Under general supervision, performs moderately complex technical work
in the field of photography using computer and standard photographic
techniques to produce images of data, diagrams and real subjects and
1. Takes photographs of people, events, and objects using a variety
of photographic equipment and formats.
2. Designs, produces, and photographs computer generated images for
presentation using appropriate hardware and software.
3. Mixes processing solutions; processes negatives, slides and prints
for use in exhibits, instruction, publications and public
4. Prepares work orders; provides advice and expertise on appropriate
methods and equipment to be used.
5. Operates and ensures operational safety and readiness of computer
hardware, photographic equipment and chemicals; cleans and makes
minor repairs according to established maintenance schedule.
6. Classifies, sorts, and files prints, negatives and other
photographic materials. Monitors photographic supply inventory
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: Three years in photography which included taking and
developing pictures and the use of computer graphic equipment.
General knowledge of photographic methods and techniques; of
photographic chemistry, equipment and materials. Skill in the use and
operation of computer graphic equipment, standard photographic and
processing chemicals and equipment; in developing negatives, printing
pictures, and processing photographic material; in the use of personal
computers. Ability 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-commercial Class C or equivalent driver's license
may be required.