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Athletics Photographer

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

  • This position will remain open until April 2024 and start dates will vary depending on departmental needs and availability of the candidate.

Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Athletics Photographer
Position Summary
The Athletics department is hiring multiple positions with start dates throughout the year. Hours will be variable and dependent upon athletic game schedules. This posting will remain open until April 2024 and review of applicants will be ongoing. 

The Athletics Photographer is responsible to capture game moments and action shots of the athletes and the environment at specified points during the season. The incumbent is also tasked with photographing the head shots for the athletes at the beginning of the season and during Athletic Recognition events.
Position Responsibilities
  • Taking photos during athletic events of the athletes and environment (i.e. crowd, group photos) based on a specific shot list provided by the supervisor
  • Taking head shots of the athletes and coaches annually
  • Taking team pictures for each respective team annually
  • Responsible to ensure the final product is edited to meet the standard of excellence that is expected
  • Ensures that Athletic photos are sent to the media outlets to meet their deadlines
Required Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Six months to 1 year of related experience
  • Indoor and outdoor action photography with differing sports.
  • The ability to edit process and load photos onto web-based libraries
Preferred Qualifications
Salary or Hourly? Hourly
Salary $20.00 per hour
Benefits and Compensation Information
An additional 15% of the hourly rate in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays and benefits.
About Red Deer Polytechnic
Focused on advancing the economic and social priorities of Alberta, Red Deer Polytechnic (RDP) provides more than 80 industry-relevant programs within a breadth of credentials to approximately 6,300 credit and apprenticeship students and 3,400+ learners with Extended Education programming. With modern teaching and learning spaces, and state-of-the-art research and innovation centres in advanced manufacturing and energy innovation, the Polytechnic provides applied research opportunities, leadership in the social, economic, and cultural development of Alberta, and myriad lifelong learning opportunities.

Red Deer Polytechnic’s main campus is located on Treaty 7, Treaty 6 and Métis ancestral lands. This is where we will strive to honour and transform our relationships with one another.

Whatever brings you to Red Deer Polytechnic, we are glad you are here. And we look forward to having you as a valued member of our polytechnic community.
Posting Detail Information

Competition Number 2023-A-079
Employment Type Casual
Number of Vacancies
Desired Start Date 09/11/2023
Position End Date (if term-certain) 04/12/2024
Hours of Work Hours of work will vary, include evenings and weekends, and be dependent upon operational needs
Open Date 06/13/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Note to Applicant
To fulfill Red Deer Polytechnic’s mission to enrich the intellectual, economic, cultural, and social development of Central Alberta, people representing diverse perspectives and experiences are required. We welcome and encourage applications from Indigenous persons, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, persons with any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.
Red Deer Polytechnic will provide job applicants with accommodations in accordance with the Alberta Human Rights Code. To request an accommodation, please contact All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Special Instructions to Applicants
  • This position will remain open until April 2024 and start dates will vary depending on departmental needs and availability of the candidate.

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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents