Photography/Videography Manager

Recruitment #100319-MXCC15-400300



The Division of Parks and Recreation oversees more than 26,000 acres in 17 state parks, the Brandywine Zoo. The Division protects cultural and historic resources, and provides a wide variety of recreational facilities for Delawareans and visitors.


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Summary Statement

The Photography/Videography Manager for Delaware State Parks will oversee all photography and videography for the Division. The position is part of the marketing department, and will document programs, natural landscapes, events, exhibits, and experiences within Delaware State Parks as well as plan and coordinate staged photo and video shoots. The Photography/Videography Manager will also oversee the Division’s Volunteer Photographer Program.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class.  Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Photography for Delaware State Parks.
  • Videography for Delaware State Parks.
  • Manages the Delaware State Parks volunteer photographer program.
  • Coordinates staged photo and video shoots.
  • Manages photo requests and the shared photography calendar.
  • Responds to media inquiries and photo selection requests.
  • Keeps inventory of all Delaware State Parks photo and video equipment.
  • Maintains organization of the Delaware State Parks photo drive.
  • Manages the Delaware State Parks YouTube channel.
  • Oversees the visual style of Delaware State Parks photos and videos.
  • Fosters an environment that allows for open communication to flow between the field and Central Office.
  • Must be able to demonstrate responsibility, dependability, and good communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Maintains a positive attitude.
  • Other duties as required.

Job Requirements

Please attach a resume with your online application or use the resume tab in DEL to provide a detailed description of how your education, training and/or experience meets each job requirement including employer, experience/responsibilities and dates (month/year) of employment/training.

Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:  

  1. Experienced in both photography and videography.
  2. Six months experience in supervising groups, staff or volunteers.
  3. Experience in professional photography with a DSLR or mirrorless camera.
  4. Experience in professional videography.
  5. Experience in photo editing.
  6. Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop and Lightroom.
  7. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Additional Posting Information

This position will have Statewide responsibilities which requires travel throughout the State.  The State of Delaware provides transportation services to State agencies.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DNREC does not provide sponsorship for holders of H-1 B Visas.

Criminal background check:  A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire.  The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.      

Selection Process

The application and resume are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the resume to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at


Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.