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.

3268 - Tactical Medic-Sheriff's Department ($19.75/hr Intermittent)

Job Description

Performs medical support including patient assessment, administering emergency medical treatment and life support, loading and transporting patients to the hospital and completing required reports and documentation. This classification operates as part of the Special Weapons and Tactics Team during high-risk law enforcement operations and training functions..

Minimum Qualifications

Certification by the State of Arizona as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) or other advanced, State of Arizona, emergency services qualification/certification as identified by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment and two years of professional experience performing emergency medical services. (Examples of typical qualification/certification that would qualify include, but are not limited to, Registered Nurse (RN), MD, etc.)


1213 - Supply Technician - Principal ($15.53/hr Full Time)

Job Description

Leads a staff of property/supply personnel and participates in the receipt, issuance, inventory and storage of supplies, materials, property and equipment in a property/supply storeroom or satellite warehouse or monitors and maintains an automated inventory system and performs property/inventory reconciliation. This is differentiated from Supply Technician-Senior due to its lead responsibility. Some positions perform duties in law enforcement or corrections environments which 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) Three years of experience in receipt, inventorying, storage and distribution of supplies, property, materials and/or equipment.
(2) Two years of experience with Pima County as a Supply Technician, Supply Processing and Distribution Technician I or Supply, Processing and Distribution Technician.
(3) One year of experience with Pima County as a Supply Technician-Senior, Supply, Processing and Distribution Technician II or Supply, Processing and Distribution Technician-Senior.


3530 - Public Safety Support Specialist (Inmate Programs) ($14.10/hr Full Time)

Job Description

This position provides administrative support within an assigned unit in direct support of law-enforcement or corrections religious programs operations, not requiring commissioned or certification as a law enforcement or corrections officer. It is distinguished from the Office Support and Administrative Services classifications by the nature of the specialized duties and requirements of the assigned work-unit in law enforcement or corrections religious programs support.

Minimum Qualifications

(1) A High School diploma or General Education Development (GED) certification and three years of public contact experience.
(2) Four years of direct public contact experience requiring explanation and interpretation of rules, regulations and policies to the public.
(3) Two years of experience as a certified law enforcement or corrections officer.


3257 - Latent Print Examiner ($23.99/hr Full Time)

Job Description

Latent Print Examiners collect, preserve, examine and compare latent print evidence with known inked prints to establish positive identification of persons. Incumbents perform computer-assisted inked print to inked print and latent print to inked print comparisons, identifications and verifications and enter related demographic data into the Arizona Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AZAFIS).

Minimum Qualifications

(1) A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and completion of eighty (80) hours of formal training in latent print matters plus one-year experience in latent print-related matters. (Additional relevant experience may substitute for the aforementioned education.)
(2) Current certification as a Latent Print Examiner by the International Association for Identification.

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