Career Opportunities at
Bard Optical

At Bard Optical, you’ll find a welcoming environment and a team who always focuses on the good of the patient, our practices, and our fellow employees. You’ll never be just a name here: we’ll treat you as a valued, supported member of our dedicated staff!

Why Our Team Loves to Work at Bard Optical

Our leaders work to preserve and evolve our company’s long, respected legacy in eye care — Bard Optical has served the region for over 80+ years. To do that, we recognize our employees as individuals who help fulfil our mission of exceptional eye care.

You’ll find our competitive compensation, benefits, and collaborative environment are just a few of the ways we show our appreciation to the people who make Bard Optical one of Illinois’ longest-trusted eye care centers!

We’re Hiring Optometrists!

Everything we do at Bard Optical is for our patients, something we’ve proven over our decades of service. If you want to be part of Illinois eye care history and work with passionate professionals, you could be a great fit for the team at Bard Optical. Apply today to join us in our mission of delivering “Vision for Life.”

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The Bard Optical Difference

Medical-Modeled Practice

Our unique medical-modeled approach to eye care means we don’t just focus on updating prescriptions for eyewear: we provide comprehensive eye exams to manage our patients’ eye conditions and promote long-term visual clarity.

We Promote Within

We encourage our employees to put down roots with us and grow by investing in their careers. We recognize our team members’ abilities and work with them to pave a path forward based on their personal and professional goals.

Where Fashion & Medical Meet

If being creative and helping others are things you value in your career, then look no further. Our staff has a passion for guiding patients to the best eyewear for their fashion, lifestyle, and vision needs.

Giving Back to Our Communities

Working for Bard Optical means you’re working to better our community — because giving back through charitable endeavors has been part of what we do since our founding in 1942.

Perks & Benefits

You can collect a paycheck anywhere, but you won’t always find an experienced leadership team that fosters a positive, engaging, and rewarding employment experience for everyone — not to mention our generous perks and benefits package!

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Casual Fridays at the Corporate Office

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Fun Contest

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Health Plans
(Medical and Dental)

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Potluck Lunches

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Free Coffee

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Seasonal Cook-Offs

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Life Insurance
(For Full-Time Employees)

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on Glasses


William Babb
William Babb
June 6, 2023
Very happy 😁 about my visit to your office
Debora K Sheets
Debora K Sheets
April 29, 2023
I had issues due to eye problems and Bard optical worked with me until my glasses were perfect for me to be able to see while driving
Cindy Doubet
Cindy Doubet
April 24, 2023
Everyone was friendly and helpful. The building was clean and pleasant.
Jeannette Mccullough
Jeannette Mccullough
April 24, 2023
All the employees are so awesome
Dorothy Mowrer
Dorothy Mowrer
March 27, 2023
I have always been greeted, served and treated with respect & kindness! Appreciate the staff!!!!
Rach Houston
Rach Houston
March 6, 2023
Fixed my bifocals so I can see out of them and I got them back so fast. Thank you!
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Our Convenient Locations

Having 20+ locations across Illinois means we can bring the high-quality medical eye care we’re known for to a wide range of patients. We believe this convenient access to eye care centers, for our amazing staff and patients alike, is critical for keeping our communities’ eyes healthy and their sight clear — which is what we’re most passionate about!