Photographic Services Manager

Washington, D.C
Jan 12, 2021
Jan 19, 2021
Full Time


This is professional and managerial work directing Senate Photographic Services. Work includes managing the financial and technical operations of Photographic Services. Work is performed under the direction of the Director of Support Services who reviews work for operational efficiency and effectiveness.
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  • Directs and manages the budget, finances and technical operation of the Senate Photographic Services; develops annual business plan and operating policies and procedures.
  • Manages and directs the work of staff through subordinate managers; recommends and approves hiring, promotions, disciplinary actions and salary adjustments.
  • Evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of operations and recommends operational changes.
  • Approves revolving fund equipment and supplies procurement and payments.
  • Researches, evaluates, and approves new technology.
  • Leads the Senate Photographic Services' change management process and implements process improvements fostered by new technology.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential
00 - Yes.


Conditions of Employment



Work requires an Associate's Degree, or higher, in photo journalism and business management and five to eight years of experience in a photographic facility in supervisory or managerial capacity as well as five years' diverse photographic experience; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities and skills:
  • Knowledge of, or the ability to learn, the protocol and processes of the Senate.
  • Knowledge of digital imaging technology including optical and digital photographic imaging principles and procedures.
  • Skill in taking quality photographs within tight deadlines and varying conditions.
  • Ability to plan, direct, and manage photographic services and operations using the principles and practices of photographic assignments.
  • Ability to plan, direct, manage and evaluate the work of professional photographers, systems and laboratory personnel.
  • Ability to set goals, plan, and administer budgets.


Please read the "Qualifications" section.

Additional information

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

Please read the "Next steps" section for more information.

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Not Required

Drug test required

Required Documents

All required documents will be outlined in the application instructions.

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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