VIDEOGRAPHER – City of Roswell, Georgia – Roswell, GA
Company: City of Roswell, Georgia
Location: Roswell, GA
City of Roswell, Georgia
CITY OF ROSWELL, GEORGIA FLSA: N
CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION PG: 507
CLASSIFICATION TITLE: VIDEOGRAPHER
PURPOSE OF CLASSIFICATION
The purpose of this classification is to shoot and edit high-quality videos, public service announcements and events as a
member of the Community Relations Division for the city. This position also maintains the city’s You Tube Channel.
The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not
exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification.
Other duties may be required and assigned.
Edits and/or produces short-form videos, public service announcements, b-roll and events.
Shoots video in the field; indoors, outdoors, green screen, etc.
Brainstorms video ideas with the Community Relations team to develop cutting-edge videos using advanced
Develops interview questions and storyboards.
Edits video including adjusting audio, editing new and existing footage, creates transitions, adds intro/outro graphics.
Maintains the city’s You Tube Channel.
Transports, sets up, and operates various production equipment including cameras, audio and video recorders, lighting
equipment, props, and microphones for location and studio production.
Operates and maintains proper levels and calibration of cameras, audio and video recorders, and other production
Organizes and maintains large archive of footage in order to easily find specific footage when needed.
Meets tight deadlines and schedules; completing projects with quick turnaround times.
Prepares or completes various forms, reports, correspondence, work plans, strategic plans, schedules, scripts,
promotional materials, contact lists, press releases, charts, inventory records, or other documents.
Receives various forms, reports, correspondence, video production submission requests, technical manuals,
specifications, reference materials or other documentation and reviews, completes, processes, forwards or retains as
Operates a personal computer, general office equipment, hand tools, or other equipment as necessary to complete
essential functions, to include the use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, desktop publishing, graphics, e-mail,
Internet, or other computer programs.
City of Roswell, Georgia • Videographer A111
Communicates with supervisor, employees, other departments, City officials, the public, video producers, vendors,
service providers, outside agencies, and other individuals as needed to coordinate work activities, review status of
work, exchange information, or resolve problems.
Attends meetings, serves on committees, and makes presentations as needed.
Maintains a comprehensive, current knowledge of applicable laws/regulations: maintains an awareness of new trends
and advances in the profession; reads professional literature; attends seminars, workshops, and training sessions as
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Must have proficient knowledge and experience with the CS6 Production Premium Applications with a focus in
Premiere; be familiar with digital video medium (capturing content, digitizing/transferring, rendering/exporting).
Must be able to take direction, collaborate with others in a team environment, and be productive when working
independently; be a self-starter and an “idea person”; creative, detail oriented, and dependable. Graphic design skills
are a plus.
Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in broadcasting, communications, audio-visual technology, or closely related field
supplemented by one year of work experience or a minimum of three years’ professional experience; or any equivalent
combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this
Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Requires some knowledge of practices and trends relating to television
broadcasting, video production, and electronic bulletin board systems; requires thorough knowledge of and proficiency
in computer applications, such as desktop publishing and graphics design; requires knowledge of graphic design
elements and layout/desktop publishing techniques; and must be able to write, develop, prepare, and edit effective
communication and promotional materials.
Data Utilization: Requires the ability to review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes
exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for
the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships.
Human Interaction: Requires the ability to apply principles of persuasion and/or influence over others in coordinating
activities of a project, program, or designated area of responsibility.
Equipment, Machinery, Tools, and Materials Utilization: Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control
the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.
Verbal Aptitude: Requires the ability to utilize a wide variety of reference, descriptive, and/or advisory data and
Mathematical Aptitude: Requires the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division; the
ability to calculate decimals and percentages; the ability to utilize principles of fractions; and the ability to interpret
Functional Reasoning: Requires the ability to apply principles of rational systems; to interpret instructions
furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, or schedule form; and to exercise independent judgment to adopt or modify
methods and standards to meet variations in assigned objectives.
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Situational Reasoning: Requires the ability to exercise judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving
the evaluation of information against sensory, judgmental, or subjective criteria, as opposed to that which is clearly
measurable or verifiable.
Physical Ability: Tasks require the ability to exert very moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving
some combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching and crawling, and which may involve some lifting, carrying,
pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12-20 pounds).
Sensory Requirements: Some tasks require the ability to perceive and discriminate colors or shades of colors, sounds,
and visual cues or signals. Some tasks require the ability to communicate orally.
Environmental Factors: Performance of essential functions may require exposure to adverse environmental
conditions, such as wetness, humidity, rain, temperature and noise extremes, electric currents, or bright/dim light.
The City of Roswell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the
City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both
prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.