Director of Operations
Duties / responsibilities
This position coordinates bar/concession activities at The Santa Fe Opera Theater and bar/concession activities at scheduled special events of The Santa Fe Opera – providing efficient, friendly and responsible beverage service.
Interview, contract, train, supervise and schedule full roster of bartenders
Timely tracking of bartender payroll and manager’s hours
Coordinate ordering, receiving, storage and inventory of concessions supplies, including liquor
Administers bar register application (hardware & software coordinated with Opera’s IT Department), and generates reports as needed
Coordinate operation and maintenance of concessions equipment, including cash registers, ice and coffee/espresso machines and refrigerators
Coordinate with appropriate Opera staff for special parties and events
Monitor revenues from concession activities, control access and disbursement of cash
Monitor and control liquor access and inventory
Set-up, monitor and shut down seasonal bar locations
Manages adherence to applicable state laws and Opera’s policies regarding the serving of alcohol
- Daytime - activity oriented, comfortable for lifting and climate
- Evening performances and events - evening attire allowing for professional presentation and labor required.
Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 lbs. frequently.
Hours / restrictions:
The position is a salaried/ seasonal position, non-benefited and exempt position.
This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. The fundamental job requirements are included and these are the essential job functions. Employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. The Santa Fe Opera has an industry-wide reputation as an excellent employer, providing rewarding opportunities amid a setting of great natural beauty. As an Equal Opportunity Employer The Santa Fe Opera 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, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or political affiliation. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
APPLICATION PROCESSApplication (PDF)
Submit completed general employment application, along with resume and cover letter, by e-mail to Human Resources or by mail to:
The Santa Fe Opera
Attention: Human Resources
Post Office Box 2408
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-2408
Seasonal employees begin arriving in the Spring and by early July, more than 600 employees are on board to make the upcoming season come to life.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer The Santa Fe Opera 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.
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