Employment Opportunity

Graphics & Visual Art Specialist 1

Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Medical Examiners Office, Decatur, Georgia

Salary: $29,973.63 - $35,000.00 Annually

Final Filing Date: January 23, 2019

Performs still photography in morgue setting and crime scenes.

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Under supervision, performs still photography in morgue setting and crime scenes, including setting up and positioning camera for shoot, adjusting camera settings, and selecting proper background and angles. Processes digital photos and x-ray images, makes enlargements, enhancements, or special photos as requested, handles all photographic evidence storage and requests and establishes chain of custody for photographic evidence, monitors and maintains all photography supplies and equipment, may testify in court regarding photographic evidence, and may make photographic records of special events or award presentations.


  • Associate degree from an accredited college/university,
  • OR
  • Vocational/Technical degree in graphic arts, applied arts, commercial art, fine arts, or a related field from an accredited college,
  • OR
  • Three years of professional related experience or equivalent combination of relevant education, training, and experience.

  • Note: Related fields are graphic arts, visual arts, photography, photojournalism, photographic arts.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - Preference will be given to applicants that, in addition to meeting the minimum qualifications, possess one or more of the following:
  • Knowledge and use of camera equipment to set up, mount, or install photographic equipment and cameras with use of use traditional or digital cameras, along with a variety of equipment such as tripods, filters, and flash attachments and the maintenance tasks necessary to keep equipment working properly.
  • Strong technical proficiency in digital photography and/or photo shop with a working knowledge of design and visual art concepts and practices in photography, print making, imaging, filmmaking, etc.
  • Knowledge and experience with manipulating and enhancing scanned or digital images to create desired effects, using computers and specialized software (including retouching photos and/or adding details).
  • Experience with mounting, framing, laminating, and/or lacquer finished photographs
  • Experience with scanning photographs into computers for editing, storage, and electronic transmission.
  • Prior experience in developing visual aids and charts for use in lectures or to present evidence in court and/or photographing legal evidence at crime scenes, in hospitals, or in forensic laboratories.
  • Prior experience in managing print production, print vendors, preparing files for print, performing press checks, and related knowledge of current printing technologies and services.
  • Knowledge of organizational principles of design and visual art elements.

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Posted: January 10, 2018

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