Employment Opportunities
Join Our Team and Make a Difference.

At the Pima County Attorney's Office, you can make a difference fighting crime and pursuing justice.  Employment with the Pima County Attorney's Office offers excellent opportunities for growth and development, competitive salaries, benefits, and positive work environments. It also provides the personal satisfaction and fulfillment that come from knowing you are contributing essential services to the residents of Pima County. If you're interested in joining our team, visit the various open positions to see where you can fit in to make a difference.

All applicants must pass a criminal background investigation prior to appointment due to employees' access to records and confidential information of law enforcement agencies and detention or correctional facilities.

Attorney Positions

The Pima County Attorney’s Office is actively recruiting for Attorney-Unclassified (7660) in the Criminal Division. Employment status is full time and is not subject to the Pima County Merit System Rules. This recruitment is open until filled.


To view additional attorney unclassified positions, please see official announcements by visiting the Pima County Human Resources and clicking on Recruitment & Selection/Current Job Openings. www.pima.gov/hr


Applicants can apply online by going to www.pima.gov/hr

The Criminal Division prosecutes misdemeanors, felonies, and juvenile cases. The Civil Division provides legal services to the elected officials, department directors, boards and commissions of Pima County.


Desired Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited school of law. Admission to the Arizona State Bar at time of appointment.


Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.



Management Positions
Victim Services Program Director

The Pima County Attorney’s Office located in Tucson, Arizona is seeking an innovative, dynamic leader to direct its internationally acclaimed Victim Services Program. This is an unclassified position, not subject to the Pima County Merit System Rules.


Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in criminal justice or related field. Broad range of management experience including strong communication skills, excellent public speaking and training skills, expertise in goal and policy setting, able to design innovative programs. Proven leadership ability and vision. Enthusiastic appreciation for community collaborations and community outreach activities. Ability to collaborate with a myriad of agencies and groups, ability to serve as a significant representative on boards and committees and knowledge of the legislative process. Experience in the victim assistance field and knowledge of the Criminal Justice System desired.


Salary commensurate with qualifications. The Pima County Attorney’s Office requires a thorough background check of the successful candidate.

This recruitment is Open Until Filled.

Please submit a resume, cover letter, four (4) references and writing samples such as training materials, press releases, professional journal articles, etc. to:

Gaby Porfirio, Personnel Coordinator
Pima County Attorney’s Office
32 N. Stone Avenue, Suite 1900
Tucson, AZ 85701


Non-Attorney Positions

Applications and official announcements are available at:


Pima County LogoPima County
Human Resources Dept.
150 West Congress, 4th floor
Tucson, AZ 85701
www.pima.gov/hr


Current Job Postings:

The Pima County Attorney’s office is currently recruiting for qualified applicants for the following positions. Employment status is for full-time positions.

• Criminal Investigator – AZ POST Certified (3147)

• IT Applications Developer - Senior (4741)



The Pima County Attorney’s office is currently building a register for qualified applicants for the following positions (Civil and Criminal Divisions):

• Paralegal – 3145

• Legal Secretary – 3143

• Legal Processing Support – 3139

Employment status is for full-time positions.




To apply please visit the Pima County Human Resources webpage and click on Recruitment & Selection/Current Job Openings.

Volunteers/Internships
The Pima County Attorney's Office is seeking motivated volunteers and interns who are interested in gaining hands-on experience in the criminal justice system and working to help the County Attorney represent the people of Pima County. The County Attorney's Office offers a variety of opportunities for eligible high school, college, law school, and paralegal students. The selection process takes 1-2 weeks.

More information about internships is available here: Expectations and Job Descriptions.

Internship Application Process
All prospective interns must complete and return the following materials in .pdf format to: cheryl.lapper@pcao.pima.gov

Resource Center
Volunteers/Interns
Volunteer/Intern Application
Volunteer/Intern background check
Notice of release
Internship Expectations
Internship Job Description
Links
Pima County Human Resources
Pima County Job Titles
Reports
Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Utilization Report
A copy of the EEOP Utilization Report is also available for review at the personnel office.
Contact
For recruitment questions/concerns, hr@pima.gov
32 N. Stone Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85701