Under direct supervision, performs routine techincal work in the field
1. Takes pictures of events, persons, animals, buildings and other
objects using a variety of photographic equipment and formats.
2. Mixes processing solutions, develops negatives, produces slides,
make enlargement prints for use in exhibits, classroom
instruction, publications and public relations. Prepares and
mounts finished prints.
3. Operates and ensures operational safety and readiness of
photographic equipment and chemicals; cleans and makes minor
repairs according to established maintenance schedule.
4. Classifies, sorts and files prints, negatives and other
Note: The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. Incumbents perform other related duties assigned. Specific
duties and responsibilities may vary based upon departmental needs.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.
EXPERIENCE: Two years in photography which included the taking and
developing of pictures.
Working knowledge of photographic methods and techniques; of
photographic chemistry, equipment and materials. Ability to operate
photographic and film processing equipment; to develop negatives,
print pictures and process photographic materials; to use personal
computers; to communicate effectively; and to follow oral and written
instructions; to maneuver around objects and people to take
photographs; to transport photographic equipment.
OTHER: Except for qualifications established by law, additional
related experience and formal education in which one has gained the
knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the
work of the job class may be substituted for the education or
experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college
credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Valid Maryland Non-commerical Class C or equivalent driver's license
may be required.