a 100 minute drive north-west of Launceston.

Burnie CBD is a cultural hub, with galleries, performances, exhibitions, community events and public spaces featuring buildings by contemporary Tasmanian architects and designers. The town also enjoys a vibrant shopping district and fantastic eateries.

About the store and role:

  • Extremely attractive salary package of $180,000 on offer
  • Celebrate your birthday with a paid day off, in addition to one day of volunteer leave and two free pairs of glasses per year
  • Build your knowledge and experience with regular exposure to a diverse range of Pathology cases. Our Optometrists pride themselves on having a close relationship with the local Ophthalmologists and Eye hospitals.
  • The store has recently undergone a refit and expansion, boasting a sole purpose Audiology room, two pre-test rooms, two contact lens tutorial areas and a separate diagnostics room
  • Market leading equipment including OCT and iCare in all four test rooms
  • Flexible roster – part-time will considered for the right candidate
  • Excellent opportunities for ongoing professional development
  • Warm, welcoming and experienced team

Why choose Specsavers?

  • Specsavers has been ‘Great Place to Work’ certified for the past 3 years in a row
  • Specsavers are rated the market leader for eye tests, and the retailer of choice for contact lenses in Australia and New Zealand.
  • We are on a continual mission to transforming eye health by: eliminating preventable vision loss and blindness, including Glaucoma and Diabetes, through improved prevention and early detection.
  • In 2021, we are detecting glaucoma in 1.43% of our patients, nearly matching the reported national prevalence rate of 1.5%
  • Proud to have well and truly reached 200,000 KeepSight registrations
  • In April 2021, Specsavers had surpassed their target of registering 200,000 patients for their KeepSight initiative, with 80% of KeepSight registered patients who were due for their eye test attending on time
  • We are continuously working to reduce the 50% of people with diabetes who do not receive regular eye checks
  • We estimate our Optometrists have reduced the level of undiagnosed glaucoma among our patients by at least 60%

For a confidential chat about this opportunity, contact Leah Coulter on +61 (4) 2978 3450 or email

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