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Job Details

Portrait Photographer

Posted on Oct 15, 2020 by Banff Photography Inc.

  • Location Lake Louise, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly + 10% commission per piece
  • Work Hours 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Nov 14, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

Banff Photography Inc.

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

Operate computers to manipulate photographic images

Specific Skills

  • Study requirements of a particular assignment and decide on type of camera, film, lighting and background accessories to be used
  • Determine picture composition, make technical adjustments to equipment and photograph subject
  • Take pictures of individuals, families, groups and public

Security and Safety

Eligible for professional liability insurance

Own Tools/Equipment

Equipment

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Work Samples

Portfolio

Transportation/Travel Information

Public transportation is available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

Rural area

Photographic Experience

  • Wedding
  • Portraiture
  • Photographic arts
  • Business

Photographic Techniques

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Digital photo imaging
  • Computer graphic imagery system

Training Specialization (creative and performing arts)

  • Photographic arts
  • Photojournalism

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Nov 14, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Portrait Photographer is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Photographers
INNOVATIVE

Interest in synthesizing information to determine picture composition, technique and special treatment to be used concerning subject to be photographed, and to set up arrangement to conceive artistic or special effect; may adapt existing photographic images and create new digitized images to be included in multimedia/new media products

METHODICAL

Interest in speaking to arrange and position subjects; and in loading, exposing and unloading film, and in transporting and setting up equipment at assigned locations

OBJECTIVE

Interest in setting up equipment, in making technical adjustments to equipment and in photographing subjects; may operate scanners to transfer photographic images to computers to manipulate photographic images; may operate delicate instruments, such as optical microscopes attached to cameras; may process exposed film and use airbrush, computer and other techniques to retouch negatives

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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