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.

3537 - Public Safety Transcription Technician ($13.83/hr Full Time)

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. (Proof must be submitted at time of application.)   


1171 - Administrative Support Specialist- Off Duty Coordinator ($14.64/hr Full Time)

Job Description

This position is in the Grants & Planning Division of the Pima County Sheriff's Department. Provides paraprofessional level administrative support to a department or specialized program.

Minimum Qualifications

(1) Four years of experience performing secretarial or administrative tasks that demonstrate the required knowledge and skills including two years of experience providing overall support and coordination for a department, specialized program, or small business. (Relevant education from an accredited college, university, trade or vocational school may substitute for up to two years of the general portion of the aforementioned experience.) OR: (2) Two years of experience as an Office Support Level III or Office Support Level IV, or a similar clerical classification within Pima County.(Proof must be submitted at time of application.) 

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