Photographer, BVI

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Main responsibilities include:

Photographs all Government events as assigned by Senior Information Officers.

Archives and stores photographs (storage and retrieval of photographs)

Recommends the acquisition and upgrades of Department’s photographic equipment.

Maintains and updates photographs of members of Executive Council, Judicial, Legislative branches and other officials.

Maintains a current file of photographs using the Department’s approved filing system.

Serves on editorial board of The Link and other committees as assigned by Senior Officers.

Mounts photo display at special events depicting the theme of the activity.

Liaise with frame shops and other related companies regarding matting of photographs, purchase of materials, etc., as assigned by Senior Officers

Maintains a logbook for camera and other relevant equipment recording taken out by staff, technical problems and current condition status.

Coordinates photo of the month with the print media

Recommends photographs for inclusion in annual pictorial reviews and Department’s and Government’s annual reports.

Supervises the Photo Assistant in the execution of tasks.

Requirements:

High School Diploma or AS degree in professional photography

Three (3) years experience as a working professional

Knowledge of photographic principles

Knowledge of the cultural and history of the BVI

Keep abreast of new technology

Flexibility (work hours), adaptability, ability to adhere to deadlines

Good command of the English Language (verbal and written).

Possess a valid BVI Driver’s Licence

Effective, organisational, interpersonal, written and verbal skills

Team player with a positive attitude

Willing to provide courteous and professional service

Integrity, political impartiality and confidentiality

Commitment to achieve high standards

Salary:

Entry level $22,770 – $25,594 annually, Grade 6 commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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