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Welcome to our online listing service for optometric employment and business opportunities, externship placements, and equipment sales.

Association members and optometric students may post ads free of charge. To submit an ad, email Be sure to include a title, the full text of your ad and contact information for replies to your ad.

Non-members and the general public may post ads for a cost of $52.50 ($50 +GST) per ad, which includes a one-time posting in our member newsletter, the MAO Minute, and a 3-month posting on Optomart. To submit an ad, mail your cheque for $52.50 together with the title, full text of your ad and contact information for replies to your ad to: Manitoba Association of Optometrists, 217 - 530 Century Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3H 0Y4.

Practice Opportunities

Optometrist Needed to work with Ophthalmologist in St. James Area

Added September 19, 2018

Looking for an Optometrist to see a mix of postoperative surgical patients. Optometrist will have an opportunity to build their practice. Fee is negotiable. All submissions will be handled in strict confidence.  Please forward your inquiry to:

Optometrist Required for Temporary Position in Winnipeg

Added September 11, 2018

Dr. Ashley Britton is looking for an optometrist to cover a 3-month maternity leave starting March 2019. Full-time available (Monday to Friday) at a busy office. Office is open until 8:00 pm Tuesday - Thursday, so later hours are available. Office has a Humphrey visual field, Zeiss retinal camera, and OCT and is located in Linden Ridge. Please contact

Associate Optometrist Position

Added September 5, 2018

Visual Eyes Optometry, located in the Manitoba Clinic, would like to invite an optometrist to join Dr. Carmen Recksiedler and team for 2 days a week. Please contact us for details via email at or call 204-794-2078.

Associate Optometrist Position

Updated August 23, 2018

Dr. Mani Chhibba Tangri is currently looking for a part-time associate. An immediate position is available which would transition into full-time maternity leave coverage in November 2018. Would love for the right optometrist to continue on as part-time or full-time thereafter. Offices are located in South St. Vital and Southdale. Autorefractor, Zeiss OCT with retinal imaging and Humphrey visual field all on-site, along with use of electronic medical records. Flexible work environment and attractive compensation are available. New grads welcome. Please contact

Full-time Optometrist Position with potential to Partner
Vision North Eye Care in Meadow Lake, SK

Added August 8, 2018

We are a very busy rural practice with a complete eyewear gallery and on-site edging lab. The office has EMR with digital exam files, modern equipment and digital technologies including OCT, Humphrey FA, and Optomap. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday with NO evenings or weekends. Guaranteed six-figure minimum income for full-time and daily minimum for part-time is available. Our office is in close proximity to beautiful provincial parks, lakes, camping, and hiking - an outdoor enthusiast's dream! Interested applicants, please contact Dr. Melissa McLaughlin at or call 306-240-9771 for more information.

Associate Optometrist Needed

Added July 31, 2018

Dr. Joel Kaplan is looking for an optometrist to work 1.5 - 2 days per week. Modern offices with OCT and Zeiss Clarus 500 ultra widefield cameras, located in Winnipeg. If interested please call Dr. Kaplan at 204-292-1587 or email

Full-Time Optometrist in Beautiful Nelson, BC

Added July 12, 2018

Looking for a caring and enthusiastic Optometrist for a growing full-scope, dispensing practice. Located in the heart of the beautiful West Kootenays, in one of BC's most picturesque small cities with amazing diverse restaurants and surrounded by unlimited year round outdoor activities.

Full time practice opportunity with weekends off. Competitive compensation with flexible vacation policy. Recently renovated modern office, we have electronic medical records and fully equipped pretesting rooms including a fundus camera, optomap and visual field. Full dispensary and optician to edge glasses in-house. Well-established and respected practice with a very loyal patient base gives you the opportunity to provide FULL scope of care to patients. We work very closely with local family physicians and ophthalmologists.

If interested, please contact Dr. Dale Dergousoff at or by phone 250-552-4759.

Associate/Partnership Position

Updated July 3, 2018

See Eye Clinic is a progressive growing practice in the north part of Winnipeg. We are looking for a part-time optometrist for 3 days per week with the possibility of full-time in the near future. The practice has multiple exam lanes and equipment including Zeiss OCT, Optomap imaging, corneal topographer, Humphrey visual field analyzer, and pachymeter.

The successful applicant must be friendly and reliable. Visit our website to get to know us a little better. If interested contact Dr Shannon Smith-Bodiroga at or by phone at 204-951-1237.

Associate Optometrist Position in South Winnipeg

Updated September 5, 2018

Part-time and casual Optometrist required for busy full-scope Optometric Practice in South Winnipeg, Manitoba. Great opportunity and potential for growth for motivated individual. Please contact Dr. Lee at or 204-223-6251. 

Part-time Optometrist Position in Winnipeg

Updated September 9, 2018

Growing independent optometry practice in Costco requires a part-time optometrist with the possibility of going full time. Full pre-testing by experienced staff: AR, NCT, Digital Retinal Imaging, OCT, etc. If interested, please contact Dr. Gary Du at 204-804-8270 (mobile) or

Optometrist Position in Kindersley, Saskatchewan

Updated September 11, 2018

Absolutely Eyes is a thriving practice with an excellent location, friendly community and fantastic team to work with! A dual location practice (1 hour apart), perfect for schedule flexibility - no evenings of weekends necessary, and you can choose to work in one location or both. Our Kindersley location is in a brand new facility with multiple exam lanes and equipment including OCT, Optomap imaging, FDT, pachymetry, and direct access to corneal topography, Humphrey visual field analyzer, and in-house lab via our second location. Kindersley is a rural environment, great for raising a family, yet a progressive community boasting many amenities and wonderful people. We have a good rapport with local physicians and a growing client base.

Competitive per diem until commitment established. $2500 signing bonus, competitive daily minimum with bonus structure added after 6 month commitment. Buy-in options after initial year of contract work. New grads welcome - this is an ideal location to gain experience in all aspects of independent optometry, and an opportunity to advance your future into ownership/higher revenue!

The successful applicant must be friendly, reliable, and comfortable with advanced optometric care (or at least a willingness to learn with a seasoned optometrist accessible as confidence is gained)…and we can keep you busy with tons of variety to keep it interesting! Contact Absolutely Eyes 306-463-8266 or Dr. Jackie Hagens 403-664-0060 or email

Optometrist Required for Brandon, Manitoba

Updated September 7, 2018

First Eyecare Centres are looking for Optometrists to join our existing team of health providers. We test visual acuity using advanced technology and Eye Examination techniques. Our clinical practice, established 1953, has rigorously maintained advanced technology with new models of the Zeiss Visual Field Machine, and OCT along with the Canon Retinal Camera. In addition, we have a full-service lab right next door to our facility. We have the opportunity to refer to Ophthalmologists that have Hospital privileges locally in Brandon as well as the “Eyecare Centre of Excellence” situated at the Misericordia Hospital in Winnipeg:

Patient demographics are well rounded. Nonetheless, we have become one of the largest centers in our region treating and co-managing the following: Cataracts; Glaucoma, Age Related Macular Degeneration and Diabetes. 

Brandon is a safe and quickly growing community in Southwestern Manitoba with expansive opportunities. Please visit the following websites to find out more about us and the community we serve:

Please email resume to or call Brian at 204-724-6960.

Equipment Sales/Wanted

Retinal Camera for Sale

Updated September 5, 2018

Canon CR-2 retinal camera, acquired in 2011 and includes a Dell Vostro 320 All-in-one Dual Core 2 Duo E7500 - 2933 MHz hard drive, Dell F19 monitor and applicable software. Click here to view the product on Canon's website. Contact Dr. Tio Bellisario at Focal Point Comprehensive Vision Care in Morden for more information, 204-822-5478 or

Sale of Practice

Northwest Ontario - 2 hours from Winnipeg

Updated September 6, 2018

Enjoy the opportunity to be busy in this spacious, centrally located office in Northwest Ontario's lake country. One-half of this busy two optometrist partnership is offered. This practice offers an enviable work-life balance without the stress, but all the services, of urban living. Enjoy professional success in a 4-season recreational paradise with partner support and cross coverage of relaxation time. This busy optometric office also offers itinerant ophthalmologist treatments on a weekly basis. For more information, please contact Dr. Peter Doig at or 204-638-1046. For more details, click here.

Optical For Sale in Winnipeg

Added June 20, 2018

Wanting to retire! Well-established retail optical store, Hoffman Optical, 429 Portage Ave in downtown Winnipeg for sale. Inventory, files, and all other fixtures and equipment. The store is perfect for an optometric clinic and dispensary. You would be buying a turnkey operation. $40,000 or offers. Contact Craig Menzies, or 204-981-6212.

Optometric Staff Positions

Receptionist Position at 20/20 Eye Care

Added September 11, 2018

20/20 Eye Care is now hiring a full-time Receptionist. 20/20 Eye Care is a family-oriented, full-service optometric practice located in the heart of south St. Vital, Winnipeg. We strive to provide the latest advances in eye health care practices, modern vision care technology, and excellent personal care. Be part of our growing team.

The ideal candidate is articulate and organized, able to interact in a professional and courteous manner with both the public and their office teammates, and is a capable multi-tasker. The individual must exhibit excellent oral and written English skills for phone, email and other office communications. Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, as well as the ability to learn new software programs, and be comfortable working with IT tech support to troubleshoot issues as the need arises, is essential. Experience in handling cash, debit and credit transactions within a sales or service environment is a benefit.

The candidate must be available, but not necessarily scheduled for, the following hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 9-5pm, Wednesday from 9-7pm, Friday from 9-4pm, and some Saturdays from 10-2 excluding July, August and long weekends when we are closed Saturdays.

We invite interested and qualified candidates to submit their resume for consideration to Applications received by any other means will not be considered. We thank all candidates for applying, however only the most suitable for the position will be contacted.