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Safety Coordinator / Covid-19 Compliance Specialist

Company: Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Location: Ashland
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:

All OSF employees are expected to understand and embrace our mission statement, in particular how it is reflected in our commitment to respect and represent diverse ideas, races, genders, sexualities, abilities, cultures, religions, and traditions both on stage and off. OSF company members work in a manner that is consistent with this commitment and work to interrupt behaviors that hinder our diversity and inclusion efforts.

The Safety Coordinator / Covid-19 Compliance Specialist supports all the functions of the Safety Department and ensures that all employees, cast members, and guest artists adhere to OSF's Covid-19 Safety Protocols and all union requirements. This is a multifaceted position requiring strong attention to detail, organization, and planning.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Models and supports the mission and values of OSF:
Demonstrates inclusive behavior
Maintains a safe and anti-racist working environment
Recognizes micro-aggressions and interrupting behaviors that hinder OSF's Inclusion, Diversity, Equi-ty and Access (IDEA) efforts
Supports and prioritizes OSF IDEA training and all mandatory trainings
Serves as first level contact and supervision of safety procedures pertaining to Covid-19 infection con-trol:
Ensures that all participants receive and comprehend OSF's Field Manual for to Performances and Operations and on-campus work plan
Ensures that all participants follow OSF protocols on physical distancing, hand washing, mask wear-ing, Covid-19 testing, disinfecting surfaces; offering safety education as necessary
Oversees on-site Covid-19 testing and detailed record keeping
Maintains and educates use of sanitation kits; participates and delegates disinfecting high-touch surfaces throughout work shifts
Monitors up-to-date national and Jackson County Covid-19 reports
Serves as a resource to answer questions and resolve issues, offering preventative solutions
Oversees OSF work environments to ensure they meet safety standards:
Suggests, implements, and documents safety measures to reduce risk
Documents and tracks safety program deficiencies and progress
Monitors safety and first aid equipment
Conducts inspection reports using AGMA/SDC Return to Stage & Performing Arts Playbook check-list and Communicates across departments to report findings and recommendations
Attends Company Meetings, Show Meetings, and Safety Meetings.
Assists Safety Manager with other safety, health, and wellness-related work.

Other Duties and Responsibilities :
Collaborates with Safety Manager and others to achieve consistent safety practices.
Other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:

Safety Manager

Supervision Exercised:

No Direct Reports

Requirements

Required Qualifications & Skills:

Work Experience: Has worked in a professional environment.

Qualifications/Skills: Confident instructing and course-correcting best practices in safety compliance. Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Comfortable using cloud-based information sharing systems. Must have a strong understanding of record keeping and organization.

Physical Ability: Lift and carry items weighing up to 25 pounds occasionally, walk or stand a minimum of four hours per shift, climb stairs occasionally, and sit for extended periods of time with or without work modifications. Able to work at heights.

Other Skills, Ability and/or Knowledge: Ability to pivot and respond to last minute changes. Confidentiality required.

Special Hours Requirements: Standard work week is Tuesday - Sunday. Night-time and weekend hours are required. Ability to work overtime frequently, and at a short-time notice.

OSF requires that all employees working on site and for whom the COVID-19 vaccine is authorized to be vaccinated against COVID-19. OSF will require proof of an approved COVID-19 vaccination before starting work on site. OSF will consider reasonable accommodations for individuals with a valid medical or religious exemption from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine

Preferred Qualifications & Skills:

Experience in media, entertainment, film, and performing arts. Experience in de-escalating conflict using clear communication, both verbal and written. Experience working with unions. Attended EDI or anti-racist trainings. Experience working with performers, designers, artists. Covid-19 Compliance Certifications. Trained by Health provider to administer Covid-19 testing. Environmental, Health and Safety experience. Knowledge of safety practices and industrial hygiene in production shops. Knowledge of AEA, IATSE, OSHA, HIPAA, OHA, CDC guidelines.

Benefits

Amazing health, dental, and vision coverage; 403b retirement plan, STD/LTD & Basic Life Insurance; paid vacation and sick time; paid parental leave; local discounts from stores & restaurants; tickets for our shows.

Pay range : $23.01-$25.30 /hourly (Non-exempt)

OSF is committed to creating an equitable, inclusive and accessible environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We have a clear vision to be the place where Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access build the foundation for talented people. Women, non-gender-binary/trans individuals, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), and people with disabilities are---STRONGLY---encouraged to apply! Please join us as we shift the narrative and grow our organization into a true representation of Inclusion.

Keywords: Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Medford , Safety Coordinator / Covid-19 Compliance Specialist, Other , Ashland, Oregon

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