Cover Letter Suggestion

If possible, keep your covering letter to a single page. Too much information, especially if it is not relevant to the job, may detract from the letter. Your statement addressing the selection criteria is the place to give more detailed information about yourself and your ability to do the job.

What should your cover letter include?

  • Your personal/ contact details
  • The date
  • A salutation/greeting
  • How you heard about the job/company
  • Why you believe you would be an asset to the team
  • How you will follow up
  • A closing/signature

Sample Cover Letter Optometrist Australia Job (Example and Format)

Your Name
City, State, Pin Code
Email Address
Linkedin Id(Optional)


Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to express my interest for the position of Optometrist in your eyewear business based in Queensland, as per your advertisement on Australian Jobs website earlier this week. I am a professional looking to grow, with a passion for customer service and know-how around lens technology.

In my previous role I had a strong focus on lifestyle dispensing.

Please let me know if you have any questions or would like to see my detailed resume. You can reach me by phone at +61 0487XXXXX or by email at

I am looking forward to hear from you soon and possible time for an interview session.

Thank you for your consideration.


FirstName LastName

Please note: If the Job Advertisement mentions then include the position title(Job Title) and position reference number in the cover letter.

Optometrist Resume Template/Example

David J Hunt

Address: Cairns, QLD | Tel: +61-04877321| Email:

Career Summary or Career Objective

To engage myself in a challenging position within the optometric profession which utilises my clinical skills and professional interests in the areas of contact lenses, peer-coaching and co-management. I seek a role that enables me to make a positive impact in the optometry profession.


Bachelor of Optometry
University of New South Wales

Employment History

Torga Optical Brisbane
2015 to Present

• Administration
• Book appointments, administration responsibilities, sales assistant
• Customer service client advisor, managing inventories
• Lifestyle dispensing
• Work closely with Lens Laboratory team and Senior Optometrist team

Additional Information

Skills and Personal Attributes:

• Team collaboration
• Microsoft office & MYOB
• Great verbal and written communication skills
• Self-motivated to achieve goals and increase productivity
• Positive and open attitude towards learning
• Exceptional organisational skills
• Attention to detail
• Methodical attitude towards problem solving



Be ready with names and contact details of at least two referees (either written referees or verbal) who can comment on your work experience


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Optometrist Migration to Australia – Getting PR Work Visa

When planning to find work in Australia do check if you have the proper work rights, Visa and skills.

International students can only work for limited hours per week.

For eligibility and immigration options consult a registered migration agent and review Australian Government Immigration Website ( and various State and Territory Skill Lists (There are six states in Australia: New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia. Two mainland territories: the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) and the Northern Territory)

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