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COVID-19 Officer

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan, Saskatoon
Deadline: March 29, 2021 - April 19, 2021


April 19, 2021

Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan Festival (SOTS) has been producing the works of Shakespeare on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River since 1985. We attract visitors from across the province, the country, and the world. We strive to create a warm, relaxing, and inviting atmosphere for our patrons so they can truly enjoy their theatrical experience. Our COVID-19 Officer will be an integral part of this vision as they will be responsible for helping to ensure our we can reach our organization’s goals in the midst of the current pandemic.

SOTS values diversity in its workforce and invites applications from all qualified candidates. If you need accommodation at any stage of the application process, please do not hesitate to make a request.

Working under the supervision of the General Manager, the COVID-19 Officer duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
• Tracking the latest Saskatchewan Health Authority public health orders and keeping staff and management up to date as necessary on active health orders
• Monitoring to ensure staff are following all necessary COVID-19 safety protocols
• Assisting with communications strategy for COVID-19 safety policies for our audience
• Creating and tracking all necessary health screenings & surveys for employees, visitors, artists, patrons and volunteers as necessary, including creating and maintaining tracking system for all contacts within the company for contract tracing purposes
• Providing extra cleaning procedures & support in rehearsals, admin office, production department, front of house, box office and the concession
• Ensuring all necessary PPE is kept stocked and distributed appropriately for staff, artists and public
• With the General Manager, refine and assist with the execution of communications procedures for staff, artists, and the public in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak.
• To ensure all procedures are followed and make recommendations for any changes and updates as necessary
• Assist with extra cleaning of props and set pieces in rehearsals and during performances
• Other duties as assigned

HOURS OF WORK: Part-time (25-30 hrs/week), variable hours
RATE OF PAY: $15.00/Hour
APPROXIMATE DURATION: May 17, 2021 to August 29, 2021

1. Must be 30 years or younger at the start of the contract**
2. Possess excellent organizational, supervisory, and communication skills
3. Have an outgoing personality and a penchant for working with members of the public
4. Availability to work evenings and weekends throughout the summer
5. Enjoy working outdoors and able to work in inclement weather
6. First Aid or equivalent training will be considered an asset
7. Previous experience working in customer service/hospitality or health care services will be considered an asset
8. Post-secondary training in business, health care and/or theatre will be considered an asset.

**This position is subject to SOTS receiving funding through the Canada Summer Jobs Program. In order to be eligible, applicants must be 30 years old or younger. We are interested in submissions from diverse communities as we welcome all voices in our organization. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.

Please email resume with cover letter and 2 references to Brandi Roy at
Email Subject Line: COVID-19 Officer 2021
Applications without a cover letter will not be accepted