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 both Criminal and Civil Divisions. Employment status is full time and is not subject to the Pima County Merit System Rules. This recruitment is open until filled.


The following position is currently open:


Chief Civil Deputy County Attorney

The Pima County Attorney’s Office is seeking a lawyer to lead its Civil Division and to provide day-to-day legal advice and representation to the Board of Supervisors, County Administrator, and other elected and appointed county officials.

The successful candidate will be experienced in both civil litigation and transactional work and will have a reputation for honesty, integrity, and professionalism. In addition, he or she will have excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills and be able to lead a diverse workforce, developing and maintaining strong professional relationships. Salary DOE.

A full position description can be seen here.


Please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Amelia Craig Cramer, Chief Deputy
Pima County Attorney’s Office
32 N. Stone Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85701
Amelia.Cramer@pcao.pima.gov

The deadline to apply is December 12, 2014.


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.

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.


Non-Attorney Positions

To view official announcements for non-attorney positions please visit Pima County Human Resources and click on the Recruitment & Selection/Current Job Openings.
www.pima.gov/hr


Applicants can only apply online.

At the bottom of each position, look for those specifically identified as being within the Pima County Attorney's Office.


Some positions that are most frequently open are:

  • 3139 - Legal Processing Support
  • 3143 - Legal Secretary
  • 3145 - Paralegal
  • 3146 - Victim Advocate
  • 3162 - Administrative Support Specialist

  • 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: pat.wiedhopf@pcao.pima.gov

    32 N. Stone Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85701