"Santa Fe's objectives are distinctly American, and by making opera more compelling and more relevant, it has changed the map of musical America..."

                         Phillip Huscher
                         The Santa Fe Opera
     An American Pioneer

    Position Detail

    Theatre Night Porter

    Type: Seasonal
    Department: Maintenance


    On performance evenings, prepare and maintain area of the theater including theater restrooms, according to the standards prescribed in the list of duties:  (specific checklists and procedures to be provided as needed).



    Check all restrooms to make sure they are clean and stocked with supplies. Maintain bathrooms before and during the evening’s performance.

    • Check all lights.

    • Verify supply of program books.

    • Clean areas as assigned on the checklist.

    • Maintain all manager and emergency contact information in radio or cell phone, and call for assistance/instruction when necessary.

    • Provide any other services to patrons or Opera staff as requested by House Manager or other senior staff on duty.

    • Requires general familiarity with basic cleaning and maintenance procedures, products, and equipment.


    Must be able to speak English, in order to assist the majority of patrons.

    Requires excellent attendance and punctuality.

    Ability to react quickly to a problem (i.e., when a toilet needs to be plunged)

    Ability to stay calm when requests are made.

    Must wear designated uniform.

    How to Apply

    Please send application to ekellogg@santafeopera.org, or via mail to The Santa Fe Opera, P.O. Box 2408, Santa Fe, NM  87504.  No phone calls please.



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