Careers

Civilian

Overview

The Pima County Sheriff's Department continually recruits for positions other than Deputy Sheriff and Corrections Officer. Civilian opportunities are varied and include clerical, technical, service/maintenance, and professional positions. Some of these positions require working nights, weekends, and holidays. Civilian personnel play an integral role in dealing with the public and providing support to deputies and corrections officers in law enforcement and community service areas.

All positions with the Pima County Sheriff's Department require satisfactory completion of a background investigation, polygraph, and drug screen. The hiring process is very detailed and may take up to 6-8 weeks to complete.

Please visit the Pima County Human Resources website for a list of available positions.  You may also fill out the form in the sidebar to sign up for notifications of civilian positions as they becomes available.

Health care positions at the Pima County Adult Detention Center are supplied by a private contractor. For information concerning open health care positions click here.

0050 - Records Technician ($16.30 Hourly)

Job Description - Receives, reviews, processes, sorts, stores, inventories, retrieves, and delivers records in a centralized records maintenance, storage, or archive facility or work unit.

Minimum Qualifications - (1)  Six months of experience performing files maintenance (either electronic or manual) in a centralized records maintenance, storage, or archive facility.                                                   
OR:

(2)  Completion of course work for an Advanced Certificate or Associate in Sciences Degree from an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school in Records Management, Filing Practices, or Office Management.

1186 - Intake Support Specialist ($15.86 Hourly)

Job Description - These classification processes individuals (detainees, arrestees, and prisoners) into the County detention facility by initiating required records, based upon law enforcement officer documentation, court, and other agency manual and computer-based records, warrants and related interviews, and preliminary mental/medical screening of individuals. This classification differs from other process-oriented classifications by its direct contact and interaction with detainees, arrestees, and prisoners and the strict legal requirements for timely and accurate record-keeping and related functions.

Minimum Qualifications - A High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certification.  Proof must be submitted at the time of application.

1212 - Senior Supply Technician - Senior  ($15.82 Hourly)

Job Description - Receives, issues, inventories, and stores supplies, materials, and equipment.  Performs various processing tasks and manual duties requiring familiarity with supply and/or property operations.  Some positions perform duties in law enforcement or corrections environments and may include daily contact with inmates.  Some positions may perform duties in a medical setting and be required to order, handle, store, and deliver hazardous materials.

Minimum Qualifications -  (1)  Two years of experience in the receipt, inventorying, and distribution of supplies, materials, property, and/or equipment.
OR:
(2)  One year of experience with Pima County as a Supply Technician, Supply Processing and Distribution Technician I or Supply, Processing, and Distribution Technician.

2172 - Custodian - Senior  ($15.84 Hourly)

Job Description - Leads and participates in the activities of custodians, or in some positions works independently in the performance of custodial tasks.

Minimum Qualifications -  (1)  Two years of commercial, institutional, or industrial custodial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
OR:
(2)  One year of experience with Pima County as a Custodian.

3253 - Evidence Technician ($14.93 Hourly)

Job Description - Receives, collects, preserves, stores, and maintains chain-of-custody of property and evidence collected or received from officers, investigators, or technicians.

Minimum Qualifications -  Two years of experience as a storekeeper, warehouse worker, or inventory control clerk.

4361 - Corrections Cook ($15.86 Hourly)

Job Description - Performs work in food production and service in a corrections/detention facility, performing volume cooking and preparation of regular and special diet foods according to prescribed menus and recipes; oversees inmates in food service work.

Minimum Qualifications -  (1) One year of experience in large-scale food preparation (Large-scale food preparation includes food preparation in an institutional setting, e.g., hospital, nursing home, corrections/detention facilities, school or industrial plant cafeterias, large full-service and fast-food restaurants, commercial cafeterias/buffets, hotel/convention banquet facilities, military feeding facilities (ashore or afloat) or similar mass-feeding or catering operations.)
OR: 
(2) Completion of a culinary arts program through a career and/or technical school, community college, or equivalent.
OR: 
(3) Current ServSafe or equivalent certification.

4369 - Corrections Custodian - Senior ($15.84 Hourly)

Job Description - Leads and participates in the work of inmate crews providing cleaning, sanitation, general maintenance, and landscaping of facilities and grounds in strict accordance with security rules and procedures. This classification is distinguished from all other Custodian classifications by its primary assignment to adult correctional facilities and its participation in inmate security supervision.

Minimum Qualifications -  (1) Two years of commercial, institutional, or industrial custodial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
OR:
(2)  One year of experience with Pima County as a Custodian. 
OR:

(3)  Two years of experience in the direct supervision of unskilled or semi-skilled workers or laborers engaged in grounds or facilities maintenance or custodial activity.

0912 - Trades Maintenance Specialist ($19.67 Hourly​​​​​​​)

Job Description - Leads, participates, or operates independently in providing journey-level maintenance, repair, diagnosis, trouble-shooting, construction, fabrication and preventive maintenance. Requires technical skills, experience and knowledge in area of specialization, as well as training, lead or supervisory skills and knowledge. Accountable for activities and ensures services or products comply with written procedures, engineering drawings, specifications, contracts, industry standards and statutory codes and requirements.

Minimum Qualifications -  1) Completion of an industry-recognized apprenticeship program in any combination of the following trades: general building maintenance, plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, locksmith or vehicle maintenance and one year of journey-level experience in the same.
(Relevant education may substitute for up to six months of the aforementioned experience.)
OR:
(2)  Five years of journey-level experience in any combination of the following trades: general building maintenance, plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, locksmith or vehicle maintenance.
(Relevant education may substitute for up to two and one half years of the aforementioned experience.)
OR:
(3)  Two years of experience with Pima County as a Trades Maintenance Technician in any combination of the following trades: general building maintenance, plumbing, electrical, refrigeration, locksmith or vehicle maintenance.  Some positions may require additional specialized training and/or experience.

1199 - Intake Support Supervisor ($19.67 Hourly​​​​​​​)

Job Description - Supervises and participates in the activities of a specialized work-unit within the Pima County Adult Detention Complex overseeing and conducting initial intake processing, maintaining inmate custody records, reconciling inmate accounts, processing bond transactions and coordinating unit activities with local, state and federal law enforcement and judicial agencies to process, interpret and act upon court orders and directives.

Minimum Qualifications -  (1) Four years of experience in the criminal justice field and one year of lead or supervisory experience. (Lead/supervisory experience may be concurrent with the above mentioned experience.)
(Relevant education from an accredited college, university, trade or vocational school may substitute for the general portion of the aforementioned experience.)
OR:
(2) Three years of continuous experience in a Pima County Intake Support Specialist classification.

3537 - Public Safety Transcription Technician ($15.86 Hourly​​​​​​​)

Job Description - This classification transcribes recorded or written law enforcement officer reports into department-approved formats or onto required forms using computer-based resources to meet departmental and legal standards for content, accuracy and timeliness. It is distinguished from other clerical, administrative and Public Safety-related technicians and specialists by its primary focus on the accurate transcribing of legally sufficient reports and documentation.

Minimum Qualifications -  High School Diploma or GED required at time of application.                          

5257 - Sheriff's Psychologist ($110,344.00 Annually​​​​​​​)

Job Description - Serves as advisor and clinical psychological specialist to the Pima County Sheriff's Department staff at all levels by providing a variety of professional psychological services.

Minimum Qualifications -  An earned Ph.D. degree in psychology from an accredited college or university and one year of post-doctoral experience as a consultant to a law enforcement or governmental agency or as a police psychologist.

7120 - Program Coordinator - Unclassified (EEO) ($51,396.80 Annually)

Job Description - Supervises and coordinates the day-to-day activities of a specific single functional program. This is distinguished from Program Manager by its direct participation in the day-to-day activities of a single functional program with highly specified objectives. Conversely, the Program Manager manages and administers a large, multi-faceted specialized program with diversified activities. This classification is in the unclassified service and is exempt from the Pima County Merit System Rules.

Minimum Qualifications -  A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business, management, human resources, public administration, counseling, industrial psychology or a related field and two years of professional level human resources, personnel administration, investigations or training experience.

How to Apply:

Please reference the Job Title and Job number when applying for the interested position.

 
Visit the NEW Pima County Career Page (Powered by NEOGOV and Governmentjobs.com) at: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/pima to apply. Candidates will need to apply/reapply in the new system.
 
Visit our website for further instructions: www.pima.gov/hr
 

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application.  Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see resume" on your application.

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • At least 18 years of age (at time of hire)
  • Be of excellent character
  • U.S. Citizen or Alien Work Permit
  • Satisfactory completion of a background investigation
  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays