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.

4369 - Corrections Custodian - Senior ($14.38 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.
OR:
(2)  One year of experience with Pima County as a Custodian. 
OR:
(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.

1186 - Intake Support Specialist ($14.93 Hourly)

Job Description - 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.

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

4369 - Corrections Custodian - Senior ($14.38 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.
OR:
(2)  One year of experience with Pima County as a Custodian. 
OR:
(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.

4718 - IT Technical Systems Administrator (Linux Systems Administrator) ($58,635.20 Annually)

Job Description - Recommends, designs, plans, implements, administers and maintains enterprise IT systems including database, network, software, security, tech support and general operations and their associated hardware including servers, desktop computers, network appliances, power systems, environmental systems, printers and other specific equipment within an Elected Official's technical infrastructure environment.  Maintains key infrastructure security, disaster recovery programs and associated computer operations/ help desk support functions for this technical infrastructure.  Serves in a lead capacity and as required, provides guidance and assistance to information technology staff.

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 and three years of experience in the maintenance and administration of client computing or communications hardware and software infrastructure.
OR:
(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 (MIS), or a closely related field as determined by the appointing authority at the time of recruitment and five years of work experience in information technology which includes three years of experience in 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.

 
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
 

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
  • No marijuana usage within one year of date of hire