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    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 5 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a PHOTOGRAPHER, Position Description Number T5910800 and is part of the ID G6 Info Systems, Idaho Army National Guard.

    THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. MILITARY MEMBERSHIP IS NOT REQUIRED.

    THIS POSITION IS TEMPORARY NOT TO EXCEED 30 SEPTEMBER 2018.

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    Responsibilities

    This position is located in an information management organization, Army National Guard (ARNG).

    The purpose of this position is to: create visual products covering a broad range of subject areas, to enhance or symbolize an idea that has been described in words, to produce an emotional effect, or to present information that cannot be expressed adequately in words alone. This involves the taking of still photographs or tape video for the documentation of events, training or educational purposes. The incumbent then utilizes development processes or specialized computerized programs to enhance the resultant image(s).

    Plans the visual aspects of publications, exhibits, or presentations utilizing specialized photographic & audio/video equipment, techniques and processes to develop, modify and enhance the final product.

    Performs precise photographic operations with electronically timed high-speed cameras and exposures. Coordinates equipment and lighting needs to capture desired images. Uses subject matter knowledge to anticipate the various stages in the procedure and to recognize points of interest. Based on familiarity with subject matter and content, discusses general requirements of what is to be photographed with requester. Plans the photographic recording and determination of suitable methods of illumination, camera placement, and general sequence of actions or operations for sequence shots. Determines the need for change or alterations in the setting of the event while maintaining the flexibility to adjust to limitations. Exercises extensive artistic ability in selecting scenes/events that will carry out required photo objectives. Uses digital cameras and processes related to their function, manipulation, and products.

    Advises and assists in scripting, story boarding and visualizing the art needed in the finished product.

    Videotapes events and staged performances needed to produce videos requested by the units of this command. Reviews the script with the director prior to videotaping to define the production's photographic and stylistic requirements. The incumbent uses this understanding of the director's intentions to deviate from the script and take additional field shots that will facilitate editing, capture interesting scenes that were not anticipated, and minimize distracting audio and visual elements. Assures that lighting and audio levels are such that they will enhance the finished product.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    9

  • Job family (Series)

    1060 Photography

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