The Department of Homeland Security has recently listed an ad searching for a photographer. The position is open to the public, and they’re looking for a full-time employee. The salary ranges from $79,720 to $103,639 per year and includes government benefits.
The job is on the pay scale and grade G 12. As the ad reads, the position is permanent and located in Washington DC. The photographer at this position will be expected to travel, but it will be 50% or less.
As a Homeland Security Photographer, you would be given certain responsibilities. The typical assignments on this position include documenting the activities of the Department of Homeland Security, its people, and its mission. The photographer is expected to use highly specialized gear and keep up to date with the latest trends in the field. He or she is also required to manage and care for the gear, supplies, and materials. Lastly, the photographer is also expected to communicate with people outside the organization and represent the organization to the external sources.
If you are a U.S. citizen, you can apply for the position. Keep in mind, however, that there are certain requirements to fulfill. You must be able to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance and submit to a pre-employment drug test. If you’re a male born after 31 December 1959, you must be registered for Selective Service. If you get selected for the position, you may be required to work extra hours, and to be on call 24 hours a day.
If you want to apply for the position, you can do it on this link. It also provides more information about the position, and the deadline is 29 December 2017.To see whether you’re eligible for the position, take this questionnaire.