UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

PHOTOGRAPHER 1

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7780 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Take, produce and process photographs.

BASIC FUNCTION

Take still photographs; develop and process film.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

First-level class of series. Under general supervision, take and develop black and white and color photographs.

TYPICAL WORK

Take photographs for news, commercial, technical, instructional and/or public information use; make portraits and projection slides;

Confer with clients regarding photographic projects and provide technical advice;

Take photographs such as photos of specimens, photo micrographs and high speed photographs for scientific use;

Develop film; mix developers, fixers, and other chemical solutions; retouch and combine negative and spots prints;

Maintain work records, inventory and order supplies and equipment;

Identify, label and file negative, slides and prints;

May mix picture and sound in production of movies and television shorts;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

Two years of experience in still photography or equivalent. Coursework in photographic techniques may substitute for work experience on a year-for-year basis.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Minimum Qualifications: 10-10-74
Revise Class: 9-23-85
New to CSA: 5-1-00

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05