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.

1186 - Intake Support Specialist ($14.10/hr Full Time)

Job Description

There are multiple positions, with rotating shifts and rotating days, in the Jail Records Division of the Pima County Sheriff's Department. COPY OF HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA/GED MUST BE UPLOADED TO APPLICATION. This 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. Preference to current Pima County employees as a promotional opportunity. Candidates must be willing to work in a jail setting and must be willing to work days, evenings, midnights, rotating shifts, weekends and rotating workweeks schedule.

Minimum Qualifications

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

3272 - Process Server ($15.53/hr Full Time)

Job Description

This position is with the Civil Enforcement Unit of the Pima County Sheriff's Department. Locates individuals and serves them with subpoenas, summons, writs, notices of hearings and other related legal documents, and documents such activities as required by law. A Superior Court Process Servers Card is required at the time of application, per Arizona Rules of Civil Procedure 4(e). Any questions regarding obtaining the Superior Court Process Servers card, please contact Alan Walker, (520) 724-2616 or email awalker@sc.pima.gov.

Minimum Qualifications

(1) A high school diploma or GED certificate and two years of public contact experience in a criminal justice setting which would include: legal, law enforcement, corrections/detention, courts or other related public-sector setting.
OR:
(2) Six months of experience as a certified Law Enforcement Officer.

3530 - Public Safety Support Specialist (Front Desk - Jail)($14.10/hr Full Time)

Job Description

This front desk position at the Jail, with rotating shifts and rotating days, is with the Pima County Sheriff's Department. Provides administrative, investigative, or operations support within an assigned unit in direct support of law-enforcement or corrections 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 support.

Minimum Qualifications

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

1351 - Accountant ($18.78/hr Full Time)

Job Description

This position is with the Pima County Sheriff's Department.

Performs professional accounting work in various departments of the County, requiring theoretical knowledge and understanding of the principles, practices and methods of professional accounting.

Minimum Qualifications

(1)  A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in accounting or a closely related field as defined by the Appointing Authority.  [Professional-level accounting experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis; four years of professional experience in accounting may be substituted for the degree requirement.][Paraprofessional accounting experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a two-to-one basis, e.g., two years of paraprofessional experience may be substituted for one year of education.]
OR:
(2) An Associates degree or at least 30 semester hours in accounting from an accredited college or university and two years of professional accounting experience . [Four years of paraprofessional accounting experience may be substituted for the two years of professional experience.]
OR:
(3) Three years of experience with Pima County as a Senior Accounting Support Specialist.

 

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.)   

 

 

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