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.

0050 - Records Technician ($15.52 Hourly)

Job Description - Receives, reviews, processes, sorts, stores, inventories, retrieves, and delivers records in a centralized records maintenance, storage, or archive facility or work unit.

Minimum Qualifications - (1)  Six months of experience performing files maintenance (either electronic or manual) in a centralized records maintenance, storage, or archive facility.                                                   

(2)  Completion of course work for an Advanced Certificate or Associate in Sciences Degree from an accredited college, university, or vocational/technical school in Records Management, Filing Practices, or Office Management.

1186 - Intake Support Specialist ($15 Hourly)

Job Description - These 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.

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

1212 - Senior Supply Technician - Senior  ($15 Hourly)

Job Description - Receives, issues, inventories, and stores supplies, materials, and equipment.  Performs various processing tasks and manual duties requiring familiarity with supply and/or property operations.  Some positions perform duties in law enforcement or corrections environments and may include daily contact with inmates.  Some positions may perform duties in a medical setting and be required to order, handle, store, and deliver hazardous materials.

Minimum Qualifications -  (1)  Two years of experience in the receipt, inventorying, and distribution of supplies, materials, property, and/or equipment.
(2)  One year of experience with Pima County as a Supply Technician, Supply Processing and Distribution Technician I or Supply, Processing, and Distribution Technician.

2172 - Custodian - Senior  ($15 Hourly)

Job Description - Leads and participates in the activities of custodians, or in some positions works independently in the performance of custodial tasks.

Minimum Qualifications -  (1)  Two years of commercial, institutional, or industrial custodial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
(2)  One year of experience with Pima County as a Custodian.

3253 - Evidence Technician ($14.93 Hourly)

Job Description - Receives, collects, preserves, stores, and maintains chain-of-custody of property and evidence collected or received from officers, investigators, or technicians.

Minimum Qualifications -  Two years of experience as a storekeeper, warehouse worker, or inventory control clerk.

4361 - Corrections Cook ($15 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) One year of experience in large-scale food preparation (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) Completion of a culinary arts program through a career and/or technical school, community college, or equivalent.
(3) Current ServSafe or equivalent certification.

4369 - Corrections Custodian - Senior ($15 Hourly)

Job Description - Leads and participates in the work of inmate crews providing cleaning, sanitation, general maintenance, and landscaping of facilities and grounds in strict accordance with security rules and procedures. This classification is distinguished from all other Custodian classifications by its primary assignment to adult correctional facilities and its participation in inmate security supervision.

Minimum Qualifications -  (1) Two years of commercial, institutional, or industrial custodial experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
(2)  One year of experience with Pima County as a Custodian. 

(3)  Two years of experience in the direct supervision of unskilled or semi-skilled workers or laborers engaged in grounds or facilities maintenance or custodial activity.

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.

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • At least 18 years of age (at time of hire)
  • Be of excellent character
  • U.S. Citizen or Alien Work Permit
  • Satisfactory completion of a background investigation
  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays