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.

3530 - Public Safety Support Specialist (Jail- Front Desk) ($14.38 Hourly​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​)

Job Description - 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.
(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.


4361 - Corrections Cook​​​​​​​ ($14.93 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) Three years of experience in large-scale food preparation*, one year of which must be in volume cooking. Experience applying food service sanitation regulations may substitute for up to one year of the food preparation experience. * 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. 
(2) Two years of experience with Pima County as a Food Service Worker II or Corrections Food Service Worker.


4716 - IT Technical Support Analyst ($54,600.00 Annually​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​)

Job Description - Installs, configures, deploys, trouble shoots and maintains client computing and communications hardware, software and associated peripherals infrastructure following generally defined procedures and practices for clients of the Pima County Information Technology (IT) Department or within an Elected Official's IT team. 

Minimum Qualifications - (1) A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college, university or technical trade school with a major in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems (MIS), or a closely related field as determined by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment.
(2) An Associate's degree from an accredited college, university or technical trade school with a major in computer science, computer engineering, management information systems or a closely related field as determined by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment and two years work experience in information technology, including the maintenance and administration of client computing or communications hardware and software infrastructure.
(Additional relevant work experience/education from an accredited college or university may be substituted.)

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.