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.

1175 - Personnel Assistant - Sheriff's Department ($14.10 Hourly)

Job Description - Performs paraprofessional personnel activities in the personnel unit or section of the Sheriff's Department.

Minimum Qualifications - (1) One year of experience performing paraprofessional and clerical support activities in support of a human resources/personnel function.
2) Two years of experience in a clerical processing or clerical specialist classification with Pima County.

3268 - Tactical Medic - Sheriff Department ($19.75 Hourly)

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.)

1814 - Administrative Specialist Senior ($18.78 Hourly)

Job Description - Provides complex professional administrative services for a department, division, or program within Pima County and oversees specialized administrative activities.

Minimum Qualifications - (1) A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public administration, business administration, management, or a closely related field as defined by the appointing authority and two years of professional experience in public or business administration. (Relevant professional experience may substitute for the aforementioned education.)
(2) Three years with Pima County as an Administrative Specialist or closely related professional administrative classification.

How to Apply:

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

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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.