Sales Professional- No Optical Experience Required- 86th Street and Michigan

Dr. Tavel Optical Group

Job Description

Are you looking to begin your new career? Do you have a passion for helping people and an eye for fashion? If so, look no further, we’ve got the job for you!

At Dr. Tavel, we have been family owned for over 80 years and are focused on providing outstanding eye exams, glasses, and contacts at our 24 Indiana offices. Our team is collaborative and focused on providing a SPEC-tacular patient experience to help Hoosiers see better, look better, and feel better.

At Dr. Tavel, we deliver the following:

  • Opportunities for rapid advancement to roles like Ophthalmic Technician, Floating Ophthalmic Technician, Floating Optician, Assistant Manager, Store Manager, or a role at our corporate office in Indianapolis
  • A culture that values diversity and inclusion
  • A progressive and results-oriented leadership team
  • A revamped paid training program at our corporate headquarters in a classroom setting
  • High-end designer frame brands for patients to choose from
  • Latest advancements in technology including Telemedicine, Optos, and more!

Our ideal candidate possesses the following traits:

  • Outgoing personality who enjoys interacting with patients
  • Desire to help patients experience the gift of sight
  • Exhibits high integrity
  • Focused and detail oriented
  • Outstanding problem solver
  • Dedicated to learning and self-improvement
  • Works well in a team setting
  • Lives out the company’s core values

Responsibilities include:

  • Greeting patients and assisting them through the check-in and check-out process
  • Answering phone calls and scheduling appointments
  • All things insurance: verifying eligibility, answers questions, and authorizing benefits
  • Completing training to advance your skills and knowledge to advance in your career
  • Assisting opticians with frame styling and presenting lens options based on the patient’s lifestyle and visual needs


  • Prior optical experience is NOT required for this position
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to strive for excellence
  • Ability to deliver a SPEC-tacular customer experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to work hours of operation including evenings and Saturdays
  • Bilingual in Spanish or Burmese is a big plus
  • Retail sales or customer service experience is preferred


  • Competitive compensation + monthly bonus
  • Vacation/PTO + 6 paid holidays
  • COVID payment program for vaccinated employees
  • Free eye exams and glasses for you
  • Generous discounts for immediate and extended family members
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Medical insurance, dental insurance, and life insurance
  • 401K
  • Sponsored company outings for you and your family to attend

Starting pay at $15

Plus quarterly bonus