Covid Safety Officer

Opera House Arts is seeking a part time Covid Safety Officer to join our team. The Covid Safety Officer (CSO) reports to the Production Manager and has primary responsibility for supervising and executing the COVID-19 Safety Plan for productions within Opera House Arts outdoor production of Desdemona, a play about a handkerchief. 


The COVID-19 safety plan addresses safe operating conditions for all production personnel and audience members. The CSO will receive appropriate training, to be a COVID-19 Compliance Officer and will coordinate with all staff, artists and audience to assure compliance with and enforcement of all COVID-19 policies and procedures.


  • Working with the staff to execute the COVID-19 Safety Plan, and be present during all rehearsals and performances of Desdemona, a play about a handkerchief.

  • The CSO shall oversee, monitor and ensure compliance with Covid-19 safety protocols, including for testing, symptom monitoring, cleaning and disinfection, masks and PPE, case reporting, contact tracing, and conducting orientations and training.

  • The CSO shall be readily accessible to all actors and stage managers, and people that come into contact with the actors and stage managers.

  • Conducting temperature scans and symptom screenings at facility entrances.

  • Facilitating COVID-19testing within the production team.

  • Conducting PPE training with all production personnel.

  • Enforcing proper mask wearing.

  • Monitoring and enforcing protocols for social distancing within the facility

  • Working with staff to ensure any necessary cleanings have been completed prior to the start of the work day.

  • Cleaning and disinfecting high touch surfaces as needed.

  • Conducting contact tracing as necessary.

  • Other duties as assigned. 


The ideal candidate will possess skills demonstrating that they are:

  • A personable and culturally competent team player who is committed to creating a safe, friendly and inclusive work environment

  • Detail oriented and organized

  • Timely with and confident in written and oral communication

  • Able to create positive customer experiences while enforcing safety policies

  • Knowledgeable of theatre or other live performance operations (experience is a plus, but not required)

  • Evening and weekend work required, particularly in support of rehearsals and performances.

  • Valid Driver’s License required.



  • Training will take place between July 12 and July 18, 2021.

  • The daily work schedule will begin July 19, 2021 and will require a commitment to evening and weekend shifts in accordance with the rehearsal and performance schedule through August 29, 2021. The average shift will range between 4-6 hours with 5-6 shifts per week. A complete schedule will be given to the CSO upon hiring.


The CSO is a temporary part time position and will be paid $12.50 per hour. Training will be paid at the same hourly rate.



Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicant screening process to begin immediately

To Apply: Please send a cover letter or video introduction, resume and three references to with the subject line (your last name) – Covid Safety Officer. No phone calls please.


Opera House Arts is an equal opportunity employer and celebrates diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, political affiliation or philosophy. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.