The Santa Fe Opera

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Painting props backstage



The Santa Fe Opera is seeking seasonal, dependable workers who can work a full 40 hour week (possibly week-end hours and/or scheduled for a 6 day work week.)  Variety of maintenance, grounds, and theater cleaning position.

Must be able to lift 25 to 50 pounds. Majority of work is outdoors. Familiarity with basic tools, cleaning supplies and methods are pluses.

Additionally, Theater Porter positions are available for evening hours on performance evenings.

You will enjoy working on our beautiful property and with friendly staff! These are summer seasonal positions. Earn a competitive hourly rate based on your experience.

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, political affiliation or philosophy. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

Application Process

Positions require proof of eligibility to work. Submit a completed employment application form, your resume, cover letter and 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

Application Form (PDF)